Disclosed herein are enzymes and organisms useful for the dealkylation of products derived from lignin depolymerization, including the conversion of guaiacol or guaethol to catechol or the conversion of anisole to phenol. Methods of converting guaiacol or guaethol to catechol or anisole to phenol using enzymes or organisms expressing the same are also disclosed.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number10,196,656 B2
Filing date5/02/19
StatePublished - 2019

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-73243


  • biopolymer
  • energy-dense
  • heterogeneous alkyl-aromatic polymer
  • lignocellulosic biomass
  • renewable transportation fuels


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