Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

ENZYMES AND METHODS FOR DEALKYLATION OF SUBSTRATES

United States Patent Application

20160265006
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Visit the NREL Technology Transfer Website
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.
JOHNSON, Christopher W. (Denver, CO), BECKHAM, Gregg T. (Denver, CO)
15/ 065,717
March 9, 2016
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.