A Mechanistic Investigation of Acid-Catalyzed Cleavage of Aryl-Ether Linkages: Implications for Lignin Depolymerization in Acidic Environments

A Mechanistic Investigation of Acid-Catalyzed Cleavage of Aryl-Ether Linkages: Implications for Lignin Depolymerization in Acidic Environments, Matthew R. Sturgeon*, Seonah Kim*, Kelsey Lawrence, Robert S. Paton, Stephen C. Chmely, Mark Nimlos, Thomas D. Foust, Gregg T. Beckham, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2, 472-485 (2014) (* denotes equal author contributions). [Online Article]