Revealing the fate of the phenylcoumaran linkage during lignin oxidation reactions

Ciaran W. Lahive, Christopher S. Lancefield, Anna Codina, Paul C. J. Kamer, Nicholas J. Westwood
2018 Organic and biomolecular chemistry  
Phenylcoumaran linkages are shown, for the first time, to be oxidised to phenylcoumarones in lignin during oxidations with DDQ.
doi:10.1039/c7ob03087h pmid:29498726 fatcat:tighbkiub5cpvdry4klwrnzc3i