Biomass degradation

  • Mechanistic Investigation of the Catalyzed Cleavage for the Lignin β-O-4 Linkage: Implications for Vanillin and Vanillic Acid Formation
    T. Rinesch, J. Mottweiler, M. Puche, P. Concepción, A. Corma, C. Bolm, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2017, 5, 9818–9825.

  • Depolymerization of laccase-oxidized lignin by base-mediated C-O bond cleavage at 37 °C
    H. Liu, L. Zhu, J. Mottweiler, A.-M. Wallraf, T. Rinesch, C. Räuber, P. M. Grande, N. Anders, C. Gertler, J. Klankermayer, W. Leitner, C. Bolm, U. Schwanenberg, submitted for publication.

  • Organocatalytic Chemoselective Primary Alcohol Oxidation and Subsequent Cleavage of Lignin Model Compounds and Lignin
    S. Dabral, J. G. Hernández, P. C. J. Kamer, C. Bolm, ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 2707–2713.

  • Iron-catalysed oxidative cleavage of lignin and β-O-4 lignin model compounds with peroxides in DMSO
    J. Mottweiler, T. Rinesch, C. Besson, J. Buendia, C. Bolm, Green Chem. 2015, 17, 5001–5008.

  • Copper- and Vanadium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cleavage of Lignin using Dioxygen
    J. Mottweiler, M. Puche, C. Räuber, T. Schmidt, P. Concepión, A. Corma, C. Bolm, ChemSusChem. 2015, 8, 2106–2113.

  • Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-C Bond Cleavage in Lignin Model Substrates
    T. vom Stein, T. den Hartog, J. Buendia, S. Stoychev, J. Mottweiler, C. Bolm, J. Klankermayer, W. Leitner, Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 5957–5961, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5859–5863.

  • Cleavage and diastereoselective synthesis of mono- und dilignol β-O-4 model compounds
    J. Mottweiler, J. Buendia, E. Zuidema, C. Bolm, in M. Klaas, W. Schröder (Eds.), Fuels from Biomass: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2015, 105–116 (ISBN 978-3-662-45425-1).

  • From gene towards selective biomass valorization: Novel bacterial β-etherases with catalytic activity on lignin-like polymers
    P. Picart, C. Müller, J. Mottweiler, L. Wiermans, C. Bolm, P. Domínguez de María, A. Schallmey, ChemSusChem 2014, 7, 3164–3171.

  • Preparation of Diastereomerically Pure Dilignol Model Compounds
    J. Buendia, J. Mottweiler, C. Bolm, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 13877–13882.