About the Authors

Jyotsna L. Pandey

Affiliations Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Bo Wang

Affiliations Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Brett G. Diehl

Affiliations Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Tom L. Richard

Affiliations Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Gong Chen

Affiliations Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Charles T. Anderson

cta3@psu.edu

Affiliations Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JLP BW BGD TLR GC CTA. Performed the experiments: JLP BW BGD. Analyzed the data: JLP BW BGD TLR GC CTA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BW BGD GC. Wrote the paper: JLP BW BGD TLR GC CTA.