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  1. Content type: Note

    Alterations in the chemical composition of silver fir wood (Abies alba L.) during thermal treatment were investigated. The mass loss, extractives, saccharides, and lignin were determined. In both untreated and he...

    Authors: Viera Kučerová, Rastislav Lagaňa and Tatiana Hýrošová

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:21

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    In this study, three-layered Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) manufactured from Acacia mangium wood panels were developed by using two different types of adhesives, namely, phenol resorcinol formaldehyde (PRF) and on...

    Authors: Norwahyuni Mohd Yusof, Paridah Md Tahir, Seng Hua Lee, Mohammad Asim Khan and Redzuan Mohammad Suffian James

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:20

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    Diterpenoids are the main components of the byproducts discharged from sugi wood-drying process (BWP), making BWP a source of these useful compounds. Since there is no method for purifying these compounds from...

    Authors: Maiko Tsujimura, Manami Goto, Minori Tsuji, Yoshie Yamaji, Tatsuya Ashitani, Ken-ichi Kimura, Tatsuro Ohira and Hisayoshi Kofujita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:19

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Sulfuric acid lignin (SAL) is a byproduct of the acid saccharification of lignocellulosic materials for bio-fuel generation. The recalcitrant and highly complex structure of SAL significantly limits its indust...

    Authors: Qiang Liu, Yasuyuki Matsushita, Dan Aoki and Kazuhiko Fukushima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:18

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    Enzymatic biomass saccharification is an important process for bioethanol production. Hitherto, numerous cellulase cocktails (crude enzyme) have been developed to improve enzymatic activity. For this purpose, ...

    Authors: Makiko Imai, Asako Mihashi, Tomoya Imai, Satoshi Kimura, Tomohiko Matsuzawa, Katsuro Yaoi, Nozomu Shibata, Hiroshi Kakeshita, Kazuaki Igarashi, Yoshinori Kobayashi and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:17

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  6. Content type: Note

    It was reported that sugi (Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria japonica) boards with pith had a greater partial compression strength perpendicular to the grain (σe) than sugi boards without pith. However, the reason for ...

    Authors: Yoshio Kijidani, Hideki Morita, Shiro Aratake, Taku Tsuyama and Takanori Arima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:16

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    To produce practicable binderless laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and plywood, their water resistance needs to be improved. The objective of this study was to manufacture highly water-resistant binderless plywoo...

    Authors: Yoko Kurokochi, Wataru Hasegawa and Masatoshi Sato

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:15

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  8. Content type: Correction

    After the article was published, an error was found in Fig. 2. The following change should be made to the figure in the published article. The change does not affect the conclusions of the article in any way.

    Authors: Harumi Ikei, Chorong Song, Juyoung Lee and Yoshifumi Miyazaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:13

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2015 61:1495

  9. Content type: Original Article

    A new kind diesel particulate filter (DPF) with gear-shaped wood fiber filter element is researched and it has very low cost and less requirement for fuel quality. In this paper, the mathematical models of the...

    Authors: Danfeng Du, Xiurong Guo, Yuefeng Xu and Xiao Yang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:12

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    Effects of preheating times (4, 8, and 12 min), preheating temperatures (75–210 °C, with 15 °C interval), and their interactions on structures and density profiles of sandwich compressed poplar wood (Populus × eu...

    Authors: Yanmei Wu, Li Qin, Rongfeng Huang, Zhiqiang Gao and Ren Li

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:11

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    The process of prehydrolysis followed by soda-anthraquinone (AQ) cooking and totally chlorine-free (TCF) bleaching with peroxymonosulfuric acid (Psa) was investigated to develop a biorefinery process. Eucalyptus ...

    Authors: Ayyoub Salaghi, Agusta Samodra Putra, Andri Taufick Rizaluddin, Mikio Kajiyama and Hiroshi Ohi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:10

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    Although many conventional adhesives for plywood are formulated with tannins (polyflavanoid compounds) extracted from bark or wood, adhesives using tannin directly without extraction from the bark have also be...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Matsumae, Masayoshi Horito, Naoko Kurushima and Yoshikazu Yazaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:9

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    Improving the durability of biological materials is essential for expanding their application areas. In this study, an organic ultraviolet (UV) shielding layer (coating) composed of a UV-curable paint, ethyl a...

    Authors: Neng Li, Minzhen Bao, Fei Rao, Yi Shu, Chengjian Huang, Zhonghua Huang, Yuhe Chen, Yongjie Bao, Rencong Guo and Chengming Xiu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:7

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    The aromatic composition of lignins is considered an important trait that affects the physico-chemical properties of lignocellulosic biomass. However, our knowledge of the relationship between lignin structure...

    Authors: Yuri Takeda, Yuki Tobimatsu, Masaomi Yamamura, Toshiyuki Takano, Masahiro Sakamoto and Toshiaki Umezawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:6

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    The objective of this study was to investigate the mechanical properties of wood/plastic composites (WPCs) produced using wood flour (WF) prepared by wet ball-milling under various milling times (0–120 min) an...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Takako Ueno, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Shigehiko Suzuki, Kenji Aoki, Hirokazu Ito, Shinji Ogoe and Masaki Okamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:5

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    The measurement of wood thermal expansion at fixed values of moisture content (MC) between the dry state and the cell wall saturation point is a very difficult task, as MC varies with temperature. Being hygros...

    Authors: Giacomo Goli, Francesca Becherini, Maria Concetta Di Tuccio, Adriana Bernardi and Marco Fioravanti

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:4

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite of which infection can result in serious symptoms for fetuses or people who have weakened immune system. In our effort to discover novel anti-toxoplasma su...

    Authors: Marina Endo, Kengo Shigetomi, Shinya Mitsuhashi, Makoto Igarashi and Makoto Ubukata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:3

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Poplar (Populus adenopoda Maxim.) and radiata pine (Pinus radiata Don.) woods were treated with an aqueous solution containing styrene-acrylic copolymer (SAC) dispersion and sodium silicate (SS). The modifying ef...

    Authors: Thi Tham Nguyen, Zefang Xiao, Wenbo Che, Hien Mai Trinh and Yanjun Xie

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:2

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    The resistance of wooden materials against embedment loading is an important property that governs the performance of timber joints with dowel-type fasteners including nails. When plywood is used as a sheet ma...

    Authors: Keita Ogawa, Masaki Harada, Tatsuya Shibusawa and Kohta Miyamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:1

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  20. Content type: Correction

    The article Quantification of visual inducement of knots by eye-tracking, written by Masashi Nakamura and Takayuki Kondo, was originally published electronically on the publisher’s internet portal (currently S...

    Authors: Masashi Nakamura and Takayuki Kondo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1777

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2008 54:910

  21. Content type: Original Article

    We investigated the temporal changes in creep and stress relaxation behavior in both microscopic crystalline cellulose and macroscopic strain of wood specimen using Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endl.) t...

    Authors: Takahisa Nakai, Keisuke Toba and Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1767

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    Ammonia pretreatment is a promising technique for enhancing enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass. However, an enzymatic cocktail suitable for the breakdown of pretreated biomass samples is sti...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Sakuragi, Chiaki Hori, Kiyohiko Igarashi and Masahiro Samejima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1770

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    Until now we developed an estimation method for strength distributions of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) element by nonlinear least-squares method (NLM). Estimated strengths by this method were modulus of elast...

    Authors: Makoto Koseki, Noboru Nakamura and Shinichiro Naoi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1729

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    This study is focused on what factor mainly affects the mechanical properties of each wood species in the lateral direction. At first, the influence of the density which is closely related to mechanical proper...

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Keisuke Kojiro and Yuzo Furuta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1730

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    A digital image correlation (DIC) method was utilized to measure strain distributed within approximately 0.5 mm of the cutting edge during slow-speed orthogonal cutting of air-dried hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa),...

    Authors: Yosuke Matsuda, Yuko Fujiwara and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1724

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    The paper focuses on timber structures. Static analysis was performed in the paper of timber lattice columns with N and V lattice configuration made in variants of timber, plywood, fibreboard and particleboard...

    Authors: Krzysztof Śliwka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1715

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  27. Content type: Correction

    The article, Extractives of Quercus crispula sapwood infected by the pathogenic fungi Raffaelea quercivora I: comparison of sapwood extractives from noninfected and infected samples, written by Kayoko Imai, Tohru...

    Authors: Kayoko Imai, Tohru Mitsunaga, Hiroyuki Takemoto, Toshihiro Yamada, Shin-ichiro Ito and Hideo Ohashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1722

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2009 55:1005

  28. Content type: Original Article

    Growth enhancement of white rot fungus Phlebia brevispora TN3F by two bacterial strains TN3W-8 and TN3W-14 which showed high identity with genus Pseudomonas and Enterobacter, respectively, was investigated in liq...

    Authors: Joy L. Harry-asobara and Ichiro Kamei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1723

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    In this article, the conservation of seven archeological waterlogged woods (WW) with polyethylene glycol (PEG) 4000, trehalose, and feather keratin was investigated. The results showed that the dimensional sta...

    Authors: Thanh Duc Nguyen, Yohsei Kohdzuma, Rie Endo and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1719

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    Thermal modification of wood is an environment-friendly alternative method for improving several properties of wood without the use of chemicals. This paper deals with the examination of color and chemical cha...

    Authors: Adam Sikora, František Kačík, Milan Gaff, Veronika Vondrová, Tatiana Bubeníková and Ivan Kubovský

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1721

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    Urea formaldehyde (UF) resins are important for wood industry due to their attractive properties at reasonable price. Particulate fillers added to UF are of interest with regard to improving the functionality ...

    Authors: Stefan Pinkl, Hendrikus W. G. van Herwijnen, Stefan Veigel, Wolfgang Gindl-Altmutter and Martin Riegler

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1717

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    Here, we evaluated the application of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for estimating the degradation level of archeological wood samples from the Tohyamago area, the dendrochronological ages of which were als...

    Authors: Tetsuya Inagaki, Hitoshi Yonenobu, Yuuki Asanuma and Satoru Tsuchikawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1718

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Experiments were done to investigate in situ colonization of pine wood blocks by marine wood borers at the mouth of a small mountain river in the foothills of the Eastern Pyrenees. Standardized blocks were rec...

    Authors: François Charles, Jennifer Coston-Guarini, Jean-Marc Guarini and François Lantoine

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1716

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  34. Content type: Note

    We examined which isomer, the erythro or threo, of a non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compound is stereo-preferentially oxidized in hypochlorite, chlorite, manganese dioxide, or permanganate systems. No clear...

    Authors: Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, Satoru Akiho, Takuya Akiyama, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1714

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study is to examine the wettability and thermal properties of individual bamboo fibers after alkali treatment. The individual bamboo fibers were treated by sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solution with...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Wenfu Zhang, Xuehua Wang, Hankun Wang, Yan Wu, Tuhua Zhong and Benhua Fei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1713

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    Fine wood powders have advantages over traditional coarse wood particles for various emerging applications. However, an efficient system to produce fine wood powders has not been well established. We investiga...

    Authors: Jinwu Wang, Johnway Gao, Kristin L. Brandt and Michael P. Wolcott

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1712

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  37. Content type: Original Article

    Small diameter logs from juvenile trees are heavily produced during the management of artificial forests around the world. As a kind of plentiful and inexpensive natural resource, the potential was not fully e...

    Authors: Guofang Wu, Enchun Zhu, Yong Zhong, Yingchun Gong and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1689

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    Heterotrophic components of biofilms on wood artefacts were studied at the Conservation Laboratory for Wood Artefacts of the University Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples, Italy. The aim of the study was to add n...

    Authors: Paola Cennamo, Maria Rosaria Barone Lumaga, Claudia Ciniglia, Ottavio Soppelsa and Aldo Moretti

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1705

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