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  1. The incorporation of recycled papers, paperboards and Tetra Pak as filling materials in brittle matrices presents an interesting approach in the utilization of waste materials for building construction. This p...

    Authors: Dafni Foti, Stergios Adamopoulos, Eleni Voulgaridou, Elias Voulgaridis, Costas Passialis, Stephen Osakue Amiandamhen and Geoffrey Daniel

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:42

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  2. The sap of urushi tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum (Stokes) F.A. Barkley) has been used for coating materials and is known as urushi or oriental lacquer in East Asia. The potential of termite attacks against wood...

    Authors: Yoko Okahisa, Chieko Narita and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:41

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  3. The development of phloem fibers was investigated in poplars grown under artificially fixed conditions and under an artificially shortened annual cycle system that includes a dormancy phase. The phloem tissues...

    Authors: Kei’ichi Baba, Yuko Kurita and Tetsuro Mimura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:40

    Content type: Note

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  4. African blackwood (ABW) (Dalbergia melanoxylon) mainly occurs in the coastal areas of East Africa, including in Tanzania and Mozambique, and its heartwood is commonly known to be one of the most valuable material...

    Authors: Kazushi Nakai, Moriyoshi Ishizuka, Seiichi Ohta, Jonas Timothy, Makala Jasper, Njabha M. Lyatura, Victor Shau and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:39

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:61

  5. This study was aimed at examining the mechanical performance of mortise and tenon joints reinforced with slot-in bamboo scrimber plates. 27 full-scale specimens were manufactured with engineered wood and bambo...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:38

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  6. The scarcity of timber to supply the wood-based industries is one of the prevailing problems worldwide. Tree plantations are the remaining solutions to subdue the shortage of raw materials, at the same time se...

    Authors: Dennis M. Gilbero, Willie P. Abasolo, Miyuki Matsuo-Ueda and Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:35

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  7. l-Coniferin (1L), which is an enantiomer of natural coniferin (d-coniferin (1D)), was prepared from l-glucose according to the conventional method for compound 1D. The reactivity of l-glucose and its derivatives ...

    Authors: Haruka Maeda, Taku Tsuyama, Keiji Takabe, Hiroshi Kamitakahara and Toshiyuki Takano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:34

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2020 66:15

  8. The tyrosinase 2 gene (tyr2) from two compatible strains of Grifola frondosa, the albino-type monokaryon strain IM-WM1-25 and the wild-type monokaryon strain IM-BM11-P21, were amplified and characterized (designa...

    Authors: Nobuhisa Kawaguchi, Mirai Hayashi, Fu-Chia Chen, Norihiro Shimomura, Takeshi Yamaguchi and Tadanori Aimi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:32

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  9. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels are fabricated with their layers stacked crosswise. Owing to the low shear modulus and strength in the rolling shear direction, the shear properties of cross-layers influenc...

    Authors: Seiichiro Ukyo, Kenta Shindo and Atsushi Miyatake

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:31

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  10. Lignin is a biopolymer consisted of monolignols but the growth mechanism of lignin has not yet been elucidated. In this study, enzymatic dehydrogenative polymerization of dilignols, guaiacylglycerol-β-conifery...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Matsushita, Daisuke Baba, Dan Aoki and Kazuhiko Fukushima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:29

    Content type: Note

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  11. As a follow-up report, the impregnation of wood pre-treated by compression at different moisture content (MC) conditions was systematically studied in terms of impregnation during the release of compression an...

    Authors: Youke Zhao, Xin Zhao, Ikuho Iida and Juan Guo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:28

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  12. The chemical treatments applied to some lignocellulosic resources commonly used as building materials can influence their mechanical performance during service, and hence, this effect should be studied for str...

    Authors: Christian Gauss, Marzieh Kadivar and Holmer Savastano Jr.

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:27

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  13. The present study examined the Cs+-adsorption behavior of Japanese oak (Quercus serrata Thunb.) charcoal (OC) samples carbonized at 300, 500, and 700 °C to clarify the adsorption mechanisms from aqueous solution....

    Authors: Takayuki Yamagishi, Kaoru Nishikiori, Yasuji Kurimoto and Shigeru Yamauchi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:26

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  14. Bamboo fiber-based composite made from crushed bamboo fiber, termed bamboo scrimber, has gained particular interest of researchers and manufacturers on account of its excellent mechanical characteristics and d...

    Authors: Yuxiang Huang, Yaohui Ji and Wenji Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:25

    Content type: Review Article

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  15. Gloeophyllum trabeum is a potent filamentous fungus that rapidly decomposes lignocellulose. In the present study, we cloned the G. trabeum cel12a gene and expressed it in Pichia pastoris strain GS115. The purifie...

    Authors: Chi Hoon Oh, Chan Song Park, Yoon Gyo Lee, Younho Song and Hyeun-Jong Bae

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:24

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  16. The stress relaxation behavior of wood in the plastic region was measured by clamping wood specimens with bolts for up to 5 years under indoor environmental conditions. An initial stress was applied by displac...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Wakashima, Hidemaru Shimizu, Akihisa Kitamori, Doppo Matsubara, Koichiro Ishikawa and Yasushi Fujisawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:23

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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

    Content type: Note

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  23. 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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  24. 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

  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  37. Several ionic liquids promote depolymerization of wood components, i.e., polysaccharides and lignin, into low molecular weight compounds, some of which further re-polymerize into resin-like compounds. In this ...

    Authors: Nagisa Nakaya, Takashi Hosoya and Hisashi Miyafuji

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1769

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  38. Hot-press drying has gained attention due to its excellent drying rate and surface strengthening effect. The moisture state in poplar lumber (Populus tomentosa) with moisture content (MC) above fibre saturation p...

    Authors: Junfeng Hou, Songlin Yi, Yongdong Zhou and Bin Pan

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1759

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  39. This study shows a method to easily develop suitable impregnation procedure of chemicals for preserving the archaeological waterlogged wood (WW) using diffusion constant. The steady-state diffusion coefficient...

    Authors: Nguyen Duc Thanh, Soichiro Wakiya, Kazutaka Matsuda, Bui Duy Ngoc, Junji Sugiyama and Yohsei Kohdzuma

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1754

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  40. To elucidate the decomposition behaviors of lignin from different taxonomic groups, five different lignocellulosics were treated with hot-compressed water (230 °C/10 MPa/15 min) to fractionate lignins into wat...

    Authors: Masatsugu Takada, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami and Shiro Saka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1752

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