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  1. The total chemical synthesis of isoacteoside (1), 2-(3′,4′-dihydroxyphenyl)ethyl 6-O-caffeoyl-3-O-(α-l-rhamnopyranosyl)-β-d-glucopyranoside, is described. An acteoside acetate with benzyl groups at the catechols ...

    Authors: Toshinari Kawada, Ryuji Asano, Kozo Makino and Tomoyasu Sakuno

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766648

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. Two peroxidases, CWPO-A and CWPO-C, were isolated from the cell walls of poplar (Populus alba L.) callus culture. The cationic CWPO-C showed a strong preference for sinapyl alcohol over coniferyl alcohol as subst...

    Authors: Wataru Aoyama, Shinya Sasaki, Shigeki Matsumura, Thoru Mitsunaga, Hirofumi Hirai, Yuji Tsutsumi and Tomoaki Nishida

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766646

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. We have investigated the spatial regulation of the accumulation of enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of shikimate and lignin during differentiation of primary xylem from the apical meristem via procambium i...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Katayama, Yoko Mashino, Nobuyuki Nishikubo, Kaori Yoshitomi, Ryo Funada and Shinya Kajita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766640

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  4. Authors: Haruhiko Yamaguchi, Kyoko Yoshino and Akiko Kido

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770710

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831356

  5. A new dibenzylbutyrolactone lignan 7.6′-dihydroxybursehernin, together with six known lignans (pinoresinol, lariciresinol, secoisolariciresinol,α-peltatin,β-peltatin, 5-methoxypodophyllotoxin) were isolated from ...

    Authors: Keigo Mikame, Norikazu Sakakibara, Toshiaki Umezawa and Mikio Shimada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770707

    Content type: Note

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  6. Sphingomonas paucimobilis SYK-6 strain can degrade various lignin-related compounds. In the lignin metabolic pathway of this bacterium, vanillate and syringate are demethylated by the tetrahydrofolate (THF)-depe...

    Authors: Tomonori Sonoki, Yuichiro Otsuka, Seiichiro Ikeda, Eiji Masai, Shinya Kajita and Yoshihiro Katayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770706

    Content type: Note

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  7. Sphingomonas paucimobilis SYK-6 produces unique and specific enzymes, such asβ-etherases,O-demethylases, and ring fission dioxygenases, for lignin degradation. Cleavage of arylglycerol-β-aryl ether linkage is th...

    Authors: Tomonori Sonoki, Yosuke Iimura, Eiji Masai, Shinya Kajita and Yoshihiro Katayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770705

    Content type: Note

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  8. GhCesA2 is a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) homologue of the bacterial cellulose synthase gene that encodes cellulose 4-β-glucosyltransferase. The central catalytic region of GhCesA2 was expressed as a soluble prot...

    Authors: Yuri Ihara, Takumi Takeda, Fukumi Sakai and Takahisa Hayashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770704

    Content type: Note

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  9. The structural variety of the condensed tannins (proanthocyanidins) in the fruits of 16Diospyros species are reported. Eleven species contained condensed tannins mostly consisting of a mixture of catechin (CA) an...

    Authors: Fumiaki Nakatsubo, Kenichi Enokita, Koji Murakami, Keizo Yonemori, Akira Sugiura, Naoki Utsunomiya and Suranant Subhadrabandhu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770702

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. To elucidate the chemical structure ofp-hydroxycinnamyl aldehyde moieties of abnormal angiosperm lignins of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase down-regulated plants, sinapyl and coniferyl aldehydes were subjected to ...

    Authors: Takashi Ito, Shingo Kawai, Hideo Ohashi and Takayoshi Higuchi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770701

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. Kraft pulp bleaching effluent supplemented with glucose was decolorized by a newly isolated fungusGeotrichum candidum Dec 1 (Dec 1) that showed a wide decolorizing spectrum to synthetic dyes. When the glucose con...

    Authors: Noboru Shintani, Yasushi Sugano and Makoto Shoda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770700

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. The durability of isocyanate resins consisting of emulsion-type polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate (EMDI) was investigated under constant steam heating. Two kinds of resin, water only-added resin and polyo...

    Authors: Kenji Umemura, Akihiro Takahashi and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770698

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. Particleboard specimens with various particle sizes were conditioned into two ranges: low and high moisture content. One set was investigated for internal bond (IB) strength and acoustic emission (AE) events d...

    Authors: Han Chien Lin, Yoshiyasu Fujimoto, Yasuhide Murase and Yoshihiro Mataki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770696

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. To provide information on the feasibility of using exploded wood fiber strand (WFS) obtained by the water-vapor explosion process in wood-cement mixtures, the compatibility between cement and exploded WFS and ...

    Authors: Yi Min Wei, Bunichiro Tomita, Yasushi Hiramatsu, Atsushi Miyatake and Tsuyoshi Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770695

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. The validity of a bandsaw roll-tensioning theory developed by the author is verified based on a model experiment. It is shown that the actual roll-tensioning process can be clearly explained by this theory. Ro...

    Authors: Katsutoshi Fujiwara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770694

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. Arrangement of the cambium and marginal zone of xylem were illustrated by drawing the outlines of fusi-form cells and tissue on serial tangential sections inZelkova serrata andRobinia pseudoacacia with storied ca...

    Authors: Chunhua Zhang, Minoru Fujita and Keiji Takabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770693

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. Glued laminated timbers (glulam) or planks 50mm thick were added to structural steel columns and beams as covering materials. The wood used in the glulam was sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) laminated with reso...

    Authors: Saburou Uesugi, Toshiro Harada and Yoshitomo Namiki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831358

    Content type: Note

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  18. The termiticidal activity of wood vinegar, its components, and their homologues have been studied. Three kinds of wood vinegar made from the mixed chips ofCryptomeria japonlca andPseudotsga menziesii (wood vinega...

    Authors: Mitsuyoshi Yatagai, Madoka Nishimoto, Keko Hori, Tatsuro Ohira and Akira Shibata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831357

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  19. We examined the ability of chemically modified tannin and tannin-copper complexes to penetrate wood and the ability of the treated wood to resist termites. Only the tannin-treated wood retained the agents afte...

    Authors: Haruhiko Yamaguchi, Kyoko Yoshino and Akiko Kido

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831356

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00770710

  20. A novel compound, 8(17),12E,14-labdatrien-19-al (trans-communal), was isolated from ethyl acetate extract of young cones of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endl.). The chemical structure of the compound was determin...

    Authors: Jun-ichi Fukushima, Mitsuyoshi Yatagai and Tatsuro Ohira

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831355

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) and buna (Fugus crenata Blume) woods were treated with supercritical water (>374°C, >22.1 MPa) and fractionated into a water-soluble portion and a water-insoluble residue. The l...

    Authors: Katsunobu Ehara, Shiro Saka and Haruo Kawamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831354

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Five wood species were acetylated with acetic anhydride (AA) solution of glucose pentaacetate (GPA) at 120°C for 8h, and the effect of GPA on the dimensional stability of the acetylated wood was investigated. ...

    Authors: Eiichi Obataya, Masaki Sugiyama and Bunichiro Tomita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831353

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Mat consolidation behavior was investigated at various press closing times (PCTs) using hinoki (Japanese cypress) particle mats. The temperature in the core layer of the mat, press pressure, and platen distanc...

    Authors: Kohta Miyamoto, Shigehiko Suzuki, Takayoshi Inagaki and Ritsuo Iwata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831352

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. A half-scale model of a light-frame shear wall was developed to evaluate the racking performance of a fullscale shear wall (prototype). The effect of nail size on the performance of the shear wall was also inv...

    Authors: Jun Jae Lee and Jung Pyo Hong

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831351

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  25. This paper presents research on plywood frame corners jointed to glulam beams and columns by means of glued-in hardwood dowels. The frame corner was made of a solid block of ordinary plywood of the same width ...

    Authors: Jørgen Lauritzen Jensen, Takanobu Sasaki and Akio Koizumi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831349

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  26. This study was intended to detect nondestructively some defects such as knots and grain deviations in wood using modal analysis. The shapes of flexural vibration waves at the first mode generated by the tappin...

    Authors: Xiaoyang Yang, Yutaka Ishimaru, Ikuho Iida and Hiroyuki Urakami

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831348

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. Bandsaw roll-tensioning was theoretically analyzed by amplifying Aoyama's fundamental equations. In the analysis the accumulated amount of tension after several roll-stretching passes was expressed as the line...

    Authors: Katsutoshi Fujiwara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831347

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. This study was carried out to investigate the effects of steam explosion treatment on drying rates, moisture distribution, shrinking, and checking during radio-frequency/vacuum drying of Korean larch pillar co...

    Authors: Nam-Ho Lee and Jia-Yan Luo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831346

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. In this study we investigated the abrasive wear property of Douglas fir (Pseudostuga menziesii Franco) on abrasive paper using test specimens with various dimensions and annual ring widths. The effect of the annu...

    Authors: Tadashi Ohtani, Takao Yakou and Shigeru Kitayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831345

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the variability of the fibril angle of tracheids in earlywood of Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst.). Polarization confocal microscopy was chosen and compared w...

    Authors: Anna Bergander, Jonas Brändström, Geoffrey Daniel and Lennart Sahnen

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00831344

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. To identify the cement-hardening inhibitory components of hannoki (Japanese alder,Alnus japonica Steud.), methanol extractives were fractionated by successive organic solvent extraction and column chromatography....

    Authors: Seiichi Yasuda, Kazushige Ima and Yasuyuki Matsushita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771375

    Content type: Note

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  32. Lignan production in callus and cell suspension cultures ofDaphne odora is reported for the first time. The cell suspension culture produced pinoresinol, lariciresinol, secoisolariciresinol, matairesinol, and wik...

    Authors: Tomoya Okunishi, Naohiro Takaku, Patcharawadee Wattanawikkit, Norikazu Sakakibara, Shiro Suzuki, Fukumi Sakai, Toshiaki Umezawa and Mikio Shimada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771374

    Content type: Note

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  33. Ma bamboo (Dendrocalamus latiflorus Munro) treated with chromated phosphate (CP) exhibits an excellent green color. To understand the effects of the treatment sequence of CrO3 and H3PO4 and their interactions reg...

    Authors: Shang-Tzen Chang, Jyh-Horng Wu and Ting-Feng Yeh

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771372

    Content type: Original Artice

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  34. The enzymatically dehydrogenative polymerization of coniferyl aldehyde and coniferyl alcohol was studied to understand lignins in cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase (CAD)-downregulated plants. The sample dimers we...

    Authors: Takashi Ito, Reiko Hayase, Shingo Kawai, Hideo Ohashi and Takayoshi Higuchi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771370

    Content type: Original Artice

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  35. Chemically synthesized (1 → 5)-β-d-glucofuranan, (1 → 5)-β-d-galactofuranan, (1 → 5)-β-d-xylofuranan, (1 → 5)-α-L-arabinofuranan, natural xylan, and curdlan were sulfated to investigate their inhibitory activitie...

    Authors: Hiroshi Kamitakahara, Fusako Nishigaki, Yuji Mikawa, Michiko Hori, Shigetomo Tsujihata, Takashi Fujii and Fumiaki Nakatsubo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771368

    Content type: Original Artice

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  36. Experiments on alkaline hydrogen peroxide treatments with stepwise addition and oxygen pressurization were performed to determine whether they enhance the reaction between pulp components and hydroxyl radicals...

    Authors: Tomoya Yokoyama, Yuji Matsumoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771366

    Content type: Original Artice

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  37. This study deals with the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2)-air concentration in the rapid curing method on the properties of cement-bonded particleboard manufactured using conventional cold pressing as the setting...

    Authors: Dede Hermawan, Toshimitsu Hata, Shuichi Kawai, Wakatsu Nagadomi and Yasuo Kuroki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771364

    Content type: Original Artice

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