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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

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  6. 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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  7. 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

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  8. Simulated organic waste was biodegraded in a laboratory-scale machine using matrices prepared from four wood species to investigate the effects of wood species on the degradation rate and the bacterial communi...

    Authors: Sakae Horisawa, Yoh Sakuma, Keli Chen and Shuichi Doi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771373

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  9. 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

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  10. As a continuing study of six organic solventsoluble lipophilic extractives and one water-soluble lipophilic extract from wheat straw, seven extracts were further compared using Fourier transform-infrared (FT-I...

    Authors: Run Cang Sun and Jeremy Tomkinson

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771371

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  11. 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

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  12. Ozonation as a quantitative tool to analyze the stereo structures of arylglycerol-β-aryl ether linkages was examined using wood meal, milled wood lignin, and a lignin model compound, 1-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-2-(2-...

    Authors: Takuya Akiyama, Tomoko Sugimoto, Yuji Matsumoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771369

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  13. 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

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  14. The mechanism of paper sizing in fatty acid soap size-alum systems was studied by structural analyses of the size components in handsheets prepared with13C-labeled fatty acid soap size. Patterns of sizing perform...

    Authors: Kazuo Ohno, Akira Isogai and Fumihiko Onabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771367

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  15. 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

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  16. Hinoki (Japanese cypress) strand with 0.6mm thickness was hammer-milled to prepare three types of particles that had the same thickness but different lengths and widths. Screen analysis and image analysis were...

    Authors: Kohta Miyamoto, Susumu Nakahara and Shigehiko Suzuki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00771365

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  17. 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

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  18. The rates (k) of hydroxymethylation of phenol, resorcinol, phloroglucinol, and several methylphenols in diluted 10% dimethylformamide aqueous alkaline solution were calculated based on the consumption of phenols ...

    Authors: Tohru Mitsunaga, Anthony H. Conner and Charles G. Hill Jr.

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767293

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  19. To search for marine fungi that have significant lignin-degrading ability in a hypersaline environment, eight strains of marine fungi were selected from 28 strains isolated from mushrooms and driftwood sampled...

    Authors: Xin Li, Ryuichiro Kondo and Kokki Sakai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767292

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  20. The use of calibrated near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for predicting of a range of solid wood properties is described. The methods developed are applicable to large-scale nondestructive forest resource assess...

    Authors: Laurence R. Schimleck, Robert Evans and A. Colin Matheson

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767290

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  21. Previously we showed that the relaxation modulusEt of water-saturated wood during temperature reduction maintained its initial value despite the decrease in temperature, although during temperature elevationEt sh...

    Authors: Ikuho Iida, Michiyasu Kudo, Jyunji Onizuka, Yutaka Ishimaru and Yuzo Furuta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767288

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  22. We studied the effect of genotypes of planting stocks regarding the variation of the modulus of elasticity of tree trunks on standing trees (trunk-MOE), tree height (TH), and diameter at breast height (DBH) in...

    Authors: Katsuhiko Takata and Yukio Teraoka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767286

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  23. Seven specimens that contained a continuous gradient of wood from normal to tension wood were collected from an inclined black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia), and the released strain of growth stress was quantifie...

    Authors: Masato Yoshida, Haruki Ohta and Takashi Okuyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767285

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  24. In general, tropical trees have less-distinct growth rings. Even if the trees have some concentric structures, there is little information on the timing of their formation. The objective of this report is to s...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Ogata, Tadashi Nobuchi, Minoru Fujita and Mohammed Hamami Sahri

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00767283

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  25. The object of this study was to determine the cause of differences in the improvement in liquid penetration of precompressed wood species. The maximum amount of water uptake by the capillary rise method and ch...

    Authors: Ikuho Iida, Sulaeman Yusuf, Ugai Watanabe and Yuji Imamura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766243

    Content type: Note

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  26. The total amounts of endogenous indole-3-acetic acid (IAA), cytokinins, and abscisic acid (ABA) were quantified by gas chromatography-selected ion monitoring-mass spectrometry (GC-SIM-MS) in cambial regions of...

    Authors: Ryo Funada, Takafumi Kubo, Tamizi Sugiyama and Masami Fushitani

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766242

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  27. To investigate the durability of structural laminated veneer lumber (LVL), outdoor exposure tests have been conducted since 1990 at a field-testing site at the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute. ...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Hayashi, Atsushi Miyatake and Masaki Harada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766241

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  28. To produce 5α-reductase inhibitory compounds, resveratrol was enzymatically oxidized in a horseradish peroxidase (HRP)/H2O2 system. Ethyl acetate extract of the oxidation products showed strong 5α-reductase inhib...

    Authors: Yoshio Hirano, Ryuichiro Kondo and Kokki Sakai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766240

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  29. A monoterpene and 15 diterpenes were isolated from the ethyl acetate extracts of the bark-glued resin from the resinous stem canker ofThujopsis dolabrata var.hondae Makino. A monoterpene (nezukone20) and 4 diterp...

    Authors: Nobuyasu Hanari, Hiroshi Yamamoto and Ken-ichi Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766239

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  30. The response of the essential oils and their components toCryptomeria bark borer has been studied. The oils of inner bark and sapwood of resistant cultivars acted as a repellent toCryptomeria bark borer rather th...

    Authors: Mitsuyoshi Yatagai, Hiroshi Makihara and Kihachiro Oba

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766238

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  31. Residual wood meal after extraction of milled wood lignin (WMEM) ofEucalyptus globulus was extracted with alkali and LiCl/N,N-Dimethylacetamide (DMAc). These agents dissolve mainly hemicellulose and cellulose, re...

    Authors: Shuichi Hirosawa, Rui Katahira and Fumiaki Nakatsubo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766237

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  32. Methylβ-d-xylopyranoside was allowed to react withβ-O-4-type quinone methide without a catalyst to elucidate the reactivities of secondary hydroxyl groups at the C2, C3, and C4 positions. Benzyl ether-type lignin...

    Authors: Takao Kishimoto, Tsutomu Ikeda, Olov Karlsson, Kengo Magara and Shuji Hosoya

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766235

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  33. This study dealt with the effects of a curing method that uses gaseous and supercritical CO2. Its effects on the properties of oil palm fronds cement-bonded board manufactured by the conventional cold-press setti...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766233

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  34. Stress relaxation of water-saturated wood was examined at various temperatures and during the processes of elevation and lowering of temperature. The difference between relaxation at a lower temperature and th...

    Authors: Ikuho Iida, Koichi Murase and Yutaka Ishimaru

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2002 48:BF00766231

    Content type: Original Article

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