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  1. The ability of sugi wood carbonized at 1000°C to adsorb mercury was examined using aqueous solutions of mercuric chloride. Parameters studied include contact time, pH, adsorption temperature, and initial conce...

    Authors: Lilibeth Pulido-Novicio, Yasuji Kurimoto, Masakazu Aoyama, Kazuto Seki, Shuichi Doi, Toshimitsu Hata, Shigehisa Ishihara and Yuji Imamura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780567

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  2. The optimum environmental temperature for a biodegrading machine using wood particles as a matrix was investigated using a small-scale degradation reactor and model waste. The biodegradation rate was evaluated...

    Authors: Sakae Horisawa, Yoh Sakuma, Yutaka Tamai, Shuichi Doi and Minoru Terazawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780566

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  3. The stilbene glucoside isorhapontin (5,4′-dihydroxy-3′-methoxystilbene-3-β-D-glucoside) is the major constituent of the ethyl acetate extracts fromPicea glehnii bark. Isorhapontin inhibited the hydrolytic activit...

    Authors: Sakae Shibutani, Kiyohiko Igarashi, Masahiro Samejima and Yoshimasa Saburi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780562

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  4. A new spiral-winder was developed for continuous manufacturing of cylindrical laminated veneer lumber (LVL), and a suitable resin adhesive for this cylindrical LVL manufacturing system was investigated. This p...

    Authors: Toshihiro Hata, Kenji Umemura, Hidefumi Yamauchi, Akihiro Nakayama, Shuichi Kawai and Hikaru Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780559

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  5. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in heat flux and temperature after the subject's palm was in contact with interior decorating materials. The relations among heat flux, temperature...

    Authors: Song-Yung Wang, Far-Ching Lin and Min-Yi Lin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780558

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  6. This paper presents an on-line method for detecting washboarding generated in bandsaws. It uses a parameter based on the shape of sawing force amplitude distributions. The curve of the probability density func...

    Authors: Nanfeng Zhu, Chiaki Tanaka, Tadashi Ohtani and Hiroshi Usuki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780557

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  7. This paper presents the performance of coated carbide tools when grooving various density hardboards and wood-chip cement boards. Work materials of low density (about 0.8g/cm3) and high density (about 1.2g/cm3) w...

    Authors: Wayan Darmawan, Chiaki Tanaka, Hiroshi Usuki and Tadashi Ohtani

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780556

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  8. DNA was extracted from wood samples of six representativeCyclobalanopsis species (Fagaceae) growing in Japan that cannot be distinguished from one another by conventional microscopy. A part of the intergenic spac...

    Authors: Motonari Ohyama, Kei'ichi Baba and Takao Itoh

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00780554

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  9. To elucidate the formation mechanism of acidsoluble lignin (ASL) formed in the Klason lignin determination, beech wood meals were treated with sulfuric acid (SA) under various conditions, and the ASL solution ...

    Authors: Seiichi Yasuda, Kazuhiko Fukushima and Akihiro Kakehi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776648

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  10. From among 419 wood-rotting fungi 10 were selected by the Poly R decolorization test, and their ability to bleach hardwood kraft pulp was assayed. Of the 10 selected, 6 fungi (i.e.,Phanerochaete crassa WD1694 and...

    Authors: Mariko Takano, Atsumi Nishida and Masaya Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776647

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  11. We analyzed sequences of the stilbene synthase (STS) cDNA inPinus densiflora. Three novel STS cDNA clones (pdstsl, pdsts2, pdsts3) that carry full coding sequences were isolated from a cDNA library constructed fr...

    Authors: Atsushi Kodan, Hiroyuki Kuroda and Fukumi Sakai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776646

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  12. Sugi (Cryptomeria japonlca D. Don) wood powder was carbonized at varying temperatures by a onestep process up to 1000‡C and a two-step process using wood charcoal as the raw material up to 1600‡C. This study was ...

    Authors: Lilibeth Pulido-Novicio, Toshimitsu Hata, Yasuji Kurimoto, Shuichi Doi, Shigehisa Ishihara and Yuji Imamura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776645

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  13. To clarify the biosynthesis of syringyl lignans and lignan formation by stereoselective coupling of monolignols, formation of (+)-syringaresinol and (+)-pinoresinol inLiriodendron tulipifera were investigated by ...

    Authors: Takeshi Katayama and Atsushi Ogaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776644

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  14. This paper describes characterization of diterpenes of the bark of Japanese cypress,Chamaecyparis obtusa (S. and Z.) Endl, without the resinous stem canker to learn the difference between the cypress bark affecte...

    Authors: Nobuyasu Hanari, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Takashi Ooi, Takenori Kusumi and Ken -ichi Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776643

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  15. The bast and core of kenaf,Hibiscus cannabinus L., have markedly different chemical components and alkaline cooking responses. The bast had about double the hot-water extractives content and only about half the l...

    Authors: Yoshito Ohtani, Bibhuti Bushan Mazumder and Kazuhiko Sameshima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776642

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  16. Acetylated fibers with a 24.8% weight gain by acetylation were ozonated with 0%–2.0% ozone on fibers. Fiberboards were then made from these treated fibers. The internal bond and bending strength of the acetyla...

    Authors: Hideaki Korai, Makoto Kiguchi, Shuji Hosoya, Satoshi Suzuki, Yoshihiro Hirano and Ritsuo Iwata

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776641

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  17. Urea formaldehyde resin bonded reed and wheat particleboards with a density of 0.7g/cm3 were manufactured from two types of particle: fine and coarse particles. The effects of the silane coupling agent (SCA) leve...

    Authors: Guangping Han, Kenji Umemura, Ee Ding Wong, Min Zhang and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776640

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  18. The effect of volatile matter from various wood chips on house dust mites and their influence on human comfort were measured. To investigate the effect of volatile matter on the mite speciesDermatophagoides ptero...

    Authors: Yasushi Hiramatsu and Yoshifumi Miyazaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776639

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  19. For better understanding wood hardness, we developed a new hand-operated hardness tester that works with Brinell's method. With this tester we investigated the hardness distribution of wood minutely using a 2m...

    Authors: Seiji Hirata, Masamitsu Ohta and Yasuo Honma

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2001 47:BF00776637

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  20. The purpose of this research was to analyze the karyotype of the interspecific fusants of twoPleurotus species. Auxotrophic mutants derived from the cultivated strain ofP. ostreatus andP. cornucopiae were used. P...

    Authors: Takeshi Yokono, Yutaka Tamai, Tomonori Azuma, Yoh Sakuma, Kiyoshi Miura, Yasuo Kojima, Masahide Sunagawa and Masatake Ohmasa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765808

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  21. The purpose of this study was to explore the conditioning effects of wood panels (used as interior decorating materials). We examined hourly the temperature and relative humidity (RH) in a living environment b...

    Authors: Song-Yung Wang and Ming-Jer Tsai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765806

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  22. The karyotype ofFlammulina velutipes (Curt.: Fr.) Sing. was analyzed electrophoretically using contourclamped homogeneous electric field gel electrophoresis and hybridization with DNA probes. The chromosomal DNA ...

    Authors: Doolyi Kim, Yutaka Tamai, Tomonori Azuma, Akira Harada, Akira Ando, Yoh Sakuma and Kiyoshi Miura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765805

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  23. When (±)-α-oxo-guaiacylglycerol-β-(vanillic acid) ether (1) is degraded byFusarium solani M-13-1, theα-ketone is initially reduced to giveerythro andthreo guaiacylglycerol-β-(vanillic acid) ethers (2), arylglycer...

    Authors: Takeshi Katayama, Jyoji Tsutsui, Kazuo Tsueda, Takao Miki, Yasuhiro Yamada and Murao Sogo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765804

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  24. We studied the crystalline conversion of cellulose fiber from cellulose I to cellulose II (mercerization) by X-ray diffraction, focusing on the putative chain-polarity conversion from parallel to antiparallel....

    Authors: Yoshiharu Nishiyama, Shigenori Kuga and Takeshi Okano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765803

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  25. The influence of the 30 chemical additives on the hydration characteristics of birch wood-cement-water mixture was determined by measuring the maximum hydration temperature (T max) and the time (t max) required t...

    Authors: Yi Min Wei, Yia Guang Zhou and Bunichiro Tomita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765802

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  26. This paper presents an on-line method for detecting damaged teeth in the bandsaw using acoustic emission (AE) signal energy. The method is based on an analysis of differences in AE energies generated by normal...

    Authors: Nanfeng Zhu, Chiaki Tanaka, Tadashi Ohtani and Hiroshi Usuki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765801

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  27. The different effects of heat treatment on wood, especially on the cellulose crystallites of wood under ovendried and highly moist conditions, were investigated by X-ray diffractometer. Heat was found to incre...

    Authors: Md. Tariqur Rabbani Bhuiyan, Nobuyuki Hirai and Nobuo Sobue

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765800

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  28. This study examined the bending creep behavior of hot-pressed wood during cyclic moisture changes. Sugi (Cryptomerica japonica D. Don) specimens were pressed in the radial direction under six combinations of nomi...

    Authors: Yaguang Zhou, Masami Fushitani, Keiichi Sato and Masayuki Ozawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765799

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  29. To examine the differences between juvenile and mature wood, 12 aged sample trees from two areas of Nagano Prefecture were harvested; and the radial development of tracheid length, the ring density, and the re...

    Authors: Jianjun Zhu, Tatsuo Nakano and Yasuhiko Hirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00765798

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  30. The effect of ultrasound on the quality of recycled fibers was investigated. Ultrasound was applied to recycled pulp fiber suspension before ink removal by conventional flotation. The ultrasonic treatment indu...

    Authors: Daisuke Tatsumi, Takashi Higashihara, Shin'ya Kawamura and Takayoshi Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776405

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  31. The study focused on kapok [Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.] fruit as a biomass for effective utilization. Kapok fruits were harvested just before full maturation at the campus of University of the Philippines Lo...

    Authors: Keko Hori, Maxima E. Flavier, Shigenori Kuga, Thi Bach Tuyet Lam and Kenji Iiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776404

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  32. Variations in the compositions of low-boilingpoint (LBP) monoterpenes in needle samples of 50 hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) trees were investigated using the headspace technique. Considerable compositional variat...

    Authors: Sadanobu Katoh and Takeshi Furuno

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776400

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  33. A normal variety of rice (Oryza sativa L.cv. Taichung 65, T65c), its isogenic dwarf line (T65d 1), and a semidwarf variety of a different line (Oryza sativa L.cv. IR8, IR8) were studied. The results were compared...

    Authors: Thi Bach Tuyet Lam and Kenji Iiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776399

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  34. The progress of lignin oxidation during oxygenalkali bleaching of pulp was evaluated by the method based on the difference between permanganate consumption of original pulp and that of the mixture of pulp and ...

    Authors: Guolin Tong, Yuji Matsumoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776398

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  35. The viscosity of kenaf bast fiber has been found to be highly sensitive and variable with different pulping methods; therefore, it is important to choose proper chemicals and conditions for pulping and bleachi...

    Authors: Bibhuti B. Mazumder, Yoshito Ohtani, Zhou Cheng and Kazuhiko Sameshima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776397

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  36. The purpose of the study was to investigate the relation between the skin temperature of the palm and sensory cold-warmth after contact with some materials. Ten men and ten women were selected and introduced t...

    Authors: Song-Yung Wang, Far-Ching Lin and Min-Yi Lin

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776396

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  37. Information on the strength distribution of timbers and other wood products seems to have become more important for users and producers after revision of the Japan architectural standard in 1998, which emphasi...

    Authors: Takashi Takeda and Takeo Hashizume

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776395

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  38. The structure of cellulose, especially the microfibril angles (MFAs), in compression wood of Norway spruce [Picea abies (L.) Karst.] was studied by wide- and small-angle X-ray scattering and polarizing microscopy...

    Authors: Seppo Andersson, Ritva Serimaa, Mika Torkkeli, Timo Paakkari, Pekka Saranpää and Erkki Pesonen

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2000 46:BF00776394

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