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  1. The effect of coniferyl alcohol on removal of chlorinated phenols from a water environment byRhizoctonia praticola andCerrena unicolor laccases was studied. At optimal conditions in which 7 mM coniferyl alcohol a...

    Authors: Nam-Seok Cho, Jerzy Rogalski, Magdalena Jaszek, Jolanta Luterek, Maria Wojtas-Wasilewska, Elzbieta Malarczyk, Monika Fink-Boots and Andrzej Leonowicz

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192337

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  2. To radiolabel xylan in mature cell walls selectively, magnolia (Magnolia kobus DC.) was administered withmyo-inositol-[2-3H] and allowed to metabolize for 1 month. The radiolabeled xylem tissue was then submitted...

    Authors: Takanori Imai, Hideyuki Goto, Hiroyuki Matsumura and Seiichi Yasuda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192335

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  3. A modified method was developed to evaluate how much chlorine is consumed by the oxidation reaction during the chlorine bleaching process. This evaluation is, in principle, based on the sum of chloride produce...

    Authors: Keiichi Koda, Hiroyuki Shintani, Yuji Matsumoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192332

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  4. A strain of the fungusCoriolus versicolor was inoculated periodically into potato dextrose agar (PDA) slants containing the effluent to enhance the natural ability to grow in the effluent. The acclimated strain g...

    Authors: Xinglian Geng, Ryuichiro Kondo, Kokki Sakai and Zhongzheng Lee

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192331

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  5. This study was designed to investigate the effects of moisture content (MC) and specific gravity (SG) on the bending strength and hardness of six wood species including Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don...

    Authors: Song-Yung Wang and Hon-Lin Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192329

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  6. The mechanism for radial compression of coniferous wood was examined from the viewpoint of the porous structure of wood. The compressive test was carried out in a wet-type scanning electron microscopy (WET-SEM...

    Authors: Kosei Ando and Hitoshi Onda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192328

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  7. This study examined the bending creep behavior in the longitudinal direction of six species under cyclic moisture content (MC) changes. For each species, tests were made at 20°C with five cyclic relative humid...

    Authors: Yaguang Zhou, Masami Fushitani, Takafumi Kubo and Masayuki Ozawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192327

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  8. The density (ϱ), dynamic Young's modulus (E), loss tangent (tanδL) in the longitudinal (L) direction, and the dynamic shear modulus (G), loss tangent (tanδS) in the LT or LR (T, tangential; R, radial) plane of wo...

    Authors: E. Obataya

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192326

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  9. Tree-ring chronologies were developed fromAbies mariesii Masters andPicea jezoensis ssp.hondoensis (Mayr) P. Schmidt collected at different altitudes of Mt. Norikura, central Japan. The tree-ring parameters of ri...

    Authors: Takeshi Fujiwara, Naoki Okada and Kana Yamashita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192324

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  10. Japanese oak bark, which is one of the most difficult woody biomass materials for iron-catalyzed lowtemperature (<700°C) hydrogasification, was subjected to HNO3 oxidation as the pretreatment after prewashing wit...

    Authors: Tsutomu Suzuki, Koichi Deguchi, Yoshitaka Kimura, Minoru Funaki and Tetsuo Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579527

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  11. The objective of this study was to characterize the decay of acetylated wood due to brown-rot and white-rot fungi by analysis of chemical composition, X-ray measurements, and13C-NMR spectroscopy. The decay by bro...

    Authors: Makoto Ohkoshi, Atsushi Kato, Kentaro Suzuki, Noriko Hayashi and Mitsuro Ishihara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579526

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  12. This study was conducted to investigate the susceptibility of various wood composite panels exposed to wood-deteriorating fungi. Five wood-attacking fungi (three mold fungi, one brown rot fungus, one white rot...

    Authors: Woo-Yang Chung, Seung-Gon Wi, Hyeun-Jong Bae and Byung-Dae Park

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579525

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  13. The present work was undertaken from the standpoint of radical-capturing ability with regard to the antioxidative ability of flavonoids, especially flavonols distributed widely in woody plants. In regard to th...

    Authors: Hideo Ohashi, Tetsuya Kyogoku, Takahiro Ishikawa, Shin-ichiro Kawase and Shingo Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579524

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  14. Anionic emulsion sizes consisting of rosin triglyceride esters and partly fortified rosin acids (i.e., rosin-ester sizes), have recently been used as internal sizes for alkaline papermaking. In this study, han...

    Authors: Ken-ich Ito, Akira Isogai and Fumihiko Onabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579523

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  15. The modification oftrans-1,4-isoprene rubber (TIR) with maleic anhydride (MAH) was conducted in a kneader at 150°C, 30–70 rpm, for 10 min without using peroxide. The resultant MAH-modified TIR (MTIR) was then eva...

    Authors: Fauzi Febrianto, Mariko Yoshioka, Yuko Nagai, Makoto Mihara and Nobuo Shiraishi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579522

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  16. We examined the applicability of the Iosipescu shear test for measuring the shear properties of wood. Quarter-sawn board of sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis Carr.) and shioji (Japanese ash,Fraxinus spaethiana Linge...

    Authors: H. Yoshihara, H. Ohsaki, Y. Kubojima and M. Ohta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579520

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  17. The gloss of wood is a unique texture compared to that of other materials. To express it quantitatively, two digital-image analyses were performed. One method was multiresolutional contrast analysis, which was...

    Authors: M. Nakamura, M. Masuda and K. Shinohara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF00579518

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  18. We have isolated a structural gene ofsdil, which encodes the iron-sulfur protein (Ip) subunit of succinate dehydrogenase (EC 1.3.99.1), from a white-rot basidiomycete,Pleurotus ostreatus. Here we report isolation...

    Authors: Toshikazu Irie, Yoichi Honda, Takuro Matsuyama, Takashi Watanabe and Masaaki Kuwahara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833416

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  19. The reaction of manganese peroxidase (MnP) of the white-rot fungusBjerkandera adusta with synthetic lignin dehydrogenation polymer, DHP) in acetone medium was investigated. Gel-permeation chromatography of the DH...

    Authors: Shinichi Yoshida, Akinobu Chatani, Yoichi Honda, Takashi Watanabe and Masaaki Kuwahara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833415

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  20. The sap flow method of wood impregnation was conducted to aid the movement of bacteria through the living tree, thereby accelerating their distribution through wood within a short time. When log-pond water con...

    Authors: Yoshinori Kobayashi, Ikuho Iida, Yuji Imamura and Ugai Watanabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833414

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  21. We conducted three-point bending tests by changing the condition at the loading point and then examined the influence of the loading point on the test data. Yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipfera L.) was used for ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Yoshihara and Ai Fukuda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833413

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  22. Mycelial protoplasts of two compatible monokaryons ofLentinula edodes were prepared, and electro-fusion was undertaken. Sixteen dikaryons isolated after the electrofusion were tested for their fruiting abilities ...

    Authors: Keisuke Tokimoto, Masaki Fukuda, Teruyuki Matsumoto and Yukitaka Fukumasa-Nakai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833412

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  23. Screening and isolation of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) based on the in vitro ACE inhibitory assay were attempted. The ethanol extract from outer bar...

    Authors: Yuji Tsutsumi, Ayako Shimada, Akiko Miyano, Tomoaki Nishida and Tohru Mitsunaga

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833411

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  24. Xylan prepared from culms of kumaizasa (Sasa senanensis Rehd.), a representative species of bamboo grass, was hydrolyzed withβ-xylanase ofStreptomyces olivaceoviridis E-86. Four arabinoxylo-oligosaccharides and t...

    Authors: Shigeki Yoshida, Atsushi Kuno, Naoto Saito, Masakazu Aoyama and Isao Kusakabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833410

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  25. Unbleached and oxygen-bleached hardwood kraft pulp (UKP and OKP), respectively, were bleached with a culture filtrate containing manganese peroxidase (MnP) and lignin peroxidase (LiP) fromPhanerochaete chrysospor...

    Authors: Takeshi Iimori, Shoichi Miyawaki, Makoto Machida and Kunichika Murakami

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833409

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  26. Zephyr strand board (ZSB) and zephyr strand lumber (ZSL) were produced using zephyr made from poplar veneer to investigate the greater utilization of low-density poplar as a structural material. These material...

    Authors: Yu-Jung Kim, Motoaki Okuma and Toshimine Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833407

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  27. Seven species of bacteria were isolated and identified from ponded sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) logs, and six species showed potent wood-degrading activities. To evaluate the effects of these isolated bacte...

    Authors: Yoshinori Kobayashi, Ikuho Iida, Yuji Imamura and Ugai Watanabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833406

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  28. The thermal diffusivity, specific heat, and thermal conductivity of 13 species of wood were measured by means of the laser flash method to investigate the thermal properties of wood during the heating process....

    Authors: Toshiro Harada, Toshimitsu Hata and Shigehisa Ishihara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00833405

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  29. A benomyl-tolerant strain (94110Tr) ofTrichoderma spp. was isolated from airborne fungi in a growing room for sawdust-based cultivation ofLentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler in Hokkaido. The strain was identified asT...

    Authors: Iwao Togashi, Seiki Gisusi and Akira Harada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130457

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  30. The nutritional and physical requirements for the efficient mycelial colonization ofVolvariella volvacea (Bull. ex. Fr.). Singer were elucidated with the percentage mycelial colonization and density as references...

    Authors: Renato G. Reyes, Fumio Eguchi, Tomoaki Iijima and Miyato Higaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130456

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  31. A series of experiments on the preparation and regeneration of protoplasts from hyphal strands ofVolvariella volvacea (Bull. ex. Fr.) Singer were conducted with the aim of optimizing the conditions for its effici...

    Authors: Renato G. Reyes, Fumio Eguchi, Tomoaki Iijima and Miyato Higaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130455

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  32. To investigate the relations between growth and the wood properties of Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi), six sample trees of varied ages and radial growth were felled and the ring width, ring density, percentage ...

    Authors: Jianjun Zhu, Tatsuo Nakano and Yasuhiko Hirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130453

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  33. We investigated the possible role of metal proteinase on the fruit-body formation ofHypsizygus marmoreus. The addition of a specific metal proteinase inhibitor, phosphoramidon, to the culture medium (10μg/ml) com...

    Authors: Takao Terashita, Yoko Nakaie, Takaaki Inoue, Kentaro Yoshikawa and Jiko Shishiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130451

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  34. The contents of diterpenoids, ginkgolides A, B, and C, in seeds, embryos, and plantlets ofGinkgo biloba were analyzed to clarify the relations between organogenesis and terpene contents inG. biloba. There is so f...

    Authors: Hiroki Inoue, Shigehiro Kamoda, Tamami Terada and Yoshimasa Saburi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130450

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  35. Low-density fiberboards with densities ranging from 0.05 to 0.50g/cm3 were manufactured with steam injection pressing. Bond-type and foam-type isocyanate compound resin adhesives were used separately at 10% and 3...

    Authors: Tamami Kawasaki, Min Zhang and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130447

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  36. This research attempts to observe indirectly the variation of internal bond characteristics for wood composite materials during accelerated aging test treatment using ultrasonic pulse-transmission techniques. ...

    Authors: Yu-Guo Sun and Takanori Arima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130446

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  37. Short carbon fibers, a reinforced material in wood veneer composites, were used to investigate the effects of fiber length and orientation of fibers on the elasticity of plywood. The technical feasibility, ela...

    Authors: Heng Xu, Tetsuya Nakao, Chiaki Tanaka, Masahiro Yoshinobu and Hiroyuki Katayama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130445

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  38. The development of a layout plan for a new plant with the aid of genetic algorithms was studied to place the machines so that the plant floor was effectively utilized and the operation would not be impeded. Ge...

    Authors: Toshiro Tochigi, Chiaki Tadokoro, Jun Kobayashi, Izumi Sugawara and Sachie Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130444

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