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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. The present study deals with the effects of gibberellins (GA3 GA4) and uniconazole-P, an inhibitor of gibberellin biosynthesis, on negative gravitropism and xylem formation in the stems of horizontally positioned...

    Authors: Sha Jiang, Ikuo Furukawa, Tamaki Honma, Miho Mori, Teruko Nakamura and Fukuju Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF01130452

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. The reference compound (9), with a partial structure of acteoside, was synthesized to elucidate the relation between structural features and the precipitation or solubility of the oxidation products of acteoside:...

    Authors: Michikazu Ota, Kouetsu Takahashi and Hisayoshi Kofujita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581314

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  23. Morphological changes of ramie fibers due to swelling in alkali solution were investigated. The observed twisting and changes in the cross-sectional shape of the fibers could be explained as a geometrical alte...

    Authors: Yoshiharu Nishiyama and Takeshi Okano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581312

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  24. The surfaces of handsheets containing polydiallyl-dimethylammonium chloride (PDADMAC) and anionic polyacrylamide (A-PAM) were analyzed using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The observed N1s chemical sh...

    Authors: Shaoping Chen and Hiroo Tanaka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581311

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  25. Agronomic properties (whole stalk yield, fiber length distribution, chemical composition) and whole stalk kraft pulp characteristics (total pulp yield, pulp fiber length distribution, pulp sheet strengths) wer...

    Authors: Cheng Zhou, Yoshito Ohtani, Kazuhiko Sameshima and Mei Zhen

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581310

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  26. Isocyanate resin-bonded 0.5 and 0.7 g/cm3 lauan (Shorea sp.) particleboards were produced from mats with uniform and distributed moisture content (MC) distributions, using three hot press closing speeds. The effe...

    Authors: Ee Ding Wong, Min Zhang, Qian Wang and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581309

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  27. Reed and wheat straw particleboards bonded with urea formaldehyde (UF) resin were manufactured from two different material configurations (i.e., fine and coarse particles). The board densities were in the rang...

    Authors: Guangping Han, Changwu Zhang, Dongmei Zhang, Kenji Umemura and Shuichi Kawai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581308

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  28. Curved laminated veneer lumber (LVL) is manufactured from glue-coated pieces of rotary-cut veneers assembled and pressed between molds. In this study, curved LVLs were produced from two fast-growing wood speci...

    Authors: Zhi-Hui Wu, Takeshi Furuno and Bin-Yuan Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581307

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  29. The equilibrium moisture content (EMC) of six wood species under desorption conditions of 20°C and 100% → 0% relative humidity (RH), and the rate of adsorption at various depths of three wood species blocks un...

    Authors: Song-Yung Wang and Chih-Feng Liau

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581305

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  30. This study investigated and clarified the relation between the piezoelectric voltage and microscopic fracture of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtura Endl.), in particular the deformation of the cross-sectional wall of t...

    Authors: Takahisa Nakai and Kose Ando

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581304

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  31. This study investigated the relation between the resting potential of a 2-year-old Japanese oak (Quercus crispula Blume) sapling and its physiology, especially the radial transport of water containing inorganic i...

    Authors: Takahisa Nakai and Hisashi Abe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00581303

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  32. Carbohydraseproduction of Hypsizygus marmoreus cultured on sawdust rice bran medium by bottle cultivation was investigated to elucidate the carbohydrase utilized as the growth substrate for the fruit-body formati...

    Authors: Takao Terashita, Ryousuke Murao, Kentaro Yoshikawa and Jiko Shishiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00521969

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  33. The natural frequencies, aerodynamic noise, whistling noise, and self-excited vibration between the common circular saw with uniform thickness and the circular saw with step thickness (thin on its outer part a...

    Authors: Wuhua Cheng, Hideyuki Yokochi and Shiro Kimura

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00521960

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  34. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of changes in the helical angle of the router bit on the acoustic emission (AE) signal for various workpiece grain angles. The helical angle varied from...

    Authors: Grzegorz Cyra, Chiaki Tanaka, Masahiro Yoshinobu and Yoshihiko Nishino

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1998 44:BF00521959

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