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  1. We investigated the temporal changes in creep and stress relaxation behavior in both microscopic crystalline cellulose and macroscopic strain of wood specimen using Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endl.) t...

    Authors: Takahisa Nakai, Keisuke Toba and Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1767

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  2. Five different wooden parallel chord trusses were made of Canadian spruce 2 by 4 lumbers. Chord–web nodal points were composed of self-tapping-screws (STS) whose numbers per nodal point and allocations in noda...

    Authors: Kohei Komatsu, Qicheng Teng, Zherui Li, Xiaolan Zhang, Weizhen Cai and Zeli Que

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1774

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  3. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released from Chamaecyparis formosensis, Cryptomeria japonica, Cunninghamia lanceolata, Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana, and Taiwania cryptomerioides five major building and ...

    Authors: Min-Jay Chung, Sen-Sung Cheng, Chun-Ya Lin and Shang-Tzen Chang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1773

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  4. This study investigated the anatomical and chemical characteristics of the reaction wood of a gymnpsperm species, Gnetum gnemon, and discussed on contributing factor for the type of reaction wood in this species....

    Authors: Haruna Aiso-Sanada, Futoshi Ishiguri, Denny Irawati, Imam Wahyudi and Shinso Yokota

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1772

    Content type: Note

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  5. Ammonia pretreatment is a promising technique for enhancing enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass. However, an enzymatic cocktail suitable for the breakdown of pretreated biomass samples is sti...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Sakuragi, Chiaki Hori, Kiyohiko Igarashi and Masahiro Samejima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1770

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  6. Ultrasonic-assisted dyeing as a novel and eco-friendly method was utilized to improve decorative value of fast-growing tree species. The effects of ultrasonic-assisted dyeing parameters (e.g., temperature, dye...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Wang, Zhiming Yu, Yang Zhang, Chusheng Qi and Wen-lung Chang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1768

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  7. Vanillin is one of the industrially important compounds that can be produced from lignin. This study presents production of vanillin and vanillic acid (oxidized form of vanillin) through aerobic oxidation of J...

    Authors: Misaki Maeda, Takashi Hosoya, Koichi Yoshioka, Hisashi Miyafuji, Hiroyuki Ohno and Tatsuhiko Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1766

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  8. The method of digital image correlation (DIC) was applied to the digital image of orthogonal cutting parallel to the grain of hinoki, and the strain distribution near the cutting edge was evaluated. The wood f...

    Authors: Masumi Minagawa, Yosuke Matsuda, Yuko Fujiwara and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1760

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  9. Sandwich compression of wood that can control the density and position of compressed layer(s) in the compressed wood provides a promising pathway for full valorization of low-density plantation wood. This stud...

    Authors: Ren Li, Zhiqiang Gao, Shanghuan Feng, Jianmin Chang, Yanmei Wu and Rongfeng Huang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1758

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  10. The behaviors of cellulose (commercially available filter paper) were investigated in glow-discharge plasma, where pyrolysis does not occur because of low temperatures. Cellulose filter papers were decomposed ...

    Authors: Eiji Minami, Syunpei Fujimoto and Shiro Saka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1755

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  11. Since the structure of oil palm wood varies dramatically, the property gradients of oil palm wood within a trunk are of great interest. In this study, the physical (density, water uptake and swelling in the ra...

    Authors: Suthon Srivaro, Nirundorn Matan and Frank Lam

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1750

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  12. Transmittance and reflectance of visible light by sugi wood (Cryptomeria japonica) were investigated in the longitudinal (L) and tangential (T) directions. Transmittance was the highest in the L direction and ref...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Sugimoto, Sakiko Kawabuchi, Masatoshi Sugimori and Joseph Gril

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1751

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  13. Glycol lignin possessing thermoplastic and fusible properties can be a biorefinery platform material; however, glycol lignin is obtained as very small particles in suspension and the low dewatering efficiency ...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Matsushita, Hiroki Endo, Shiho Takahashi, Dan Aoki, Kazuhiko Fukushima and Tatsuhiko Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1749

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  14. Raffia palm fibers are potential reinforcement materials for making cost-effective polymer-based composite. This paper presents the results obtained from a study of physical, chemical, thermal and mechanical p...

    Authors: Opeoluwa Fadele, Ikechukwuka N. A. Oguocha, Akindele Odeshi, Majid Soleimani and Chithra Karunakaran

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1748

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  15. The pyrogenic conversion of lignin to a phenolic tar can be significantly enhanced by combining dry distillation with simultaneous electron-beam treatment of lignin. The tar produced by the combined method con...

    Authors: Igor N. Gorbarev, Alexander I. Kasterin, Polina K. Metreveli and Alexander V. Ponomarev

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1746

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  16. A new approach was developed to predict the compressive resistance of cross-laminated timber (CLT) using the compressive strength of small samples of different grade lamina from E12 and E8 larch, and E10 and E...

    Authors: Sung-Jun Pang and Gi Young Jeong

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1741

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  17. Two common wood flooring materials, taun (Pometia spp.) and cumaru (Dipteryx odorata), were used as investigated objects and comparison was made between the two wood species for their density, microstructure, mic...

    Authors: Yurong Wang, Minglei Su, Haiyan Sun and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1743

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  18. We investigated the potential of white-rot fungi for bioremediation of aqueous environments contaminated with diuron (3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea). First, diuron degradation activities of several w...

    Authors: Toshio Mori, Shiho Sudo, Hirokazu Kawagishi and Hirofumi Hirai

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1740

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  19. The reaction products of an alkaline treatment of non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compounds (C6–C2-type) consisting of p-hydroxyphenyl (H), guaiacyl (G), and/or syringyl (S) nuclei were identified and quanti...

    Authors: Satoko Shimizu, Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, Takuya Akiyama, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1739

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  20. Bamboo-derived activated carbon prepared by superheated steam (BAC) exhibited performance for utilization as an electric double layer capacitor (EDLC) electrode. Pore structure and EDLC performances were inves...

    Authors: Keisuke Kikuchi, Rie Yamashita, Satoshi Sakuragawa, Keigo Hasumi, Yasuhiro Mukai, Hiroya Kobayakawa, Shojiro Wakabayashi and Yukie Saito

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1736

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  21. Loading tests were conducted on nailed connections with decay due to a brown rot fungus. The effect of the decay on the lateral strength of nailed connections was investigated. After loading tests, the sound a...

    Authors: Kei Sawata and Yoshihisa Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1734

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  22. To improve the impregnation of wood, the pre-treatment by compression was systematically studied in terms of effects of compression ratio, compression direction, compression speed and compression-unloading pla...

    Authors: Youke Zhao, Zhihui Wang, Ikuho Iida and Juan Guo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1735

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  23. The transport of monolignols from the cytosol to the cell wall is essential for lignin synthesis. The ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters may be involved in the transport of lignin precursors. ABC transpor...

    Authors: Manami Takeuchi, Atsushi Watanabe, Miho Tamura and Yuji Tsutsumi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1733

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  24. Epidermal peeling treatment (EPT) and steam-heating treatment (SHT) are two popular pretreatments for bamboo processing. This study examined the effects of EPT and SHT on strength properties, profile density d...

    Authors: Min Jay Chung and Sheng Yang Wang

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1731

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  25. The scrimber is composed of the special elementary unit called fibrosis veneers. Study on chemical constituent changes of fibrosis veneers during heat treatment is helpful to expand the application areas of sc...

    Authors: Yanan Wei, Yuxiang Huang, Yanglun Yu, Ruiqing Gao and Wenji Yu

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1732

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  26. Until now we developed an estimation method for strength distributions of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) element by nonlinear least-squares method (NLM). Estimated strengths by this method were modulus of elast...

    Authors: Makoto Koseki, Noboru Nakamura and Shinichiro Naoi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1729

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  27. This study is focused on what factor mainly affects the mechanical properties of each wood species in the lateral direction. At first, the influence of the density which is closely related to mechanical proper...

    Authors: Yuka Miyoshi, Keisuke Kojiro and Yuzo Furuta

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1730

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  28. A digital image correlation (DIC) method was utilized to measure strain distributed within approximately 0.5 mm of the cutting edge during slow-speed orthogonal cutting of air-dried hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa),...

    Authors: Yosuke Matsuda, Yuko Fujiwara and Yoshihisa Fujii

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1724

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  29. The paper focuses on timber structures. Static analysis was performed in the paper of timber lattice columns with N and V lattice configuration made in variants of timber, plywood, fibreboard and particleboard...

    Authors: Krzysztof Śliwka

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1715

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  30. The article, Extractives of Quercus crispula sapwood infected by the pathogenic fungi Raffaelea quercivora I: comparison of sapwood extractives from noninfected and infected samples, written by Kayoko Imai, Tohru...

    Authors: Kayoko Imai, Tohru Mitsunaga, Hiroyuki Takemoto, Toshihiro Yamada, Shin-ichiro Ito and Hideo Ohashi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1722

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    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2009 55:1005

  31. Growth enhancement of white rot fungus Phlebia brevispora TN3F by two bacterial strains TN3W-8 and TN3W-14 which showed high identity with genus Pseudomonas and Enterobacter, respectively, was investigated in liq...

    Authors: Joy L. Harry-asobara and Ichiro Kamei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1723

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  32. In this article, the conservation of seven archeological waterlogged woods (WW) with polyethylene glycol (PEG) 4000, trehalose, and feather keratin was investigated. The results showed that the dimensional sta...

    Authors: Thanh Duc Nguyen, Yohsei Kohdzuma, Rie Endo and Junji Sugiyama

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1719

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  33. Urea formaldehyde (UF) resins are important for wood industry due to their attractive properties at reasonable price. Particulate fillers added to UF are of interest with regard to improving the functionality ...

    Authors: Stefan Pinkl, Hendrikus W. G. van Herwijnen, Stefan Veigel, Wolfgang Gindl-Altmutter and Martin Riegler

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1717

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  34. Here, we evaluated the application of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for estimating the degradation level of archeological wood samples from the Tohyamago area, the dendrochronological ages of which were als...

    Authors: Tetsuya Inagaki, Hitoshi Yonenobu, Yuuki Asanuma and Satoru Tsuchikawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1718

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  35. We examined which isomer, the erythro or threo, of a non-phenolic β-O-4-type lignin model compound is stereo-preferentially oxidized in hypochlorite, chlorite, manganese dioxide, or permanganate systems. No clear...

    Authors: Pattaraporn Posoknistakul, Satoru Akiho, Takuya Akiyama, Tomoya Yokoyama and Yuji Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1714

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  36. The aim of this study is to examine the wettability and thermal properties of individual bamboo fibers after alkali treatment. The individual bamboo fibers were treated by sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solution with...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Wenfu Zhang, Xuehua Wang, Hankun Wang, Yan Wu, Tuhua Zhong and Benhua Fei

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1713

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  37. Fine wood powders have advantages over traditional coarse wood particles for various emerging applications. However, an efficient system to produce fine wood powders has not been well established. We investiga...

    Authors: Jinwu Wang, Johnway Gao, Kristin L. Brandt and Michael P. Wolcott

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1712

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  38. Small diameter logs from juvenile trees are heavily produced during the management of artificial forests around the world. As a kind of plentiful and inexpensive natural resource, the potential was not fully e...

    Authors: Guofang Wu, Enchun Zhu, Yong Zhong, Yingchun Gong and Haiqing Ren

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1689

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