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  1. Improving the durability of biological materials is essential for expanding their application areas. In this study, an organic ultraviolet (UV) shielding layer (coating) composed of a UV-curable paint, ethyl a...

    Authors: Neng Li, Minzhen Bao, Fei Rao, Yi Shu, Chengjian Huang, Zhonghua Huang, Yuhe Chen, Yongjie Bao, Rencong Guo and Chengming Xiu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:7
  2. The aromatic composition of lignins is considered an important trait that affects the physico-chemical properties of lignocellulosic biomass. However, our knowledge of the relationship between lignin structure...

    Authors: Yuri Takeda, Yuki Tobimatsu, Masaomi Yamamura, Toshiyuki Takano, Masahiro Sakamoto and Toshiaki Umezawa
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:6
  3. The objective of this study was to investigate the mechanical properties of wood/plastic composites (WPCs) produced using wood flour (WF) prepared by wet ball-milling under various milling times (0–120 min) an...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Takako Ueno, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Shigehiko Suzuki, Kenji Aoki, Hirokazu Ito, Shinji Ogoe and Masaki Okamoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:5
  4. The measurement of wood thermal expansion at fixed values of moisture content (MC) between the dry state and the cell wall saturation point is a very difficult task, as MC varies with temperature. Being hygros...

    Authors: Giacomo Goli, Francesca Becherini, Maria Concetta Di Tuccio, Adriana Bernardi and Marco Fioravanti
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:4
  5. Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite of which infection can result in serious symptoms for fetuses or people who have weakened immune system. In our effort to discover novel anti-toxoplasma su...

    Authors: Marina Endo, Kengo Shigetomi, Shinya Mitsuhashi, Makoto Igarashi and Makoto Ubukata
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:3
  6. Poplar (Populus adenopoda Maxim.) and radiata pine (Pinus radiata Don.) woods were treated with an aqueous solution containing styrene-acrylic copolymer (SAC) dispersion and sodium silicate (SS). The modifying ef...

    Authors: Thi Tham Nguyen, Zefang Xiao, Wenbo Che, Hien Mai Trinh and Yanjun Xie
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:2
  7. The resistance of wooden materials against embedment loading is an important property that governs the performance of timber joints with dowel-type fasteners including nails. When plywood is used as a sheet ma...

    Authors: Keita Ogawa, Masaki Harada, Tatsuya Shibusawa and Kohta Miyamoto
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2019 65:1
  8. The article Effect of decay on shear performance of dowel-type timber joints, written by Kei Sawata, Takanobu Sasaki, Shuichi Doi and Yasuo Iijima

    Authors: Kei Sawata, Takanobu Sasaki, Shuichi Doi and Yasuo Iijima
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1779

    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2008 54:s10086-008-0963-7

  9. The article Quantification of visual inducement of knots by eye-tracking, written by Masashi Nakamura and Takayuki Kondo, was originally published electronically on the publisher’s internet portal (currently S...

    Authors: Masashi Nakamura and Takayuki Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1777

    The original article was published in Journal of Wood Science 2008 54:s10086-007-0910-z

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Several ionic liquids promote depolymerization of wood components, i.e., polysaccharides and lignin, into low molecular weight compounds, some of which further re-polymerize into resin-like compounds. In this ...

    Authors: Nagisa Nakaya, Takashi Hosoya and Hisashi Miyafuji
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1769
  18. 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
  19. Hot-press drying has gained attention due to its excellent drying rate and surface strengthening effect. The moisture state in poplar lumber (Populus tomentosa) with moisture content (MC) above fibre saturation p...

    Authors: Junfeng Hou, Songlin Yi, Yongdong Zhou and Bin Pan
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1759
  20. 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
  21. This study shows a method to easily develop suitable impregnation procedure of chemicals for preserving the archaeological waterlogged wood (WW) using diffusion constant. The steady-state diffusion coefficient...

    Authors: Nguyen Duc Thanh, Soichiro Wakiya, Kazutaka Matsuda, Bui Duy Ngoc, Junji Sugiyama and Yohsei Kohdzuma
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1754
  22. 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
  23. To elucidate the decomposition behaviors of lignin from different taxonomic groups, five different lignocellulosics were treated with hot-compressed water (230 °C/10 MPa/15 min) to fractionate lignins into wat...

    Authors: Masatsugu Takada, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami and Shiro Saka
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2018 64:1752
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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