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  1. The chromium adsorption ability of leaves from 34 conifer species were examined. Among them, deciduous conifer species, such asLarix, Ginkgo, Metasequia, andTaxodium, showed high ability to adsorb chromium ions. ...

    Authors: Nam-Seok Cho, Masakazu Aoyama, Kazuto Seki, Naotaka Hayashi and Shuichi Doi

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177738

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  2. The reduction of ferric chelate caused by various wood-rot fungi was analyzed. Ferric chelate reductive activity was detected in cell-free extracts of seven wood-rot fungi:Phanerochaete chrysosporium, P. sordida ...

    Authors: Hirofumi Hirai, Ryuichiro Kondo, Kokki Sakai, Yoshio Watanabe and Ryuichiro Kurane

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177737

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  3. Coniferous woods were modeled as honeycomb cellular solids consisting of hexagonal-prism tracheids to examine the mechanism for radial compression. Because of the abrupt breaks of radial cell walls, it was ass...

    Authors: Kosei Ando and Hitoshi Onda

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177734

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  4. The chemical conversion of red pine sulfuric acid lignin (Klason lignin) (SAL) as an acid hydrolysis lignin sample to water-soluble arylsulfonates of lignin derivation (i.e., phenolized SAL) was investigated. ...

    Authors: Seiichi Yasuda, Eri Hamaguchi and Kyoko Asano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177733

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  5. Handsheets were prepared with rosin soap size and aluminum sulfate under various conditions, and the retention behavior of the rosin size and aluminum components in the handsheets was studied. Pyrolysis-gas ch...

    Authors: Kazuo Ohno, Akira Isogai and Fumihiko Onabe

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177732

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  6. To develop a new nonchlorine bleaching technology, hardwood and softwood kraft pulps, before and after oxygen-alkali predelignification, were treated with dilute sulfuric acid solutions (pH 1.0-1.8) at 100°C f...

    Authors: Tsutomu Ikeda, Shuji Hosoya, Yoichi Tomimura, Kengo Magara and Isao Takano

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177731

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  7. The impregnation of various simple phenolic and natural polycyclic compounds into wood was investigated from the viewpoints of vibrational property and dimensional stabilizing effect. When simple phenolic comp...

    Authors: Keiko Sakai, Masahiro Matsunaga, Kazuya Minato and Fumiaki Nakatsubo

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177730

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  8. Ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation (NDE) methods have been successfully applied for grading lumber and veneer at the in-plant level. To expand this application in wood composite production, further research ...

    Authors: Yu-Guo Sun and Takanori Arima

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177729

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  9. Curved laminated veneer lumber (LVL) for use in furniture-making was produced from glue-coated pieces of rotary-cut veneers that were assembled and pressed between molds. Pressure was applied until glue-lines ...

    Authors: Zhi-Hui Wu, Takeshi Furuno and Hiroshi Yoshihara

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177728

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  10. The tensile strength (TS) test results of Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi, Carriere) lumber of varying length have shown that the length effects on TS were different between high-grade (H) and low-grade (L) lumbe...

    Authors: Takashi Takeda and Takeo Hashizume

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177727

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  11. An experimental study was conducted to evaluate the effect of length on the parallel-to-grain tensile strength of Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi, Carriere) lumber. Six hundred pieces of mechanically graded lumbe...

    Authors: Takashi Takeda and Takeo Hashizume

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177726

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  12. Using soft X-ray photography, two-dimensional observations were made of the water distribution within the green stem ofCryptomeria japonica D. Don. Variations in the distribution pattern of the “wet area” in the ...

    Authors: Ryogo Nakada, Yoshitake Fujisawa and Yasuhiko Hirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177725

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  13. Water distribution in green stems ofCryptomeria japonica D. Don was observed by soft X-ray photography. In the sapwood, much water was present and evenly distributed. In the intermediate wood (the white zone), li...

    Authors: Ryogo Nakada, Yoshitake Fujisawa and Yasuhiko Hirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177724

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  14. Fagaceae species in Japan were identified by restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and sequence comparison of a region ofrbcL. Of nine restriction endonucleases used for digestion, three (MspI,RsaI,HaeI...

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

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01177723

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Image analysis was used in this study to develop a faster, more objective method for quantitatively measuring tracheid shapes on cross section. The morphological features were measured automatically using the ...

    Authors: Xiu-Ming Diao, Takeshi Furuno and Minoru Fujita

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192325

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  24. 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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  25. Embryogenic cells (ECs) of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) were induced from immature and mature zygotic embryos cultured on different concentrations of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)-containing modifi...

    Authors: Shinjiro Ogita, Hisako Ishikawa, Takafumi Kubo and Hamako Sasamoto

    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 1999 45:BF01192323

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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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