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1. Kraft lignin as a bio-based ingredient for dutch asphalts: an attributional LCA.

In the last decade, lignin has received much attention as a feedstock to produce bio-based products. This study investigates the potential benefits of using lignin to mitigate the environmental impact of the road construction sector. An environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) of various top-layer ...

Author(s) : Moretti, C.; Corona, B.; Hoefnagels, R.; Veen, M. van; Vural-Gürsel, I.; Strating, T.; Gosselink, R.; Junginger, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 1 ref.57

2. Current breakthroughs in the hardwood biorefineries: hydrothermal processing for the co-production of xylooligosaccharides and bioethanol.

The development of lignocellulosic biorefineries requires a first stage of pretreatment which enables the efficient valorization of all fractions present in this renewable material. In this sense, this review aims to show the main advantages of hydrothermal treatment as a first step of a...

Author(s) : Río, P. G. del; Gullón, B.; Wu Jie; Saddler, J.; Garrote, G.; Romaní, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.130

3. Quorum sensing - a promising tool for degradation of industrial waste containing persistent organic pollutants.

Restoring an environment contaminated with persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is highly challenging. Biodegradation by biofilm-forming bacteria through quorum sensing (QS) is a promising treatment process to remove these pollutants and promotes eco-restoration. QS plays an important role in...

Author(s) : Sonam Tripathi; Ram Chandra; Purchase, D.; Bilal, M.; Raja Mythili; Sangeeta Yadav

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.119

4. Oxidation treatment on wood cell walls affects gas permeability and sound absorption capacity.

This research aimed to study the efficacy of oxidation in wood cell walls by ammonium persulfate solution and the performances in sound absorption coefficients and gas permeability for cross sectional Oak wood (Quercus mongolica) species. Reaction parameters were optimized and extensive...

Author(s) : Kolya, H.; Kang ChunWon

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.63

5. Multifunctional tannin extract-based epoxy derived from waste bark as a highly toughening and strengthening agent for epoxy resin.

To reduce crude oil consumption and the corresponding environmental impact, the use of sustainable resources has recently attracted much attention. Herein, a low-viscosity and efficient tannin-based epoxy resin (MTEBPE) was prepared using liquefaction of renewable tannin (MTEBP) and epichlorohydrin ...

Author(s) : Zhang TongTong; Yu ChangLei; Yu Min; Huang Yu; Tan JiHuai; Zhang Meng; Zhu XinBao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.56

6. High recycling performance of holocellulose paper made from sisal fibers.

The pulp and paper industry growingly paid attention to the recycling and maintenance of waste paper products. Each paper-making cycle would lead to a sharp drop in the mechanical properties of the cellulosic paper, which was related to the hornification effect. Here, the recycling performance of...

Author(s) : Qin ShaoLiu; Chen YiAn; Tao ShenMing; Zhang CunZhi; Qin XingZhen; Chen Pan; Qi HaiSong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.37

7. Dialdehyde starch reinforced polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol resin for impregnated decorative paper with improved toughness and ultra-low formaldehyde emission.

To solve the problems of brittleness and formaldehyde emission of melamine-formaldehyde (MF) impregnated decorative paper, a polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol (PEG)-dialdehyde starch (DAS) was used to modify MF. The impregnation adhesive was characterized and the properties of impregnated decorative ...

Author(s) : Liu Ru; Liang Min; Xu JianFeng; Wang Jin; Long Ling; Ni YongHao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.40

8. Oxidative coupling of Kraft lignin mediated with hypervalent iodine reagent (III) for enhanced removal of dye in water.

One of the most attractive routes to valorize lignin is to prepare lignin-based materials which can be used as high-value products, such as dye absorbents. Various processes have been investigated to improve the properties of lignin. In this study, a hypervalent iodine reagent (III) was employed to ...

Author(s) : Chen Qin; Peng Chang; Liu WuJun; Ning SiYang; Hu Gang; Zhao, Z. K.; Xie HaiBo

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.46

9. Changes of lignin structure of poplar wood chips in autohydrolysis pretreatment and bleachability of chemi-thermomechanical pulp.

In this work, poplar wood chips (PWCs) were subjected to autohydrolysis pretreatment with different levels of intensity, and the autohydrolyzed PWCs were used to make chemi-thermomechanical pulp (CTMP). The changes of the lignin structure of PWCs and the bleachability of the CTMP with...

Author(s) : Yang QiuLin; Chen YunJing; Yu ShiYun; Hou Qingxi; Wu Ming; Jiang TongBao; Wang KaiQing; Liu Wei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.56

10. Acidolysis mechanism of lignin from bagasse during p-toluenesulfonic acid treatment.

Lignin was efficiently separated from lignocellulosic biomass using p-toluenesulfonic acid (p-TsOH) treatment. However, lignin depolymerization and acidolysis have not been studied to date. In this study, the mechanism of lignin acidolysis was investigated. The structure of lignin in bagasse before ...

Author(s) : Feng ChengQi; Zhu JiaTian; Cao LiMing; Yan Li; Qin ChengRong; Liang Chen; Yao ShuangQuan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.64

11. Lignin-containing cellulose fibrils as reinforcement of plasticized PLA biocomposites produced by melt processing using PEG as a carrier.

The present work shows the feasibility of incorporating lignocellulosic nanofibers (LCNFs) from date palm waste, with diameters in the range of 10 and 30 nm, into polyethylene glycol (PEG)-plasticized polylactic acid (PLA). PLA/PEG/LCNF nanocomposites, with nanocellulose contents ranging from 2 to...

Author(s) : Chihaoui, B.; Tarrés, Q.; Delgado-Aguilar, M.; Mutjé, P.; Boufi, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.50

12. In-situ lignin modification with polyethylene glycol-epoxides to boost enzymatic hydrolysis of combined-pretreated masson pine.

Acid pretreatment was insufficient to disrupt the recalcitrance derived from lignins in softwood, thus a lignin-targeting post-treatment was required. In this study, a combined acid and alkali pretreatment with polyethylene glycol-epoxides (PEG-epoxides) was developed on masson pine. Results showed ...

Author(s) : Xu Xin; Zhang DaiHui; Wang Kai; Jia Yuan; Yang ChunDong; Shen BuZhen; Lai ChenHuan; Yong Qiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part B ref.19

13. Comparison of sulfomethylated lignin from poplar and masson pine on cellulase adsorption and the enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat straw.

In this work, effects of sulfomethylated lignins (SLs) prepared from masson pine (SLM) and poplar (SLP) on enzymatic hydrolysis and cellulase-lignin interaction were comparatively investigated. The results showed that both SLM and SLP significantly promoted the substrate enzymatic digestibility....

Author(s) : Li MoHan; Yuan YuFeng; Zhu YangSu; Jiang Bo; Wu WenJuan; Wu ShuFang; Jin YongCan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.50

14. Combined oxidization and liquid ammonia pretreatment of bamboo of various ages and species for maximizing fermentable sugar release.

To determine the potential for improving biomass enzymolysis, a combined oxidization and liquid ammonia pretreatment (OD-LAT) was employed for bamboo. The effects of oxidant, bamboo ages, and species on the pretreatment effectiveness and subsequent enzymolysis were studied. Under the optimal OD-LAT ...

Author(s) : Lu JiaJun; Cheng MingYang; Zhao Chao; Shao QianJun; Muhammad Hassan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.34

15. Efficiently conversion of raw lignocellulose to levulinic acid and lignin nano-spheres in acidic lithium bromide-water system by two-step process.

Herein, acidic concentrated lithium bromide-water system was efficiently carried out to synthesize levulinic acid (LA) from raw lignocellulose by two-step treatment. Saccharification was processed in 1st step, and 80.96 wt% glucose and 85.60 wt% xylose were yielded based on their theoretical yield...

Author(s) : Chen Jian; Pang ZhiQiang; Zhang YuQing; Chu Jie; Zhang DaoLei; Lu XianQin; Dong CuiHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.44

16. Effect of deep eutectic solvents-regulated lignin structure on subsequent pyrolysis products selectivity.

The chemical structure of lignin has an important effect on the lignin pyrolysis product distributions. Therefore, it is of great significance to regulate the selectivity of pyrolysis products by modifying the lignin structure. Herein, deep eutectic solvents (DESs) including choline...

Author(s) : Li TengFei; Yin YiHui; Wu ShuBin; Du XiongJian

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.46

17. Structural determinants of global trade in graphic paper and pulp products.

Both trade and production of graphic paper have decreased over the last three decades. While this general decrease can partially be attributed to increased prominence of information technology, the overall figure is devoid of context and thus of most of its meaning to global economy. In this study...

Author(s) : Shen XinRan; Lovric, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.134

18. Glycerol organosolv pretreatment can unlock lignocellulosic biomass for production of fermentable sugars: present situation and challenges.

The complex structure of lignocellulosic biomass forms the recalcitrance to prevent the embedded holo-cellulosic sugars from undergoing the biodegradation. Therefore, a pretreatment is often required for an efficient enzymatic lignocellulosic hydrolysis. Recently, glycerol organosolv (GO)...

Author(s) : Sun ChiHe; Ren HongYan; Sun FuBao; Hu Yun; Liu QiangQiang; Song GuoJie; Abdulkhani, A.; Show, P. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part B ref.82

19. Theoretical investigation on the mechanisms and kinetics of OH/NO3-initiated atmospheric oxidation of vanillin and vanillic acid.

Vanillin and vanillic acid are two kinds of lignin pyrolysis products that are generated by biomass combustion. The gas-phase oxidation mechanisms of vanillin and vanillic acid initiated by OH/NO3 radicals were investigated by using density functional theory (DFT) at M06-2X/6-311+G(3df,...

Author(s) : Sun YanHui; Liu Lin; Li Ming; Chen XiaoXiao; Xu Fei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.288 No.Part 2 ref.78

20. Localization of elite capture in wood charcoal production and trade: implications for development outcomes of a forest management program in rural Senegal.

This paper examines how decentralized forest governance policy led to new patterns of wealth accumulation in villages as a result of economic opportunities created by wood-charcoal production and trade in rural Senegal. In the region studied, the locus for development through decentralized...

Author(s) : Jusrut, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.53

21. Biological approach in deinking of waste paper using bacterial cellulase as an effective enzyme catalyst.

Paper has become the basic elixir in everyone's activities and usage of paper has increased day by day, the waste generated by paper is also enormous. The primary source of paper is wood (tree) yet, waste paper is environmentally good and biodegradable; however, it is the primary source of...

Author(s) : Indumathi, T.; Rita Jayaraj; Kumar, P. S.; Sonali J., M. I.; Krishnaswamy, V. G.; Ghfar, A. A.; Govindaraju, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 2

22. Modelling resin production distributions for Pinus pinaster Ait. stands in NW Spain.

Pine resin, a viscous material secreted as a defensive response to biotic or abiotic damage, is a highly valuable non-wood forest product with multiple uses in the industrial sector. Resin production can be induced by tapping live trees, but not all pine species produce resin of suitable quality...

Author(s) : Gómez-García, E.; Martínez Chamorro, E.; García-Méijome, A.; Rozados Lorenzo, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.42

23. Surface modification of cellulose originated from different plant sources through TEMPO/laccase/O2 oxidation.

An environmentally friendly 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO)-mediated oxidation system using halogen-free reagents has attracted much attention. At present, cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) with a high carboxyl content can be prepared by TEMPO/laccase/O2 (TLO)- oxidation of hardwood bleached ...

Author(s) : Chen Huangjingyi; Jiang Jie; Zhang Shuai; Yu Juan; Liu Liang; Fan YiMin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.42

24. Ultrafast fractionation of wild-type and CSE down-regulated poplars by microwave-assisted deep eutectic solvents (DES) for cellulose bioconversion enhancement and lignin nanoparticles fabrication.

Genetic engineering is considered a promising approach to decrease "biomass recalcitrance" and enhance the lignin valorization. Caffeoyl Shikimate Esterase (CSE) was recently indicated to play an important role in lignin biosynthesis. However, the effect of this enzyme on poplar lignin structure...

Author(s) : Xu LingHua; Ma ChengYe; Zhang Chen; Liu Jing; Peng XiaoPeng; Yao ShuangQuan; Min DouYong; Yuan TongQi; Wen JiaLong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.67

25. Light-colored lignin isolated from poplar by ultrasound-assisted ethanol extraction: structural features and anti-ultraviolet and anti-oxidation activities.

Ethanol extraction of lignocellulosic biomass under mild conditions has re-attracted considerable attention since a light-colored lignin with low molecular weight can be obtained. Unfortunately, the yield of isolated lignin for the ethanol extraction process is very limited. To enhance the...

Author(s) : Su XiuRu; Fu YingJuan; Shao Zhiyong; Qin MengHua; Li XiaoLiang; Zhang FengShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.47