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1. Wood burning pollution in Chile: a tale of two mid-size cities.

Cities in southern Chile are facing high levels of PM2.5 because of wood burning pollution. We quantify the contribution of wood smoke to fine particles in two mid-size cities: Molina and Valdivia, located in different climate zones. The sampling campaigns were carried out during austral winter...

Author(s) : Jorquera, H.; Villalobos, A. M.; Schauer, J. J.

Publisher : Turkish National Committee for Air Pollution Research and Control (TUNCAP), Buca, Turkey

Journal article : Atmospheric Pollution Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.50-59

2. Spatial dynamics of firewood and charcoal production in Brazil.

Firewood and charcoal are widely used as solid fuels in thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy generation processes in Brazil. Their production comes from silviculture or extractivism. The objective of the present study is to verify whether the expansion of forestry crops, mainly of eucalyptus, ...

Author(s) : Bichel, A.; Telles, T. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

3. Multi-objective optimization to support the design of a sustainable supply chain for the generation of biofuels from forest waste.

The production and supply chain management of biofuels from organic waste as raw material has been identified as a promising strategy in the field of renewable energies and circular economy initiatives. This industry involves complex tasks such as strategic land use, feedstock purchasing,...

Author(s) : Gutierrez-Franco, E.; Polo, A.; Clavijo-Buritica, N.; Rabelo, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.56

4. Structural changes and electrochemical properties of lacquer wood activated carbon prepared by phosphoric acid-chemical activation for supercapacitor applications.

Lacquer wood (LW) goes through one-step and two-step H3PO4 activation process to prepare activated carbons (ACs) at different temperature, and its performance was evaluated by testing CV, EIS, GCD and cycling respect to an electrode material in supercapacitors. The performance of lacquer wood...

Author(s) : Hu ShengChun; Cheng Jie; Wang WuPing; Sun GuoTao; Hu LiLe; Zhu MingQiang; Huang XiaoHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.82-94

5. Near infrared technique as a tool for the rapid assessment of waste wood quality for energy applications.

Considering the focus of the current European policy in promoting the reuse of waste products and increasing the share of renewable energies, waste wood is becoming an appealing resource rather than a product to dispose of. End-life waste wood products could be used for the production of panel...

Author(s) : Mancini, M.; Rinnan, Å.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.113-123 ref.37

6. Relationships of fruit characteristics of Rosehips (Rosa canina L.) grown in Bolu City Center.

Rosehip (Rosa spp.) is one of the most used non-wood forest products. It is an essential source of antioxidants and vitamin C besides having a wide range of uses in folk medicine and the marmalade industry. Therefore, for many years, researchers have made efforts to find the superior genotypes of...

Author(s) : Güler, E.; Bak, T.; Karadeniz, T.; Muradoğlu, F.

Publisher : Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey

Journal article : Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.11 No.2 pp.831-838 ref.21

7. Anti-inflammatory effect of Moringa oleifera lam. leaf extract on UVB-irradiated human keratinocytes.

Moringa oleifera Lam. has multiple biological properties that are applicable to developing cosmeceuticals. The objective of this study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory effects of M. oleifera on normal human keratinocytes. The anti-inflammatory effects of water extract and 50% ethanol extract of M. ...

Author(s) : Engsuwan, J.; Waranuch, N.; Limpeanchob, N.; Ingkaninan, K.

Publisher : Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand

Journal article : Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.43 No.3 pp.774-780 ref.23

8. Enhanced surface hardness of commercially pure titanium by pack carburization with rubberwood charcoal and rubberwood ash.

In the present work, pack carburization with rubberwood charcoal and rubberwood ash at 925°C for 6, 12, and 24 h was carried out to improve the surface hardness of commercially pure titanium (CP-Ti). X-ray diffraction and energy dispersive spectrometer analyses revealed the formation of titanium...

Author(s) : Konkhunthot, N.; Buranapima, P.; Boonnitee, P.; Masae, M.; Kongsong, P.

Publisher : Institute of Research and Development, Walailak University, Nakhonsithammarat, Thailand

Journal article : Walailak Journal of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.18 No.13 ref.many

9. Novel fine particle reduction method for wood stoves based on high-temperature electric collection of naturally charged soot particles.

Air pollution emitted by residential biomass combustion (RBC) is a known cause of adverse health and climate effects. Currently, manufacturers of stoves and fireplaces are facing challenges due to tightening emission regulations, such as the Ecodesign Directive in the European Union. Consequently,...

Author(s) : Suhonen, H.; Laitinen, A.; Kortelainen, M.; Koponen, H.; Kinnunen, N.; Suvanto, M.; Tissari, J.; Sippula, O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.312

10. Cashew apple pectin as a carrier matrix for mangiferin: physicochemical characterization, in vitro release and biological evaluation in human neutrophils.

In this work, cashew apple pectin (CP) of the species Anacardium occidentale L. was used as an encapsulation matrix for hydrophobic drugs. The model drug chosen was mangiferin (Mf), a glycosylated C-xanthone which has antioxidant properties but low solubility in aqueous medium. CP (1-100 μg mL-1)...

Author(s) : Ribeiro, A. C. B.; Cunha, A. P.; Ribeiro, M. E. N. P.; Trevisan, M. T. S.; Azul, F. V. C. S.; Leal, L. K. A. M.; Ricardo, N. M. P. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2021 Vol.171 pp.275-287

12. Adsorption characteristics of ammonium onto biochar from an aqueous solution.

Ammonium contamination in water is a major concern worldwide. This study focuses on the removal of ammonium from aqueous solution by batch adsorption experiments using biochar derived from a combination of various wood chips (spruce, pine, and fir). Adsorption characteristics of ammonium onto...

Author(s) : Begum, S. A.; Hyder, A. H. M. G.; Hicklen, Q.; Crocker, T.; Oni, B.

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - Aqua 2021 Vol.70 No.1 pp.113-122 ref.49

13. Research progress on the pharmacological functions of active components in Moringa oleifera leaves.

Moringa oleifera is an edible medicinal tree that grows in tropical and subtropical regions. Its leaves are an important resource, containing an abundance of active components (e.g., protein, flavonoids, and polysaccharides) that exhibit pharmacological activities such as antitumor, hypoglycemic,...

Author(s) : Xiong Fan; Liu Yang

Publisher : Tianjin Food Research Institute Co. Ltd, Tianjin, China

Journal article : Food Research and Development 2021 Vol.42 No.9 pp.212-218 ref.72

14. Facile fractionation of bamboo hydrolysate and characterization of isolated lignin and lignin-carbohydrate complexes.

An efficient separation technology for hydrolysates towards a full valorization of bamboo is still a tough challenge, especially regarding the lignin and lignin-carbohydrate complexes (LCCs). The present study aimed to develop a facile approach using organic solvent extraction for efficiently...

Author(s) : Wang XiaoDi; Zhang YongChao; Wang LuYao; Wang XiaoJu; Hou Qingxi; Willför, S.; Fu YingJuan; Qin MengHua; Xu ChunLin

Publisher : Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Holzforschung 2021 Vol.75 No.4 pp.399-408

15. Pellet production from furfural residue and sawdust: evaluating the characteristics and quality of pellets and their dependency on process parameters.

A single pellet press was employed for production of furfural residue pellets (FRPs) and wood pellets (WPs). The effects of temperature (70-200°C), pressure (70-160 MPa), moisture content (MC) (5.5-28%), particle size (0.25-0.5 and 0.5-1.41 mm) and a binder on the physical and mechanical...

Author(s) : Siyal, A. A.; Mao Xiao; Liu Yang; Ao WenYa; Jiang ZhiHui; Wahab, N.; Ran ChunMei; Zhang RuiHong; Liu GuangQing; Dai JianJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biomass and Bioenergy 2021 Vol.149

16. Protective effect of argan oil on DNA damage in vivo and in vitro.

Background: Iron-overload is a well-known cause for the development of chronic liver diseases and known to induce DNA damage. Material and methods: The protective effect of argan oil (AO) from the Argania spinosa fruit and olive oil (OO) (6% AO or OO for 28 days) was evaluated on a mouse model of...

Author(s) : Bouchab, H.; Ishaq, A.; Kebbaj, R. E.; Nasser, B.; Saretzki, G.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Biomarkers 2021 Vol.26 No.5 pp.425-433 ref.51

17. Wood ashes from grate-fired heat and power plants: evaluation of nutrient and heavy metal contents.

Ashes from biomass heat (and power) plants that apply untreated woody biofuels may be suitable for use as fertilizers if certain requirements regarding pollutant and nutrient contents are met. The aim of this study was to examine if both bottom and cyclone ashes from 17 Bavarian heating plants and...

Author(s) : Bachmaier, H.; Kuptz, D.; Hartmann, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.60

18. Effect of bulking materials over the composting of bio-slurry.

Bio-slurry is considered as a good quality organic fertilizer in Bangladesh agriculture. An experiment was conducted at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh to assess the effect of bulking materials over the composting of bio-slurry. The experiment was conducted with 4 treatments each of...

Author(s) : Al-Amin, M.; Rahman, M. M.; Islam, S. M. A.; Dhakal, H.; Khan, M. R. I.; Amin, M. R.; Kabir, A. K. M. A.

Publisher : Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Journal article : Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science 2021 Vol.49 No.2 pp.142-150 ref.25

19. Barbaram, a bicyclic neolactam from the root and stem of Lycium barbarum.

Barbaram (1), a neolactam together with other five known compunds (2-6) was isolated from the EtOAc-soluble fraction of an EtOH extract of the root and stem of Lycium barbarum by using silica gel, Sephadex LH-20 column chromatography and semi-preparative RP-C18 HPLC. Based on HR-TOF-MS, NMR...

Author(s) : Lan Ting; Xu Wei; Xu TianQi; Xia Zhao; Zhang HaiXin; Zhan YaPing; Zhou GuangXiong

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Asian Natural Products Research 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.82-88 ref.20

20. Influence of brick and mortar properties on bioreceptivity of masonry - results from experimental research.

The effect of mortar and brick properties on the growth of ivy-leaved toadflax (Cymbalaria muralis) and yellow corydalis (Pseudofumaria lutea) has been investigated in laboratory. Different mortar compositions were designed and tested in combination with two different bricks. Highly porous bricks...

Author(s) : Lubelli, B.; Moerman, J.; Esposito, R.; Mulder, K.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Construction and Building Materials 2021 Vol.266 No.Part A ref.30

21. A review of recent developments in application of low cost natural materials in purification and upgrade of biogas.

The main contaminants in biogas namely carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and siloxanes limit its application especially in engines by reducing energy density and causing corrosion on machine parts. Furthermore, the carbon dioxide in biogas contributes highly to global warming. Therefore, biogas...

Author(s) : Mulu, E.; M'Arimi, M. M.; Ramkat, R. C.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2021 Vol.145

22. Phytochemical screening and anthelmintic activity of Artocarpus altilis extract.

Helminthiasis, also known as worm infection is macro parasitic disease of humans and other animals in which a part of the body is infected with parasitic worms, known as Helminths. There has been an enormous interest in the development of alternative medicines against Helminthiasis, specifically...

Author(s) : Kunal Bhattacharya; Atanu Bhattacharjee; Chanu, N. R.; Dey, B. K.; Devi, C. M.

Publisher : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Raipur, India

Journal article : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021 Vol.14 No.2 pp.640-644 ref.29

23. Development and evaluation of ketoprofen sustained delivery system using neem gum.

Background: The main objective of this work is to formulate a sustained release matrix tablets using neem gum. Ketoprofen was selected as a model drug due to the low biological half life, it requires frequent administration. Hence sustained dosage forms are formulated to reduce the dosage...

Author(s) : Harsha, M. V.; Baratam, S. R.; Kishore, A. K.

Publisher : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Raipur, India

Journal article : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021 Vol.14 No.2 pp.817-822 ref.15

24. Standardization and phytochemical screening of Ficus religiosa.

Herbal drugs are the plant or part of plants that have been converted into phytopharmaceuticals by simply means of processes involving collection or harvesting, drying and storage. The use of herbal drugs as medicine is the ancients' form of healthcare known to delicacy and it is used in all...

Author(s) : Kukde, V. S.; Bhongade, M. A.; Kamde, S. S.

Publisher : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Raipur, India

Journal article : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021 Vol.14 No.2 pp.971-976 ref.11

25. Nephroprotective activity of dichloromethane extract of leaves of Alstonia scholaris Linn. in gentamycin induced nephrotoxicity in rats: preventive study.

Objective: The Aim of the study was to find out the nephroprotective activity of dichloromethane extract of Alstonia scholaris in Gentamycin induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Methods: Dichloromethane extract of leaves of Alstonia scholaris was studied for its Nephro-protective activity in animal...

Author(s) : Dileep Bharati; Swapnil Goyal; Anirbandeep Bose

Publisher : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Raipur, India

Journal article : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021 Vol.14 No.2 pp.1055-1058 ref.22