Laboratory of Wood Chemistry

Biorefinery of woody biomass and utilization of refined components


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  • Position
  • Degree
  • URAKI Yasumitsu
  • Professor
  • Ph.D. (Science)


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  • Lecturer
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


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  • SUZUKI Shiori
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. (Engineering)


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Selected Publications

  1. Y. Uraki, Y. Sugiyama, K. Koda, S. Kubo, T. Kishimoto and J. F. Kadla: Thermal mobility of β-O-4-type artificial lignin. Biomacromolecules,13 (3), 867-872 (2012).
  2. N. Cheng, K. Koda, Y. Tamai, Y. Yamamoto, T. E. Takasuka and Y. Uraki: Optimization of simultaneous saccharification and fermentation conditions with amphipathic lignin derivatives for concentrated bioethanol production. Bioresource Technology, 232, 126-132 (2017).
  3. S. Taira, M. Kurihara, K. Koda, K. Sugimura, Y. Nishio and Y. Uraki: TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofiber-reinforced lignin based polyester films as a separator for electric double-layer capacitor. Cellulose,26(1), 569-580 (2019).
  4. M. Endo, K. Shigetomi, S. Mitsuhashi, M. Igarashi and M. Ubukata: Isolation, structure determination and structure–activity relationship of anti-toxoplasma triterpenoids from Quercus crispula Blume outer bark, Journal of Wood Science, 65 (3), DOI: 10.1186/s10086-019-1782-8 (2019)
  5. K. Shigetomi, N. Okada, T. Kumaki, S. Mitsuhashi and M. Ubukata: Inhibitory activities of tree bark extracts against AGEs formation and their correlation with phenolic components. Wood Science and Technology, 52 (3) 873–886(2018)

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