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Characterization of Bone and Bone-Based Graft Materials Using FTIR Spectroscopy
Despite its static appearance, bone is a very dynamic living tissue that undergoes constant remodelling throughout life. After blood, bone is the second most commonly transplanted tissue in humanExpand
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On the morphology of cellulose nanofibrils obtained by TEMPO-mediated oxidation and mechanical treatment.
The morphological properties of cellulose nanofibrils obtained from eucalyptus pulp fibres were assessed. Two samples were produced with the same chemical treatment (NaClO/NaBr/TEMPOExpand
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Xylan and xylan derivatives—Their performance in bio-based films and effect of glycerol addition
Abstract In this work, the successful derivatization of a beechwood xylan (BX) by carboxymethylation and hydroxypropylation was achieved aimed to produce bio-based films. Carboxymethyl xylan (CMX)Expand
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An insight into the surface properties of calcined kaolinitic clays: The grinding effect
Abstract The present work aimed characterizing in a systematic way the surface of metakaolinitic materials produced by calcination of a kaolinitic clay at different temperatures and to study theExpand
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Evaluation of Anionic and Cationic Pulp-Based Flocculants With Diverse Lignin Contents for Application in Effluent Treatment From the Textile Industry: Flocculation Monitoring
In wastewater treatment, flocculation is a widely used solid/liquid separation technique, which typically employs a charged polymer, a polyelectrolyte (PEL). Polyelectrolytes features, such as chargeExpand
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Oxygen bleaching of kraft pulp with polyoxometalates and laccase applying a novel multi-stage process
Abstract A series of manganese substituted polyoxotungstates, [SiW11MnIII(H2O)O39]5− and [PW11MnIII(H2O)O39]4−, and [SiW11VVO40]5− were applied as catalysts for the oxygen delignification ofExpand
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Nanostructured bacterial cellulose-poly(4-styrene sulfonic acid) composite membranes with high storage modulus and protonic conductivity.
The present study reports the development of a new generation of bio-based nanocomposite proton exchange membranes based on bacterial cellulose (BC) and poly(4-styrene sulfonic acid) (PSSA), producedExpand
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Influence of TEMPO-oxidised cellulose nanofibrils on the properties of filler-containing papers
In this work, cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) were produced from a Eucalyptus globulus bleached kraft pulp by TEMPO-mediated oxidation and mechanical homogenisation, and their effects in papermaking,Expand
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Sequential decolourization of reactive textile dyes by laccase mediator system
BACKGROUND: The use of enzymes has attracted much interest for the decolourization of dyes from wastewater as an alternative to conventional treatments, which have limitations. Laccase can be used toExpand
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