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Qualitative investigation on hydrothermal treatment of Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) bark for production of useful chemicals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14690375     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hydrothermal treatment of an outer layer of a bark of Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) tree was investigated qualitatively for the possibility of utilizing residual forest biomass to produce valuable chemicals. Experiments were carried out in a semibatch reactor apparatus that allows the study of the effect of reaction temperatures in a single run. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analyses show the presence of useful chemicals such as furfural, aromatic compounds (1,3-di-tert-butyl benzene and 2,4-di-tert-butyl phenol), and fatty acids (myristic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid) in the products.
Armando T Quitain; Nobuaki Sato; Hiroyuki Daimon; Koichi Fujie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of agricultural and food chemistry     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0021-8561     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Agric. Food Chem.     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-23     Completed Date:  2004-03-05     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374755     Medline TA:  J Agric Food Chem     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7926-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ecological Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi 441-8580, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Benzene Derivatives / analysis
Chamaecyparis / chemistry*
Fatty Acids / analysis
Furaldehyde / analysis
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Hot Temperature*
Phenols / analysis
Plant Bark / chemistry*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Benzene Derivatives; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Phenols; 7732-18-5/Water; 98-01-1/Furaldehyde

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