An examination of the potential for the use of the Maillard reaction to modify wood

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Peeters, Kelly; Larnøy, Erik; Kutnar, Andreja; Hill, Callum A.S.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/20426445.2018.1471840
  • Subject: Beech and pine; Maillard reaction; primary amines; sugars; thermal reaction; water deliverable; wood modification
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Finding efficient ways to decrease wood decay caused by fungi is an important issue in the timber construction. A possible way to avoid wood decay by fungi is by reducing the water content of wood, since water is a primary condition for fungal growth. Bulking of... View more
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