Supercritical Fluid Methods and Protocols pp 227-233

Part of the Methods In Biotechnology™ book series (MIBT, volume 13)

The Deposition of a Biocide in Wood-Based Material

  • Jeffrey J. Morrell
  • Keith L. Levien

Abstract

Wood is a unique combination of the biological polymers cellulose, lignin, and hemicellulose. In living trees, wood serves a structural function supporting the foliage in its never-ending struggle to collect sunlight for photosynthesis. The properties of wood that make it so useful to the living tree also have many applications for man.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey J. Morrell
    • 1
  • Keith L. Levien
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Forest ProductsOregon State UniversityCorvallis
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringOregon State UniversityCorvallis

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