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    • A new approach to the internal sizing of paper via biotechnological processes 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2011)
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      This work deals with the study of a new biotechnological procedure, employing laccase in combination with hydrophobic compounds, for the biomodification of fibres and the internal sizing of paper. Cellulose fibres from ...
    • A new procedure for the hydrophobization of cellulose fibre using laccase and a hydrophobic phenolic compound 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Colom Pastor, José F.; Vila Babarro, Carlos; Hernández, Núria; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2012-05)
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      A new biotechnological procedure using laccase in combination with a hydrophobic phenolic compound (lauryl gallate) for the hydrophobization of cellulose fibres and internal sizing of paper was developed. Cellulose fibres ...
    • Biomodification of cellulose flax fibers by a new cellulase 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Torres López, Antonio Luis; Vila, Carlos; Pastor, Francisco J.; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2013-01)
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      The potential of the new cellulase Cel9B from Paenibacillus barcinonensis for the modification of cellulose flax fibers was for the first time assessed in this work. Cel9B treatments were found to enhance the development ...
    • Biorefinery: the paper mill of tomorrow 

      Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Torres López, Antonio Luis; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Cusola Aumedes, Oriol; Quintana, Elisabet; Andreu Terrén, Glòria; Aracri, Elisabetta; Fillat Latorre, Amanda; García Ubasart, Jordi; Beltramino, Facundo; Clemente Escuin, Antonio; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (Campus de Terrassa de la UPC, 2013-06-13)
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    • Enzymatic treatments of paper surface using laccase, hydrophobic compounds and lignin 

      Cusola Aumedes, Oriol; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; García Ubasart, Jordi; Valls Vidal, Cristina (2011)
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      This study demonstrates the potential of applying surface enzymatic treatments on finished paper sheets to improve their physical characteristics. Research studies have recently reported that is possible to internally size ...
    • Enzymatic treatments of pulp using laccase and hydrophobic compounds 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Esteban, Alberto; Vila Babarro, Carlos; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Colom Pastor, José F.; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2011-09-01)
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    • Enzymatic treatments of pulp using laccase and hydrophobic compounds 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Esteban, Alberto; Vila Babarro, Carlos; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Colom Pastor, José F.; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2011-02)
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      The aim of this work was to develop an innovative method for the internal sizing of paper by use of laccase and hydrophobic compounds. Nine different products containing hydrophobic moieties were tested in combination ...
    • Laccase-mediated coupling of nonpolar chains for the hydrophobization of lignocellulose 

      García Ubasart, Jordi; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Torres López, Antonio Luis; Rojas, Orlando J. (2013-04-09)
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      We investigate the use of laccase enzymes to couple short nonpolar chains containing aromatic groups onto flax fibers and nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) with different lignin contents. Trametes villosa, Pycnoporus ...
    • On hexenuronic acid (HexA) removal and mediator coupling to pulp fiber in the laccase/mediator treatment 

      Cadena Chamorro, Edith Marleny; Du, Xueyu; Gellerstedt, G.; Li, Jiebing; Fillat Latorre, Amanda; García Ubasart, Jordi; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Colom Pastor, José F. (2011-02)
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    • Paper functionalization by means of enzymatic surface treatments using hydrophobic compounds and lignosulfonates 

      Cusola Aumedes, Oriol; García Ubasart, Jordi; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (2012)
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      In the present work an innovative method for achieving enzymatic surface functionalization on finished paper sheets is presented. A commercial filter paper was surface sized with laccase derived from Trametes Villosa, ...