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Characterization of mechanical pulps by aid of pectinase enzymes (Pectin)

Date: 1.9.1995-31.5.1996
Code: K7619
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Chemical Engineering (KTF), Laboratory of Forest Products Chemistry
Address: Porthansgatan 3, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 229
Fax +358-2-2154 868
E-mail bjarne.holmbom@abo.fi
Project leader: TkD Johanna Buchert, docent (1.9.1995-31.5.1996)
Researchers: DI Camilla Lillandt (1.9.1995-30.11.1995)
DI Nina Åkerback (1.9.1995-31.5.1996)
Type of research: 2 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 80 %
- applied research 20 %
Finnish funding organizations: Tekes, Helsingfors (Uudistuva paperi) FIM 170000
Man months: Totally: 6 months
Keywords: mekanisk massa, ytkemi, mekaaninen massa, pintakemia, mekaniska massor, ytkemi, enzymer, mecanical pulps, surface chemistry, enzymes,

The aim is to characterize pectins on mechanical pulp (TMP) fibre surfaces.The significance of pectins for the surface carboxyl groups is determined.

Publication(s)

11.3.1996 / 12.3.1996