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Book Reviews ies ; W.G. Glasser and S. Sarkanen (Eds.):) Lignin: Proper! and Mateiges. Har< rialsJACS Symposium Series 397. 545 pages. Hardcover. 1989. American Chemical Society, Washington D.C. ISBN 0-8412-1631-2. Kringstad et al.,W. Glasser et al.), hydroxypropyl lignins (W. Glasser et al., J. Hyatt) as well as Iignopolys,tyrenes (Helena Chum et al.).The last section on 'Epoxies and acrylics' with four papers adds to the broad spectrum of lignin modification by grafting, leading to lignin copolymers with tailored technological properties as well as compatibilities. Of special interest in this section is the paper by S. Hosoya et al., showing that the reactivity of lignin towards epoxides is greatly enhanced by treatment with ozone, creating muconic acid groups in lignin. Another possibility of reactivity enhancement of lignin by epichlorohydrin is hydroxypropylation with propelene oxide (W. Glasser and W.L.-S. Nieh). The book concludes with a valuable record of firms offering industrial lignin and lignin derivative products. 'Lignin: Properties and Materials' will be of interest to both polymer and wood chemists, graduate students and technical personnel in engineering and polymer science. It constitutes a valuable compilation of lignin based raw materials as potential substitutes and extenders for polymeric materials based on petrochemicals. H.H. Nimz http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Holzforschung - International Journal of the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Wood de Gruyter

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de Gruyter
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Copyright © 2009 Walter de Gruyter
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0018-3830
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1437-434X
DOI
10.1515/hfsg.1993.47.4.358
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ies ; W.G. Glasser and S. Sarkanen (Eds.):) Lignin: Proper! and Mateiges. Har< rialsJACS Symposium Series 397. 545 pages. Hardcover. 1989. American Chemical Society, Washington D.C. ISBN 0-8412-1631-2. Kringstad et al.,W. Glasser et al.), hydroxypropyl lignins (W. Glasser et al., J. Hyatt) as well as Iignopolys,tyrenes (Helena Chum et al.).The last section on 'Epoxies and acrylics' with four papers adds to the broad spectrum of lignin modification by grafting, leading to lignin copolymers with tailored technological properties as well as compatibilities. Of special interest in this section is the paper by S. Hosoya et al., showing that the reactivity of lignin towards epoxides is greatly enhanced by treatment with ozone, creating muconic acid groups in lignin. Another possibility of reactivity enhancement of lignin by epichlorohydrin is hydroxypropylation with propelene oxide (W. Glasser and W.L.-S. Nieh). The book concludes with a valuable record of firms offering industrial lignin and lignin derivative products. 'Lignin: Properties and Materials' will be of interest to both polymer and wood chemists, graduate students and technical personnel in engineering and polymer science. It constitutes a valuable compilation of lignin based raw materials as potential substitutes and extenders for polymeric materials based on petrochemicals. H.H. Nimz

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Holzforschung - International Journal of the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Woodde Gruyter

Published: Jan 1, 1993

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