Biorefineries

Organisational unit: Research group

Research outputs

  1. 2017
  2. Published

    WtF-Nano: One-Pot Dewatering and Water-Free Topochemical Modification of Nanocellulose in Ionic Liquids or γ-Valerolactone

    Laaksonen, T., Helminen, J. K. J., Lemetti, L., Långbacka, J., Rico del Cerro, D., Hummel, M., Filpponen, I., Rantamäki, A. H., Kakko, T., Kemell, M. L. & 4 othersWiedmer, S. K., Heikkinen, S., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A. W. T., 22 Dec 2017, In : ChemSusChem. 10, 24, p. 4879-4890 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Published
  4. Published

    The chemical-free production of nanocelluloses from microcrystalline cellulose and their use as Pickering emulsion stabilizer

    Buffiere, J., Balogh-Michels, Z., Borrega, M., Geiger, T., Zimmermann, T. & Sixta, H., 15 Dec 2017, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 178, p. 48-56 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  5. Published
  6. Published

    Lignin and ash balances of sulfur dioxide-ethanol-water fractionation of sugarcane straw

    You, X., van Heiningen, A., Sixta, H. & Iakovlev, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 244, p. 1111-1120 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. Published

    Hot water treatment of hardwood kraft pulp produces high-purity cellulose and polymeric xylan

    Borrega, M., Concha-Carrasco, S., Pranovich, A. & Sixta, H., Nov 2017, In : Cellulose. 24, 11, p. 5133-5145 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  8. Published

    Furfural production from xylose in a bi-phasic set-up

    Gomez Millan, G., Hellsten, S., Sixta, H. & Llorca, J., 31 Oct 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  9. Published

    Sulfur balance of sulfur dioxide-ethanol-water fractionation of sugarcane straw

    You, X., van Heiningen, A., Sixta, H. & Iakovlev, M., 1 Oct 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 241, p. 998-1002 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Published

    Cooking of dry high-lignin Eucalyptus camaldulensis chips followed by TCF bleaching with hydrogen peroxide

    Fiskari, J., Vihelä, T., Ruuttunen, K., Ali-Rekola, V., Hautala, S. & Sixta, H., 1 Sep 2017, In : Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 51, 9-10, p. 857-861 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  11. Published

    Furfural production from xylose in a bi-phasic set-up

    Gomez Millan, G., Hellsten, S., Llorca, J. & Sixta, H., 30 Aug 2017, ISWFPC 2017 - 19th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping Chemistry. Colodette, J. L. & Gomes, F. J. B. (eds.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  12. Published

    The Role of Various Chlorides on Xylose Conversion to Furfural: Experiments and Kinetic Modeling

    Ershova, O., Nieminen, K. & Sixta, H., 9 Aug 2017, In : ChemCatChem. 9, 15, p. 3031-3040 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Published

    Contribution of Residual Proteins to the Thermomechanical Performance of Cellulosic Nanofibrils Isolated from Green Macroalgae

    Guo, J., Uddin, K. M. A., Mihhels, K., Fang, W., Laaksonen, P., Zhu, J. Y. & Rojas, O. J., 7 Aug 2017, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 5, 8, p. 6978-6985 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  14. Published

    Upgrading of commercial pulps to high-purity dissolving pulps by an ionic liquid-based extraction method

    Wollboldt, P., Strach, M., Russler, A., Jankova, S. & Sixta, H., 26 Jul 2017, In : Holzforschung. 71, 7-8, p. 611-618 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  15. Published

    Understanding the role of water in the interaction of ionic liquids with wood polymers

    Roselli, A., Hummel, M., Vartiainen, J., Nieminen, K. & Sixta, H., 15 Jul 2017, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 168, p. 121-128 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  16. Published

    Oscillating Ferrofluid Droplet Microrheology of Liquid-Immersed Sessile Droplets

    Backholm, M., Vuckovac, M., Schreier, J., Latikka, M., Hummel, M., Linder, M. B. & Ras, R. H. A., 27 Jun 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 25, p. 6300-6306 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  17. Published

    Wood biorefinery based on γ-valerolactone/water fractionation

    Le, H., Ma, Y., Borrega Sabate, M. & Sixta, H., 31 May 2017, Paper & Biorefinery 2017 Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

  18. Published

    Uncatalyzed Lignin Solvolysis: Utilizing Water-Solvent Mixtures as a Reaction Medium

    Ruuttunen, K., Hashmi, S. F., Hakonen, K. & Sixta, H., 9 May 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  19. Published

    γ-valerolactone/water Fractionation of Softwood

    Elsayed, S., Le, H., Borrega Sabate, M. & Sixta, H., 28 Mar 2017, Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference 2017 Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

  20. Published

    Fast production of furfural from xylose using solid acid catalysts

    Gomez Millan, G., Hellsten, S., Llorca, J. & Sixta, H., Mar 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  21. Published

    High stability and low competitive inhibition of thermophilic Thermopolyspora flexuosa GH10 xylanase in biomass-dissolving ionic liquids

    Anbarasan, S., Wahlström, R., Hummel, M., Ojamo, H., Sixta, H. & Turunen, O., 1 Feb 2017, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101, 4, p. 1487-1498 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  22. Published

    Phase-out-compliant fluorosurfactants: Unique methimazolium derivatives including room temperature ionic liquids

    Hummel, M., Markiewicz, M., Stolte, S., Noisternig, M., Braun, D. E., Gelbrich, T., Griesser, U. J., Partl, G., Naier, B., Wurst, K. & 5 othersKrüger, B., Kopacka, H., Laus, G., Huppertz, H. & Schottenberger, H., 2017, In : Green Chemistry. 19, 14, p. 3225-3237 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  23. Published

    Recycling of Ionic Liquid in the Cellulose Fibre Spinning

    Hellsten, S., Elsayed, S. & Sixta, H., 2017, ISWFPC 2017 - 19th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping Chemistry: Proceeding. Colodette, J. L. & Gomes, F. J. B. (eds.). p. 237-240 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  24. 2016
  25. Published

    Textile Fibers Production via a Novel Organosolv Fractionation Process

    Le, H., Ma, Y., Borrega Sabate, M. & Sixta, H., 15 Nov 2016, Cellulose Workshop 2016. Örnsköldvik

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

  26. Published

    Cellulose-Derived Carbon Fibers Produced via a Continuous Carbonization Process: Investigating Precursor Choice and Carbonization Conditions

    Byrne, N., Setty, M., Blight, S., Tadros, R., Ma, Y., Sixta, H. & Hummel, M., Nov 2016, In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 217, 22, p. 2517-2524

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  27. Published

    Production of furfural from xylose using solid catalysts

    Gomez Millan, G., Hellsten, S., Llorca, J. & Sixta, H., Nov 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  28. Published

    Renewable High-Performance Fibers from the Chemical Recycling of Cotton Waste Utilizing an Ionic Liquid

    Asaadi, S., Hummel, M., Hellsten, S., Härkäsalmi, T., Ma, Y., Michud, A. & Sixta, H., 31 Oct 2016, In : ChemSusChem. 9, 22, p. 3250-3258 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  29. Published

    The effect of hydration on the micromechanics of regenerated cellulose fibres from ionic liquid solutions of varying draw ratios

    Bulota, M., Michud, A., Hummel, M., Hughes, M. & Sixta, H., 20 Oct 2016, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 151, p. 1110-1114 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  30. Published

    Solubility of Organosolv Lignin in γ-Valerolactone/Water Binary Mixtures

    Le, H., Zaitseva, A., Pokki, J-P., Ståhl, M., Alopaeus, V. & Sixta, H., 10 Oct 2016, In : ChemSusChem. 9, 20, p. 2939 - 2947 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  31. Published

    Cellulose fractionation with IONCELL-P

    Stepan, A. M., Monshizadeh, A., Hummel, M., Roselli, A. & Sixta, H., 5 Oct 2016, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 150, p. 99-106 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  32. Published

    Solid acid catalyzed dehydration of xylose to obtain furfural

    Gomez Millan, G., Hellsten, S., Wilde, N., Gläser, R., Llorca, J. & Sixta, H., Oct 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  33. Published

    Deformation mechanisms in ionic liquid spun cellulose fibers

    Wanasekara, N. D., Michud, A., Zhu, C., Rahatekar, S., Sixta, H. & Eichhorn, S. J., 2 Sep 2016, In : Polymer. 99, p. 222-230 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  34. Published

    Influence of process parameters on the structure formation of man-made cellulosic fibers from ionic liquid solution

    Michud, A., Hummel, M. & Sixta, H., 10 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 133, 30, 43718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  35. Published

    IONCELL-P&F: Pulp Fractionation and Fiber Spinning with Ionic Liquids

    Stepan, A. M., Michud, A., Hellstén, S., Hummel, M. & Sixta, H., 27 Jul 2016, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 55, 29, p. 8225-8233 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  36. Published

    Hyperthermostable Thermotoga maritima xylanase XYN10B shows high activity at high temperatures in the presence of biomass-dissolving hydrophilic ionic liquids

    Yu, T., Anbarasan, S., Wang, Y., Telli, K., Aslan, A. S., Su, Z., Zhou, Y., Zhang, L., Iivonen, P., Havukainen, S. & 6 othersMentunen, T., Hummel, M., Sixta, H., Binay, B., Turunen, O. & Xiong, H., Jul 2016, In : Extremophiles. 20, 4, p. 515–524 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  37. Published

    Physico-Chemical Alternatives in Lignocellulosic Materials in Relation to the Kind of Component for Fermenting Purposes

    Coz, A., Llano, T., Cifrian, E., Viguri, J., Maican, E. & Sixta, H., Jul 2016, In : Materials. 9, 7, 37 p., 574.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewScientificpeer-review

  38. Published

    Influence of lignin on morphology, rheology and consolidation of nanocellulose

    Lê, H. Q., Dimic-Misic, K., Maloney, T. & Sixta, H., 28 Jun 2016, EWLP 2016.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

  39. Published

    Solution-State One- and Two-Dimensional NMR Spectroscopy of High-Molecular-Weight Cellulose

    Holding, A. J., Mäkelä, V., Tolonen, L., Sixta, H., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A. W. T., 21 Apr 2016, In : ChemSusChem. 9, 8, p. 880-892 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  40. Published

    Comparison of pulp species in IONCELL-P: Selective hemicellulose extraction method with ionic liquids

    Roselli, A., Asikainen, S., Stepan, A., Monshizadeh, A., Von Weymarn, N., Kovasin, K., Wang, Y., Xiong, H., Turunen, O., Hummel, M. & 1 othersSixta, H., 1 Apr 2016, In : Holzforschung. 70, 4, p. 291-296 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  41. Published

    Isolation and characterization of sulfur-free lignin produced by Gamma-Valerolactone/Water fractionation of Eucalyptus wood

    Lê, H. Q., Ståhl, M., Borrega Sabate, M. & Sixta, H., 13 Mar 2016, ACS 2015.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

  42. Published

    Ioncell-F: ionic liquid-based cellulosic textile fibers as an alternative to viscose and Lyocell

    Michud, A., Tanttu, M., Asaadi, S., Ma, Y., Netti, E., Kääriäinen, P., Persson, A., Berntsson, A., Hummel, M. & Sixta, H., 1 Mar 2016, In : TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL. 86, 5, p. 543-552 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  43. Published

    Degradation of viscose fibers during acidic treatment

    Mozdyniewicz, D. J., Nieminen, K., Kraft, G. & Sixta, H., Feb 2016, In : Cellulose. 23, 1, p. 213-229 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  44. Published

    Profiles of alkali concentration and galactoglucomannan degradation in kraft impregnation of Scots pine wood: Experimental observations and modeling

    Montagna, P. N., Nieminen, K., Inalbon, M. C., Sixta, H. & Zanuttini, M. A., Jan 2016, In : Holzforschung. 70, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  45. Published

    Advantages of regenerated cellulose fibres as compared to flax fibres in the processability and mechanical performance of thermoset composites

    Santamala, H., Livingston, R., Sixta, H., Hummel, M., Skrifvars, M. & Saarela, O., 2016, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 84, 84, p. 377-385 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  46. Published

    Application of mild autohydrolysis to facilitate the dissolution of wood chips in direct-dissolution solvents

    Deb, S., Labafzadeh, S. R., Liimatainen, U., Parviainen, A., Hauru, L. K. J., Azhar, S., Lawoko, M., Kulomaa, T., Kakko, T., Fiskari, J. & 4 othersBorrega Sabate, M., Sixta, H., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A. W. T., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 11, p. 3286-3294 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  47. Published

    Cellulose regeneration and spinnability from ionic liquids

    Hauru, L. K. J., Hummel, M., Nieminen, K., Michud, A. & Sixta, H., 2016, In : Soft Matter. 12, 5, p. 1487-1495 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  48. Published

    Degradation and Crystallization of Cellulose in Hydrogen Chloride Vapor for High-Yield Isolation of Cellulose Nanocrystals

    Kontturi, E., Meriluoto, A., Penttilä, P. A., Baccile, N., Malho, J. M., Potthast, A., Rosenau, T., Ruokolainen, J., Serimaa, R., Laine, J. & 1 othersSixta, H., 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie. 55, 46, p. 14453-14456

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  49. Published

    Kinetics of SO2-ethanol-water (AVAP®) fractionation of sugarcane straw

    You, X., van Heiningen, A., Sixta, H. & Iakovlev, M., 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 212, p. 111-119 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  50. Published

    Simultaneous bench scale production of dissolving grade pulp and valuable hemicelluloses from softwood kraft pulp by ionic liquid extraction

    Laine, C., Asikainen, S., Talja, R., Stépán, A., Sixta, H. & Harlin, A., 2016, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 136, p. 402-408 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  51. Published

    Supercritical water hydrolysis: a green pathway for producing low-molecular-weight cellulose

    Buffiere, J., Ahvenainen, P., Borrega Sabate, M., Svedström, K. & Sixta, H., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 24, p. 6516-6525

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  52. Published

    Upcycling of waste paper and cardboard to textiles

    Ma, Y., Hummel, M., Määttänen, M., Särkilahti, A., Harlin, A. & Sixta, H., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 3, p. 858-866 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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