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International Academy of Wood Science 2018 Annual Meeting

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Medicarpin-Lignin adhesive formulations for wood antifungal applications.

From our previous study where we isolated and identified medicarpin as the antifungal component inside Dalbergia congestiflora pittier we developed adhesive wood formulations based in phenolformaldehyde and depolymerized lignin, adding medicarpin to observe antifungal effects. Their evaluation inside samples with the Trametes versicolor fungus, show that their joint with our formulations caused 100% inhibition. The results of this study may be useful in developing wood-preserving formulations based on medicarpin or similar molecular structures and in expanding the scientific knowledge of laccase activity for biotechnological applications.

Pablo Lopez-Albarran
UNIVERSIDAD MICHOACANA DE SAN NICOLAS DE HIDALGO
Mexico

Jose G Rutiaga-QuiƱones
UNIVERSIDAD MICHOACANA DE SAN NICOLAS DE HIDALGO
Mexico

Rafael Herrera-Bucio
UNIVERSIDAD MICHOACANA DE SAN NICOLAS DE HIDALGO
Mexico

Crisanto Velazquez-Becerra
UNIVERSIDAD MICHOACANA DE SAN NICOLAS DE HIDALGO
Mexico

 


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