Research Output

2013

Fractionation of residual algal biomass - potential for value-added products

Pere, J., Mattinen, M., Ohra-aho, T. & Liitiä, T., 2013, Sustainable algal biomass products by cultivation in waste water flows. Arnold, M. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 62-73 (VTT Technology; No. 147).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access

Further Insight into Carbohydrate Degradation and Dissolution Behavior during Kraft Cooking under Elevated Alkalinity without and in the Presence of Anthraquinone

Paananen, M., Liitiä, T. & Sixta, H., 2013, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 36, p. 12777-12784 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrolysis of konjac glucomannan by Trichoderma reesei mannanase and endoglucanases Cel7B and Cel5A for the production of glucomannooligosaccharides

Mikkelson, A., Maaheimo, H. & Hakala, T., 2013, In : Carbohydrate Research. 372, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Hydroperoxide production from linoleic acid by heterologous Gaeumannomyces graminis tritici lipoxygenase: Optimization and scale-up

Villaverde, J. J., van der Vlist, V., Santos, S. A. O., Haarmann, T., Langfelder, K., Pirttimaa, M., Nyyssölä, A., Jylhä, S., Tamminen, T., Kruus, K., de Graaff, L., Neto, C. P., Simoes, M. M. Q., Domingues, M. R. M., Silvestre, A. J. D., Eidner, J. & Buchert, J., 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 217, p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of hydrothermal pre-treatment to chemical composition, enzymatic digestibility and spatial distribution of cell wall polymers

Holopainen-Mantila, U., Marjamaa, K., Merali, Z., Käsper, A., de Bot, P., Jääskeläinen, A. S., Waldron, K., Kruus, K. & Tamminen, T., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 138, p. 156-162 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibitory effect of lignin during cellulose bioconversion: The effect of lignin chemistry on non-productive enzyme adsorption

Rahikainen, J., Martin-Sampedro, R., Heikkinen, H., Rovio, S., Marjamaa, K., Tamminen, T., Rojas, O. J. & Kruus, K., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 133, p. 270-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

234 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions of a lignin-rich fraction from Brewer's spent grain with gut microbiota in vitro

Niemi, P., Aura, A-M., Maukonen, J., Smeds, A. I., Mattila, I., Niemelä, K., Tamminen, T., Faulds, C. B., Buchert, J. & Poutanen, K., 2013, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61, 27, p. 6754-6762 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) of lignin and lignin model compounds in Raman spectroscopy

Lähdetie, A., Nousiainen, P., Sipilä, J., Tamminen, T. & Jääskeläinen, A-S., 2013, In : Holzforschung. 67, 5, p. 531-538 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Lignofibre (LGF) organosolv process for producing dissolving pulps

Kangas, H., Tamminen, T., Liitiä, T., Asikainen, S. & Poppius-Levlin, K., 2013, In : J-FOR: Journal of Science & Technology for Forest Products and Processes. 3, 6, p. 48-55 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Lignofibre (LGF) organosolv process for producing dissolving pulps

Kangas, H., Poppius-Levlin, K., Tamminen, T. & Liitiä, T., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientificpeer-review

Mining in the organic waste mountains

Faulds, C., Lantto, R., Jääskeläinen, A-S., Kuutti, L. & Grönberg, V., 2013, Research highlights in green solutions for water and waste. Belloni, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 30-33 (VTT Research Highlights; No. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
31 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of alkaline extraction chemistry and kinetics

Kuitunen, S., Tarvo, V., Liitiä, T., Rovio, S., Vuorinen, T. & Alopaeus, V., 2013, In : Holzforschung. 68, 7, p. 511-521

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Modification of the lignin structure during alkaline delignification of eucalyptus wood by kraft, soda-AQ, and soda-O2 cooking

Prinsen, P., Rencoret, J., Gutiérrez, A., Liitiä, T., Tamminen, T., Colodette, J. L., Berbis, M. A., Jiménez-Barbero, J., Martínez, A. T. & Del Río, J. C., 2013, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 45, p. 15702-15712 10 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Organosolv pulping as pretreatmetn for bioethanol production from eucalyptus and elephant grass

Paananen, M., Rovio, S., Liitiä, T. & Sixta, H., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientificpeer-review

Porous wood fibre structures for tomorrow markets

Pääkkönen, E., Grönqvist, S., Pere, J. & Kangas, H., 2013, Proceedings for the 17th international symposium on wood, fibre and pulping chemistry. Vancouver: Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Pre-hydrolysis with carbohydrases facilitates the release of protein from brewer's spent grain

Niemi, P., Martins, D., Buchert, J. & Faulds, C. B., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 136, p. 529-534 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid and selective catalytic oxidation of hexenuronic acid and lignin in cellulosic fibers

Chenna, N. K., Jääskeläinen, A-S. & Vuorinen, T., 2013, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 50, p. 17744-17749 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Release of small phenolic compounds from Brewer's spent grain and its lignin fractions by human intestinal microbiota in vitro

Aura, A-M., Niemi, P., Mattila, I., Niemelä, K., Smeds, A., Tamminen, T., Faulds, C., Buchert, J. & Poutanen, K., 2013, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61, 40, p. 9744-9753

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

S/G ratio and lignin structure among Eucalyptus hybrids determined by Py-GC/MS and nitrobenzene oxidation

Ohra-aho, T., Gomes, F. J. B., Colodette, J. L. & Tamminen, T., 2013, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 101, p. 166-171 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)

Strategic roadmapping, industry renewal, and cluster creation: Case Green Triangle

Ahlqvist, T., Dufva, M., Kettle, J., Vanderhoek, N., Hytönen, E., Niemelä, K., Kivimaa, A., Valovirta, V. & Loikkanen, T., 2013, Proceedings: 6th ISPIM Innovation Symposium: Innovation In The Asian Century. Worsley, Manchester, UK: International Society for Professional Innovation Management ISPIM

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

Thermal degradation of various lignins by TG-MS/FTIR and Py-GC-MS

Brebu, M., Tamminen, T. & Spiridon, I., 2013, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 104, p. 531-539 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

130 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Thermomechanical pulping of novel Brazilian Eucalyptus hybrids

Dos Santos Muguet, M. C., Ruuttunen, K., Jääskeläinen, A-S., Colodette, J. L. & Vuorinen, T., 2013, In : Holzforschung. 67, 5, p. 489-495 6 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Use of total internal reflection Raman (TIR) and attenuated total reflection infrared (ATR-IR) spectroscopy to analyze component separation in thin offset ink films after setting on coated paper surfaces

KIvioja, A., Hartus, T., Vuorinen, T., Gane, P. & Jääskeläinen, A-S., 2013, In : Applied Spectroscopy. 67, 6, p. 661-671 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Versatile peroxidase as a valuable tool for generating new biomolecules by homogeneous and heterogeneous cross-linking

Salvachúa, D., Prieto, A., Mattinen, M., Tamminen, T., Liitiä, T., Lille, M., Willför, S., Martinez, A. T., Martinez, M. J. & Faulds, C. B., 2013, In : Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 52, 6-7, p. 303-311 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Accurate and reproducible determination of lignin molar mass by acetobromination

Asikkala, J., Tamminen, T. & Argyropoulos, D. S., 2012, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60, 36, p. 8968-8973 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

86 Citations (Scopus)

Alkaline oxidation pretreatment of wood materials to produce ethanol

Kallioinen, A., Siika-aho, M., Hytönen, E., Hakola, M., Rovio, S., Tamminen, T., Repo, T., Leskelä, M. & von Weymarn, N., 2012, NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 327-328 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access

Alkaline peroxide mechanical pulping of novel Brazilian Eucalyptus hybrids

dos S. Muguet, M. C., Colodette, J. L. & Jääskeläinen, A-S., 2012, In : BioResources. 7, 3, p. 3823-3836 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Behaviour of xyloisosaccharinic acid and xyloisosaccharino-1,4-lactone in aqueous solutions at varying pHs

Almond, M., Shaw, P. B., Humphreys, P. N., Chadha, M. J., Niemelä, K. & Laws, A. P., 2012, In : Carbohydrate Research. 363, p. 51-57 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Catalysed alkaline oxidation as a wood fractionation technique

Rovio, S., Kallioinen, A., Tamminen, T., Hakola, M., Leskelä, M. & Siika-aho, M., 2012, In : BioResources. 7, 1, p. 756-776 20 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of lipids and lignans in brewer's spent grain and its enzymatically extracted fraction

Niemi, P., Tamminen, T., Smeds, A., Viljanen, K., Ohra-aho, T., Holopainen-Mantila, U., Faulds, C. B., Poutanen, K. & Buchert, J., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60, 39, p. 9910-9917 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the Round Robin method (ADSC) and VTT's in-house method for lignin glass transition analysis

Talja, R., Räsänen, L., Ropponen, J. & Tamminen, T., 2012, COST Action FP0901 "Analytical tools for biorefineries", Workshop on "Challenges in lignin analytics: thermal properties and quantitation": Book of Abstracts. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Open Access

Effect of a milling pre-treatment on the enzymatic hydrolysis of carbohydrates in brewer's spent grain

Niemi, P., Faulds, C. B., Sibakov, J., Holopainen, U., Poutanen, K. & Buchert, J., Jul 2012, In : Bioresource Technology. 116, p. 155-160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pH on lignin analysis by Raman spectroscopy

Warsta, E., Lähdetie, A., Jääskeläinen, A-S. & Vuorinen, T., 2012, In : Holzforschung. 66, 4, p. 451-457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Enzyme-aided analysis of galactoglucomannan (GGM) isolated from pine wood chips by hot water extraction

Mikkelson, A., Hyvärinen, S., Tamminen, T. & Hakala, T., 2012, 12th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp: EWLP 2012 : August 27-30, 2012, Espoo, Finland : Proceedings. Mäkelä, V. (ed.). Helsinki: University of Helsinki, p. 378-381

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Enzymes - tools to upgrade biomass to high-value products

Grönqvist, S., Pere, J., Siika-aho, M., Suurnäkki, A. & Hakala, T. K., 2012, NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 329-330 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access

Hemicellulose and lignin fractions obtained by hot water extraction and organosolv cooking of Scots pine

Hyvärinen, S., Hakala, T., Tamminen, T., Ohra-aho, T., Liitiä, T. & Suurnäkki, A., 2012, 12th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp: EWLP 2012 : August 27-30, 2012, Espoo, Finland : Proceedings. Helsinki: University of Helsinki, p. 288-291

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Hydrolysis of cellulosics in ionic liguids by endoglucanases

Wahlström, R. & Suurnäkki, A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Identification of degradation products from birch wood in water extracts

Borrega, M., Niemelä, K. & Sixta, H., 2012, Proceedings of the 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, NWBC 2012. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 325 - 326 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access

Influence of enzymatic modification of SC-grade TMP on dewatering and end product characteristics

Oksanen, A., Suurnäkki, A., Grönqvist, S., Lehmonen, J. & Edelmann, K., 2012, Proceedings: Die österreichische Papierfachtagung, Graz, 23.-24.05.2012. APV Graz - Akademischer Papieringenieurs Verein

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

In vitro fermentation of a lignin-rich fraction extracted from brewer’s spent grain

Niemi, P., Aura, A-M., Smeds, A., Tamminen, T., Faulds, G., Poutanen, K. & Buchert, J., 2012, Lignobiotech II Symposium.

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

Lignin-based sustainable packaging solutions

Poppius-Levlin, K., Hult, E-L., Ropponen, J., Hohenthal, C. & Tamminen, T., 2012, NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 174-179 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Menetelmä ligniinin poistamiseksi lignoselluloosapitoisesta raaka-aineesta

Translated title of the contribution: Method of delignifying woodMikkelson, A., Maijala, J. & Hiltunen, J., 28 Sep 2012, IPC No. D21C 3/00, Patent No. FI122974 B, 28 Dec 2007, Priority date 28 Dec 2007, Priority No. FI20070005970

Research output: PatentPatent

Multi-phase thermodynamic modelling of pulp suspensions: Application to a papermaking process

Kalliola, A., Pajarre, R., Koukkari, P., Hakala, J. & Kukkamäki, E., 2012, In : Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal. 27, 3, p. 613-620 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Natural and artificial ageing of spruce wood as observed by FTIR-ATR and UVRR spectroscopy

Ganne-Chédeville, C., Jääskeläinen, A-S., Froidevaux, J., Hughes, M. & Navi, P., 2012, In : Holzforschung. 66, 2, p. 163-170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)

Novel TD-GC/MS methods to simulate VOC formation in the temperature range of thermoplastic prosessing

Ohra-Aho, T., Kalliola, A. & Tamminen, T., 2012, Book of abstracts, COST Action FP0901 "Analytical tools for biorefineries": Workshop on "Challenges in lignin analytics: thermal properties and quantitation". 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

Niemelä, K. (ed.), 2012, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 436 p. (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Partial enzymatic cellulose hydrolysis in ionic liquids

Wahlström, R. & Suurnäkki, A., 2012, Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp. University of Helsinki, p. 58-61

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Partial enzymatic hydrolysis of microcrystalline cellulose in ionic liquids by Trichoderma reesei endoglucanases

Wahlström, R., Rovio, S. & Suurnäkki, A., 2012, In : RSC Advances. 2, 10, p. 4472-4480 9 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)