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41. L.S. McKee, H. Sunner, G.E. Anasontzis, G. Toriz, P. Gatenholm, V. Bulone, F. Vilaplana*, L. Olsson* (2016). A GH115 α-glucuronidase from Schizophyllum commune contributes to the synergistic enzymatic deconstruction of softwood glucuronoarabinoxylan.
Biotechnology for Biofuels, 9, 2.

40. R.B. Moreno, A.C. Ruthes, C.H. Baggio, F. Vilaplana, D.L. Komura, M. Iacomini (2016). Structure and antinociceptive effects of β-d-glucans from Cookeina tricholoma.
Carbohydrate Polymers, 141, 220–228.

39. R. Moriana, F. Vilaplana, M. Ek (2016). Cellulose Nanocrystals from Forest Residues as Reinforcing Agents for Composites: A Study from Macro-to Nano-Dimensions.
Carbohydrate Polymers, 139, 139–149.

38. A. Duval, F. Vilaplana, C. Crestini, M. Lawoko (2016). Solvent screening for the fractionation of industrial kraft lignin.
Holzforschung, 70, 1, 11–20.

37. A. Martínez-Abad, A.C. Ruthes, F. Vilaplana* (2016). Enzymatic-assisted extraction and modification of lignocellulosic plant polysaccharides for packaging applications.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133, 2, 42523.


36. R. Moriana, F. Vilaplana, M. Ek (2015). Forest residues as renewable resources for bio-based polymeric materials and bioenergy: chemical composition, structure and thermal properties.
Cellulose, 22, 5, 3409-3423.

35. F. Vilaplana*, J. Nilsson, D. V. P. Sommer, S. Karlsson (2015). Analytical markers for silk degradation: comparing historic silk and silk artificially aged in different environments.
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407, 5, 1433-1449.


34. E. M. Steiner, D. Böth, P. Lössl, F. Vilaplana, R. Schnell, G. Schneider (2014). CysK2 from Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an O-Phospho-L-Serine Dependent S-Sulfocysteine Synthase.
Journal of Bacteriology 196, 19, 3410–3420.

33. F. Vilaplana, D. Meng, J. Hasjim, R.G. Gilbert (2014). Two-dimensional macromolecular distributions reveal detailed architectural features in high-amylose starches.
Carbohydrate Polymers 113, 539-551.

32. R. Moriana, F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, A. Ribes‐Greus (2014). Correlation of chemical, structural and thermal properties of natural fibres for their sustainable exploitation.
Carbohydrate Polymers 112, 422-431.

31. C. Porsch, Y. Zhang, C. Ducani, F. Vilaplana, L. Nordstierna, A.M. Nyström, E. Malmström (2014). Toward Unimolecular Micelles with Tunable Dimensions Using Hyperbranched Dendritic-Linear Polymers.
Biomacromolecules 15 (6) 2235-2245.

30. MA. Sullivan, PO. Powell, T. Witt, F. Vilaplana, E. Roura, RG. Gilbert (2014). Optimizing size.exclusion chromatography for glycogen.
Journal of Chromatography A 1332, 21-29.

29. V. Kisonen, C. Xu, P. Eklund, H. Lindqvist, A. Sundberg, A. Pranovich, J. Sinkkonen, F. Vilaplana, S. Willför (2014). Cationised O-acetyl galactoglucomannans: Synthesis and characterisation.
Carbohydrate Polymers 99, 755-764.

28. P. Mellroth, T. Sandalova, A. Kikhney, F. Vilaplana, D. Hesek, M. Lee, S. Mobashery, S. Normark, D. Svergun, B. Henriques-Normark, A. Achour (2014). Structural and Functional Insights into Peptidoglycan Access for the Lytic Amidase LytA of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
mBio 5, 1, e01120-13.

27. Y. Wang, F. Vilaplana, H. Brumer, H. Aspeborg (2014). Enzymatic characterization of a glycoside hydrolase family 5 subfamily 7 (GH5_7) mannanase from Arabidopsis thaliana.
Planta 239 (3), 653-665.


26. D. Peroni, D. Vanhoutte,.F. Vilaplana, P. Schoenmakers, S. de Koning, H.G. Janssen (2012) Hydrophobic polymer monoliths as novel phase separators: Application in continuous liquid–liquid extraction systems.
Analytica Chimica Acta 720, 63–70.


25. F. Vilaplana, J. Hasjim, R.G. Gilbert (2011) Amylose content in starches: towards optimal definition and validating experimental methods.
Carbohydrate Polymers 88, 1, 103–111.

24. K.J. Shelat, F. Vilaplana, T.M. Nicholson, M.J. Gidley, R.G. Gilbert (2011) Diffusion and rheology characteristics of barley mixed linkage [beta]-glucan and possible implications for digestion.
Carbohydrate Polymers 86, 4, 1732–1738.

23. M.A. Sullivan, J. Li, C. Li, F. Vilaplana, D. Stapleton, A.A. Gray-Weale, S. Bowen, L. Zheng, R.G. Gilbert (2011) Molecular structural differences between type-2 diabetic and healthy glycogen.
Biomacromolecules 12, 6, 1983–1986.

22. F. Vilaplana, R.G. Gilbert (2011) Analytical methodology for multidimensional size/branch-length distributions for branched glucose polymers using off-line 2-dimensional size-exclusion chromatography and enzymatic treatment.
Journal of Chromatography A 1218, 28, 4434–4444.

21. F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, A. Ribes‐Greus, C. Schade, N. Nestle (2011) NMR relaxation reveals modifications in rubber phase dynamics during long-term degradation of high-impact polystyrene (HIPS).
Polymer 52, 6, 1410–1416.

20. R. Moriana, F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, A. Ribes‐Greus (2011) Improved thermo-mechanical properties by the addition of natural fibres in starch-based sustainable biocomposites.
Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 42, 1, 30-40.


19. F. Vilaplana, E. Strömberg, S. Karlsson (2010) Environmental and resource aspects of sustainable biocomposites.
Polymer Degradation and Stability 95, 11, 2147-2161.

18. F. Vilaplana, R.G. Gilbert (2010) Characterization of branched polysaccharides using multiple‐detection size separation techniques.
Journal of Separation Science 33, 22, 3537–3554.

17. M.A. Sullivan, F. Vilaplana, R.A. Cave, D. Stapleton, A.A. Gray-Weale, RG Gilbert (2010) Nature of α and β Particles in Glycogen Using Molecular Size Distributions.
Biomacromolecules 11, 4, 1094-1100.

16. F. Vilaplana, R.G. Gilbert (2010) Two-Dimensional Size/Branch Length Distributions of a Branched Polymer.
Macromolecules, 43, 17, 7321–7329.

15. K.J. Shelat, F. Vilaplana, T.M. Nicholson, K.H. Wong, M.J. Gidley, R.G. Gilbert (2011) Diffusion and viscosity in arabinoxylan solutions: Implications for nutrition.
Carbohydrate Polymers 82, 1, 46-53.

14. F. Vilaplana, A. Ribes‐Greus, S. Karlsson (2010) Chromatographic pattern in recycled high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) - Occurrence of low molecular weight compounds during the life cycle.
Polymer Degradation and Stability 95, 2, 172-186.

13. F. Vilaplana, M. Martínez-Sanz, A. Ribes‐Greus, S. Karlsson (2010) Emission pattern of semi-volatile organic compounds from recycled styrenic polymers using headspace solid-phase microextraction gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
Journal of Chromatography A 1217, 3, 359-367.


12. J. Nilsson, F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, J. Burman, T. Iversen (2009) The Validation of Artificial Ageing Methods for Silk Textiles Using Markers for Chemical and Physical Properties of Seventeenth-Century Silk.
Studies in Conservation 55, 1, 55-65.

11. J.D. Badía, F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, A. Ribes‐Greus (2009) Thermal analysis as a quality tool for assessing the influence of thermo-mechanical degradation on recycled poly (ethylene terephthalate).
Polymer Testing 28, 2, 169-175.

10. F. Vilaplana, A. Ribes‐Greus, S. Karlsson (2009) Microwave-assisted extraction for qualitative and quantitative determination of brominated flame retardants in styrenic plastic fractions from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Talanta 78, 1, 33-39.

9. F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson (2008) Quality concepts for the improved use of recycled polymeric materials: a review.
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 293, 4, 274-297.

8. F. Vilaplana, P. Karlsson, A. Ribes-Greus, P. Ivarsson, S. Karlsson (2008) Analysis of brominated flame retardants in styrenic polymers: Comparison of the extraction efficiency of ultrasonication, microwave-assisted extraction and pressurised liquid extraction.
Journal of Chromatography A, 1196, 139-146.

7. F. Vilaplana, A. Ribes‐Greus, S. Karlsson (2007) Analytical strategies for the quality assessment of recycled high-impact polystyrene: A combination of thermal analysis, vibrational spectroscopy, and chromatography.
Analytica Chimica Acta 604, 1, 18-28.

6. F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson, A. Ribes‐Greus (2007) Changes in the microstructure and morphology of high-impact polystyrene subjected to multiple processing and thermo-oxidative degradation.
European Polymer Journal 43, 10, 4371-4381.

5. F. Vilaplana, A. Ribes‐Greus, S. Karlsson (2006) Degradation of recycled high-impact polystyrene. Simulation by reprocessing and thermo-oxidation.
Polymer Degradation and Stability 91, 9, 2163-2170.

4. F. Martí‐Ferrer, F. Vilaplana, A. Ribes‐Greus, A. Benedito‐Borrás, C. Sanz‐Box (2006) Flour rice husk as filler in block copolymer polypropylene: Effect of different coupling agents.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 99, 4, 1823-1831.

3. F. Vilaplana, V. Morera‐Escrich, P. del Hierro‐Navarro, B. Monrabal, A. Ribes‐Greus (2004) Performance of crystallization analysis fractionation and preparative fractionation on the characterization of γ‐irradiated low‐density polyethylene.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 94, 4, 1803-1814.

2. F. Vilaplana, M. Osorio‐Galindo, A. Iborra‐Clar, M.I. Alcaina‐Miranda, A. Ribes‐Greus (2004) Swelling behavior of PDMS–PMHS pervaporation membranes in ethyl acetate–water mixtures.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 93, 3, 1384-1393.

1. A. Espert, F. Vilaplana, S. Karlsson (2004) Comparison of water absorption in natural cellulosic fibres from wood and one-year crops in polypropylene composites and its influence on their mechanical properties.
Composites Part A: Applied science and manufacturing, 35, 11, 1267-1276.