Ligno-nanocellulose and bacterial cellulose

Ligno-nanocellulose and bacterial cellulose

We utilize novel cellulosic materials from various sources to develop high value-added applications.

Schematic showing of the bacteria cellulose object biofabrication principle and procedures (Ref.4)

Selected References

1) Greca L.G., Rafiee M., Karakoç A., Lehtonen J., Mattos B.D., Tardy B.L., Rojas O.J., Guiding bacterial activity for biofabrication of complex materials via controlled wetting of superhydrophobic surfaces, ACS Nano2020, 14, 12929-12937.

2) Tardy B.L., Richardson J.J., Greca L.G., Guo J., Ejima H., Rojas O.J., Exploiting supramolecular interactions from polymeric colloids for strong anisotropic adhesion between solid surfaces, Advanced Materials2020, 32, 1906886. 

3) Tardy B.L., Mattos B.D., Garcia Greca L.G., Kämäräinen T., Klockars K.W., Rojas O.J., Tessellation of chiral‐nematic cellulose nanocrystal films by microtemplating, Advanced Functional Materials2019, 29, 1808518.

4) Greca L.G., Lehtonen J., Tardy B.L., Guo J., Rojas O.J., Biofabrication of multifunctional nanocellulosic 3D structures: a facile and customizable route, Materials Horizons2018, 5, 408-415.