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The authors are grateful for the financial support from NSERC/FPInnovations Industrial Research Chair Program in Forest Biorefinery and the Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE) from Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation, as well as the Canada Foundation for Innovation Leaders Opportunity Fund. Support from the industrial partners, including FPInnovations, Arclin Canada, BioIndustrial Innovation Centre, and CENNATEK, is also acknowledged.


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