Research

The Department is engaged in four major areas of research. These areas together with their associated investigators are as follows:

A selection of publications from these research areas is listed below.

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2012

Glucosylated sesquiterpene alcohols from Fraxinus griffithii

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Macahig RA, Harinantenaina L, Sugimoto S, Matsunami K, Otsuka H, Takeda Y, Shinzato T. 2012. Glucosylated sesquiterpene alcohols from Fraxinus griffithii. Nat Prod Commun. 7(4): 467-470.

Novel glycerol crosslinked poly(methyl methacrylate) synthesized by chemo-enzymatic method for controlled release application

By Chua, Modesto T., Chakraborty, Soma

Sala LAG, Villanueva KMA, Chua MT, Chakraborty S. 2012. Novel glycerol crosslinked poly(methyl methacrylate) synthesized by chemo-enzymatic method for controlled release application. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 32(8): 2205-2211.

Capillary electrophoresis of natural products: highlights of the last five years (2006-2010)

By Guidote, Armando Victor, Jr. M.

Rabanes HR, Guidote AM Jr, Quirino JP. 2012. Capillary electrophoresis of natural products: highlights of the last five years (2006-2010). Electrophoresis. 33(1):180-95.

2011

Opacity of P(MMA-MAA)-PMMA composite latex system with varying MAA concentration

By Enriquez, Erwin P.

Yu GU, Dy JT, Enriquez EP. 2011. Opacity of P(MMA-MAA)-PMMA composite latex system with varying MAA concentration. Philipp J Sci. 140(2):221-30.

Analysis of volatile organic compounds in virgin coconut oil and their sensory attibutes

By Dayrit, Fabian Antonio M.

Santos JER, Villarino BJ, Zosa AR, Dayrit FM. 2011. Analysis of volatile organic compounds in virgin coconut oil and their sensory attibutes. Philipp J Sci. 140(2):161-71.

Novel Glycerol-Crosslinked Poly(acrylic acid) Hydrogel for Encapsulation and Release of Benzocaine

By Chakraborty, Soma

Lee A,  Ordoñez G, Chakraborty S. 2011. Novel Glycerol-Crosslinked Poly(acrylic acid) Hydrogel for Encapsulation and Release of Benzocaine. Philippine Science Letters. 4(20): 82-87.

Two-step stacking in capillary zone electrophoresis featuring sweeping and micelle to solvent stacking: II. Organic anions

By Guidote, Armando Victor, Jr. M.

Quirino JP, Guidote AM Jr. 2011. Two-step stacking in capillary zone electrophoresis featuring sweeping and micelle to solvent stacking: II. Organic anions. Journal of Chromatography A. 1218:1004-1110.

Characteristics of Virgin Coconut Oil: Comparisons with Refined Coconut Oil.

By Dayrit, Fabian Antonio M.

Dayrit FM, Dimzon IKD, Valde MF, Santos JER, Garrovillas MJM, Villarino BJ. 2011. Characteristics of Virgin Coconut Oil: Comparisons with Refined Coconut Oil. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 83(9): 1789-99.