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

Developing a chemical and hazardous waste inventory system

By Dayrit, Fabian Antonio M.

Santos JER, Alfonso FNN, Mendizabal Jr. FC, Dayrit FM. 2011. Developing a chemical and hazardous waste inventory system. Journal of Chemical Health & Safety. 18(6): 15-18.

Sweeping-micellar electrokinetic chromatography for the simultaneous analysis of tricyclic antidepressant and β-blocker drugs in waste water

By Guidote, Armando Victor, Jr. M.

Aranas AT, Guidote AM Jr, Haddad PR, Quirino JP. 2011. Sweeping-micellar electrokinetic chromatography for the simultaneous analysis of tricyclic antidepressant and β-blocker drugs in wastewater. Talanta. 85(1):86-90.

Quality 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. Quality characteristics of virgin coconut oil: comparisons with refined coconut oil. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 83(9): 1789-1799.

Physico-chemical and microbiological parameters in the deterioration of virgin coconut oil

By Dayrit, Fabian Antonio M.

Dimzon IKD, Valde MF, Santos JER, Garrovillas MJM,  Dejarme HM, Remollo JMW, Dayrit FM. 2011. Physico-chemical and microbiological parameters in the deterioration  of virgin coconut oil. Philippine Journal of Science 140(1): 89-103

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.