PJS 151 No6A Dec 2022


Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 151 No. 6A, December 2022 Part A



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Are We Building Back Better?
Fabian M. Dayrit


Clearing the Fog: a Systematic Review on Cognitive Dysfunction in COVID-19
Nicole D. Butardo, Mikaela Frances D. Coronel, Alanna Marie O. Dino, Tiffany Ritz F. Mendoza, Oliver Kyle D.C. Sto. Domingo, Zypher Jude G. Regencia, Jacqueline C. Dominguez, Emmanuel S. Baja, and Antonio D. Ligsay

Evaluation of Young Falcata Plus-trees for Veneer and Plywood Production in the Philippines
Juanito P. Jimenez Jr., Dennis M. Gilbero, and Marina A. Alipon

Rediscovery of the Presumed Extinct Philippine Quillwort Isoetes philippinensis Merr. & L.M. Perry (Isoetaceae) and New Insights on Its Morphology and Ecology
Victor B. Amoroso, Fulgent P. Coritico, April Joie D. Lagumbay, Nathanie Joy S. Chatto, and Janece Jean Polizon-Manubag

In Silico Potentials of Alpinia galanga Constituents against Human Placental Aromatase Vital in Postmenopausal Estrogen-dependent Breast Cancer Pathogenesis
Joe Anthony H. Manzano, Cecil Laurence M. Cruz III, Mark Tristan J. Quimque, and Allan Patrick G. Macabeo

Plankton Community Structure of the Aquaculture Ponds of Marilao and Meycauayan, Bulacan, Philippines
John Vincent R. Pleto and Yves Christian L. Cabillon

Detection of Epithelial Giant Cells in Nasal Aspirate Cytological Smears Using Deep Learning and Computer Vision Techniques: an Approach for Early Diagnosis of Measles Disease
Abhishek S. Rao, Karthik Pai B.H., Sneha Nayak, and Rathika D. Shenoy

In Vitro, Molecular Docking, and Meta-analysis Studies for Screening Antidiabetic Bioactive Compounds from Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn.)
Ira Erdiandini, Baso Manguntungi, Apon Zaenal Mustopa, Lita Meilina, Leggina Rezzy Vanggy, Ahmad, Handoko, Kharmila Rahmadani, Fahri Sinulingga, Haslinda DS, La Ode Fitradiansyah, and Andi Masniawati

Effect of ZnO and CuO Nanoparticles on Culturable Bacterial Population, Microbial Biomass, and Enzyme Activities in Two Soil Types
Carlito P. Basay Jr., Nolissa Delmo-Organo, Lucille C. Villegas, Lilia M. Fernando, John Lester V. Pide, Roselle E. Madayag, Shaira Mhel Joy M. Granada, and Erlinda S. Paterno

Distribution and Species Richness of Adult Odonata in Urban Wetlands in Tagum City, Mindanao, Philippines
Karyn Chrislene A. Vitor, Ella O. Pagarigan, Marian Dara T. Tagoon, Melanie M. Garcia, and Majella G. Bautista

Azolla (Azolla microphylla) Supplementation Improves Nutrient Utilization in Lactating Murrah Buffaloes
Vishal Mudgal, Pranita Jaiswal, Gerard Abraham, Yudhvir Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh, and Satbir Singh Dahiya

Street Vendors' Livelihood Vulnerability to Typhoons in Naga City, Philippines
Hanilyn A. Hidalgo, Michael A. Cuesta, and Bam H.N. Razafindrabe

Willingness to Pay of Domestic Water Users for Improved Conservation of Mt. Banahaw de Lucban Watershed, Quezon, Philippines
Mary Ann R. Agudilla, Diomedes A. Racelis, Margaret M. Calderon, Leni D. Camacho, Canesio D. Predo, and Rico C. Ancog

Investigation of Structural, Physicochemical, Pharmacokinetics, PASS Prediction, and Molecular Docking Analysis of Methyl 6-O-Myristoyl-α-D-Glucopyranoside Derivatives against SARS-CoV-2
Kabir M. Uddin, Mohammed A. Hosen, Mohammad F. Khan, Yasuhiro Ozeki, and Sarkar M. A. Kawsar

Molecular Identification of Alginolytic Bacteria from Sargassum polycystum (Sargassaceae, Ochrophyta) Collected from Calatagan, Batangas, Philippines
Caesar Franz C. Ruiz and Richard V. Dumilag

Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture (NSA) Program Implementation and Learnings in CALABARZON, Philippines
Kim Leonard G. dela Luna, Maria Theresa M. Talavera, Leila S. Africa, Clarissa B. Juanico, Nancy A. Tandang, and Marison Felicidad R. Dy

Molecular Characterization of TLR4 Gene of Swamp and Riverine Type of Water Buffaloes
Noraine P. Medina, Somar Israel D. Fernando, Arren Christian M. de Guia, Gian Carlo S. Gaetos, Virginia M. Venturina, and Claro N. Mingala

Influence of Weed Control Techniques on Weeds, Yield, and Economics of Dry Direct-seeded-Drip-irrigated Rice under Philippine Conditions
Dindo King M. Donayre, May-Ann F. Galapon, Edwin C. Martin, and Kristine Samoy-Pascual

Masturbation in a Free-ranging Male Long-tailed Macaque Macaca fascicularis (Raffles, 1821) on Mindanao Island, Philippines
Lief Erikson D. Gamalo, Shiela Mae E. Cabrera, Noel Carl L. delos Reyes, Aleyla E. de Cadiz, Joselito B. Chavez Jr., and Aaron Froilan M. Raganas

Comparison of Glycogen Content from Three Philippine Mussels
Mitchell Mark B. Marmita, Leni G. Yap-Dejeto, Paulo Ranji A. Hipe, Rhea Mae S. Dañal, Eugie V. Cinco, Rolly G. Fuentes, and Victor Marco Emmanuel N. Ferriols

Low-cost Media from Agro-industrial Wastes for the Cultivation and Metabolite Production of Lactic Acid Bacteria
Jennifer D. Saguibo, Rodney H. Perez, Myka Shem S. Brion, and Rober Angelo R. Almazan