PJS 150 No2 Cover

Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 150 No. 2, April 2021


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Parkinson's Law and the Production of STEM Ph.D. Graduates in PH
Caesar A. Saloma


Characterization of a Natural Fungicide from an Indigenous Plant Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers Extract: Stability, Metabolomics, and In Silico Studies
Victor B. Amoroso, Rainear A. Mendez, Hiyas A. Junio, Ralph John Emerson J. Molino, Iris R. Pescadero, and Annabelle P. Villalobos

Inhibitory Potential of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) F.S. Collins & Hervey Against Selected Foodborne Pathogens
Judife N. Magallanes, Roberta D. Lauzon, and Ivy C. Emnace

Acetic Acid as Value-added Product from Pesticide-free Banana and Pineapple Peels
Dominica DM. Dacera, Jennifer P. Fronteras, Daisic D. Bello, and Kathleen Joy L. Delos Santos

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) Pod Gel as a Low-cost Alternative to Commercial Acoustic Gel
Mark M. Alipio

Evaluation of the Bioactivities of Natural Phenolics from Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) Leaves for Cosmetic Industry Applications
Arsenia B. Sapin, Maria Katrina N. Alaon, Fides Marciana Z. Tambalo, Rodney H. Perez, and Arra Gaylon

Safety Analysis of 250-kW Philippine Research Reactor-1 Thermal-hydraulics under Steady-state Operations Using MARS-KS Code
Julius Federico M. Jecong, Alvie A. Astronomo, Frederick C. Hila, Neil Raymund D. Guillermo, and Sweng Woong Woo

Molecular Epidemiological Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among Prison Inmates in Selected Prisons in the Philippines
Jaime C. Montoya, Maridel P. Borja, Concepcion F. Ang, John Carlo M. Malabad, and Yoshiro Murase

Effect of Root Pruning on the Root Growth Potential (RGP) of Three Philippine Native Tree Species
Paola Andrea R. Burcer, Wilfredo M. Carandang, Antonio F. Gascon, and Cristino L. Tiburan Jr.

Recombinant Expression of Alkane 1-monooxygenase (AlkM) and Catechol 1,2- dioxygenase (CatA) from Environmental Strains of Acinetobacter baumannii
Adrian Paul S. Tan, Vermando M. Aquino, and Cynthia T. Hedreyda

Determination of Reactor Parameters for Different Subcritical Configurations of the Philippine Research Reactor-1 TRIGA Nuclear Fuel
Marinell B. Palangao, Alvie Asuncion-Astronomo, Jeffrey D. Tare, Ronald Daryll E. Gatchalian, and Ryan U. Olivares

Effects of Binúñga [Macaranga tanarius (L.) Müll.Arg.] Crude Leaf Extract on Cancer Cells, Angiogenesis, Early Implantation, and Embryogenesis
Anna Melissa H. Rodriguez, Mikojie F. Reyes, Nielsen Nicholas S. Lim, Jarel Elgin M. Tolentino, and Lerrie Ann Ipulan-Colet

Brown Rice Consumption and Changes in the Metabolic Risk Factors of Non-communicable Diseases in Selected Overweight and Obese Filipinos
Gladys Mae R. Laborde, Miriam R. Estrada, and Marissa V. Romero

Analysis of Loss of Water Inventory at the Philippine Research Reactor-1 Fuel Storage Facility
Ronald Daryll E. Gatchalian, Alvie A. Astronomo, Ryan U. Olivares, and Dan Benneth C. Mangulabnan

Common Alpha Globin Genes (HBA1 and HBA2) Mutations in Filipino Patients with Alpha Thalassemia
Catherine Lynn T. Silao, Terence Diane F. Fabella, Maria Liza T. Naranjo, Mayceemae M. Barnuevo, Carmencita D. Padilla, and Ernesto dJ. Yuson

Carbon Stock Estimation of Selected Watersheds in Laguna, Philippines Using InVEST
Jan Joseph V. Dida, Cristino L. Tiburan Jr., Narumasa Tsutsumida, and Izuru Saizen

Investigating Visual Attention-based Traffic Accident Detection Model
Caitlienne Diane C. Juan, Jaira Rose A. Bat-og, Kimberly K. Wan, and Macario O. Cordel II

Characterization of “Sandwich” Wulfenite from the Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mapimí Municipality, Durango, Mexico: Evidence of Preferred Secondary Nucleation on Selected Wulfenite Faces
J. Theo Kloprogge and Jessebel P. Valera-Gadot

Sequence Analysis of the Complete Gene for Endoglucanase from Strains of Thermotolerant Bacillus
Kalle P. Pardilla and Cynthia T. Hedreyda

Pilot Fecal DNA Barcoding on Selected Fruit Bats in Davao City, Philippines
Michael G. Bacus, Sammer C. Burgos, Hannah G. Elizagaque, Kameela Monique A. Malbog, Mae A. Responte, Lief Erikson D. Gamalo, Marion John Michael M. Achondo, and Lyre Anni E. Murao

Evaluation of the Genetic Diversity of Bauhinia winitii, an Endemic Plant of Thailand, Using Microsatellite Markers
Supajit Sraphet, Poonyapat Sukawutthiya, Nattaya Srisawad, Duncan R. Smith, and Kanokporn Triwitayakorn