FEATURES
Hard work pays off: Getting to know Dr. Ernesto Domingo
by Jortan Tun
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EDITORIALS
Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: pushing the envelope
by Helen T. Yap


This familiar phrase was employed by a weather specialist of CNN, the international news network, while it monitored typhoon Haiyan (known as “Yolanda” in the Philippines) as the latter tore its way through the central Visayas on November 8, 2013, wreaking untold havoc. It was clear that the international community ... Continue

 
ISSN 2094-2818
Eduardo A. Padlan and Gisela P. Padilla-Concepcion, Editors
REVIEWS

Diversity of Conus peptides that target the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
by Elsie C. Jimenez
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS  

Species identification of “padas” from fermented fish paste or “bagoong” using DNA barcodes
by Altair B. Agmata, Angelli Marie Jacynth M. Asis, and Mudjekeewis D. Santos*
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First report of Awaous ocellaris in goby fry or “ipon” fishery in Northern Luzon, Philippines
by Angelli Marie Jacynth M. Asis, Altair B. Agmata, Billy Joel Catacutan, Romeo Culasing and Mudjekeewis D. Santos*
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ARTICLES 


Total variation-based image inpainting and denoising using a primal-dual active set method

by Marrick Neri and Esmeraldo Ronnie Rey Zara
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Molecular phylogeny of the genus Bikkia (Rubiaceae) including a new endemic Philippine inland forest species Bikkia montoyae

by Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro, Lorenzo Angelo R. Santos, Hao Wei C. Hsu, Michelle Samantha S. Mejillano, Propa Joy R. Santor, and Victor B. Amoroso
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Incident angle dependence of H2 adsorption on a defective Pt(111) surface: first-principles calculation

by Michelle T. Natividad, Nelson B. Arboleda Jr., and Hideaki Kasai
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Determination of soil-transmitted helminth infection and its association with hemoglobin levels among Aeta schoolchildren of Katutubo Village in Planas, Porac, Pampanga
by Janice V. Ng, Vicente Y. Belizario, Jr., and Florencia G. Claveria
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Stability switch and periodic solutions in delayed three-species model with Holling type III functional response
by Juancho A. Collera
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Sexuality-based compartmental model of spread of HIV in the Philippines
by Guido David and Fenina Mae Gomez
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Responses of the bird community in the University of the Philippines Diliman after campus redevelopment and the decline of two common urban bird species
by Benjamin Vallejo, Jr. and Alexander B. Aloy
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Taxonomic identification of “Ludong” fish from the Cagayan River (Philippines)
by Minerva Fatimae H. Ventolero, Evelyn C. Ame, Billy Joel N. Catacutan, and Mudjekeewis D. Santos
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Species richness and patterns of occurrence of small non-flying mammals of Mt. Sto Tomas, Luzon Island, Philippines
by Aris A. Reginaldo and Anna Pauline O. de Guia
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The archaeology and palaeobiological record of Pasimbahan-Magsanib Site, northern Palawan, Philippines
by Janine Ochoa, Victor Paz, Helen Lewis, Jane Carlos, Emil Robles, Noel Amano, Maria Rebecca Ferreras, Myra Lara, Benjamin Vallejo, Jr., Gretchen Velarde, Sarah Agatha Villaluz, Wilfredo Ronquillo, and Wilhelm Solheim II
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A comparison of smoothers for state-constrained optimal control problems
by Michelle Vallejos
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Enhanced energy conversion performance of Philippine photovoltaic panels through tilt angle adjustments: A mechatronics approach
by Fidel Diaz, Jerrold Ngo, Maximillian Pascual, Albert Planes, and Alvin Chua
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Detection and sequence analysis of the alkM gene in Acinetobacter baumannii strain OS1 from oil sludge sample
by Cynthia T. Hedreyda* and A. Mittsu G. Sarmago
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Papers In Press:

Review
Anticancer compounds from Philippine marine organisms act on major pathways in cancer
Gisela P. Concepcion, Andrea Roxanne J. Anas, and Miguel A. Azcuna

Review
State of animal DNA barcoding in the Philippines: A review of COI sequencing of Philippine native fauna
Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla, Andrew F. Torres, Josephine Angela DG. Cañasa, Sandra L. Yap, and Perry S. Ong

Article
A survey of plants used as repellents against hematophagous insects by the Ayta people of Porac, Pampanga province, Philippines
Jasper John A. Obico and Elena M. Ragragio

Article
A morphological and cyclic voltammetric investigation of spin-coated hexaammineruthenium(III)-incorporated Nafion® thin films
Kevin Anthony Y. Kaw, Shirley T. Palisoc, and Michelle T. Natividad

Article
Updates on the status of giant clams Tridacna spp. and Hippopus hippopus in the Philippines using CO1 and 16S rRNA mitochondrial genes
Apollo Marco D. Lizano and Mudjekeewis D. Santos

ARTICLES continued...



Physicochemical properties of bignay [Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.] wine at different stages of processing
by Ma. Desiree Belina-Aldemita*, Veronica C. Sabularse, Erlinda I. Dizon, Wilma A. Hurtada and Mary Ann O. Torio
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Correlation of total IgE, house-dust mite specific IgE and absolute eosinophils in an asthmatic pediatric population
by Maricar W. Ching*, Jennifer Maries G. Yap, Kevin Carl P. Santos, Cesar M. Ong, and John Donnie A. Ramos
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Multiple linear regression model of Shiga toxin inhibitory activity of dihydroquinazolinone derivatives of Retro-2cycl
by Liza T. Billones and Junie B. Billones*
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A mathematical model for the drying characteristics of microalgae (Tetraselmis sp.)
by Alvin B. Culaba*, Raymond R. Tan, Jose Bienvenido Manuel M. Biona, Aristotle T. Ubando, Neil Stephen A. Lopez, Joel Q. Tanchuco, Soledad S. Garibay, Nieves A. Toledo, Caridad N. Jimenez, Ida G. Pahila and Letty S. Ami
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Identification of design criteria for district cooling distribution network
by Gerardo L. Augusto*, Alvin B. Culaba, Raymond R. Tan
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First principle investigation of atomic hydrogen adsorption on Pd-doped MgB2
by Paul M. Abanador , Al Rey C. Villagracia, Nelson B. Arboleda Jr., Melanie Y. David*
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Digital photometric determination of protein using biuret, Bradford and bicinchoninic acid reagents
by Adonis A. Yanos, Marianne N. Bautista, Mark Rickard N. Angelia and
Ernesto J. del Rosario*

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Heptylprodigiosin induces apoptosis in Jurkat leukemia T cells via CD95 death receptor and evades antiapoptotic Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL proteins
by Glory D. Ranches*, Anita Rudy, Angelika Vollma, Jortan O. Tun and Gisela P. Concepcion
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Immune response of Macrobrachium rosenbergii immersed in hot-water extract of Gracilaria edulis
by Mary Beth B. Maningas*, Patrick G. Gonzalez, Maribon M. Obias, Rainier S. Pausanos, Jyacinth Lucille Y. Siapno, Jennifer R. Alambra, Eldrin M. Abquina
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Mathematical analysis of bistability in reduced models of apoptosis
by Joseph Ray Clarence G. Damasco, Marian P. Roque, Ricardo C. H. del Rosario*
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Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of fungal leaf endophytes associated with Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb.
by Melfei E. Bungihan*, Maribel G. Nonato, Siegfried Draeger+, Scott Franzblau and Thomas Edison E. dela Cruz
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Interaction of diatom silica with graphene
by Juliet Q. Dalagan* and Erwin P. Enriquez
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Effect of organic matter amendment on the rhizosphere microbial community and root-infecting pathogens of aerobic rice variety Apo
by Charina Gracia B. Banaay*, Casiana M. Vera Cruz, and Virginia C. Cuevas
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Morphological and molecular characterization of some HAB-forming dinoflagellates from Philippine waters
by Deo Florence L. Onda, Garry Benico, Arielle F. Sulit, Paul Lorenzo Gaite, Rhodora V. Azanza* and Arturo O. Lluisma*
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Citrate-capped gold nanoparticles as colorimetric reagent for copper(II) ions
by Alan Rodelle M. Salcedo* and Fortunato B. Sevilla III
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Responses of rice (Oryza sativa line LX278) calli and seedlings to salinity treatment: Towards the development for salt tolerance
by Fredeslinda C. Evangelista*, Rhodora R. Aldemita, and Lilian B. Ungson
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