Dr. Irene Villasenor

Position: Professor, OVPAA-PDA for Accrediation;NS I(Chem) Coordinator, SSP
Education: PhD Chemistry (1988, UP Diliman), MS Chemistry (1984, UP Diliman),                                              

                   BS Chemistry (1978, UP Diliman).

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Research Homepage:



Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Bio-Active Constituents of Philippine Medicinal Plants.


“Antioxidant Activity of a New Indole Alkaoloid from Cassia alata L.”, Olarte, E.I.; Herrera A.A.; Villaseñor, I.M.; and Jacinto S.D.; PAS, 2010, 93 (3), 250-254.
“Menthalactone, a New Analgesic from Mentha cordifolia”, Villaseñor, I.M.; and Sanchez A.C.; Z. Naturforsch. 2009, 64c, 809-812.
“Cassiaindoline, a New Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Alkaloid from Cassia alata”. Villaseñor, I.M.; and Sanchez A.C. Z. Naturforsch. 2009, 64c, 335-338.
“Anti-M. phlei activity of Ziziphus talanai (Blanco) Merill Bark”. Anas, A.R.J.; Villaseñor, I.M.; Matsuura H.; Okino T. PAS. 2009, 92(4), 388-391.
“Anti-Skin Tumor Activity of Nutraceuticals.” Villaseñor, I.M.; Bravo, N.F.C.; Ortega, K.J.L. PAS. 2009, 92(3), 338-343.