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Dr. Evangeline C. Amor

Position: Professor, UP Diliman Scientist I

Education: PhD Chemistry (2003, UP Diliman), MS Chemistry (1998, UP Diliman),

                BS Chemistry (1989, UP Diliman)

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POST DOCTORAL TRAINING:

 Fellowship, Center for Advanced Sensor Technology, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, September – December 2006 (Funded by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons)

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION / RESEARCH INTEREST:

Natural Products and Organic Chemistry
Isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive (analgesic, hypoglycemic, anticancer, cytotoxic, anti-diarrheal, antioxidant) compounds from Philippine plants, structure-activity relationship studies, mutagenicity and clastogenicity studies on food supplements, enzyme inhibition studies.

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

“Induction of autophagy by dimethyl cardamonin is associated with proliferative arrest in human colorectal carcinoma HCT116 and LOVO cells”, H. Ko; Y.J. Kim; E.C. Amor; J.W. Lee; H.C. Kim; H.J. Kim; H.O. Yang; J Cell Biochem DOI: 10.1002/jcb.23171

"Tannin-rich fraction from Terminalia catappa inhibits quorum sensing (QS) in Chromobacterium violaceum and the QS-controlled biofilm maturation and LasA staphylolytic activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa", J.C. Taganna; J.P. Quanico; R.M. G. Perono; E.C. Amor ; W.L. Rivera; J of Ethnopharm 2011, 134(3): 865-871.

Antifungal activity of onion (Allium cepa L.) bulb extracts against Fusarium oxysporum and Colletotrichum sp.", D.F. Cornago; E.C. Amor; W.L. Rivera; Phil Agric Sci 2011, 94(1): 78-82.

"Stercurensin inhibits nuclear factor-?B-dependent inflammatory signals through attenuation of TAK1-TAB1 complex formation", Y.J. Kim; H.C. Kim; H. Ko; E.C. Amor; J.W. Lee; H.O. Yang; J Cell Biochem 2011, 112(2): 548-58.

"Dimethyl cardamonin inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory factors through blocking NF-?B p65 activation", Y.J. Kim; H. Ko; J.S. Park; I.H. Han; E.C. Amor; J.W. Lee; H.O. Yang; Int Immunopharm 2010, 10: 1127-1134.

"Analgesic Activity of Extracts of Kyllinga monocephala", E.C. Amor; J.P. Quanico; G.G. Perez; Pharm Biol 2009, 47(7): 624-627.

"Analgesic and Hypoglycemic Activities of Bixa orellana, Kyllinga monocephala and Luffa acutangula", J.P. Quanico; E.C. Amor; G.G. Perez; Phil J Sci 2008, 137(1): 69-76.

"Cytotoxic C-methylated Chalcones from Syzygium samarangense", E.C. Amor; I.M. Villaseñor; R. Antemano; Z. Perveen; G.P. Concepcion; M.I. Choudhary; Pharm Biol 2007, 45(10): 777-783. (Erratum) Pharm Biol 2008, 46(3): 225.

"Presence of Calcium Antagonist Activity Explain the Use of Syzygium samarangense in Diarrhoea", M.N. Ghayur; A.H. Gilani; A. Khan; E. C. Amor; I. M. Villaseñor; M.I. Choudhary; Phytho Res 2006, 20:49-52.