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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 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)



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.



“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.