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Who Are The Filipino Chemistry Scientist And Their Contribution/inventions?

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Below is a list of Filipino Chemistry scientists and their contributions to the field:

  • Julian Banzon
Filipino chemist, Julian Banzon researched methods of producing alternative fuels. He experimented with the production of ethyl esters fuels from sugarcane and coconut, and invented a means of extracting residual coconut oil by a chemical process rather than a physical process.
  • Dr. Lourdes Cruz
Doctor Lourdes Cruz has made scientific contributions to the biochemistry field of conotoxins, in particular the toxins of the venom of the marine snail Conus geographus. Lourdes Cruz documented the biochemical characterization of the homologous highly toxic monomeric peptides with internal disulfide bonds including: Conotoxin GI, Conotoxin GIA and Conotoxin GII. Lourdes Cruz has helped develop conotoxins for the purpose biochemical probes for examining the activities of the human brain.
  • Anacleto Del Rosario
Filipino chemist, Anacleto Del Rosario won the first prize at the World Fair in Paris in 1881 for his formula for producing a pure kind of alcohol from tuba of a nipa palm. His research also led to the extraction of castor oil from a native plant called palma christi.
  • Amando Kapauan
Amando Kapauan was a Filipino chemist who specialized in environmental chemistry. He is best known for his research in the 70s on the effect of heavy metals analysis on the environment, in particular mercury in waters, fish and soil of the Philippines. Later in his career, Amando Kapauan began inventing new chemical instrumentation. Kapauan redesigned instruments with the help of his best students who would write the software to work with desktop computers just as they were starting to become popular.
  • Felix Maramba
Felix Maramba is a Filipino chemist who is famous for building a coconut oil-fuelled power generator. He also is the developer of one of the world's most profitable biogas systems.
  • Francisco Quisumbing
Filipino chemist, Francisco Quisumbing invented Quink ink, which is used in Parker Pens. Quink ink is named after Francisco Quisumbing and is also an amalgam of 'quick and ink'. It is a quick drying ink with a cleaning property that prevents the ink from clogging the pen.

More Filipino chemistry scientists can be found using the following link:
  http://inventors.about.com/od/filipinoscientists/Filipino_Inventors_and_Filipino_Scientists.htm
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