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Adelaide M. B. Brown

Expertise: Physiological Chemistry

Association

    • Philippine Association of University Women (UP Chapter), President
    • Philippine Association of University Women (UP Chapter), Member, Board of Directors
    • Phi Kappa Phi (University of Michigan Chapter), Member
    • Sigma Xi (University of Michigan Chapter), Member
    • Iota Sigma Phi (U.S. Honor Society for Women Chemists), Member
    • Phi Sigma (Biological Honor Society), Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Full Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Charter Member
    • Chemical Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Phycological Society, Member
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition, Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines, Assistant Instructor in Chemistry, June 15, 1926 - Aug. 16, 1935
    • University of the Philippines, Instructor, Aug. 17, 1935 - Sept. 30, 1938
    • University of the Philippines, Assistant Professor, Oct. 1, 1938 - Oct. 30, 1948
    • University of the Philippines, Associate Professor, Nov. 1, 1948 - Dec. 31, 1958
    • University of the Philippines, Professor, Jan. 1, 1959

Award

    • Cum Laude, University of the Philippines, 1926
    • Barbour Scholarship for Oriental Women, University of Michigan, 1931-1936
    • Partial U. P. Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1931-1935
    • Most outstanding woman scientist of the year, Graphic Magazine, 1941
    • Award of appreciation, Board of Directors of the Philippine National Cooperative Bank, Feb. 16, 1963

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, Ph. C., 1926
    • University of the Philippines, Manila, B. S. Chemistry, 1926
    • University of the Philippines, Manila, M. S. Chemistry, 1931
    • University of Michigan, Manila, Ph. D., 1935

Publication

    • (1931) Decolorization and deodorization of coconut oil by activated wood charcoal
    • U. P. Thesis (M.S.)
    • H. B. Lewis, (1935) Utilization of inulin for growth by the young white rat
    • Journal of Nutrition Volume v. 10
    • Baker H. Brown, (Dec. 1938) Aneurin (Vit. B1, Thiamine) content of sweetened condensed milk with a brief review
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 6, No. no. 4
    • F. Geronimo, (1939) Total and available iron content of some Philippine foodstuffs
    • Proceedings of the Fifth Philippine Science Convention (Bulletin no. 23) , No. no. 414
    • Baker H. Brown, (1941) Soilless gardening and study of nutrition
    • Grphic Magazine
    • Baker H. Brown, (1947) The use of albino mice to determine the utilization of calcium of dehydrated carrots and cabbage
    • Journal of Nutrition Volume v. 33
    • Rizalina E. Tumaneng, Baker H. Brown, (May 15, 1951) A preliminary note on the probable occurrence of endemic flourosis in the Philippines
    • Journal of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Volume v. 38, No. no. 5
    • (June 1952) Dental flourosis
    • Nutrition News Volume v. 5, No. no. 2
    • Clara Y. Lim, Baker H. Brown, (July-Sept. 1954) Availability of calcium in some Philippine vegetables
    • Nutrition News Volume v. 7, No. no. 3
    • Clara Y. Lim, (Feb. 15, 1957) Determination of calcium and of oxalic acid and oxalates in some Philippine plant foods
    • Journal of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Volume v. 44, No. no. 4
    • Baker H. Brown, C. Sioson, (1958-1959) The microbiological assay of amino acids in some Philippine foods, I.
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 16, No. nos. 1-4
    • Clara Y. Lim, (1958-1959) Availability of calcium in some Philippine plant foods
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 16, No. nos. 1-4
    • Clara Y. Lim, (1959) Availability of calcium in some Philippine vegetables
    • Journal of Nutrition Volume v. 67
    • Nora S. Banzon, (Dec. 1960) The available iron content of some Philippine vegetables
    • Natural and applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 18, No. no. 1
    • Nora S. Banzon, (Dec. 1960) Determination of calcium and oxalic acid and oxalates in some Philippine plant foods
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 18, No. no. 1
    • Nora S. Banzon, (1961) Iron content of some Philippine vegetables
    • U.P. Research Bulletin
    • C. L. Sioson, (1962) Microbiological assay of amino acids in some Philippine foods and feeds. II.
    • U. P. Research Digest Volume v. 1
    • M. V. Mactal, (1964) Determination of biological value of some Philippine feed and food proteins by the white mice growth method
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume v. 18