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Luz Baens Arcega

Expertise: Microbiology

Association

    • Phi Kappa Phi, Member
    • Soil Science Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Chemical Society of the Philippines, Treasurer
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Founder Fellow and Director

Employment

    • Bureau of Science, Laboratory Helper, 1929 - 1931
    • Bureau of Science, Junior Chemist, 1931 - 1932
    • Bureau of Science, Junior Scientist, 1932 - 1947
    • Instittute of Science and Technology, Assistant Scientist, 1947 - 1949
    • Fiber Inspection Service, Fiber Technoogist, 1949 - 1951
    • Institute of Nutrition, Scientist, 1951 My - 1951 Je
    • Biological Research Center, National Institute of Science and Technology, Scientist to Asst. Research Director, 1951

Award

    • Presidential Award of Merit "Woman Chemist", , 1956
    • Distinguished Service Award , Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, 1961
    • Topnotcher, Pharmacy Board Examination, Government Pharmacy Board of Examiners , 1929

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, Ph C., 1929
    • University of the Philippines, Manila, B S Pharmacy, 1941
    • Araneta University, Manila, M. S., 1963

Publication

    • Arcega, L., et.al., ( 1932 F) Analysis of sections of small and medium-sized Philippine bagtikan trees, Parashorea malaanoman (Blanco) Merrill
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 47, No. 2
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1932 Mr) The composition of Philippine woods, II Aubing, balakat, malaikmo, balakat-gubat, bolongeta and santol
    • Philippine journal of Science Volume 47, No. 3
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1933 Ja) The composition of Philippine woods, II. Anubig, balakat, malaikmo, balakat-gubat, bolongeta and santol
    • Biological Abstracts Volume 7, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1932 Ap) Permagaate-hide-power graph for tannin analysis of wood barks REsults by the modified hide-power method obtained from the permaganate determination
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 47, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1932 S) Permanganate-hide-power graph for tannin analysis of wood barks Results by the modified hide-power method obtained from permanganate determination
    • Berichte uber die Wissenschaftliche Biologie, Germany
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1932 Jl) Composition of Philippine woods, III. Balobo, alupag, banai-banai, dulit, and pine
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 48, No. 3
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1932 D) Composition of some Philippine hardwoods. IV
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 49, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1933 O) Composition of some Philippine soft woods, V.
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 52, No. 2
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1934 Ap) The composition of Philippine woods, VI
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 53, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1934 S) The composition of Philippine woods, VII
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 55, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1934 O) Tannin content of Philippie barks and woods
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 55, No. 2
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1936 Jl) Effect of molds on bakauan bark and tannin liquors
    • Philippine Journal of Sciece Volume 60, No. 3
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1937 Mr) Effect of molds in bakauan bark and tannin liquors
    • Journal of the International Society of Leather Trades' Chemist Volume 21
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1936 D) Tanin content of Philippie oak barks
    • Philipine Journal of Science Volume 61, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1936 D) Tannin content of Philippine oak barks
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 61, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., ( 1936 D) Effect of molds on some Philippine tanning liquors, II
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 61, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1940) Vegetable tanning materials. The Industries
    • Journal of Industrial Engineering Chemistry Volume 5, No. 5
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1940 Ja) Rice as a substitute cereal in the manufacture of soy sauce
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 71, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1940 Ag) Diffusion characteristics of some Philippine vegetable tanning extracts
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 72, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1941 My) Possible utilization of tannin from the kernels of green betel nuts
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 32
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1941 Ag) Tanin from kernels of green betel nuts
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 75, No. 4
    • Luz Baens Arcega, Flaviano M. Yenko, (1947) Some factors affecting the production of dextran from cane sugar by Leuconosoc dextranicum
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 77, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1955) History of the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science
    • PHILAAS Souvenir Program
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1959 Mr) History of the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Science Quarterly Volume 1, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1956 Je) Proteolytic enzyme from a Philippine strain of Aspergillus oryzae (Ahlburg) Cohn
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 85, No. 2
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1958) National Science Week: its history
    • National Science Week Souvenir Program
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1958) U.P. alumni in the Institute of Science and Technology
    • I.P. Alumni Golden Jubilee Yearbook
    • Arcega, L., (1959 Mr) Gamma Sigma Delta
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1959 Mr) Our members in the news
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1959 Je) Our members in the news
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 2
    • Arcega, L., (1959 S) Our members in the news
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 3
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1959 D) Our members in the news
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., et.al. , (1960) Our members in the news
    • Science Quarterly Volume 2, No. 1-4
    • Arcega, L., (1959) PHILAAS activities
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 1
    • Arcega, L., (1959 S) PHILAAS activities
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1, No. 3
    • Arcega, L., et.al., ( 1959 D) PHILAAS activities
    • Science Quarterly Volume 1, No. 4
    • Arcega, L., (1960) PHILAAS activities
    • Science Quarterly Volume 2, No. 1-4
    • Arcega, L., et.al., (1960 Mr) The dextran-leuconostoc from Philippine cabbage: some factors influencing dextran formation and specific identity of the organism
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 89, No. 1