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Mr. Kosala A. Samarasinghe

 

Technical Assistant
Herbal Technology Section

Qualifications

Diploma in Laboratory Technology in Chemistry Merit (I.Chem.C)

Contacts

Tel: 94 011 2379800 Ext: 327                        Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Specialized Fields

  • .Analysis of Mycotoxins ( Aflatoxin) in food, spices and herbal products
  • Analysis of herbal drugs & cosmetics
  • Phytochemical and physicochemical properties of herbal plants
  • Preparation of herbal tea

Interest Areas       

  • Research and development activities on standardization of medicinal plants
  • Research and development activities on Mycotoxins

Publication

  • R.M. Dharmadasa, Asitha Siriwardana, Kosala Samarasinghe, and Adhihetty, P. (2013). Standardization of Gyrinops Walla Gaertn. (Thymalaeaceae): Newly Discovered, Fragrant Industrial Potential, Endemic Plant from Sri Lanka. World Journal of Agricultural Research 1, No. 6 101-103. doi: 10.12691. Available online at: http://pubs.sciepub.com/wjar/1/6/1
  • Abeysiri, G. R. P. I., Dharmadasa, R. M. Abeysinghe, D. C. and K. Samarasinghe. (2013). Screening of phytochemical, physico- chemical and bioactivity of different parts of Acmella oleraceae Murr. (Asteraceae), a natural remedy for toothache. Ind. Crops Prod. 50: 852-856. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669013004603.
  • R. M. Dharmadasa, Samarasinghe K, Adhihetty P, and Hettiarachchi P.L. (2013). Comparative Pharmacognostic Evaluation of Munronia Pinnata (Wall.) Theob. (Meliaceae) and its Substitute Andrographis paniculata (Burm.f.) Wall. Ex Nees (Acanthaceae). World Journal of Agricultural Research 1, no. 5: 77-81. Available at: http://pubs.sciepub.com/wjar/1/5/1/
  • Siriwardane D. A. S, Dharmadasa, R. M., Samarasinghe. K. (2013). Distribution of withaferin A, an anticancer potential agent, in different parts of two varieties of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal. grown in Sri Lanka. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 16 (3) 141-144. Available at: http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2013.141.144.

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