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Journal Publications - 2021

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Abeykoon, A.M.C.N., Herath, H.M.T. & Jayasinghe, M. A. (2021). In-vitro Analysis of Trypsin and Alpha – Amylase Inhibitory Activities in Selected Legume Varieties in Sri Lanka. Asian Food Science Journal 20(1):1-19.
  2. Amarasiri, S.S., Attanayake, A.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Jayatilaka, K.A.P.W. & Mudduwa, L.K.B. (2021). Nephroprotective activity of Vetiveria zizanioides (L) Nash supplement in doxorubicin induced nephrotoxicity model of Wistar rats. Journal of Food Bio-Chemistry 45(10).
  3. Amunugoda, P.N.R.J., De Silva, A.B.G.C.J., Gunawardane, K.V.T., Pitipanaarachchi, R., Silva, A.M.C.U. & Thilina, D.G.W. (2020). Spray Drying of Ginger and Physical and Micro Powder – An Advance Food Material. Frontiers in Advanced Materials Research:9-17.
  4. Amunugoda, P.N.R.J., Wilson, W.R.S., Senanayake, S.A.M.A.N.S., Kulathunaga, K.D. G. (2021). Performance of Prototype Solar Tunnel Drier developed by University of Hohenheim under Local Environmental conditions in Sri Lanka. Front Adv Mat Res: 44-55.
  5. Dilhara, D.G.N, Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C., Wijeekara, R.G.S., Prathapasinghe, G. & Somea T. (2021). Ethnopharmacological Survey on Medicinal Plants Used for Cosmetic Treatments in Traditional and Ayurveda Systems of Medicine in Sri Lanka. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5599654 https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5599654.
  6. De Costa, M.D.R., De Silva, R.C.L., Nayanajith, L.D.C., Colombage, H.C.D.P., Milani, M.D.Y., Rosa, S.R.D. & Kottegoda, I.R.M. (2021). Electrochemical performance and material characterization of reduced grapheneoxide (rGO) / titanium dioxide (TiO2) composite as electrodes for supercapacitors. Sri Lankan Journal of Physics 22(2):1–12.
  7. De Silva, G.B.V.U., Dharmadasa, R.M., Senanayake, R.A.S.P. & Lintha, A. (2021). Selection of Superior Quality Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle (Poaceae) Populations by Means of Quantity and Quality of Essential Oils. World Journal of Agricultural Research 9(1): 1-8.
  8. Divisekera, D.M.W.D., Madage, S.S.K., Jayawardana, T.M.D.A., Medis, W.U.D., Indunil, R.K.P.N. & Gooneratne, J. (2021). Pathogenic and spoilage causing microorganisms associated with traditional seafood product Jaadi manufactured in the southern and western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. Asian Food Science Journal 20(10):25-35.
  9. Divisekera, D.M.W.D., Samarasekera, J.K.R.R., Hettiarachchi, C., Maharajan, R., Gooneratne, J., Choudhary, M.I., Gopalakrishnan, S., Wahab, A.T. & Mazumdar, S.D. (2021). Oral toxicity evaluation of probiotic strains isolated from Finger millet [Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.] in Wistar rat models (in vivo). Archives of Ecotoxicology 3(3): 91-102.
  10. Gamage, D.G.N.D., Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C., Wijesekara, R.G.S., Prathapasinghe, G.A. & Takao, S. (2021). Assessment of Phytochemical Contents and Total Antioxidant Capacity of Five Medicinal Plants with Cosmetic Potential under Three Different Drying Methods. World Journal of Agricultural Research 9(1): 24-28.
  11. Gamage, D.G.N.D., Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C., Wijesekara, R.G.S., Prathapasinghe, G.A. & Takao, S.(2021). Effect of Drying Methods and Type of Packaging Materials on Phytochemical Content and Total Antioxidant Capacity of Five Medicinal Plants with Cosmetic Potential over Three Months Storage at AmbientWorld Journal of Agricultural Research 9(2):73-79.
  12. Gamage, D.G.N.D., Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C., Wijesekara, R.G.S., Prathapasinghe, G.A. & Takao, S. (2021). Emerging herbal cosmetic production in Sri Lanka: Identifying possible interventions for the development of the herbal cosmetic industry. Scientifica 10.
  13. Gunathilaka, M.D.T.L., Dilrangi, K.H., Ranasinghe, P., Samarakoon, K.W. & Peiris, L.D.C.(2021). Mechanistic Insight into Apoptotic Induction in Human Rhabdomyosarcoma and Breast Adenocarcinoma Cells by Chnoospora minima: A Sri Lankan Brown Seaweed. Pharmaceuticals 14:1154.
  14. Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Hewageegana, A.U. & Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2021). Purification, detoxification and incineration methods of minerals and metals in Traditional medicine. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6634553
  15. Jayasinghe, M.D. & Hewajulige, I.G.N. (2021). King coconut - The golden nut of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Food and Agriculture 7(1): 9-12.
  16. Jayasuriya, W.J.A.B.N., Jayaweera, N.D., Adurapotha, H., Meedin, F.D., Uluwaduge, D.I. & Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2021). Antimicrobial effect of polyphenols enriched fractions of Moringa oleifera Lam. Leaves at the flowering stage against microbial strains causing oral and wound infections. Pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka 11(1): 27 – 40.
  17. Jayawardana, S. A. S., Samarasekera, J. K. R. R., Hettiarachchi, G. H. C. M. & Gooneratne, J. (2021). Formulation and quality evaluation of finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) flour incorporated biscuits. Food Science and Technology International 28(5): 430-439.
  18. Jayawardana, S. A. S., Samarasekera, J. K. R. R., Hettiarachchi, G. H. C. M., Gooneratne, J., Choudhary, M. I., Jabeen, A. (2021). Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) varieties cultivated in Sri Lanka. BioMed Research International:1-10.
  19. Jayaweera, V., Liyanage, W.L.N.C., Silva, R.C.L.D., Rosa, S.R.D. & Kottegoda, I.R.M., (2021). Reduced Graphene Oxide-sno2-Polyaniline Ternary Composite for High-Performance Supercapacitors. Material Science Research India 18(2):206-216.
  20. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Rathnayake, D., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, A. & Rajapakse, G. (2021). A binder‐free composite of graphite and kaolinite as a stable working electrode for general electro chemical applications. Electrochemical Science Advances 1(4)
  21. .Karunaratne, T.D.N., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Sugatharatana, K., Ariyawansa, H.S. & De Silva, H.A. (2021). In vitro antioxidant activities of poly-herbal preparation: Sarasvatha Choorna. Free Radicals and Antioxidants 11(2):35-37.
  22. Kulatunga, W.M.S.S.K. & Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2021). Chemical analysis of anti-venom herbal paste use in Sri Lanka. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products 4(4): 1-7.
  23. Kulatunga, W.M.S.S.K., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. & Herath, H.M.D.R. (2021). Chemical analysis of a traditional herbal analysis use in Sri Lanka for snake bite treatments. Asian Journal of Applied Chemistry Research 10 (3-4): 6-11.
  24. Liang, Y.D.Y., Nilusha, T., Ritigala, R.T. & Wei, Y. (2021). Prediction of the Long-Term Effect of Iron on Methane Yield in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Using Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis. Membranes 11: 100.
  25. Liyanaarachchi, G., Samarasekara, R., Mahanama, K. R. R. & Hemalal, K. D. P. (2021). Bioactive constituents isolated from the Sri Lankan endemic plant Artocarpus nobilis and their potential to use in novel cosmeceuticals. phytochemistry letters 184.
  26. Liyanaarachchi, G., Samarasekara, R., Mahanama, K. R. R. & Hemalal, K. D. P. (2021). In vitro anti-inflammatory, anti-cholinesterase and anti-diabetic activity of Artocarpus nobilis, Artocarpus heterophyllus and Artocarpus altilis. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 25:1-3.
  27. Mapalagama, O.V., Amunugoda, P.N.R.J. & Ranaweera, K.K.D.S.(2021). Decontamination of pineapple (Ananas cosmosus) juice using ozone as a non-thermal sterilization method. Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society 9 (5).
  28. Nandakumar, J., Prabagar, S. & Thuraisingam, S. (2021). Qualitative Survey on Medicinal Plants of Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka, Identification of Endangered Species and Concerns for Their Conservation World. Journal of Agricultural Sciences 17 (5): 409-417.
  29. Navoda, N.P.G.D., Samaranayake, M.D.W., Liyanage, S.L., Herath, H.M.T. & Jayasinghe, J.M.J.K. (2021). Determination of Functional Properties of Sri Lankan Ambarella (Spondias dulcis Forst. syn. Spondias cytherea Sonn.) Fruit and Development of Vacuum Dried Ambarella Fruit Powder and Incorporated Soup Mix. Asian Food Science Journal 20(11):113-122.
  30. Nilusha, R.T. & Wei, Y. (2021). New Insights into the Microbial Diversity of Cake Layer in Yttria Composite Ceramic Tubular Membrane in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR). Membranes 11:108.
  31. Nilusha, R.T., Yu, D., Zhang, J., Abeynayaka, A. & Wei, Y. (2021). Insights into the ambient temperature startup of an anaerobic ceramic membrane bioreactor with thermally hydrolyzed inoculum for domestic wastewater treatment. Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering 4.
  32. Perera, D.S.M., De Silva, R.C.L., Nayanajith, L.D.C., Colombage, H.C.D.P., Suresh, T.S., Abeysekera, W.P.K.M. & Kottegoda, I.R.M. (2021). Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties of Coffea Arabica/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite prepared by green synthesis. Material Science Research India 18(3):305-317.
  33. Prabagar, S., Dharmadasa, R.M., Lintha, A., & Thuraisingam, S. (2021). Accumulation of heavy metals in grape fruit, leaves, soil and water: A study of influential factors and evaluating ecological risks in Jaffna. Sri Lanka Environmental and Sustainability Indicators 12(9)
  34. Premasiri, D.L.D.A.S., Rajawardana, D.U., Mudannayake, D.C. & Hewajulige, I.G.N. (2021). Isolation, characterization and identification of industrially beneficial probiotic lactic acid bacteria from goat milk. The Journal of Agricultural Sciences - Sri Lanka 16 (2):369-382.
  35. Silva, S.D., Chandrasekaran, K.N., Fernando, K.H., Withana, W.T.G.S.L. & Athapaththu, A. M. M. H. (2021). Molecular Detection of Pork Adulteration: A Study based on Dairy Products in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology 6(6): 1536-1540.
  36. Silva, P.A.S.N., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Kumari, M.W.S.J. & Galappatthy, P. (2021). Effect of curcumin on diabetes and its complications: A mini review. Journal of Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine 7(2): 109 – 118.Thilakarathna, G.C., Navaratne, S.B., Wickramasinghe, S.B.I., Ranasinghe, P., Samarkoon, S.R. & Samarasekera, J.K.R.R. (2021).
  37. The effect of Salacia reticulata, Syzygium cumini, Artocarpus heterophyllus, and Cassia auriculata on controlling the rapid formation of advanced glycation end-products. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative medicine 12:261-268.
  38. Viyanage, M.P., Manage, T.R.T., De Silva, R.C.L., Nayanajith, L.D.C., Milani, M.Y.D. & Kottegoda, I.R.M. (2021). Mechanical property evaluation of natural rubber/ vein graphite composites. Sri Lankan Journal of Physics 22(1):29.
  39. Weerasinghe, W.A.B.S. & Amunugoda, P.N.R.J. (2021). UV Treatment on Inactivation of Fungal Contamination of Sri Lankan Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) seed and powder. Front Adv Mat Res:36-41.
  40. Wickramasuriya, A.I.R., Arachchige, R.C.W. & Kottegoda, I.R.M. (2021). Characterization and Modification of Clay for Removal of Drinking Water Hardness. Material Science Research India 18(3): 318-331.
  41. Wijesekara, W.R.L., Lokupitiya, E. & Najim, M.M.M. (2021). Treatment and Disposal of Poultry Processing Wastewater in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Technology 2(1): 8-15.
  42. Wijayawardhana, N.M., Cooray, M.M.D.U., Meedin, D.F.D., Uluwaduge, D.I., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., & Jayasuriya, W.J.A.B.N. (2021). Antimicrobial activity of a combination of three natural plant extracts and development of a herbal soap. Pharmaceutical Sciences Asia 48(6): 523-534.

Journal Publications - 2020

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Abeysekera, W.K.S.M., Abeysekera, W.P.K.M., Suraweera, T.L, Samaranayake, M.D.W., Liyanage, S.L., Arachchige, S.P.G., Ratnasooriya, W.D., Abeysiriwardena, D. S. de Z. (2020). Antioxidant properties of selected pigmented and white long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka at market available polishing rates. Tropical Plant Research 7(2): 415-423. DOI: 10.22271/tpr.2020.v7.i2.049.
  2. Alvitigala, B.Y., Gooneratne, L.V., Constantine, G.R., Wijesinghe, R.N.K., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and pharmacogenetic assays to monitor clopidogrel therapy. Pharmacology Research and Prospectives 8(6): e00686 DOI:10.1002/prp2.686
  3. Amarasiri, S.S., Attanayake, A.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Jayatilaka, K.A.P.W., Mudduwa, L.K.B. (2020). Protective effects of three selected standardized medicinal plant extracts used in Sri Lankan traditional medicine in adriamycin induced nephrotoxic. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 259, 112933.
  4. Amarasiri, S.S., Attanayake, A.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Jayatilaka, K.A.P.W., Mudduwa, L.K.B. (2020). Acute and 28 day repeated –dose oral toxicity assessment of Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. In healthy Wistar rats. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. ID. 1359050.
  5. Amarasiri, S.S., Attanayake, A.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Jayatilaka, K.A.P.W., Mudduwa, L.K.B., (2020). Standardized aqueous bark extract of Gmelina arborea roxb. possesses nephroprotection against adriamycin-induced nephrotoxicity in Wistar rats. Drugs and Toxicology, DOI: 10.1080/01480545.2020.1811721.
  6. Chandrakantha, M., Handunnetti, S. M., Premakumara, G.A.S., Kathirgamanathar, S. (2020). Topical Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Essential Oils of Alpiniacalcarata Rosc., Its Main Constituents and PossibleMechanism of Action, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative : 1-19, Medicine Article ID 2035671.
  7. Comestor, K.G.R.F., Rupasinghe, A.D.J., Deshapriya, A.L., Hewajulige, I., Divisekera, W., Madage, S.S.K., Walliwala, S. Binduhewa, U. (2020). Impact of three hour power discontinuation of refrigerators on microbiological stability of food. CEBR & D Journal: 23-26.
  8. Dahanayake, J.M., Perera, P.K., Galappatty, P., Arawwawala, M. (2020). A mini review on therapeutic potentials of Phyllanthus niruri Linn. Trends in Phytochemical Research 4(3): 101-108.
  9. De Silva, G.B.V.U., Dharmadasa, R.M., Senanayake, R.A.S.P., Lintha, A., Sewwandi,S.K.U. (2020). Comparison of Essential Oil Content and Composition of Different Parts of Cymbopogan citrates (DC.) Stapf (Poaceae) Grown in Sri Lanka.” World Journal of Agricultural Research (8)1: 1-5. DOI: 10.12691/wjar-8-1-1.
  10. Dharmadasa, R.M., Jayasinghe, J.A.T.U., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Fonseka, D.L.C.K., (2020). Compositional Analysis of Volatile Compounds of Paspangiri - A Mixture of Leaves of Five Rutaceae Plants Used as an Effective Remedy for Respiratory System Microbial Infections in Traditional Systems of Medicine. World Journal of Agricultural Research 8(3) : 84-88. doi: 10.12691/wjar-8-3-3http://www.sciepub.com/wjar/abstract/12007
  11. Dirukshi, M.K.D.T., Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C. (2020). Selection of Superior Quality Annona Species by Means of Bioactive Compounds and Antioxidant Capacity. World Journal of Agricultural Research8 (2) : 39-44. DOI: 10.12691/wjar-8-2-3.
  12. Fonseka, H.R.D., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Kulathunga, W.M.S.S.K. (2020). Comparison on phytochemical physico-chemical parameters of Ocimum sanctum Linn grown in different locations of Sri Lanka. Scholars International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine3(7), 157 -161.
  13. Gobalarajah, K., Prabagar, S., Jayawardena, U.P., Rasiah, G., Rajendra, S., Prabagar, C. (2020). Impact of water quality on Chronic KidneyDisease of unknown etiology (CKDu) inThunukkai Division in Mullaitivu District, SriLanka.BMC nephrologyNovember. DOI: 10.1186/s12882-020-02157-1
  14. Gunathilaka, N., Perera, H., Wijerathna, T., Rodrigo, W., Wijegunawardana, N. D. A. D. (2020). The Diversity of Midgut Bacteria among Wild-Caught Phlebotomus argentipes (Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), the Vector of Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka. BioMed Research International Article ID 5458063.
  15. Gunathilaka, N., Ranasinghe, K., Amarasinghe, D., Rodrigo, W., Mallawarachchi, H. Chandrasena, N. (2020). Molecular Characterization of Culturable Aerobic Bacteria in the Midgut of Field-Caught Culex tritaeniorhynchus, Culex gelidus, and Mansonia annulifera Mosquitoes in the Gampaha district of Sri Lanka. BioMed Research International Article ID 8732473. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8732473
  16. Gunathilaka, T. L., Samarakoon, K., Ranasinghe, P., Peiris, L. D. C. (2020). Review Article Antidiabetic Potential of Marine Brown Algae - a Mini Review. Journal of Diabetes Research https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/1230218
  17. Handunnetti, M.,C.,S.,M, Premakumara, G.,A.,S., Kathirgamanathar, S. (2020). Topical Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Essential Oils of Alpiniacalcarata Rosc., Its Main Constituents and Possible Mechanism of Action, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Article ID 2035671, 1 – 19.
  18. Hawageegana, H.G.S.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). A mini review on Mallotus phillipinensis (Lam) Muell. Arg. (Kampillaka). Sri Lanka Journal of Indigenous Medicine 5(1) : 364-368.
  19. Hawageegana, H.G.S.P., Hewageegana, A.U., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Chemical analysis on two traditional decoctions for Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Natural and Ayurvedic Medicine 4(2). DOI:10.23880/JONAM-16000249.
  20. Herath, H. M. T., Samaranayake, M. D. W., Liyanage, S. and Abeysekera, W. K. S. M. (2020). Horse Gram: an incredible food grains as a potential source of functional and nutritional food ingredient. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (5)4: 93-101.
  21. Jayasinghe, J.A.T.U., Dharmadasa, R. M., Fonseka, D.L.C.K., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Phytochemicals and antioxidant capacity of selected Rutaceae species used in Sri Lanka. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences 10(3) : 1-10.
  22. Jayawardana, S. A. S., Samarasekera, J. K. R. R., Hettiarachchi, G. H. C. M., Gooneratne, M. J., Choudhary, M. I., Imad, R., Naz, A. (2020). Glutathione S-transferase and β-glucuronidase enzyme inhibitory and cytotoxic activities of ethanolic and methanolic extracts of Sri Lankan finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) varieties. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products, 3(2):1-9.
  23. Jayawardana, S.A.S., Samarawickrama, D. S., Samarasekera, J. K. R. R., Hettiarachchi, G. H. C. M., Gooneratne, M. J. (2020). Consumer awareness and preference towards finger millet in Sri Lanka. Asian Food Research Journal 18(3):24-3.
  24. Karunagoda, K., Perera, P.K., Senanayake, H., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Comparative Phytochemical analysis and antioxidant activities of two herbal powdered drugs used in the treatment of uterine fibroids. Asian Journal of Pharmacognosy. 4(3): 30-36.
  25. Karunarathna, S., Somasiri, S., Mahanama, R. (2020). Development of minerals profile including heavy metals of selected rice varieties (Oryza sativa L.) consumed in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
  26. Karunarathne, Y.A.U.D., Amarasinghe, A.P.G., Weerasooriya, T.R., Samarasinghe, U.K.A., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Asparagus racemosus (Willd) of Indian origin: In terms of physico-chemical phytochemical and nutritional profiles. International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 3(7): 140-143.
  27. 27.Kodikara, K. A. S., Ranasinghe, P., Irfan, A., Loku Pullukuttige, J., Madarasinghe, S. K., Farid, D. G., Nico, K. (2020). Oxidative stress, leaf photosynthetic capacity and dry matter content in young mangrove plant Rhizophora mucronate Lam. Under prolonged submergence and soil water stress. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. http:// doi.org/10.1007/s12298-020
  28. Kodikara, K.A.S., Lokupulukkutuge, J., Ranasinghe, P., Kanishka, M., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Koedam, N. (2020). “Stress-induced carbon starvation in Rhizophora mucronata Lam. seedlings under conditions of prolonged submergence and water deficiency: Survive or succumb. Botanica Serbica 44(2):149–162 https://doi.org/10.2298/BOTSERB2001011S
  29. Lakshan, S.A.T., Pathirana, C.K., Jayanath, N.Y., Abeysekara, W.P.K.M., Abeysekara, W.K.S.M. (2020). Antioxidant and selected chemical properties of the flowers of three different varieties of Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea L.), Ceylon Journal of Science 49(2) : 195-201.
  30. Lin, Z., and Shelton, S, (2020). Decadal changes of drought characteristics in Mahaweli River Basin Sri Lanka and associated circulations. Frontiers in Earth Science 8, 306 .IF-2.689.
  31. Liyanaarachchi, G.V.V., Mahanama, R., Somasiri, S., Punyasiri, N., Kottawa-Arachchi, J.D.(2020). Total and free amino acid contents of popular rice varieties (Oryza sativa L.) consumed in the capital city of Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 48(2):199-211.
  32. Liyanaarachchi, G.V.V., Mahanama, K.R.R., Somasiri, H.P.P.S., Punyasiri, P.A.N., Kottawa-Arachchi, J.D. (2020). Total and free amino acid contents of most popular rice varieties (Oryza sativa L.) consumed in the capital city of Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 48(2):199-211.
  33. Lokuge, L. L. P. S., Herath, H. M. T., Samaranayake, M. D. W., Liyanage, S. L., Ratnayake, R. H. M. K and Abeysekera, W. K. S. M. (2020). A comparative study on potential antioxidants and antioxidant activity in raw and cooked selected locally grown legumes in Sri Lanka. Asian Food Science Journal. 17(4):14-27.
  34. Nilusha, R.T., Yu, D., Zhang, J., Wei, Y. (2020). Effects of Solids Retention Time on the Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor with Yttria-Based Ceramic Membrane Treating Domestic Wastewater at Ambient Temperature. Membranes (IF 3.093) 10:196.
  35. Nilusha, R.T.; Wang, T.; Wang, H.; Yu, D.; Zhang, J.; Wei, Y. (2020). Optimization of In Situ Backwashing Frequency for Stable Operation of Anaerobic Ceramic Membrane Bioreactor. Processes (IF2.75) 8, 545.
  36. Pallie, M., Perera, P.K., Goonasekara, C.L., Kumarasinghe, N. Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Efficacy and safety of freeze-dried form of Tragia involucrate L. decoction in treating diabetes: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Clinical Trials in Degenerative Diseases 5(3):31-36.
  37. Pallie, M., Perera, P.K., Kumarasinghe, N., Arawwawala, M., Goonasekara, C.L., (2020). Ethnopharmacological use and biological activities of Tragia involucrate L. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. ID: 8848676.
  38. Pathiranage, H. W. T., Weeratunge, H. D. N. M., Mubarak, Godakumbura, P. I., Ranasinghe, P. (2020). In Vitro Antioxidant and Antidiabetic Potentials of Syzygium caryophyllatum L. Alston,Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1-15. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/9529042
  39. Perera, H. D. S. M., Samarasekara, R., Handunnetti, S., Weerasena, O.V.D.S., Maharjan, R., Chaudhary, M.I. (2020). Investigation of Beta-Lactamase Enzyme Inhibitory, Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal Bio-Activities of Dillenia retusa Thumb: An Endemic Medicinal Plant to Sri Lanka. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products, 3(4): 1-12.
  40. Prabagar, S., Nanthakumar, J., Thuraisingam, S., Prabagar, J. (2020). Antimicrobial Activity of Leaf and Bark Extracts of Cassia fistula. World Journal ofSciences 16 (4): 227-232. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjas.2020.227.232.
  41. Prabagar, S., Nanthakumar, J., Thuraisingam, S., Prabagar. J. (2020). Antimicrobial activity of Azadirachta Indica (neem) leaves and stem bark aqueous extracts. SPC Journal of Plant Science 1 (1) :1-5.
  42. Prabagar, S., Nanthakumar, J., Thuraisingam, S., Prabagar. J. (2020). Investigation of antimicrobial activity of aqueous extracts of Eclipta prostrate. International Journal of Biological Sciences and Technology 11(1): 1-6.
  43. Prabagar, S., Nanthakumar, J., Thuraisingam, S., Prabagar., J. (2020). Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of aqueous extracts of Acalypha indica. International Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences : 162-169 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.3986633.svg
  44. Ranasinghe, R.L.D.S., De Silva, R.H.S.K., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Wijesiriwardhana, H.G.S.G. (2020). Phytochemical variation of a polyherbal formula according to its preparation method: Qualitative & Quantitative analysis. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research 9(1); 22-28.
  45. Randima, K.A.D.K., Perera, K.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2020). Comparative analysis of phytochemical and antioxidant activities of the Nishatipal decoction and its freeze dried powder. Sri Lanka Journal of Indigenous Medicine 5 (1) : 329 – 339.
  46. Samarawickrama, D.S., Manoratne, C.H., Amunugoda, P.N.R. J., (2020). Production and characterization of black charcoal from Bambusa vulgaris (Yellow Bamboo) and potentiality for advance applications. Front Adv Mat Res, 28-36 / 36
  47. Wakkumbura, H.P., Wickramaarachchi, W.M.D., Arawwawala, L.D.AM., Liyanage, J., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2020). Assessment of the quality and evaluation of the antioxidant potential of a novel Sri Lankan Ayurvedic polyherbal formulation. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. ID:2319315.
  48. Wathsara, H.P.T., Weeratunge, H.D., Mubarak, M.N.A., Godakumbura, P.I., Ranasinghe,P.(2020). In Vitro Antioxidant and Antidiabetic Potentials of Syzygium caryophyllatum L. Alston. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/9529042.
  49. Wijerathna, T., Gunathilaka, N., Gunawardena, K., Rodrigo, W. (2020). Socioeconomic, demographic and landscape factors associated with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kurunegala district, Sri Lanka. Journal of Parasites & Vectors 13:244.

 

Journal Publications - 2018

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Abeysekera,W.K.S.M., Abayarathna, U.P.T.C., Premakumara, G.A.S., Jayasooriya, M.CN., Abeysekera, W.P.K.M (2018). Anti-glycation and glycation reversing potential of fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum-Graecum) seed extract. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research 3 (2): 3138-3142
  2. Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). Evaluation of antiurolithiatic potential of standardize (Asteracantha Longifolia L.) aerial Parts. SF J Herb Med 2:2.
  3. Arawwawala, L.D.A.M., Pradeepika, E.M.U. (2018). Evaluation of antiurolithiatic potential of standardized (Asteracantha longifolia Linn) aerial parts. SciFed Journal of Herbal Medicine 2: 1-5.
  4. Rajawardana, D.U., Hewajulige, I.G.N., Nanayakkara, C.M., Athurupana, S.K.M.R.A. and Madhujith, T. (2018). Preliminary evaluation of probiotic potential of yeasts isolated from bovine milk and curd of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research 30 (3): 27– 41.
  5. De Costa, M.D.R., De Silva, R.C.L., Nayanajith, L.D.C., Colombage, H.C.D.P.,  Kottegoda I.R.M, Rosa, S.R.D, (2018). Fabrication and characterization of RGO / PANI / TiO2compositeas an electrode material for supercapacitors. Journal of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 1 (1): 50-60.
  6. Dissanayake, D.P.A., Sivaganesh, S., Tissera, M.H.A., Handunnetti, S.M., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). Comparison of antioxidant properties of Cyathula prostrate Linn and Achyranthesaspera Linn grown in Sri Lanka. Research and Review Insights 2 (3): 1-3. 
  7. Dissanayake, D.P.A., Sivaganesh, S., Tissera, M.H.A., Handunnetti, S.M., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M (2018).Asparagus racemosus willd roots: antioxidant properties of Sri Lankan origin. International Journal of Ayurveda 3 (9): 1-4.
  8. Divisekera,D.M.W.D., Samarasekera, J.K.R.R., Hettiarachchi, C., Gooneratne, J., Choudhary, M. I., Gopalakrishnan, S. Wahab, A. (2018). Lactic acid bacteria isolated from fermented flour of finger millet, its probiotic attributes and bioactive properties. Annals of Microbiology: 1-149.
  9. Fernando, S., Sanjeewa I.P.A., Samarakoon, K.K., Lee, K.W., Kim, W.W., H.-S., Kim, E.A., Ranasinghe, P., Gunasekara, U.K.D.S.S. Premakumara G.A.S., Jeon, Y.J. (2018). Preliminary screening of two marine algae and sea grass harvested from Sri Lankan waters against the LPS-induced inflammatory responses in RAW 264.7 macrophages and in vivo zebrafish embryo model. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 46 (2): 117-124.
  10. Fernando, S. Sanjeewa, I.P.A. Samarakoon, K.K., Lee, K.W., Kim, W.W., Ranasinghe, P., Gunasekara, U.K.D.S.S., Jeon, Y.J. (2018). Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory functionality of ten Sri Lankan seaweed extracts obtained by carbohydrase assisted extraction. Food Science and Biotechnology: 1-9.
  11. Gunasekera, N., Wilson, W.S., Perera, S., Hewajulige, I., Gunathilaka, S., Paliyath, G., Subramanian, J. (2018). Extending storage life of mango (Mangiferaindica L.) using a new edible wax formuation incorporated with hexanal and cinnamon bark oil. Tropical Agriculture 95: 97 – 109.
  12. Herath, H.M.T., BhagyaShanaki, K.M., Priyangani, D., De Silva, M.S.W. (2018). Formulation and physic-chemical properties of dietary fiber enhanced low glycemic multi-grain noodles for adults using locally available cereals and legumes. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences 8 (4): 1-9.
  13. Herath, H.M.T., Gunathilake, K.G.T., Eashwarae, I.S., Sivakumaran, K. and Ranathunga R. A. (2018). Physico-chemical and in vitroglycemic indices of popular pulse varieties grown in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition 3 (5): 137-143.
  14. Herath, H.M.T., Rupasinghe, K.M.D.T., Priyangani, D and De Silva, M.S.W. (2018). Formulation and physic-chemical properties of dietary fiber enhanced low glycemic multi-grain Cracker for adults using locally available cereals and legumes. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences 8 (8):1-8.
  15. Herath, H.M.I.C., Wijayasiriwardena, T.D.C.M.K., Premakumara, G.A.S. (2018). In vitro antioxidant and in vivo anti-inflammatory activity of Curcuma albiflora THW. Sri Lankan Journal of Biology 3 (1): 24-33.
  16. Herath, H.M.I.C., Wijayasiriwarderna, T.D.C.M.K., Karunagoda, L.M., Premakumara, G.A.S. (2018) Study on effectiveness and user satisfaction of anti-inflammatory ointment of Curcuma albiflora Thw. in Bentota divisional secretariat, Southern Sri Lanka. Ruhuna Journal of Science 9 (2): 140-149.
  17. Herath, I., Wijayasiriwardena, C., Joshi, R., Premakumara, G.A.S. (2018). Identification and volatile composition of Curcuma oligantha Trimen. American Journal of Essential oil & Natural Products 6 (2): 11-14.
  18. Herath, I., Wijayasiriwardena, C., Joshi, R., Premakumara, S (2018). Identification and composition of Curcuma oliganthaTrimen (Sri Lanka). American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products 6 (2): 11-14.
  19. Hewageegana S., Hewageegana H.G.S.P., Arawwawala L.D.A.M. (2018). Berberisceylanica Schneider Stems: A rich source of berberine with antimicrobial properties. J Pharma.Prac.Edu 1 (3):15.
  20. Hewageegana, A.U., Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). Comparison on phytochemical and physico-chemical parameters of Garciniacambogia (Gaertn.) Desr. And Garciniazeylanica Linn fruit rinds. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 7 (2): 2532 – 2535.
  21. Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). Development of thin layer fingerprint Profile for leptadenia reticulate (Rez) wight and Arn. and its substitutes. International Journal of Ayurveda 3: 1-4.
  22. Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). A case study :Vipadikahara Grita Taila as a remedy for Vipadikara Skin Desease. Journal of Network Medicine and Targeted Therapies 1 (1): 2-3.
  23. Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018). Development of Thin Layer fingerprint profiles for Leptadenia reticulate (Rez) wight and Arn and its substitutes 3 (5): 1-4.
  24. Hewajulige, I. G. N., Wilson Wijeratnam, R. S., Gunathilaka, R. M. S. I., Gunasekara, M. M. N. P., Perera, M. G. D. S., Paliyath G. and Jayasankar S. (2018). Pre-harvest ‘Tree Fresh’ spray treatment reduces disease incidence and extends the harvesting season of ‘TJC’ mango grown in Sri Lanka. Acta Horticulturae 1201: 49-54.
  25. Irfeey, A.M.M. Jayasinghe, G.Y. Prabagar, S. (2018). Investigation of fabric waste reduction Strategies in woven bottom manufacturing industryin Sri Lanka. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications 8 (12): 641-646
  26. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Rajapakse, R.M.G. (2018). The effect of prolonged milling time on comminution of quartz. Powder Technology 330: 266-274.
  27. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Rajapakse, R.M.G. (2018). The composition, unit cell parameters and microstructure of quartz during phase transformation from α to β as examined by in-situ high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 117: 131-138.
  28. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Rajapakse, R.M.G. (2018). Relative stability of hydrated/anhydrous products of calcium chloride during complete dehydration as examined by high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 120: 167-172.
  29. Kathirgamanathar, S., Abeysekera, W. P. K. M., Weerasinghe, D. M. K. P., Ranasinghe, P., Binduhewa, A. M. C. U (2018). Antioxidant, anti-amylase and lipid lowering potential of leaves of Aporosa lindleyana Baill. (Kebella). Sri Lankan Journal of Biology 3 (1): 1-10.
  30. Liyanaarachchi, G.D., Samarasekera, J.K.R.R., Mahanama, K. R. R., Hemalal, K.D.P. (2018). Tyrosinase, elastase, hyaluronidase, inhibitory and antioxidant activity of Sri Lankan medicinal plants for novel cosmeceuticals. Industrial Crops and Products 111: 597-605.
  31. Liyanaarachchi, G.V.V., Mahanama, K.R..R., Somasiri, H.P.P S. and Punyasiri P.A.N. (2018). Development and validation of a method for direct, underivatized analysis of free amino acids in rice using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, Journal of Chromatography A 1568: 131–139.
  32. Liyanaarachchi, G.V.V., Mahanama, K.R..R., Somasiri, H.P.P.S. and Punyasiri P.A.N. (2018), Validation of a reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the determination of free amino acids in rice using L-theanine as the internal standard, Food Chemistry 240 : 196-203
  33. Perera, H.D.S.M., Samarasekara, R., Handunnetti, S., Weerasena, O.V.D. S.,Weeratunga, H. D., Jabeen, A., Chaudhary, M. I. (2018). In vitro pro-inflammatory enzyme inhibition and anti-oxidant potential of selected Sri Lankan medicinal plants. BMC Complementary and Alternative medicine 18: 271.
  34. Perera, K.C., Arawwawala, M, Wijeratne, S, Mathew, D. (2018). Physico-chemical and proximate analysis of poly herbal formula-palakalyanaGhrita. J Ayu Herb Med 4 (3): 132 – 134.
  35. Premathilaka, W.G.A.T., Wathugala D.L., Dharmadasa, R.M. (2018). Phytotoxic potential of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citrates (DC.) Stapf. Allelophathy journal 44 (2): 261-268.
  36. Premathilake, U. G. A.T., Wathugala, D. L. and Dharmadasa, R. M. (2018) Evaluation of chemical composition and assessment of antimicrobial activities of essential oil of lemongrass (Cymbopogoncitratus(Ddc.) stapf. International Journal of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 4 (1): 13-19.
  37. Rathnayake, A.M.G.N., Abeysinghe, D.C., Dharmadasa, R.M., Prathapasinghe, G.A., Jayasooriya, L.J.A.P.A. (2018). Phytochemical, physiochemical and mineral contents of domesticated and non domesticated populations ofMomordicacharantiaL. seeds harvested at two maturity Stages.World Journal of Agricultural Research 6 (3): 77-81.
  38. Rizniya, M.N.F., Mawjood, A.H.M., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2018) Investigation of in vitro antioxidant activities of Sri Lankan grown Glinusoppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. J Ayu Herb Med 4 (3): 120-122.
  39. Samaradivakara, S.P., Samarasekera, R., Handunnetti S.M., Weerasena O.V.D.S.J., Al-Hamashi, A.A., Slama, J.T., Taylor, W.R., Alhadidi, Q., Shah, Z.A., Perera, L. and Tillekeratne, L.M.V. (2018) A Bioactive resveratrol trimer from the stem bark of the Sri Lankan endemicVateria copallifera. Journal of Natural Products 81 (8): 87-92.
  40. Samaranayake, M. D. W., Abeysekera, W. K. S. M., Liyanage, S. L., Premakumara, G. A. S., Abeysekera, W. P. K. M., Ratnasooriya, W. D. and Abeysiriwardena, D. S. D. Z. (2018). Physicochemical and nutritional properties of selected pigmented and white long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka at different polishing rates. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences. 8 (5): 29-35.
  41. Samaranayake, M.D.W., Abeysekera, W.K.S.M., Ratnasooriya, W.D., Liyanage, S.L., Premakumara, G.A.S., Abeysekera,W.P.K.M., Abeysiriwardena, D.S.Z (2018). Physicochemical and nutritional properties of selected pigmented and white long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka at different polishing rates. Research Journal of Chemical8 (5): 17-23.
  42. Samarawickrama, D.S., Milani, M.D.Y., Perera, P.S.D., Weeratunge, H.D., Wilson Wijeratnam, R.S., Dissanayake, D.P., Hewajulige, I.G.N., Lim, L-T., Paliyath G., Subramanian J. A. (2018). Hexanal incorporated composite material (HICM) made of banana fibre and polymers extends storage life of mango fruit. Tropical Agriculture 95 (1): 111-119.
  43. Thayalini, T., Thevanesam, V., Kathirgamanathar, S (2018). Anticandidal activity of essential oils of Myristicafragrans and Syzygiumaromaticum. Journal of Innovations in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences 5 (3): 35-38.
  44. Thileepan T., Thevanesam, V., Kathirgamanathar. S. (2018). Anticandidal activity of essential oils of Myristicafragrans and Syzygiumaromaticum, Journal of Innovations in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences (JIPBS): 35-38.
  45. Wilson Wijeratnam, R. S., Fernando, K. and Hewajulige, I. G. N. (2018). Models adopted for commercializing new postharvest technology for minimizing postharvest loss of fruits in Sri Lanka. ActaHorticulturae 1201: 177-182.
  46. Withanage, K.K.S. Abeysinghe, D.C, Dharmadasa R.M., Gamika P.A. and Jayasooriya, L.J.A.P.A. (2018).140

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Publications - 2019

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Abeysekera, W.P.K.M., Arachchige, S.P.G., Abeysekera, W.K.S.M., Ratnasooriya, W.D., Medawatta, H.M.U.I. (2019). Antioxidant and glycemic regulatory properties potential of different maturity stages of leaf of Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomumzeylanicum Blume) in vitro. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : 1-10.
  2. Champa, W.A.H., Gunasekera, N.,Wijeratnam, S. W., Hewajulige, I. G. N., Weerasinghe, W.M.S.S.K., Kumara, B.A.M.S. (2019). Postharvest treatment of Cinnamon (Cinnamomumzeylanicum) bark oil and hexanal incorporated bio-wax maintains quality and etends marketable life of lime (Citrus aurantifolia swingle). International Journal of Fruit Science : 3-12.
  3. Chandrasiri, G.U., Mubarak, M.N.A., Mahatantila, K., Mahanama, K.R.R. (2019). Single laboratory validation of determination of 13 trace elements in rice by ICP-MS with an overview of challenges encountered. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry 10: 367-376.
  4. Dahanayake, J.M., Perera, P.K., Galappatty, P.G., Fernando, P., Arawwawala, M (2019). Pharmacognostical, physico-chemical and phytochemical evaluation for standardization of three Piper species used in ayurvedic medicine. Asian Journal of Pharmacognosy3 (2): 18 – 28.
  5. Dahanayake, J.M., Perera, P.K., Galappatty, P.G., Perera, H.D.S.M., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Comparative phytochemical analysis and antioxidant activities of tamalakyadi decoction with its modified dosage forms. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  6. De Silva, D.S.N., Bandara, L.L., Samanmali, B.L.C., Ratnasooriya, W.D., Pathirana, R.N., Abeysekara, W.P.K. (2019). Investigation of sun screening and antioxidant activity of M. indica verWillard”. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8 (4): 1130-1133.
  7. Divisekera, D.M.W.D., Samarasekera, J.K.R.R., Hettiarachchi, C., Gooneratne, J., Choudhary, M. I., Gopalakrishnan, S., Wahab, A. (2019). Lactic acid bacteria isolated from fermented flour of finger millet, its probiotic attributes and bioactive properties. Annals of Microbiology69:79-92.
  8. Dilruni, A.D.G.L., Abeysinghe, D.C., Dharmadasa, R.M., Prathapasinghe, G.A. (2019). Proximate and mineral compositions, bioactive compounds and total antioxidant capacity of different parts of Moringa oleifera Lam. EC Nutrition14 (10): 922-927.
  9. Divisekera, D.M.W.D., Samarasekera, J.K.R.R., Hettiarachchi, C., Gooneratne, J., Choudhary, M. I., Gopalakrishnan, S. (2019). Isolation and identification of lactic acid bacteria with probiotic potential from fermented flour of selected banana varieties grown in Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka47 (1): 3-16.
  10. Dharmadasa, R.M., Lintha, A., Wijesekara, R.G.S., Abeysinhe, D.C., Ranasinghe, P. (2019). UseHalosarcia indica (Willd.) Paul G. Wilson extracts for low salted dried fish production. World Journal of Agricultural Research7 (4):132-136.
  11. Gunathilaka, T.L., Samarakoon, K.W., Ranasinghe, P., Peiris, L.D.C. (2019). In-Vitro Antioxidant, hypoglycemic activity and identification of bioactive compounds in phenol – rich extract from the marine Red Algae Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva.Molecules24: 1-16.
  12. Gunawardena, H., Silva, R., Ranasinghe, P. (2019). Human plasma dynamically quenches the fluorescein at the initial point of oxygen radical absorption capacity (ORAC) assay. BMC Research Notes12 (1): 809.
  13. Gunawardena, H.P., Silva, R., Sivakanesan, R., Ranasinghe, P., Katulanda, P. (2019). Poor glycaemic control is associated with increased lipid peroxidation and glutathione peroxidase activity in type 2 diabetes patients. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity: 1–10.
  14. Herath, H.M.T., Samaranayake, M.D.W. (2019). A study on acceptability of fortification of rice flour in Sri Lankan practice a pilot scale study. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences9 (4):1-10. 2019.
  15. Hewageegana, H.G.S.P., Ariyawansa, H.A.S., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Clinical study on the efficacy of VipadikaharaGritaTaila on the treatment of Vipadika skin disease. Journal of Dermatology and Dermatopathology1 (1): 102.
  16. Jayawardana, S.A.S., Samarasekera, J.K.R. R., Hettiarachchi, G.H.C.M., Gooneratne, J., Datta Mazumdar, S., Banerjee, R. (2019). Dietary fiber components, starch fractions and mineral composition of finger millet varieties of Sri Lanka. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis82: 103249.
  17. Jayawardhane, Y., Gunatilake, S.R., Mahatantila, K., Vithanage, M. (2019). Sorptive removal of toluene and m-xylene by municipal solid waste biochar: Simultaneous municipal solid waste management and remediation of volatile organic compounds. Journal of Environmental Management 238: 323-330.
  18. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Rajapakse, R.M.G. (2019). Thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate (calcite polymorph) as examined by in-situ high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 134:21-28.
  19. Karunadasa, K.S.P., Manoratne, C.H., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Rajapakse, R.M.G. (2019). A potential working electrode based on graphite and montmorrilonite for electrochemical applications in both aqueous and molten salt electrolytes. Journal of Electrochemical Communications 108:106562.
  20. Karunarathne, Y.A.U.D., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M.,Amarasinghe A.P.G., Weerasooriya, T.R., Samarasinghe, U.K.A. (2019). Physico-chemical, phytochemical and nutritional profiles of root powder of Asparagus recemosus (Willd) of Sri Lankan origin. Asian Journal of Pharmacognosy3 (3): 29-35.
  21. Kulathunga, R.D.H., Gunarathna, E.D.T.P., Jayawardhana, N.D.N., De Silava, R.H.S.K., Ranasinghe, R.L.D.S., Faisulhaq, M.H., Samarasinghe, U.K.A., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Phytochemical and physico-chemical comparison: Sri Lankan and Indian varieties of Hemidesmus indicus R. Br Roots. International Journal of Ayurveda4 (5): 1-4.
  22. Kulathunga, R.D.H., Gunarathna, E.D.T.P., Jayawardhana, N.D.N., De Silva, R.H.S.K., Ranasinghe, R.L.D.S., Faisulhaq, M.H., Samarasinghe, U.K.A., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). A comparative analytical study on two types of Sharibadi decoctions: An Ayurveda preparation. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research8 (3):1-8.
  23. Kulathunga, R.D.H., Gunarathna, E.D.T.P., Jayawardhana, N.D.N., De Silava R.H.S.K., Ranasinghe, R.L.D.S., Faisulhaq, M.H., Fernando, P., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Standardization of ThoravatureTaila: a Sri Lankan traditional formulationused in chronic kidney disease. Journal of Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicine5 (3): 100-102.
  24. Kulatunga, W.M.S.S.K., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Phytochemical analysis of anti-venom traditional herbal preparation for snake-bite. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products2 (4):1-6.
  25. Lakshan, S.A.T., Jayanath, N.Y., Abeysekera, W.P. K.M., Abeysekera, W.K.S.M. (2019). A Commercial Potential Blue Pea (Clitoriaternatea L.) Flower extract incorporated beverage having functional properties. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: 1-13.
  26. Munasinghe, M.M.E., Athapaththu, A.M.M.H., Fernando, L.K., (2019). Magnetic and quantum dot nano particles for drug delivery and diagnostic systems. Colloid Science. ISBN 978-1-78985-596-8.
  27. Nupearachchi, C.N., Perera, V.P.S., Samarasingha, K.A., Arawwawala, L.D.A.M. (2019). Secondary metabolic analysis of the pith of selected local banana varieties as a constituents in bio-batteries. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences9 (4): 46 -49.
  28. Rathnayake, R.M.D.H., Dharmadasa, R.M., Abeysinghe, D.C. (2019). Effect of different spacing and fertilizer levels on physical and chemical yield of different parts of Pogostemonheyneanusbenth (Lamiaceae). World Journal of Agricultural Research7 (2): 49-51.
  29. Sadia, S., Shafaq, N., Dharmadasa, R.M., Muhammad, I.J. (2019). Effect of nano-fertilizer and growth hormones on different plants. International Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Sciences11:113-119.
  30. Weerasinghe, R.M ., Pannila, A.S., Jayananda, M.K., Sonnadara, D.U.J. (2019). Real time measurement of acidity and conductivity in rain water. International Journal of Instrumentation Technology 2 (02): 135-147.
  31. Wilson, W.R.S., Fernando, K., Finnis, E., Ranmuthugala, M.E.P., Hewajulige, I.G.N., Subramanian, J. (2019). Reflections on moving agricultural research from laboratory to farm. Economic & Political Weekly LIV (41):36-42.

 

Thilini Uthpala Amarasinghe

 

M. Thilini Uthpala Amarasinghe

Research Scientist

Herbal Technology Section

 

 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) in Chemistry

Contacts

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Specialized Fields

Organometallic chemistry, biofertilizer

Interest Areas       

Nano fertilizer, value addition of latex, organometallic complexes

Publications & Communications

A Composition and Method to Manufacture Nano-Rock Phosphate and Urea Modified Nano-

Rock Phosphate for fertilizer applications. (patent no- 21626)

Review on mechanisms of Phosphate Solubilization in Rock Phosphate Fertilizer

(Review article)

Mononuclear (Arene)Ruthenium Complexes as

Anticancer Agents- (Review article)

 

Major Projects

Undertaken

Manufacture of Nano-Rock Phosphate and Urea Modified Nano-Rock Phosphate for fertilizer applications

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