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  • Kumari, K.D.K.P.; Chandrasena, U.S.D.; Rajapakse, S.; Suresh, T.S. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Protein-based trypsin inhibitors isolated from different legumes have been recognized as effective agents for protease targeted therapy against certain diseases including cancers and neurodegenerative disorders. The current ...
  • Paththinige, P.W.; Rajapakse, C. C. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Controlling the adverse effects of counterfeit pharmaceuticals requires ensuring the transparency of pharmaceutical supply chain. Blockchain technology has been widely recognized by supply chain researchers as an emerging ...
  • Wijetunga, W.M.; Gunasekera, R.H.W. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2017-01-26)
    Heavy metal pollution causes detrimental health issues for flora and fauna. Numerous methods have been employed to get rid of those metals, but most of them are found to be ineffective and expensive. Biosorption of these ...
  • Jayasinghe, G.J.M.S.R.; Ediriweera, E.P.S.K.; Wiegand, T.; Wijekoon, P. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Aggregated spatial patterns are commonly observed in tropical rainforests and studying mechanisms related to them advances the understanding of species coexistence in plant communities. Bivariate spatial patterns of ...
  • Wijeweera, A. A.; Madhushika, K. T. S.; Wadumethrige, S. H.; Hewage, J. W.; Hettiarachchi, S. R.; Jayasinghe, G. G. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomumzeylanicum Blume, cultivars are located in five districts covering seventeen agroecological zones in Sri Lanka. Nowadays, most of cinnamon products in Sri Lanka are exported as raw bark materials. ...
  • Dahanayaka, B.A.; Kottearachchi, N.S.; Gimhani, D.R.; Samarasighe, W.L.G. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2014-01-22)
    There are vast numbers of divergent rice germplasms in Sri Lanka. As the development of salinity tolerant cultivars has become a prioritized research area, it is necessary to assess these varieties and utilize them in ...
  • Sampath, J.K.H.; Subasinghe, H.C.S.; Ratnayake, A.S.; Abeysundara, S.P. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Earth materials play a vital role in day-to-day life as well as in the global economy. These earth materials are mainly used in industrial applications from ancient times. Ilmenite, rutile, and zircon can be categorized ...
  • Bulugahapitiya, Vajira P.; Priyangika, L.A. S. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2017-01-26)
    The food packages of processed dry foods and instant dry foods mixtures which are produced locally, are widely available in the market. The most of such packages do not indicate the nutrients contents of the food inside. ...
  • Hettihewa, S. K; Thilakarathna, P. A. B. M.; Dissanayake, A. S. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Natural substances obtained from plants have been recognized as potential sun screening agents due to their UV absorption properties. Nymphaea nouchali flowers are being widely used in the treatments in Ayurvedic medicine ...
  • Dissanayake, D.K.D.G.; Manawadu, H.C.; Kodikara, K.A.S.; Bulugahapitiya, V.P. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Prosopis juliflora, Acacia auriculiformis, and Annona glabra are three of the well-established invasive plants in Sri Lanka. Symbiotic relationships of endophytic fungi with these plants may produce secondary metabolites ...
  • Perera, S.S.N. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2017-01-26)
    Investigating the econ omic burden of the seasonal influenza is highly essential due to the large number of outbreaks in recent years. In this study, we only consider expenditure due to medical care. Classical ...
  • Akalanka, H.M.K.; Ekanayake, S.; Samarasinghe, K. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2014-01-22)
    One fourth of breast cancers worldwide are attributed to overweight, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Waist circumference (WC), hip circumference (HC) and waist to hip ratio (W: H) and Body mass index (BMI) are ...
  • Dissanayake, D. P. U. U.; Bandara, D. A. S. D.; Weerasinghe, S. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    The main objective of conducting this study is to identify the effect of anthropometric factors on the vertical jump height of Sri Lankan national taekwondo players and identifying the impact of gender differences on ...
  • Athukorala, D.A.D.O.D.; Sivasinthujah, S.; Gnanakarunyan, T.J.; Srikaran, R. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Vateria copallifera is one of the endemic plants in Sri Lanka. Essential oil and bark of this plant are used as wound washing medicament, as well as for treatments of haemorrhoids, bile related disorders, diarrhoea, rheumatic ...
  • Sampath, S.N.T.I.; Jayasinghe, J.M.S.; Attanayake, A.P.; Karunaratne, V. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Antidiabetic mechanisms of an Ayurvedic polyherbal mixture composed of dried fruit rinds of Garcinia queasita Pierre, leaves of Murraya koenigii L. Spreng., seeds of Piper nigrum L. and cloves of Allium sativum L. are ...
  • Wickramanayake, H.M.D.N.; Fernando, M.M.M.R.; Sihara, W.H.; Samarakoon, D.N.A.W.; Siriwardhene, M. A. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Psidium guajava (Guava) and Musa mysore (“Embul” banana) are common tropical fruits while Vigna radiata (Green grams) is a commonly consumed grain in Sri Lanka. P. guajava has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient ...
  • Gunawardana, S.L.A.; Sirimuthu, N.M.S.; Gunasekara, T.D.C.P.; Siriwardhene, M.A. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Mangifera zeylanica, “Sri Lanka wild mango” is an endemic plant to Sri Lanka. This plant is commonly known as ‘Atamba’. In traditional medicine, the stem bark is used for its anti-inflammatory properties. The cytotoxic and ...
  • Kuganathan, S.; Thilakarathne, R.M.P.S.; Kumari, K.D.K.P. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2022-01-19)
    Recently, more attention has been paid towards promotion of nutraceuticals to ensure wellbeing of humankind. Vigna unguiculata (cowpea) is a legume crop cultivated in rural areas of Sri Lanka, and the objective of the ...
  • Dunukara, D. M. J. D. K.; Herath, H. M. N. U. S.; Kanampella, P. A. A. I.; Samarakoon, D. N. A. W.; Uluwaduge, D. I. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Non-communicable diseases have been responsible for most global deaths, and cancer has become the second leading cause. As modern synthetic drugs and other medications lead to unbearable side effects, the focus has been ...
  • Samarakoon, D. N. A. W.; Siriwardhene, M. A.; Sirimuthu, N. M. S.; Uluwaduge, D. I. (Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2021-02-17)
    Eventhough the natural plant therapy has been used for ages in Sri Lanka, most of those plants have not been scientifically validated. This study is focused on antioxidant properties of selected four medicinal plant crude ...

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