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2018

Herath, Indika; Vithanage, Meththika; Seneweera, Saman; Bundschuh, Jochen

Thiolated arsenic in natural systems: What is current, what is new and what needs to be known (Journal Article)

Environment International, 115 , pp. 370 - 386, 2018, ISSN: 0160-4120.

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Weerasundara, Lakshika; Magana-Arachchi,; Ziyath, Abdul; Goonetilleke, Ashantha; Vithanage, Meththika

Health risk assessment of heavy metals in atmospheric deposition in a congested city environment in a developing country: Kandy City, Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

Journal of Environmental Management, 220 , pp. 198 - 206, 2018, ISSN: 0301-4797.

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Gunawansa, Nalaka; Sudusinghe, Dinesha Himali; Wijayaratne, Dilushi Rowena

Haemodialysis catheter related central venous thrombosis; Clinical approach to evaluation and management (Journal Article)

Annals of Vascular Surgery, pp. -, 2018, ISSN: 0890-5096.

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Biswas, Jayanta Kumar; Banerjee, Anurupa; Rai, Mahendra; Naidu, Ravi; Biswas, Bhabananda; Vithanage, Meththika; Dash, Madhab Chandra; Sarkar, Santosh Kumar; Meers, Erik

Potential application of selected metal resistant phosphate solubilizing bacteria isolated from the gut of earthworm (Metaphire posthuma) in plant growth promotion (Journal Article)

Geoderma, 330 , pp. 117 - 124, 2018, ISSN: 0016-7061.

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Wong, Ai-Ming; Barnes, Hayley; Joosten, Simon; Landry, Shane; Dabscheck, Eli; Mansfield, Darren; Dharmage, Shyamali; Senaratna, Chamara; Edwards, Bradley; Hamilton, Garun

The effect of surgical weight loss on obstructive sleep apnoea: A systematic review and meta-analysis (Journal Article)

Sleep Medicine Reviews, pp. -, 2018, ISSN: 1087-0792.

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Kumara, Ajantha Sisira; Samaratunge, Ramanie

The effects of chronic non-communicable diseases on labour force outcomes: Quasi experimental evidence from Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

Economics & Human Biology, 31 , pp. 40 - 53, 2018, ISSN: 1570-677X.

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Prakash, Supun Lahiru; Perera, Priyan; Newsome, David; Kusuminda, Tharaka; Walker, Obelia

Reasons for visitor dissatisfaction with wildlife tourism experiences at highly visited national parks in Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, ISSN: 2213-0780.

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Marleen, Shemoon; Hettiarachchi, Janitha; Dandeniya, Ranmalie; Macgreggor, Rebecca; Aquilina, Joseph; Khalil, Asma; Vogel, Joshua; Betrán, Ana; Thangaratinam, Shakila

Maternal clinical predictors of preterm birth in twin pregnancies: A systematic review involving 2,930,958 twin pregnancies (Journal Article)

European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 230 , pp. 159 - 171, 2018, ISSN: 0301-2115.

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Bopage, Nisansala Swarnamali; Gunaherath, Kamal Bandara; Jayawardena, Kithsiri Hector; Wijeyaratne, Sushila Chandrani; Abeysekera, Ajita Mahendra; Somaratne, Seneviratne

Dual function of active constituents from bark of Ficus racemosa L in wound healing (Journal Article)

BMC COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, 18 , 2018, ISSN: 1472-6882.

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Kuruppuarachchi, Duminda; Premachandra,; Roberts, Helen

A novel market efficiency index for energy futures and their term structure risk premiums (Journal Article)

Energy Economics, 2018, ISSN: 0140-9883.

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Weerakoon, Weerakoon Achchige Selvi Saroja; Perera, Pathirage Kamal; Gunasekera, Dulani; Suresh, Thusharie Sugandhika

Evaluation of the In Vitro and In Vivo Antioxidant Potentials of Sudarshana Powder (Journal Article)

EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, 2018, ISSN: 1741-427X.

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Sandamini, Himashi; Jayawardena, Aparni; Batuwitage, Lochana; Rajapakse, Roshan; Karunaratna, Damitha; Vidanapathirana, Muditha; Pallewatte, Aruna

Facial soft tissue thickness trends for selected age groups of Sri Lankan adult population (Journal Article)

Forensic Science International, 2018, ISSN: 0379-0738.

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Vithanage, Meththika; Bandara, Tharanga; Al-Wabel, Mohammad; Abduljabbar, Adel; Usman, Adel; Ahmad, Mahtab; Ok, Yong Sik

Soil Enzyme Activities in Waste Biochar Amended Multi-Metal Contaminated Soil; Effect of Different Pyrolysis Temperatures and Application Rates (Journal Article)

COMMUNICATIONS IN SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT ANALYSIS, 49 (5), pp. 635-643, 2018, ISSN: 0010-3624.

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Som, Narayan; Sampath,; Dabhi, Shweta; Mankad, Venu; Shinde, Satyam; Attygalle,; Jha, Prafulla

Strain and layer modulated electronic and optical properties of low dimensional perovskite methylammonium lead iodide: Implications to solar cells (Journal Article)

Solar Energy, 2018, ISSN: 0038-092X.

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Abeydeera, Nalin; Perera, Inoka; Perera, Theshini

Synthesis, Characterization, and BSA-Binding Studies of Novel Sulfonated Zinc-Triazine Complexes (Journal Article)

BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND APPLICATIONS, 2018, ISSN: 1565-3633.

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Rachevski,; Ahangarianabhari,; Aquilanti,; Bellutti,; Bertuccio,; Borghi,; Bufon,; Cautero,; Ciano,; Cicuttin,; Cirrincione,; Crespo,; Fabiani,; Ficorella,; Gandola,; Giuressi,; Mannatunga,; Mele,; Menk,; Olivi,; Orzan,; Picciotto,; Rashevskaya,; Sammartini,; Schillani,; Zampa,; Zampa,; Zorzi,; Vacchi,

The XAFS fluorescence detector system based on 64 silicon drift detectors for the SESAME synchrotron light source (Journal Article)

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2018, ISSN: 0168-9002.

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Gunaalan, Kuddithamby; Ranagalage, Manjula; Gunarathna,; Kumari,; Vithanage, Meththika; Srivaratharasan, Tharmalingam; Saravanan, Suntharalingam; Warnasuriya,

Application of Geospatial Techniques for Groundwater Quality and Availability Assessment: A Case Study in Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION, 7 (1), 2018, ISSN: 2220-9964.

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Pushpakumara,; Gunawardana,

Preliminary data on the presence of an alternate vanadium nitrogenase in a culturable cyanobiont of Azolla pinnata R. Brown: Implications on Chronic Kidney Disease of an unknown etiology (CKDu) (Journal Article)

Data in Brief, 2018, ISSN: 2352-3409.

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Fernando, Warnakulasuriya; Flint, Steve; Ranaweera,; Bamunuarachchi, Arthur; Johnson, Stuart; Brennan, Charles

The potential synergistic behaviour of inter- and intra-genus probiotic combinations in the pattern and rate of short chain fatty acids formation during fibre fermentation (Journal Article)

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCES AND NUTRITION, 69 (2), pp. 144-154, 2018, ISSN: 0963-7486.

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Kumarasinghe, Sriyani; Hettiarachchi, Priyadarshika; Wasalathanthri, Sudharshani

Nurses' knowledge on diabetic foot ulcer disease and their attitudes towards patients affected: A cross-sectional institution-based study (Journal Article)

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, 27 (1-2), pp. E203-E212, 2018, ISSN: 0962-1067.

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Wijayathilaka, Nayana; Senevirathne, Gayani; Bandara, Champika; Rajapakse, Sanath; Pethiyagoda, Rohan; Meegaskumbura, Madhava

Integrating bioacoustics, DNA barcoding and niche modeling for frog conservation – The threatened balloon frogs of Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

Global Ecology and Conservation, pp. e00496, 2018, ISSN: 2351-9894.

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Park, Yong Chon; Lee, Min-Soo; Si, Tian-Mei; Chiu, Helen; Kanba, Shigenobu; Chong, Mian-Yoon; Tripathi, Adarsh; Udomratn, Pichet; Chee, Kok Yoon; Tanra, Andi; Rabbani, Golam; Javed, Afzal; Kathiarachchi, Samudra; Myint, Win Aung; Cuong, Tran Van; Sim, Kang; Yang, Shu-yu; Sartorius, Norman; Tan, Chay-Hoon; Shinfuku, Naotaka; Park, Seon-Cheol

Psychotropic drug-prescribing correlates of disorganized speech in Asians with schizophrenia: The REAP-AP study (Journal Article)

Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 2018, ISSN: 1319-0164.

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2017

Madusanka, Nadeesh; Sandaruwan, Chanaka; Kottegoda, Nilwala; Sirisena, Dinaratne; Munaweera, Imalka; De Alwis, Ajith; Karunaratne, Veranja; Amaratunga, Gehan

Urea-hydroxyapatite-montmorillonite nanohybrid composites as slow release nitrogen compositions (Journal Article)

APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, 150 , pp. 303-308, 2017, ISSN: 0169-1317.

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Kumara, Ajantha Sisira; Samaratunge, Ramanie

Impact of ill-health on household consumption in Sri Lanka: Evidence from household survey data (Journal Article)

SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 195 , pp. 68-76, 2017, ISSN: 0277-9536.

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Etampawala, Thusitha; Tehrani, Mehran; Nematollahi, Ali; He, Lilin; Dadmun, Mark

The impact of solvent doping on the morphology and performance of spray-coated PEDOT:dPSS: A USANS and SANS study (Journal Article)

ORGANIC ELECTRONICS, 51 , pp. 86-93, 2017, ISSN: 1566-1199.

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Fernando,; Liyanage,; Rajapaksha, Anushka Upamali; Vithanage, Meththika

Medical geology of endemic goiter in Kalutara, Sri Lanka; distribution and possible causes (Journal Article)

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY AND HEALTH, 39 (6, SI), pp. 1501-1511, 2017, ISSN: 0269-4042.

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Peiris, Chathuri; Gunatilake, Sameera; Mlsna, Todd; Mohan, Dinesh; Vithanage, Meththika

Biochar based removal of antibiotic sulfonamides and tetracyclines in aquatic environments: A critical review (Journal Article)

BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 246 (SI), pp. 150-159, 2017, ISSN: 0960-8524.

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Yuan, Yong; Bolan, Nanthi; Prevoteau, Antonin; Vithanage, Meththika; Biswas, Jayanta Kumar; Ok, Yong Sik; Wang, Hailong

Applications of biochar in redox-mediated reactions (Journal Article)

BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 246 (SI), pp. 271-281, 2017, ISSN: 0960-8524.

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Wijesekara, Hasintha; Bolan, Nanthi; Thangavel, Ramesh; Seshadri, Balaji; Surapaneni, Aravind; Saint, Christopher; Hetherington, Chris; Matthews, Peter; Vithanage, Meththika

The impact of biosolids application on organic carbon and carbon dioxide fluxes in soil (Journal Article)

CHEMOSPHERE, 189 , pp. 565-573, 2017, ISSN: 0045-6535, (BFR Symposium, York, ENGLAND, APR 08-10, 2017).

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Subasinghe,; Samarasekara,; Millaniyage,; Hettiarachchi,

Heartwood assessment of natural Santalum album populations for agroforestry development in Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS, 91 (6), pp. 1157-1164, 2017, ISSN: 0167-4366.

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Wijesekara, Isuru; Lang, Marie; Marty, Christel; Gemin, Marin-Pierre; Boulho, Romain; Douzenel, Philippe; Wickramasinghe, Indira; Bedoux, Gilles; Bourgougnon, Nathalie

Different extraction procedures and analysis of protein from Ulva sp in Brittany, France (Journal Article)

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYCOLOGY, 29 (5), pp. 2503-2511, 2017, ISSN: 0921-8971, (22nd International Seaweed Symposium (ISS), Copenhagen, DENMARK, JUN 19-24, 2016).

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Senaratna, Chamara; Perret, Jennifer; Matheson, Melanie; Lodge, Caroline; Lowe, Adrian; Cassim, Raisa; Russell, Melissa; Burgess, John; Hamilton, Garun; Dharmage, Shyamali

Validity of the Berlin questionnaire in detecting obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis (Journal Article)

SLEEP MEDICINE REVIEWS, 36 , pp. 116-124, 2017, ISSN: 1087-0792.

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De Silva, Gayani; Somaratne, Vijani; Senaratne, Sujai; Vipuladasa, Manuja; Wickremasinghe, Rajitha; Wickremasinghe, Renu; Ranasinghe, Shalindra

Efficacy of a new rapid diagnostic test kit to diagnose Sri Lankan cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani (Journal Article)

PLOS ONE, 12 (11), 2017, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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Thirumagal,; Ahamedbari,; Samaranayake,; Wanigatunge,

Pattern of medication errors among inpatients in a resource-limited hospital setting (Journal Article)

POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL, 93 (1105), pp. 686-690, 2017, ISSN: 0032-5473.

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Tehrani, Mehran; Etampawala, Thusitha Nanda Bandara; Dadmun, Mark; Hossain, Mohammad Abir

Resolving Hierarchical Structures in Carbon Nanotube Networks Using Small- and Ultrasmall-Angle Neutron Scattering (Journal Article)

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 121 (40), pp. 22442-22451, 2017, ISSN: 1932-7447.

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Wijesinghe, Printha; Gorrie, Catherine; Shankar,; Chickabasaviah, Yasha; Amaratunga, Dhammika; Hulathduwa, Sanjayah; Kumara, Sunil; Samarasinghe, Kamani; Suh, Yoo-Hun; Steinbusch,; De Silva, Ranil

Early stages of Alzheimer's disease are alarming signs in injury deaths caused by traffic accidents in elderly people (>= 60 years of age): A neuropathological study (Journal Article)

INDIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 59 (4), pp. 471-477, 2017, ISSN: 0019-5545.

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Weerasekera, Manjula; Sissons, Chris; Wong, Lisa; Anderson, Sally; Holmes, Ann; Cannon, Richard

Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis profiles of bacteria from the saliva of twenty four different individuals form clusters that showed no relationship to the yeasts present (Journal Article)

ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY, 82 , pp. 6-10, 2017, ISSN: 0003-9969.

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Herath,; Balasuriya,; Siyayogan,

Physical and psychological morbidities among selected antenatal females in Kegalle district of Sri Lanka: A cross sectional study (Journal Article)

JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 37 (7), pp. 849-854, 2017, ISSN: 0144-3615.

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Wijekoon, Chandrani Nirmala; Amaratunge, Heshan; de Silva, Yashica; Senanayake, Solith; Jayawardane, Pradeepa; Senarath, Upul

Emotional intelligence and academic performance of medical undergraduates: a cross-sectional study in a selected university in Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

BMC MEDICAL EDUCATION, 17 , 2017, ISSN: 1472-6920.

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Dilhari, Ayomi; Sampath, Asanga; Gunasekara, Chinthika; Fernando, Neluka; Weerasekara, Deepaka; Sissons, Chris; McBain, Andrew; Weerasekera, Manjula

Evaluation of the impact of six different DNA extraction methods for the representation of the microbial community associated with human chronic wound infections using a gel-based DNA profiling method (Journal Article)

AMB EXPRESS, 7 , 2017, ISSN: 2191-0855.

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Punchimudiyanse, Malinda; Meegama, Ravinda Gayan Narendra

Animation of Fingerspelled Words and Number Signs of the Sinhala Sign Language (Journal Article)

ACM TRANSACTIONS ON ASIAN AND LOW-RESOURCE LANGUAGE INFORMATION PROCESSING, 16 (4), 2017, ISSN: 2375-4699.

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Peiris, Dinithi Champika; Dhanushka, Thamali

Low doses of chlorpyrifos interfere with spermatogenesis of rats through reduction of sex hormones (Journal Article)

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 24 (26), pp. 20859-20867, 2017, ISSN: 0944-1344.

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Nagaraju, Vidhyashree; Fiondella, Lance; Zeephongsekul, Panlop; Jayasinghe, Chathuri; Wandji, Thierry

Performance Optimized Expectation Conditional Maximization Algorithms for Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process Software Reliability Models (Journal Article)

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON RELIABILITY, 66 (3), pp. 722-734, 2017, ISSN: 0018-9529.

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Banneheke, Hasini; Nadarajah, Vishna Devi; Ramamurthy, Srinivasan; Sumera, Afshan; Ravindranath, Sneha; Jeevaratnam, Kamalan; Efendie, Benny; Chellamuthu, Leela; Krishnappa, Purushotham; Peterson, Ray

Student preparedness characteristics important for clinical learning: perspectives of supervisors from medicine, pharmacy and nursing (Journal Article)

BMC MEDICAL EDUCATION, 17 , 2017, ISSN: 1472-6920.

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Perera,; Wijesinghe,; Dayawansa,; Marasinghe,; Wickramarachchi,

Response of tropical birds to habitat modifications in fragmented forest patches: A case from a tropical lowland rainforest in south-west Sri Lanka (Journal Article)

COMMUNITY ECOLOGY, 18 (2), pp. 175-183, 2017, ISSN: 1585-8553.

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Amararatne, Sriyantha; Amararatne,; Raveendran,; Jayasundara,; Perera,; Witharane,; Vidanapathirana,

DEATHS DUE TO SUICIDE IN PUTTALAM, SRI LANKA: AN AUTOPSY STUDY (Journal Article)

FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 277 (1), pp. 55, 2017, ISSN: 0379-0738, (21st Triennial Meeting of the International-Association-of-Forensic-Sciences (IAFS), Toronto, CANADA, AUG 21-25, 2017).

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Jayaratne, Dilina; Edirisinghe, Anuruddhi; Edirisinghe, Anusha; Kitulwatte, Indira; Senarathne, Udara; Wijenayake, Annista

A STUDY ON FEMALE HOMICIDES FROM THREE PROVINCES IN SRI LANKA (Journal Article)

FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 277 (1), pp. 110, 2017, ISSN: 0379-0738, (21st Triennial Meeting of the International-Association-of-Forensic-Sciences (IAFS), Toronto, CANADA, AUG 21-25, 2017).

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Senarathne, Udara; Edirisinghe, Anuruddhi; Edirisinghe, Anusha; Kitulwatte, Indira; Wijenayaka, Annista; Jayaratne, Dilina

UNNATURAL DEATHS OF GIRL CHILDREN AND FEMALE YOUTH; A STUDY FROM THREE PROVINCES IN SRI LANKA (Journal Article)

FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 277 (1), pp. 225, 2017, ISSN: 0379-0738, (21st Triennial Meeting of the International-Association-of-Forensic-Sciences (IAFS), Toronto, CANADA, AUG 21-25, 2017).

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Peiris, Mudara; Gunasekara, Chinthika; Jayaweera, Pradeep; Arachchi, Nuwan; Fernando, Neluka

Biosynthesized silver nanoparticles: are they effective antimicrobials? (Journal Article)

MEMORIAS DO INSTITUTO OSWALDO CRUZ, 112 (8), pp. 537-543, 2017, ISSN: 0074-0276.

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Senaratna, Chamara; Perret, Jennifer; Lodge, Caroline; Lowe, Adrian; Campbell, Brittany; Matheson, Melanie; Hamilton, Garun; Dharmage, Shyamali

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in the general population: A systematic review (Journal Article)

SLEEP MEDICINE REVIEWS, 34 , pp. 70-81, 2017, ISSN: 1087-0792.

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