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In depth analysis of the association of FTO SNP (rs9939609) with the expression of classical phenotype of PCOS: a Sri Lankan study

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Branavan U, Wijesundera S, Chandrasekharan N, Arambepola C, Wijeyaratne C
BMC Medical Genetics 21, 30 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12881-020-0961-1.
Publication year: 2020

Molecular characterization and expression of α-gliadin genes from wheat cultivar Dacke in Bg 250 rice variety

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Kajendran K, Chandrasekharan NV, Hettiarachchi CM, Wijesundera WSS
GM Crops & Foods.;10(2):102-114.
Publication year: 2019

Cloning and characterization of an endosperm specific glutelin B1 promoter from Sri Lankan rice (Oryza sativa L. ssp. indica) variety Bg 250

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Kajendran K, Chandrasekharan NV, Hettiarachchi CM, Nanayakkara AK, Elvitigala AS, Wijesundera WSS
The Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka.;47(4):383 – 391.
Publication year: 2019

Biofilm mediated synergistic degradation of hexadecane by a naturally formed community comprising Aspergillus flavus complex and Bacillus cereus group

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Perera M, Wijayarathna D, Wijesundera S, Chinthaka M, Seneviratne G and Jayasena, S
BMC Microbiology, 19:84. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-019-1460-4
Publication year: 2019

Cloning and characterization of DNA polymerase I gene from thermophilic Bacillus licheniformis strain NWMF1 into E. coli expression vector system

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Wanigasekara J, Palpola N, Wijesundera WSS, Mathew D and Jayasena S
Journal of microbiology, biotechnology and food sciences. Doi: 10.15414/jmbfs.2019.8.6.1317-1319.
Publication year: 2019

Use of nanotechnology for infectious disease diagnostics: application in drug resistant tuberculosis

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Karunaratne GHRE, Wijenayake LA, Wijesundera WSS, De Silva KMN, Adikaram CP, Perera AJ
BMC Infectious Diseases; 19:618, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4259-x .
Publication year: 2019

Association of Kiss1 and GPR54 gene polymorphisms with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome among Sri Lankan women

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Branavan U, Muneeswaran K, Wijesundera WSS, Senanayake A, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijeyaratne CN
Publication year: 2019

Polycystic ovary syndrome: Genetic Contributions from the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis

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Branavan U, Jayakody SN, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijesundera WSS, Wijeyaratne CN
Int Arch Endocrinol Clin Res; 4:013. doi.org/10.23937/2572-407X.1510013.
Publication year: 2018

Identification of selected genetic polymorphisms in polycystic ovary syndrome in Sri Lankan women using low cost genotyping techniques

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Branavan U, Muneeswaran K, Jayakody SN, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijesundera WSS, Wijeyaratne CN
PLOS ONE; 13(12): e0209830. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone. 0209830.
Publication year: 2018

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and kisspeptin

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Branavan U, Jayakody SN, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijesundera WSS, Wijeyaratne CN
A Sri Lankan study. J Postgrad Med.; doi: 10.4103/jpgm.JPGM_683_17.
Publication year: 2018

Development and Validation of a Simple High Performance Liquid Chromatography/UV Method for Simultaneous Determination of Urinary Uric Acid, Hypoxanthine, and Creatinine in Human Urine

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Wijemanne N, Soysa P, Wijesundara S and Perera H
International Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Article ID 1647923, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1647923.
Publication year: 2018

Significance of Coexisting Mutations on Determination of the Degree of Isoniazid Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains

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Karunaratne GHRE, Wijesundera SS, Vidanagama D, Adikaram CP, Perera J
Microb. Drug Resist. Apr. 23. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2017.0330.
Publication year: 2018

“RFLP clusters of rifampicin resistant and susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Western province of Sri Lanka

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Adikaram CP, Wijesundera SS, Perera J
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries; 11(8):619- 625.
Publication year: 2017

Prevalence of Fragile X syndrome among children receiving special education and carrier states in first degree relatives

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Chandrasekara B, Wijesundera S, Chong SS, Perera HN
Ceylon Medical Journal 62, 92-96.
Publication year: 2017

Expression, docking and molecular dynamics of endo-ß-1,4-xylanase I (EXNI) gene of Trichoderma virens in Pichia stipitis

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Wickramasinghe GHIM, Rathnayake PPAMSI, Chandrasekharan NV, Weerasinghe MSS, Wijesundera RLC and Wijesundera WSS
BioMed Research International, Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 4658584, 11 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4658584.
Publication year: 2017

Trichoderma virens β-glucosidase I (BGLI) gene; expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae including docking and molecular dynamics studies

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Wickramasinghe GHIM, Rathnayake PPAMSI, Chandrasekharan NV, Weerasinghe MSS, Wijesundera RLC and Wijesundera WSS
BMC Microbiology.17:137,10 49-8. DOI 10.1186/s12866-017-1049-8.
Publication year: 2017

Exploration of Sri Lankan Soil Fungi for Biocontrol Properties

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Herath HHMAU, Wijesundera RLC, Chandrasekharan NV and Wijesundera WSS
African Journal of Biotechnology, 16(20), pp. 1168-1175, 17 May, 2017 DOI: 10.5897/AJB2017.15905.
Publication year: 2017

Unveiling Members of Colletotrichum acutatum Species Complex Causing Colletotrichum Leaf Disease of Hevea brasiliensis in Sri Lanka

Publications in peer reviewed journals
Hunupolagama DM, Chandrasekharan N, Kathriarachchi HS, Wijesundera S, Wijesundera RLC
Current Microbiology, 74, Issue 6, pp 747–756.
Publication year: 2017

Prevalence of G6PD deficiency in selected populations from two previously high malaria endemic areas of Sri Lanka

Publications in peer reviewed journals
Gunawardena S, Kapilananda GMG, Samarakoon D, Maddevithana S, Wijesundera S, Goonaratne LV and Karunaweera ND
PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171208. doi:10.1371.
Publication year: 2017

Fragile X syndrome in children with learning difficulties and the diagnostic dilemma

Publications in peer reviewed journals
Chandrasekara B, Wijesundera S, Perera H
Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health;45(1):38-43.
Publication year: 2016

Characterization of Colletotrichum isolates causing avocado anthracnose and first report of Colletotrichum gigasporum infecting avocado in Sri Lanka

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Hunupolagama DM, Wijesundera RLC, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijesundera WSS, Kathriarachchi HS, Fernando THPS
Plant Pathology & Quarantine 5(2): 132–143.
Publication year: 2015

Isolation and characterization of Trichoderma erinaceum for antagonistic activity against plant pathogenic fungi

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Herath HHMAU1, Wijesundera RLC, Chandrasekharan NV, Wijesundera WSS and Kathriarachchi HS (
Current Research in Environmental & Applied Mycology 5 (2): 120–127.
Publication year: 2015

DNA probe based colourimetric method for detection of rifampicin resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Adikaram CP, Perera J, Wijesundera SS
Journal of Microbiological methods, 96, 92-98.
Publication year: 2014

Geographical profile of rpoB gene mutations in rifampicin resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated in Sri Lanka

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Adikaram CP, Perera J, Wijesundera SS
Microb. Drug Resist. 2012 Oct;18(5):525-30.
Publication year: 2012

Pathogenic and Genetic Diversity of Magneporthe oryzae Populations from Sri Lanka

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Mithrasena YJPK, Wijesundera WSS, Wijesundera RLC, Wimalasiri DC, and Priyanthi RPN
Rice Science, 19(3):241-246.
Publication year: 2012

Differentiation of Setaria digitata and Setaria labiatopapillosa using molecular markers

Publications in peer reviewed journals
Jayasinghe DR and Wijesundera W S.S
The Veterinary Journal, 165, 136-142.
Publication year: 2003

A simple and rapid non-radioactive oligonucleotide-based hybridization assay for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti

Publications in peer reviewed journals
Gunawardena YINS, Wijesundera WSS, Karunanayake EH, Chandrasekharan NV, Jayasekara N and Siridewa K
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 30, 350-355.
Publication year: 1999