Kasuni Neranja Athuraliya

Kasuni Neranja Athuraliya
General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University · Department of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

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Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is an infectious disease caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It is a new strain that is identified newly in humans, which was originated in China in 2019. This virus spread from an infected person's mouth or nose upon coughing, sneezing, speaking, or breathing. This is an ongoing glo...
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Disintegrants are agents which are integrated to tablets and some encapsulated formulations in order to promote the breakup of the tablet and capsule "slugs" into more small fragments in an aqueous environment which thereafter increment the available surface area and promoting a more rapid release of the drug substance. The development of new excip...
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic, life-limiting with an average life expectancy of 05 years following the onset of the disease, with no curative treatments. These patients need palliative care and rehabilitation is one of the methods that can be used to improve quality of life (QoL) among these pa-tients. Yet the research conducted...
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Aims: Currently there is a high demand on novel anti-microbial agents derived from natural sources due to low cost and less adverse effects. The present study was designed to screen the anti-microbial activity of different extracts of Oldenlandia auricularia against common pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Study Design: Experimental study. Place and D...
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Background: Plants have been recognized as a promising natural source for the discovery of novel drugs, including antibacterial agents. The present study evaluated in vitro antibacterial activity of aqueous and methanolic extracts of different parts of Wattakaka volubilis against two pathogenic bacterial strains, Escherichia coli (American Type Cul...
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Background: Plants have been recognized as a promising natural source for the discovery of novel drugs, including antibacterial agents. The present study evaluated in vitro antibacterial activity of aqueous and methanolic extracts of different parts of Wattakaka volubilis against two pathogenic bacterial strains, Escherichia coli (American Type Cul...
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Aims: The emergence of drug-resistant microbial pathogens has become a global health burden. Hence there is a timely need to discover novel anti-microbial agents. The aim of the current study was evaluate the anti-microbial potential of different extracts of Ipomoea littoralis against some pathogens causing gastro-intestinal tract infections. Origi...