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Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 17, 12 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-628X (Online)
ISSN: 1570-1808 (Print)
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In the current pandemic scenario, publication process of all articles related to Coronavirus will be expedited, for timely publication of much needed research

Aims & Scope

Letters in Drug Design & Discovery publishes letters, full-length/mini-reviews, research articles, highlights and guest edited thematic issues in all areas of rational drug design and discovery including medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, and structure-activity relationships. The emphasis is on publishing quality papers very rapidly by taking full advantage of the latest Internet technology for both the submission and review of manuscripts. The journal is an essential reading to all pharmaceutical scientists involved in research in drug design and discovery.

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Indole Curcumin Reverses Multidrug Resistance by Reducing the Expression of ABCB1 and COX2 in Induced Multidrug Resistant Human Lung Cancer Cells

, 17(9): 1146 - 1154

Sankar Pajaniradje , Kumaravel Mohankumar, Rakesh Radhakrishnan , Shamim Akhtar Sufi, Srividya Subramanian , Parthiban Anaikutti, Surya Prakash Rao Hulluru and Rukkumani Rajagopalan *


DOI: 10.2174/1570180817666200402124503


Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, Volume 17 (2020) - Number 11


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, Volume 17 (2020) - Number 10


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print






Natural Antidiabetic Agents: Molecular Docking Study using Extra Precision Method


Sandip Firke*, Ashish Dhote, Ravindra Patil, Atul Shirlhedkar and Sanjay Surana


DOI: 10.2174/1570180817999200925164325
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Virtual Screening Based Discovery of PTP1B Inhibitors and Their Biological Evaluations


Neelesh Maheshwari, Karthikeyan Chandrabose, Shraddha V. Bhadada, Amit K. Verma, Chandan Sahi, N.S. Hari Narayana Moorthy* and Piyush Trivedi


DOI: 10.2174/1570180817999200826174051
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice







Progress in Synthesis and Bioactivity Evaluation of Pyrazoloquinazolines

, 2020; 17(2): 104 - 113

Hui Zhao, Xiaoxia Hu, Yue Zhang, Chunlei Tang* and Bainian Feng*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666181017120100



Targeting Inflammation with Conjugated Cinnamic Amides, Ethers and Esters

, 2020; 17(1): 3 - 11

Ioannis Fotopoulos, Eleni Pontiki and Dimitra Hadjipavlou Litina*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181129125511




Molecular Modeling of an Orphan GPR18 Receptor

, 2019; 16(10): 1167 - 1174

Kamil J. Kuder, Tadeusz Karcz, Maria Kaleta and Katarzyna Kiec-Kononowicz*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180810114847



Open Access Articles


Comparison in the Glucose Response of Flexible Liposomes Loaded with Insulin with the Addition of Different Surfactants in an Experimental Diabetes Model

, 2020; 17(6): 787 - 798

Sara Melisa Arciniegas , Sergio Andres Saavedra , Danaé Balderas , Sara del Carmen Caballero, María Josefa Bernad, Julio Cesar Sánchez , María Isabel Gracia, Héctor Ariel Rico and Dinorah Vargas *




Identification of Phosphoinositide-3 Kinases Delta and Gamma Dual Inhibitors Based on the p110δ/γ Crystal Structure

, 2020; 17(6): 772 - 786

Wen-Qing Jia , Xiao-Yan Feng, Ya-Ya Liu , Zhen-Zhen Han , Zhi Jing, Wei-Ren Xu and Xian-Chao Cheng*




Synthesis, Characterization, and Molecular Docking Studies of N-Acylated Butyro and Valerolactam Derivatives with Antiproliferative and Cytotoxic Activities

, 2020; 17(6): 725 - 730

Mark Tristan J. Quimque, Mark John P. Mandigma, Justin Allen K. Lim, Simon Budde, Hans-Martin Dahse, Oliver B. Villaflores, Arnold V. Hallare and Allan Patrick G. Macabeo*




Synthesis and Evaluation of Anticonvulsant Activities of 4-Phenylpiperidin- 2-one Derivatives

, 2020; 17(6): 713 - 724

Shi-Ben Wang*, Hui Liu, Guang-Yong Li, Kang Lei, Xiao-Jing Li, Zhe-Shan Quan and Xue-Kun Wang*




Azacyanines as Novel Topoisomerase II Alpha Inhibitors

, 2020; 17(5): 666 - 671

Sercan Guloglu, Fahriye Nur Kirmaci, Özgül Persil Çetinkol*, Mehrdad Forough and Aybuke Gulkaya




Microwave-assisted Synthesis and Docking Studies of Phenylureas as Candidates for the Drug Design Against the Biological Warfare Agent Yersinia Pestis

, 2020; 17(5): 633 - 639

Tanos Celmar Costa França*, Leonardo da Costa Bastos, Teobaldo Cuya, Mehdi Sirouspour, Franklin Chacón-Huete, David Bendahan and Pat Forgione*





Synthesis and Cytotoxicity of New Mannich Bases of 6-[3-(3,4,5-Trimetoxyphenyl)-2- propenoyl]-2(3H)-Benzoxazolone

, 2020; 17(4): 512 - 517

Ognyan Ivanov Petrov, Yordanka Borisova Ivanova*, Mariana Stefanova Gerova and Georgi Tsvetanov Momekov




New Hydrazone Derivatives of Pyrazole-4-carboxaldehydes Exhibited Anti-inflammatory Properties

, 2020; 17(4): 502 - 511

Mingxia Song, Bing Liu, Shengwang Yu, Shihui He, Yuqiu Liang, Sifan Li, Qiuyan Chen and Xianqing Deng*




In Silico Elucidation of the Molecular Recognition of Phenol Derivative Compounds and Hippuryl-histidyl-leucine as an Artificial Substrate with the Experimental Target: Angiotensin-converting Enzyme

, 2020; 17(4): 445 - 466

Víctor Hugo Vázquez-Valaldez*, Manuel Alejandro Hernández S, Ivonne Carrillo Cedillo, Ana María Velázquez Sanchez, Mildred Sauce Guevara, Rafael López Castañares and Enrique Ángeles




In vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Quinoxaline 1,4-di-N-oxide Against Giardia lamblia

, 2020; 17(4): 428 - 433

Elizabeth Barbosa-Cabrera, Rosa Moo-Puc, Antonio Monge, Alma Delia Paz-González, Virgilio Bocanegra-García and Gildardo Rivera*





A Series of Furan-based Hydrazones: Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity, Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity

, 2020; 17(3): 312 - 322

Mehlika Dilek Altintop*, Belgin Sever, Özlem Atli Eklioğlu, Merve Baysal, Rasime Demirel and Ahmet Özdemir




Synthesis of Piperidine Conjugated Dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones and their Antiproliferative Activity, Molecular Docking Studies and DFT Calculations

, 2020; 17(1): 85 - 93

Kereyagalahally Honneshappa Narasimhamurthy, Chandra, Toreshettahally Ramesh Swaroop, Swamy Jagadish and Kanchugarakoppal Subbegowda Rangappa*





Most Cited Articles

Research Article

Novel trifluoromethylpyrazole acyl thiourea derivatives: Synthesis, antifungal activity and docking study

, 2019; 16(7): 785-791.

Han Wang, Zhi-Wen Zhai, Yan-Xia Shi, Cheng-Xia Tan, Jian-Quan Weng, Liang Han, Bao-Ju Li and Xing-Hai Liu*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180704103047


Research Article

Novel 1,3,4-oxadiazole fused thiadiazole derivatives: Synthesis and study of anticancer activities

, 2019; 16(6): 656-662.

Zanjam Spandana, Reddymasu Sreenivasulu, Tadigiri MalathiRekha and Mandava Venkata Basaveswara Rao*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181031125946



Research Article

(Substituted)-benzo[b]thiophene-4-carboxamide synthesis and antiproliferative activity study

, 2020; 17(5): 563-573.

Chandrakant Dhondiram Pawar, Dattatraya Navnath Pansare and Devanand Baburao Shinde*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666181004114125


Research Article

Design, synthesis and anti-tuberculosis activity of hydrazones and N-acylhydrazones containing vitamin B<inf>6</inf> and different heteroaromatic nucleus

, 2019; 16(7): 792-798.

Thais Cristina Mendonça Nogueira, Lucas dos Santos Cruz, Maria Cristina Lourenço and Marcus Vinicius Nora de Souza*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180627122055


Research Article

Design, synthesis and cytotoxicity of novel coumarin-1,2,3-triazole-1,2,4-oxadiazole hybrids as potent anti-breast cancer agents

, 2019; 16(7): 818-824.

Maryam Mohammadi-Khanaposhtani, Kiana Fahimi, Elahe Karimpour-Razkenari, Maliheh Safavi, Mohammad Mahdavi, Mina Saeedi and Tahmineh Akbarzadeh*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180627121006



Review Article

Neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists as anticancer drugs

, 2019; 16(10): 1110-1129.

Miguel Muñoz* and Rafael Coveñas


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666190221091955


Research Article

Synthesis, characterization, free-radical scavenging capacity and antioxidant activity of novel series of hydrazone, 1,3,4-oxadiazole and 1,2,4-triazole derived from 3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole

, 2019; 16(7): 712-720.

Khalid Karrouchi*, Saad Fettach, Smaail Radi*, El bekkaye Yousfi, Jamal Taoufik, Yahia Nasser Mabkhot, Seham Alterary, My El Abbes Faouzi and Muhammed Ansar


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180516103050


Research Article

Antimicrobial activity, antioxidant properties and phytochemical screening of aesculus hippocastanum mother tincture against food-borne bacteria

, 2020; 17(1): 48-56.

Maria Grazia Bonomo*, Caterina Cafaro, Daniela Russo, Luana Calabrone, Luigi Milella, Carmela Saturnino, Anna Capasso and Giovanni Salzano


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181108114115


Letter

One-pot synthesis of betulin triterpenoid quaternized pyridine derivatives and their antimicrobial activity

, 2020; 17(1): 79-84.

Elvira Rifovna Shakurova, Darina Alexandrovna Pozdnyakova, Elena Valeryevna Tretyakova and Lyudmila Vyacheslavovna Parfenova*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181217123629


General Research Article

The development of tyrosyl-DNA phosphodyesterase 1 (TDP1) inhibitors based on the amines combining aromatic/heteroaromatic and monoterpenoid moieties

, 2019; 16(5): 597-605.

Evgenii Mozhaitsev, Evgenii Suslov*, Yuliya Demidova, Dina Korchagina, Konstantin Volcho, Alexandra Zakharenko, Inna Vasil'eva, Maksim Kupryushkin, Arina Chepanova, Daniel Moscoh Ayine-Tora, Jóhannes Reynisson, Nariman Salakhutdinov and Olga Lavrik


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181220121042


Review Article

Potential of nanoparticles in combating Candida infections

, 2019; 16(5): 478-491.

Faizan Abul Qais, Mohd Sajjad Ahmad Khan, Iqbal Ahmad* and Abdullah Safar Althubiani


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666181015145224


General Research Article

Novel tri-substituted thiazoles bearing piperazine ring: Synthesis and evaluation of their anticancer activity

, 2019; 16(5): 547-555.

Asaf Evrim Evren*, Leyla Yurttaş , Busra Eksellı and Gulsen Akalın-Cıftcı


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180731122118


Research Article

N-acetylserotonin vs melatonin: In-vitro controlled release from hydrophilic matrix tablets

, 2019; 16(3): 347-352.

M. Vlachou*, G. Stavrou, A. Siamidi, S. Flitouri, V. Ioannidou and S. Mavrokordopoulos


DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180404125519



Most Accessed Articles



Current Strategies and Approaches in Combating SARS-CoV-2 Virus that Causes COVID-19

, 2020; 17(5): 672-674.

D. Sivaraman*, P. S. Pradeep, S. Sundar Manoharan, C. Ramachandra Bhat, K. V. Leela and V. Venugopal


DOI: 10.2174/157018081705200403092546


A Series of Furan-based Hydrazones: Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity, Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity

, 2020; 17(3): 312-322.

Mehlika Dilek Altintop*, Belgin Sever, Özlem Atli Eklioğlu, Merve Baysal, Rasime Demirel and Ahmet Özdemir


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666190325163948


New Hybrids Derived from the Natural Compound (-)-β-Pinene and Amides or Acylthioureas as Antitumor Agents

, 2020; 17(3): 271-284.

Shengliang Liao, Xiaoping Rao, Minggui Shen, Hongyan Si, Jie Song, Shibin Shang* and Zhanqian Song*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181107094427




Novel Strobilurin Derivatives Containing Carboxylate Unit as Potential Antifungal Agents

, 2020; 17(3): 300-311.

Longzhu Bao, Shuangshuang Wang, Di Song, Jingjing Wang, Xiali Yue and Xiufang Cao*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666190325164452


Synthesis of Limonin Derivatives with Improved Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Properties

, 2020; 17(3): 285-299.

Chengshu Jia, Bin Hu, Yingying Ji, Yourui Su, Guoqing Gong, Qihua Zhu and Yungen Xu*


DOI: 10.2174/1570180816666181113102359



Editor-in-Chief

K. Kuca
University of Hradec Kralove
Hradec Kralove
(Czech Republic)
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Journal History

Letters in Drug Design & Discovery was introduced in 2004. Dr. Kamil Kuca serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
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