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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 21, 20 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1875-5607 (Online)
ISSN: 1389-5575 (Print)
This journal supports open access

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

The aim of Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry is to publish short reviews on the important recent developments in medicinal chemistry and allied disciplines.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry covers all areas of medicinal chemistry including developments in rational drug design, synthetic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, drug targets, and natural product research and structure-activity relationship studies.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry is an essential journal for every medicinal and pharmaceutical chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

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Volume 21

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Number 4





Review Article (Mini-Review)

Recent Update on the Anti-infective Potential of β-carboline Analogs

, 21(4): 398 - 425

Faheem, Banoth Karan Kumar, Kondapalli Venkata Gowri Chandra Sekhar, Selvaraj Kunjiappan, Joazaizulfazli Jamalis, Rafael Balaña-Fouce and Murugesan Sankaranarayanan*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666201001130114




Review Article

Recent Advances Towards Treatment of HIV: Synthesis and SAR Studies

, 21(4): 471 - 499

Neelima Shrivastava, Asif Husain*, Mohammad Rashid*, Nimer Fehaid Alsabeelah, Shahid Karim and Nasir Ali Siddiqui


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190312170158


Review Article





Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 7


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

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 6


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

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 5


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

Articles Ahead of Print



Selenium and Computational Studies


Natália Ferreira de Sousa, Luciana Scotti, Eugene N. Muratov and Marcus Tullius Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210112143615
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Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. alba: A Review on its Botany, Traditional uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Activities


Lipi Rani Ray, Muhammad Shaiful Alam, Md. Junaid, Sakia Ferdousy, Rasheda Akter, S. M. Zahid Hosen and Nusrat Jahan Mouri*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210111150036
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Antimicrobial Properties of Mandelic Acid, Gallic Acid and their Derivatives


Renata Choińska*, Katarzyna Dąbrowska, Renata Świsłocka, Włodzimierz Lewandowski and Artur H. Świergiel


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210105123834
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Treatment approaches for COVID-19: A critical review


Nalini Sodum, Gautam Kumar, Vanishree Rao, Nitesh Kumar* and Chamallamudi Mallikarjuna Rao*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210224161950
View Abstract







Origins, Structures, and Bioactivities of Secondary Metabolites from Marine-derived Penicillium Fungi


Xiliang Yang*, Jinping Liu, Jiahui Mei , Rui Jiang, Shizheng Tu, Huafeng Deng, Jing Liu, Sumei Yang and Juan Li*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210217093517
View Abstract




The role of 3'UTR of RNA viruses on mRNA stability and translation enhancement


Mahsa Rasekhian*, Farzin Roohvand, Solomon Habtemariam, Marzieh Marzbany and Monireh Kazemimanesh


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210217092305
View Abstract


Published Contents

Editor's Choice





Development and Challenges of the Discovery of HER2 Inhibitors

, 2020; 20(20): 2123 - 2134

Zhi-Gang Sun*, Liang-Hui Zhao, Zhi-Na Li and Hai-Liang Zhu*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200729162118



From Antibacterial to Antitumour Agents: A Brief Review on The Chemical and Medicinal Aspects of Sulfonamides

, 2020; 20(19): 2052 - 2066

Helloana Azevedo-Barbosa, Danielle Ferreira Dias, Lucas Lopardi Franco, Jamie Anthony Hawkes and Diogo Teixeira Carvalho*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200905125738



Possible Targets and Therapies of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

, 2020; 20(18): 1900 - 1907

Kasturi Sarkar, Parames C. Sil, Seyed Fazel Nabavi, Ioana Berindan-Neagoe, Cosmin Andrei Cismaru, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi and Solomon Habtemariam*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200807131855





Nano-Strategies for Improving the Bioavailability of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Formulations

, 2020; 20(13): 1258 - 1271

Yue Xing, Peng Lu, Zhifeng Xue, Chunxia Liang, Bing Zhang, Dereje Kebebe, Hongfei Liu and Zhidong Liu*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200509235945



Open Access Articles

Association between Vitamin D Levels and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Potential Confounding Variables

, 2019; 19(4): 310 - 332

Lucia Pacifico, John F. Osborn, Enea Bonci, Pasquale Pierimarchi and Claudio Chiesa*




Adenosine: Synthetic Methods of Its Derivatives and Antitumor Activity

, 2018; 18(20): 1684 - 1701

Francisco Z. Valdés, Víctor Z. Luna, Bárbara R. Arévalo, Nelson V. Brown and Margarita C. Gutiérrez*




Nutlin-3, A p53-Mdm2 Antagonist for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Treatment

, 2018; 18(2): 173 - 183

Voon Yee-Lin*, Wong Pooi-Fong and Alan Khoo Soo-Beng






G4 Aptamers: Trends in Structural Design

, 2016; 16(16): 1321 - 1329

Anna Varizhuk, Nikolay Ilyinsky, Igor Smirnov and Galina Pozmogova






Augmentation of Creatine in the Heart

, 2016; 16(1): 19 - 28

Sevasti Zervou, Hannah J. Whittington, Angela J. Russell and Craig A. Lygate





Intramolecular Immunological Signal Hypothesis Revived - Structural Background of Signalling Revealed by Using Congo Red as a Specific Tool

, 2014; 14(13): 1104 - 1113

A. Jagusiak, L. Konieczny, M. Krol, P. Marszalek, B. Piekarska, P. Piwowar, I. Roterman, J. Rybarska, B. Stopa and G. Zemanek





Attachment of Rod-Like (BAR) Proteins and Membrane Shape

, 2011; 11(4): 272 - 282

D. Kabaso, E. Gongadze, P. Elter, U. van Rienen, J. Gimsa, V. Kralj-Iglic and A. Iglic







Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Synthesis and biological activity of hydrazones and derivatives: A review

, 2020; 20(5): 342-368.

Juliana de Oliveira Carneiro Brum*, Tanos Celmar Costa França, Steven R. LaPlante and José Daniel Figueroa Villar


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191014142448


Research Article

Design, synthesis, sar study, antimicrobial and anticancer evaluation of novel 2-mercaptobenzimidazole azomethine derivatives

, 2020; 20(15): 1559-1571.

Sumit Tahlan, Balasubramanian Narasimhan*, Siong Meng Lim, Kalavathy Ramasamy, Vasudevan Mani and Syed Adnan Ali Shah


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666180903151849


Review Article

Benzimidazole: A milestone in the field of medicinal chemistry

, 2020; 20(7): 532-565.

Mahesh S. Vasava, Manoj N. Bhoi, Sanjay K. Rathwa, Divya J. Jethava, Prachi T. Acharya, Dhaval B. Patel and Hitesh D. Patel*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191122125453



Review Article

Anticancer agents based on vulnerable components in a signalling pathway

, 2020; 20(10): 886-907.

Ankur Vaidya*, Shweta Jain, Sanjeev Sahu, Pankaj Kumar Jain, Kamla Pathak, Devender Pathak, Raj Kumar and Sanjay Kumar Jain


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200212105417


Review Article

Parkinson’s disease: A review from pathophysiology to treatment

, 2020; 20(9): 754-767.

Bianca L.B. Marino, Lucilene R. de Souza, Kessia P.A. Sousa, Jaderson V. Ferreira, Elias C. Padilha, Carlos H.T.P. da Silva, Carlton A. Taft and Lorane I.S. Hage-Melim*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191104110908


Review Article

A review on anticancer potentials of benzothiazole derivatives

, 2020; 20(1): 12-23.

Nandini Pathak, Ekta Rathi, Nitesh Kumar*, Suvarna G. Kini and C. Mallikarjuna Rao


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190617153213


Review Article

Hypericum spp.: An update on the biological activities and metabolic profiles

, 2020; 20(1): 66-87.

Mariangela Marrelli, Giancarlo Statti and Filomena Conforti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190926120211


Review Article

The roles of flavonols/flavonoids in neurodegeneration and neuroin-flammation

, 2020; 20(15): 1475-1488.

Zehra Calis, Rasim Mogulkoc* and Abdülkerim Kasim Baltaci


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190617150051


Review Article

Monoterpenes: Essential oil components with valuable features

, 2020; 20(11): 958-974.

Anahita Boveiri Dehsheikh, Mohammad Mahmoodi Sourestani*, Paria Boveiri Dehsheikh, Javad Mottaghipisheh, Sara Vitalini and Marcello Iriti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200122144703



Research Article

Assembly of benzothiazine and triazole in a single molecular entity: Synthesis of -oxicam derived novel molecules as potential antibacterial/ anti-cancer agents

, 2020; 20(10): 929-940.

Papigani Neeraja, Suryapeta Srinivas, Venkanna Banothu, B. Sridhar, Khagga Mukkanti, Pramod Kumar Dubey and Sarbani Pal*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200124091315


Research Article

Synthesis, cytotoxicity and molecular docking simulation of novel bis-1,4-dihydropyridines linked to aliphatic or arene core via amide or ester-amide linkages

, 2020; 20(9): 801-816.

Amna M. Abdella, Amr M. Abdelmoniem, Nada S. Ibrahim, Salwa M. El-Hallouty, Ismail A. Abdelhamid* and Ahmed H.M. Elwahy*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190919160019




Most Accessed Articles




Positive Predictive Value Surfaces as a Complementary Tool to Assess the Performance of Virtual Screening Methods

, 2020; 20(14): 1447-1460.

Juan F. Morales, Sara Chuguransky, Lucas N. Alberca, Juan I. Alice, Sofía Goicoechea, María E. Ruiz, Carolina L. Bellera and Alan Talevi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871525718666200219130229


Consensus Analyses in Molecular Docking Studies Applied to Medicinal Chemistry

, 2020; 20(14): 1322-1340.

Mayara dos Santos Maia, Gabriela Cristina Soares Rodrigues, Andreza Barbosa Silva Cavalcanti, Luciana Scotti and Marcus Tullius Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200204121129


Fanconi Anemia DNA Repair Pathway as a New Mechanism to Exploit Cancer Drug Resistance

, 2020; 20(9): 779-787.

Kajal Ghosal*, Christian Agatemor, Richard I. Han, Amy T. Ku, Sabu Thomas and Sudit Mukherjee


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200103114556



Parkinson’s Disease: A Review from Pathophysiology to Treatment

, 2020; 20(9): 754-767.

Bianca L.B. Marino, Lucilene R. de Souza, Kessia P.A. Sousa, Jaderson V. Ferreira, Elias C. Padilha, Carlos H.T.P. da Silva, Carlton A. Taft and Lorane I.S. Hage-Melim*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191104110908








Recent Update on the Anti-infective Potential of β-carboline Analogs

, 2021; 21(4): 398-425.

Faheem, Banoth Karan Kumar, Kondapalli Venkata Gowri Chandra Sekhar, Selvaraj Kunjiappan, Joazaizulfazli Jamalis, Rafael Balaña-Fouce and Murugesan Sankaranarayanan*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666201001130114



Co-Editors

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Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(32052 citations)
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
(UK)
Biography
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M. Iqbal Choudhary
(27325 citations)
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
University of Karachi
Karachi
(Pakistan)
Biography
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Davide Barreca
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences
University of Messina
Messina
(Italy)
Biography
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Journal History

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry was launched in 2001. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Dr. Davide Barreca are the Co-Editors of the journal.
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