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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 26, 42 Issues, 2019
ISSN: 1875-533X (Online)
ISSN: 0929-8673 (Print)
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    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • 16th of 59 in

    Chemistry, Medicinal

  • 67th of 261 in

    Pharmacology & Pharmacy

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Aims & Scope

Current Medicinal Chemistry covers all the latest and outstanding developments in medicinal chemistry and rational drug design. Each issue contains a series of timely in-depth/mini reviews and guest edited thematic issues written by leaders in the field covering a range of the current topics in medicinal chemistry. The journal also publishes reviews on recent patents. Current Medicinal Chemistry is an essential journal for every medicinal chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments.

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Review Article

The Panomics Approach in Neurodegenerative Disorders

, 26(10): 1712 - 1720

Balazs Szatmari, Peter Balicza, Gyorgy Nemeth and Maria Judit Molnar*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170705120038


Review Article

Pharmacological Management of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD). Focus on Mutations - Part 1

, 26(10): 1721 - 1733

Patrizia Russo, Filippo Lococo, Aliaksei Kisialiou, Giulia Prinzi*, Palma Lamonaca, Vittorio Cardaci, Carlo Tomino and Massimo Fini


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180601100235


Review Article

Pharmacological Management of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD). Evidence from a Real-World Perspective - Part 2

, 26(10): 1734 - 1745

Aliaksei Kisialiou, Giulia Prinzi, Palma Lamonaca, Vittorio Cardaci, Carlo Tomino, Massimo Fini, Stefano Bonassi and Patrizia Russo *


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181031101128


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Biodegradable Black Phosphorus-based Nanomaterials in Biomedicine: Theranostic Applications

, 26(10): 1788 - 1805

Zhen Wang, Zhiming Liu, Chengkang Su, Biwen Yang, Xixi Fei, Yi Li, Yuqing Hou, Henan Zhao, Yanxian Guo, Zhengfei Zhuang*, Huiqing Zhong and Zhouyi Guo*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170920152529


Review Article

An Update on JAK Inhibitors

, 26(10): 1806 - 1832

Francesca Musumeci*, Chiara Greco, Ilaria Giacchello, Anna Lucia Fallacara, Munjed M. Ibrahim , Giancarlo Grossi, Chiara Brullo and Silvia Schenone


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180327093502


Articles Ahead of Print


Insights into the Design of Inhibitors of the Urease Enzyme - A Major Target for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infections


Ana Thereza Fiori-Duarte, Ricardo Pereira Rodrigues, Rodrigo Rezende Kitagawa and Daniel Fábio Kawano*


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Obesity and Cardioprotection


Saveria Femminò, Pasquale Pagliaro and Claudia Penna*


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Carnosine and Diabetic Nephropathy


Verena Peters*, Benito Yard and Claus Peter Schmitt


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Abstracts Ahead of Print



Harmonious biomaterials for development of in situ approaches for locoregional delivery of anti-cancer drugs: current trends


Amrinder Singh, Shubham Thakur, Tushit Sharma, Manjot Kaur, Nikhil Shri Sahajpal, Rohan Aurora and Subheet Kumar Jain*


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Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Prognostic And Predictive Factors


Anna Nappi*, Guglielmo Nasti, Carmela Romano, Massimiliano Berretta and Alessandro Ottaiano


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Statins in stroke


Konstantinos Aznaouridis, Constantina Masoura, Charalambos Vlachopoulos and Dimitris Tousoulis


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Bioactivities of natural catalpol derivatives


Liu-Qiang Zhang, Kai-Xian Chen* and Yi-Ming Li*


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Published Contents

Open Access Articles

Fighting Type-2 Diabetes: Present and Future Perspectives

, 2019; 26(10): 1891 - 1907

Cai-Guo Yu, Ying Fu, Yuan Fang, Ning Zhang, Rong-Xin Sun, Dong Zhao, Ying-Mei Feng* and Bao-Yu Zhang*




Untargeted Metabolomics Provides Insight into the Mechanisms Underlying Resistant Hypertension

, 2019; 26(1): 232 - 243

Renata Wawrzyniak, Arlette Yumba Mpanga, Wiktoria Struck-Lewicka, Marta Kordalewska, Katarzyna Polonis, Małgorzata Patejko, Monika Mironiuk, Anna Szyndler, Marzena Chrostowska, Michał Hoffmann, Ryszard T. Smoleński, Roman Kaliszan, Krzysztof Narkiewicz and Michał J. Markuszewski*




Carbohydrate Scaffolds for the Study of the Autism-associated Bacterium, Clostridium bolteae

, 2019; 26: 1 - 7 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Brittany Pequegnat and Mario Artur Monteiro*




The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

, 2018; 25(40): 5578 - 5587

Claus Desler, Meryl S. Lillenes, Tone Tønjum and Lene Juel Rasmussen*




Mycosporine-Like Amino Acids for Skin Photoprotection

, 2018; 25(40): 5512 - 5527

Karl P. Lawrence, Paul F. Long and Antony R. Young*




Common Aspects Influencing the Translocation of SERS to Biomedicine

, 2018; 25(35): 4638 - 4652

Dionysia Tsoutsi, Marcos Sanles-Sobrido, Andreu Cabot and Pilar-Rivera Gil*




Emerging Technologies for Cancer Research: Towards Personalized Medicine with Microfluidic Platforms and 3D Tumor Models

, 2018; 25(35): 4616 - 4637

Matteo Turetta, Fabio Del Ben, Giulia Brisotto, Eva Biscontin, Michela Bulfoni, Daniela Cesselli, Alfonso Colombatti, Giacinto Scoles, Giuseppe Gigli and Loretta L. del Mercato*




Vitamin D Receptor: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Kidney Diseases

, 2018; 25(27): 3256 - 3271

Shikun Yang, Aimei Li, JianWen Wang, Jun Liu, Yachun Han, Wei Zhang, Yan Chun Li and Hao Zhang*





NGS Technologies as a Turning Point in Rare Disease Research , Diagnosis and Treatment

, 2018; 25(3): 404 - 432

Ana Fernandez-Marmiesse*, Sofia Gouveia and Maria L. Couce *





Lipids as Biomarkers of Cancer and Bacterial Infections

, 2018; 25: 1 - 9 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Gerald Larrouy-Maumus *




Immunocontraception: Filamentous Bacteriophage as a Platform for Vaccine Development

, 2017; 24(35): 3907 - 3920

Tatiana I. Samoylova*, Timothy D. Braden, Jennifer A. Spencer and Frank F. Bartol




A Therapeutic Connection between Dietary Phytochemicals and ATP Synthase

, 2017; 24(35): 3894 - 3906

Zulfiqar Ahmad*, Sherif S. Hassan and Sofiya Azim






Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Immune checkpoint inhibitors and cardiac toxicity: An emerging issue

, 2018; 25(11): 1327-1339.

Gilda Varricchi*, Giancarlo Marone, Valentina Mercurio, Maria Rosaria Galdiero, Domenico Bonaduce and Carlo G. Tocchetti*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170407125017


Review Article

Effects of polyphenolic derivatives on heme oxygenase-system in metabolic dysfunctions

, 1 January 2018; 25(13): 1577-1595.

Valeria Pittala*, Luca Vanella, Loredana Salerno, Giuseppe Romeo, Agostino Marrazzo, Claudia Di Giacomo and Valeria Sorrenti


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170616110748


Review Article

Structure, function, involvement in diseases and targeting of 14-3-3 proteins: An Update

, 2018; 25(1): 5-21.

Ylenia Cau, Daniela Valensin, Mattia Mori, Sara Draghi and Maurizio Botta*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170426095015


Review Article

Alzheimer's disease: A review from the pathophysiology to diagnosis, new perspectives for pharmacological treatment

, 2018; 25(26): 3141-3159.

Leide Caroline dos Santos Picanco*, Priscilla F. Ozela, Maiara de Fatima de Brito Brito, Abraao A. Pinheiro, Elias C. Padilha, Francinaldo S. Braga, Carlos Henrique Tomich de Paula da Silva, Cleydson Breno Rodrigues dos Santos, Joaquín M.C. Rosa and Lorane Izabel da Silva Hage-Melim*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867323666161213101126


Review Article

Bisphenol a in reproduction: Epigenetic effects

, 1 January 2018; 25(6): 748-770.

Rosanna Chianese, Jacopo Troisi, Sean Richards, Marika Scafuro , Silvia Fasano, Maurizio Guida , Riccardo Pierantoni and Rosaria Meccariello*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666171009121001


Review Article

Carboxylesterase inhibitors: An update

, 2018; 25(14): 1627-1649.

Li-Wei Zou , Qiang Jin, Dan-Dan Wang, Qing-Kai Qian, Da-Cheng Hao, Guang-Bo Ge* and Ling Yang


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666171204155558


Review Article

New perspectives on biomedical applications of iron oxide nanoparticles

, 1 January 2018; 25(4): 540-555.

Massimiliano Magro, Davide Baratella, Emanuela Bonaiuto, Jessica de A. Roger and Fabio Vianello*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170616102922


Review Article

Hydroxypyridinone derivatives: A fascinating class of chelators with therapeutic applications - An update

, 2018; 25(1): 97-112.

Sílvia Chaves, Luca Piemontese, Asha Hiremathad and M. Amélia Santos*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170330092304


Review Article

Surface-bioengineered gold nanoparticles for biomedical applications

, 11 January 2018; 25(16): 1920-1944.

Zhicong Miao, Zilin Gao, Ruoxia Chen, Xiaoqing Yu, Zhiqiang Su* and Gang Wei*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180117111404


Review Article

Ngs technologies as a turning point in rare disease resea rch , diagnosis and treatment

, 1 January 2018; 25(3): 404-432.

Ana Fernandez-Marmiesse*, Sofia Gouveia and Maria L. Couce *


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170718101946


Review Article

Mycosporine-like amino acids for skin photoprotection

, 2018; 25(40): 5512-5527.

Karl P. Lawrence, Paul F. Long and Antony R. Young*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170529124237


Review Article

Gut-brain axis: Role of lipids in the regulation of inflammation, pain and CNS diseases

, 2018; 25(32): 3930-3952.

Roberto Russo*, Claudia Cristiano, Carmen Avagliano, Carmen De Caro, Giovanna La Rana, Giuseppina Mattace Raso, Roberto Berni Canani, Rosaria Meli and Antonio Calignano


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170216113756



Review Article

Bioactive metabolites from pathogenic and endophytic fung i of forest trees

, 2018; 25(2): 208-252.

Marco Masi, Lucia Maddau, Benedetto Teodoro Linaldeddu, Bruno Scanu , Antonio Evidente and Alessio Cimmino*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170314145159



Most Accessed Articles

Glioblastoma Multiforme, Diagnosis and Treatment; Recent Literature Review

, 2017; 24(27): 3002-3009.

Ron Batash , Noam Asna *, Pamela Schaffer, Nicole Francis and Moshe Schaffer


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170516123206


Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors and Cardiac Toxicity: An Emerging Issue

, 2018; 25(11): 1327-1339.

Gilda Varricchi*, Giancarlo Marone, Valentina Mercurio, Maria Rosaria Galdiero, Domenico Bonaduce and Carlo G. Tocchetti*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170407125017


Fc-fusion Proteins in Therapy: An Updated View

, 2017; 24(12): 1228-1237.

Reza Jafari, Naime M. Zolbanin, Houshang Rafatpanah, Jafar Majidi and Tohid Kazemi*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170113112759


Peptide-Drug Conjugate: A Novel Drug Design Approach

, 2017; 24(31): 3373-3396.

Liang Ma, Chao Wang, Zihao He, Biao Cheng, Ling Zheng and Kun Huang*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170404142840


Ketogenic Diet and Other Dietary Intervention Strategies in the Treatment of Cancer

, 2017; 24(12): 1170-1185.

Matteo Vergati, Eriseld Krasniqi, Girolamo D. Monte, Silvia Riondino, Doriana Vallone, Fiorella Guadagni, Patrizia Ferroni* and Mario Roselli


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170116122915


Gut-brain Axis: Role of Lipids in the Regulation of Inflammation, Pain and CNS Diseases

, 2018; 25(32): 3930-3952.

Roberto Russo*, Claudia Cristiano, Carmen Avagliano, Carmen De Caro, Giovanna La Rana, Giuseppina Mattace Raso, Roberto Berni Canani, Rosaria Meli and Antonio Calignano


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170216113756





Development of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis

, 2018; 25(42): 5847-5859.

Jiahui Lv, Jingde Wu*, Feng He, Ying Qu, Qiuqiong Zhang and Chenggong Yu


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180316121951




Editor-in-Chief

Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK

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Journal History

Current Medicinal Chemistry was introduced in 1994 with the assistance of Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 1994.
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