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Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 26, 46 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1873-4286 (Online)
ISSN: 1381-6128 (Print)
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Aims & Scope

Current Pharmaceutical Design publishes timely in-depth/mini reviews and research articles from leading pharmaceutical researchers in the field, covering all aspects of current research in rational drug design. Each issue is devoted to a single major therapeutic area guest edited by an acknowledged authority in the field.

Each thematic issue of Current Pharmaceutical Design covers all subject areas of major importance to modern drug design including: medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, drug targets and disease mechanism.

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Review Article

Alternative Therapy in the Prevention of Experimental and Clinical Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Impact of Regular Physical Activity, Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase and Herbal Products

, 26(25): 2936 - 2950

Jan Bilski, Dagmara Wojcik, Aleksandra Danielak, Agnieszka Mazur-Bialy, Marcin Magierowski, Katherine Tønnesen, Bartosz Brzozowski, Marcin Surmiak, Katarzyna Magierowska, Robert Pajdo, Agata Ptak-Belowska and Tomasz Brzozowski*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200427090127


Review Article

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Role of Gut Microbiota

, 26(25): 2951 - 2961

Cristiana De Musis, Lucia Granata, Marcello Dallio, Agnese Miranda, Antonietta G. Gravina and Marco Romano*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200420144128


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Review Article

Fistulas Healing. Stable Gastric Pentadecapeptide BPC 157 Therapy

, 26(25): 2991 - 3000

Predrag Sikiric*, Domagoj Drmic, Marko Sever, Robert Klicek, Alenka B. Blagaic, Ante Tvrdeic, Tamara Kralj, Katarina K. Kovac, Jaksa Vukojevic, Marko Siroglavic, Slaven Gojkovic, Ivan Krezic, Katarina H. Pavlov, Domagoj Rasic, Ivan Mirkovic, Antonio Kokot, Anita Skrtic and Sven Seiwerth


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200424180139


Review Article



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Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 26 (2020) - Number 29


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Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 26 (2020) - Number 28


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Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 26 (2020) - Number 27


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Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 26 (2020) - Number 26


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Articles Ahead of Print




Larvicidal activity of essential oils against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)


Mikael A. de Souza, Larissa da Silva, Maria A. C. dos Santos, Márcia J. F. Macêdo, Luiz J. Lacerda-Neto, Henrique D. M. Coutinho*, Lígia C. C. de Oliveira and Francisco A. B. Cunha


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200806100500
View Abstract


Edible Nuts for Memory


Jamshed Arslan, Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani*, Humaira Jamshed, Sumaiya Fareed Khan and Mohammad Amjad Kamal


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200806095649
View Abstract


Targeting Cancer using Curcumin Encapsulated Vesicular Drug Delivery Systems


Joel Hardwick, Jack Taylor, Meenu Mehta, Saurabh Satija, Keshav R. Paudel, Philip M. Hansbro, Dinesh K. Chellappan, Mary Bebawy and Kamal Dua*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200728151610
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Estimated Arterial Stiffness and Prediction of Vascular Aging: The Rising of a New Era


Christina Antza*, Ioannis Doundoulakis, Evangelos Akrivos, Stella Stabouli, Katerina Chrysaidou, Dimos Gidaris and Vasilios Kotsis


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200728150637
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The Interaction of the Microtubule Targeting Anticancer Drug Colchicine with Human Glutathione Transferases


Georgios Premetis, Panagiotis Marugas, Georgios Fanos, Dimitrios Vlachakis, Evangelia G. Chronopoulou, Fereniki Perperopoulou, Kashyap Kumar Dubey, Pratyoosh Shukla, Ahmed Ibrahim Foudah, Magdy Mohamed Muharram, Mohamed F. Aldwsari, Anastassios C. Papageorgiou and Nikolaos E. Labrou*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200724154711
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: The Role of Gut Microbiota

, 2020; 26(25): 2951 - 2961

Cristiana De Musis, Lucia Granata, Marcello Dallio, Agnese Miranda, Antonietta G. Gravina and Marco Romano*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200420144128



Artemia species: An Important Tool to Screen General Toxicity Samples

, 2020; 26(24): 2892 - 2908

Epole Ntungwe N, Eva M. Domínguez-Martín, Amilcar Roberto, Joana Tavares, Vera M. S. Isca, Paula Pereira, Maria-João Cebola and Patrícia Rijo*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200406083035



Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Recent Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

, 2020; 26(23): 2715 - 2724

Bunny Saberwal, Adam Ioannou, Wei Y. Lim, Anne-Marie Beirne, Anthony W. Chow, Dimitris Tousoulis, Syed Ahsan and Nikolaos Papageorgiou*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200407150307



The Influence of Vitamin D on Neurodegeneration and Neurological Disorders: A Rationale for its Physio-pathological Actions

, 2020; 26(21): 2475 - 2491

Maria Morello*, Massimo Pieri, Rossella Zenobi, Alessandra Talamo, Delphine Stephan, Verena Landel, François Féron and Pascal Millet


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200316145725




Nose to Brain Delivery of Nanocarriers Towards Attenuation of Demented Condition

, 2020; 26(19): 2233 - 2246

Bapi Gorain*, Davinaa C. Rajeswary, Manisha Pandey, Prashant Kesharwani, Santosh A. Kumbhar and Hira Choudhury*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200313125613



Focus on the Use of Resveratrol as an Adjuvant in Glioblastoma Therapy

, 2020; 26(18): 2102 - 2108

Lamberto Dionigi, Francesco Ragonese, Lorenzo Monarca, Stefano Covino, Antonella de Luca, Rossana G. Iannitti, Federica Bastioli, Anargyros N. Moulas, Marcello Allegretti* and Bernard Fioretti*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200401085634



Progress of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Exosomes in Tissue Repair

, 2020; 26(17): 2022 - 2037

Guifang Zhao, Yiwen Ge, Chenyingnan Zhang, Leyi Zhang, Junjie Xu*, Ling Qi* and Wenliang Li


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200420144805



Advances in Nanoparticles as Anticancer Drug Delivery Vector: Need of this Century

, 2020; 26(15): 1637 - 1649

Imran Ali*, Sofi D. Mukhtar, Heyam S. Ali, Marcus T. Scotti and Luciana Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200203124330



Setting New Routes for Antifungal Drug Discovery Against Pathogenic Fungi

, 2020; 26(14): 1509 - 1520

Kleber S. Freitas e Silva*, Lívia C. Silva, Relber A. Gonçales, Bruno J. Neves, Célia M.A. Soares and Maristela Pereira*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200317125956



Open Access Articles

Vaccinium myrtillus L. Fruits as a Novel Source of Phenolic Compounds with Health Benefits and Industrial Applications - A Review

, 2020; 26(16): 1917 - 1928

Tânia C. S. P. Pires , Cristina Caleja , Celestino Santos-Buelga , Lillian Barros* and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira*






Circulating MicroRNAs and Blood-Brain-Barrier Function in Breast Cancer Metastasis

, 2020; 26(13): 1417 - 1427

Carolin J. Curtaz, Constanze Schmitt, Kinga G. Blecharz-Lang, Norbert Roewer, Achim Wöckel and Malgorzata Burek*




Role of microRNA and Long Non-Coding RNA in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

, 2020; 26(4): 415 - 428

Meenakshi Gupta, Kumari Chandan and Maryam Sarwat*




Burden and Prevention of HPV. Knowledge, Practices and Attitude Assessment Among Pre-Adolescents and their Parents in Italy

, 2020; 26(3): 326 - 342

Giancarlo Icardi, Claudio Costantino, Marcello Guido, Antonella Zizza, Vincenzo Restivo, Daniela Amicizia, Federico Tassinari, Maria Francesca Piazza, Chiara Paganino, Alessandra Casuccio, Francesco Vitale, Filippo Ansaldi and Cecilia Trucchi*




Specificity and Continuity of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder: Relation to Biomarkers

, 2020; 26(2): 191 - 200

Yuji Yamada, Madoka Matsumoto, Kazuki Iijima and Tomiki Sumiyoshi*




RHPN1-AS1 Drives the Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma via Regulating miR-596/IGF2BP2 Axis

, 2019; 25(43): 4630 - 4640

Hu Fen, Zheng Hongmin, Wei Wei, Yang Chao, Yao Yang, Liu Bei and Sun Zhihua*




Probucol-induced hERG Channel Reduction can be Rescued by Matrine and Oxymatrine in vitro

, 2019; 25(43): 4606 - 4612

Yuan-Qi Shi, Pan Fan, Guo-Cui Zhang, Yu-Hao Zhang, Ming-Zhu Li, Fang Wang and Bao-Xin Li*





Nanomedicines to Treat Skin Pathologies with Natural Molecules

, 2019; 25(21): 2323 - 2337

Elisabetta Esposito*, Claudio Nastruzzi, Maddalena Sguizzato and Rita Cortesi




The Role of Autophagy and Death Pathways in Dose-dependent Isoproterenolinduced Cardiotoxicity

, 2019; 25(19): 2192 - 2198

Alexandra Gyongyosi, Rita Zilinyi, Andras Czegledi, Agnes Tosaki, Arpad Tosaki and Istvan Lekli*




Impact of Antioxidant Natural Compounds on the Thyroid Gland and Implication of the Keap1/Nrf2 Signaling Pathway

, 2019; 25(16): 1828 - 1846

Ana Paunkov, Dionysios V. Chartoumpekis, Panos G. Ziros, Niki Chondrogianni, Thomas W. Kensler and Gerasimos P. Sykiotis*







Most Cited Articles

General Review Article

Long non-coding RNAs as epigenetic regulators in cancer

, 2019; 25(33): 3563-3577.

Asma Vafadar, Zahra Shabaninejad, Ahmad Movahedpour, Soheila Mohammadi, Sima Fathullahzadeh, Hamid R. Mirzaei, Afshin Namdar, Amir Savardashtaki* and Hamed Mirzaei*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190830161528


Review Article

NMDA receptor antagonists: Repositioning of memantine as a multitargeting agent for Alzheimer's therapy

, 2019; 25(33): 3506-3518.

Md. Tanvir Kabir, Mohammad A. Sufian, Md. Sahab Uddin*, Mst. Marium Begum, Shammi Akhter, Ariful Islam, Bijo Mathew, Md. Siddiqul Islam, Md. Shah Amran and Ghulam Md. Ashraf*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191011102444


Review Article

Cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease: Multitargeting strategy based on anti-Alzheimer's drugs repositioning

, 2019; 25(33): 3519-3535.

Md. Tanvir Kabir, Md. Sahab Uddin*, Mst. Marium Begum, Shanmugam Thangapandiyan, Md. Sohanur Rahman, Lotfi Aleya, Bijo Mathew, Muniruddin Ahmed, George E. Barreto and Ghulam Md. Ashraf


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191008103141


Review Article

Synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their biomedical applications a comprehensive review

, 2019; 25(24): 2650-2660.

Rajasree Shanmuganathan, Indira Karuppusamy, Muthupandian Saravanan, Harshiny Muthukumar, Kumar Ponnuchamy, Vijayan Sri Ramkumar and Arivalagan Pugazhendhi*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190708185506



Review Article

Expression profile of MicroRNA: An emerging hallmark of cancer

, 2019; 25(6): 642-653.

Uzma Zaheer, Muhammed Faheem, Ishtiaq Qadri, Nargis Begum, Hadi M. Yassine, Asmaa A. Al Thani and Shilu Mathew*


DOI: 10.2174/1386207322666190325122821


Review Article

Emerging potential of naturally occurring autophagy modulators against neurodegeneration

, 2020; 26(7): 772-779.

Md. Ataur Rahman*, Md Rezanur Rahman, Toyfiquz Zaman, Md. Sahab Uddin, Rokibul Islam, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim and Hyewhon Rhim*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200107142541





Review Article

Recent advances of in-silico modeling of potent antagonists for the adenosine receptors

, 2019; 25(7): 750-773.

Pabitra Narayan Samanta, Supratik Kar* and Jerzy Leszczynski*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190304123545



Review Article

Novel pathways in the treatment of major depression: Focus on the glutamatergic system

, 2019; 25(4): 381-387.

Carmine Tomasetti , Chiara Montemitro, Annastasia L. C. Fiengo , Cristina Santone , Laura Orsolini , Alessandro Valchera, Alessandro Carano, Maurizio Pompili , Gianluca Serafini , Giampaolo Perna, Federica Vellante, Giovanni Martinotti, Massimo Di Giannantonio , Yong-Ku Kim, Marco D. Nicola , Antonello Bellomo, Antonio Ventriglio , Michele Fornaro and Domenico D. Berardis*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190312102444


Review Article

Alginate nanoparticles for drug delivery and targeting

, 2019; 25(11): 1312-1334.

Patricia Severino, Classius F. da Silva, Luciana N. Andrade, Daniele de Lima Oliveira, Joana Campos and Eliana B. Souto*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190425163424


Review Article

Human placental vascular reactivity in health and disease: Implications for the treatment of pre-eclampsia

, 2019; 25(5): 505-527.

Emilie Hitzerd*, Michelle Broekhuizen, Rugina I. Neuman, Katrina M. Mirabito Colafella, Daphne Merkus, Sam Schoenmakers, Sinno H.P. Simons, Irwin K.M. Reiss and A. H. Jan Danser


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190405145228



Most Accessed Articles

Signaling Pathways in Inflammation and Anti-inflammatory Therapies

, 2018; 24(14): 1449-1484.

Yiu To Yeung, Faisal Aziz, Angelica Guerrero-Castilla and Sandro Arguelles*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180327165604




A Review on Cancer Therapy Based on the Photothermal Effect of Gold Nanorod

, 2019; 25(46): 4836-4847.

Weizhen Xu, Qinlu Lin, Yueqin Yin, Dong Xu*, Xiaohui Huang, Bucheng Xu and Guangwei Wang*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191216150052


The Therapeutic Target Hsp90 and Cancer Hallmarks

, 2013; 19(3): 347-365.

Yoshihiko Miyata, Hitoshi Nakamoto and Len Neckers


DOI: 10.2174/1381612811306030347


The Transport Mechanism of Extracellular Vesicles at the Blood-Brain Barrier

, 2017; 23(40): 6206-6214.

Junichi Matsumoto, Tessandra Stewart, William A. Banks and Jing Zhang*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666170913164738


Therapeutic Potential of Agonists and Antagonists of A1, A2a, A2b and A3 Adenosine Receptors

, 2019; 25(26): 2892-2905.

Sumit Jamwal, Ashish Mittal, Puneet Kumar*, Dana M. Alhayani and Amal Al-Aboudi


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190716112319


Evolution of Molecular Targets in Melanoma Treatment

, 2020; 26(4): 396-414.

Khanh B. Tran, Christina M. Buchanan and Peter R. Shepherd*


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200130091318


Gelatin as Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering

, 2017; 23(24): 3567-3584.

Mari C. Echave, Laura Saenz del Burgo , Jose L. Pedraz and Gorka Orive*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170511123101


Vilaprisan, a New Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulator in Uterine Fibroid Pharmacotherapy-Will it Really be a Breakthrough?

, 2020; 26(3): 300-309.

Michal Ciebiera, Salvatore G. Vitale*, Simone Ferrero, George A. Vilos, Fabio Barra, Salvatore Caruso, Antonio S. Laganà, Antoni Sierant, Antonio Cianci and Grzegorz Jakiel


DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200127092208



Editor-in-Chief

William A. Banks
(45093 citations)
Seattle VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Room 810C, Building 1
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
(USA)
Biography
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Executive Editor

Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(29381 citations)
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
(UK)
Biography

Nobel Laureate on Editorial Board

Andrew V. Schally
(USA)

Journal History

Current Pharmaceutical Design was introduced in 1995 with the assistance of Dr. William A. Banks, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 1995.
Scopus CiteScore Metrics: 2.32

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