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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 27, 42 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-533X (Online)
ISSN: 0929-8673 (Print)
This journal supports open access

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    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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    Chemistry, Medicinal

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    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.

Current Medicinal Chemistry

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Volume 26

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Number 42



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Editorial   Open Access



Review Article



Review Article

Advances in Docking

, 26(42): 7555 - 7580

Vladimir B. Sulimov*, Danil C. Kutov and Alexey V. Sulimov


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180904115000


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Freely Accessible Chemical Database Resources of Compounds for In Silico Drug Discovery

, 26(42): 7581 - 7597

JingFang Yang, Di Wang, Chenyang Jia, Mengyao Wang , GeFei Hao* and GuangFu Yang*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180508100436


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Articles Ahead of Print

Protective Role of Natural Products in Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Focus on Nitric Oxide Pathway


Amir R. Afshari, Hamid Mollazadeh, Elmira Mohtashami, Arash Soltani, Mohammad Soukhtanloo, Azar Hosseini, Mohammad Jalili-Nik, Mohammad Mahdi Vahedi, Mostafa Karimi Roshan and Amirhossein Sahebkar*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200130104757
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Nanoparticles in Combating Cancer: Opportunities and Limitations. A Brief Review


Elzbieta Pedziwiatr-Werbicka*, Katarzyna Horodecka, Dzmitry Shcharbin* and Maria Bryszewska


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200130101605
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Ferroptosis: A Novel Mechanism of Artemisinin and its Derivatives in Cancer Therapy


Shunqin Zhu, Qin Yu, Chunsong Huo, Yuanpeng Li, Linshen He, Botian Ran, Ji Chen, Yonghao Li and Wanhong Liu*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200121124404
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Glioblastoma: Prognostic Factors and Predictive Response to Radioand Chemotherapy


Francesco Fiorica*, Maria Colella, Rosaria Taibi, Andrea Bonetti, Jacopo Giuliani, Maria Sole Perone, Sonia Missiroli and Carlotta Giorgi


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200131095256
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Marine Natural Products with High Anticancer Activities


Dario Matulja, Karlo Wittine, Nela Malatesti, Sylvain Laclef, Maris Turks, Maria Kolympadi, Gabriela Ambrožić and Dean Markovic*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200113154115
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Exosomes and Lung Cancer: Roles in Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Applications


Atefeh Amiri, Mohammad Hossein Pourhanifeh, Hamid Reza Mirzaei, Javid Sadri Nahand, Mohsen Moghoofei, Roxana Sahebnasagh, Hamed Mirzaei* and Michael R. Hamblin*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200204141952
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL CHALLENGES IN THYROID CANCERS


Jorge Hernando*, Javier Ros, Alvaro Arroyo and Jaume Capdevila


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200214125712
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Serum hepcidin, the hepcidin/ferritin ratio and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Nahid Karamzad, Aziz Eftekhari, Ahad Ashrafi-Asgarabad, Mark J.M. Sullman, Amirhossein Sahebkar* and Saeid Safiri


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200207120158
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Critical Review on the Chemical Aspects of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Harmonization of Computational Bioactivity Data.


Andrea Mastinu*, Giovanni Ribaudo, Alberto Ongaro, Sara Anna Bonini, Maurizio Memo and Alessandra Gianoncelli


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200210144847
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Recent Advances in c-Jun N-terminal Kinase (JNK) Inhibitors


Gang Li, Wenqing Qi, Xiaoxun Li, Jinwu Zhao, Meihua Luo and Jianjun Chen*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200210144114
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Metabolic and amino acid alterations of the tumor microenvironment


Petr Stepka, Vit Vsiansky, Martina Raudenska, Jaromir Gumulec, Vojtech Adam and Michal Masarik*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200207114658
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Published Contents

Open Access Articles



Complex Signaling Networks Controlling Dynamic Molecular Changes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm

, 2019; 26(11): 1979 - 1993

Grzegorz Guła, Agata Dorotkiewicz-Jach, Kamila Korzekwa, Miguel A. Valvano and Zuzanna Drulis-Kawa*





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*




Metabolomic Heterogeneity of Urogenital Tract Cancers Analyzed by Complementary Chromatographic Techniques Coupled with Mass Spectrometry

, 2019; 26(1): 216 - 231

Arlette Yumba-Mpanga, Wiktoria Struck-Lewicka, Renata Wawrzyniak, Marcin Markuszewski, Marek Roslan, Roman Kaliszan and Michał Jan Markuszewski*




Osteoporosis: Current and Emerging Therapies Targeted to Immunological Checkpoints

, 2019; 26: 1 - 16 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Massimo De Martinis, Maria Maddalena Sirufo and Lia Ginaldi*





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*





Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Electronic noses in medical diagnostics

, 2019; 26(1): 197-215.

Wojciech Wojnowski*, Tomasz Dymerski*, Jacek Gębicki and Jacek Namieśnik


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666171004164636


Review Article

ABC transporters: Regulation and association with multidrug resistance in hepatocellular carcinoma and colorectal carcinoma

, 2019; 26(7): 1224-1250.

María Paula Ceballos, Juan Pablo Rigalli, Lucila Inés Ceré, Mariana Semeniuk, Viviana Alicia Catania and María Laura Ruiz*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180105103637


Review Article

Dietary polyphenols and mitochondrial function: Role in health and disease

, 2019; 26(19): 3376-3406.

José Teixeira, Daniel Chavarria, Fernanda Borges, Lech Wojtczak, Mariusz R. Wieckowski, Agnieszka Karkucinska-Wieckowska* and Paulo J. Oliveira*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170529101810


Review Article

The food-gut human axis: The effects of diet on gut microbiota and metabolome

, 2019; 26(19): 3567-3583.

Maria De Angelis*, Gabriella Garruti, Fabio Minervini, Leonilde Bonfrate, Piero Portincasa and Marco Gobbetti


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170428103848




Review Article

Role of autophagy in Parkinson’s disease

, 2019; 26(20): 3702-3718.

Silvia Cerri and Fabio Blandini*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180226094351


Review Article

Role of ox-LDL and LOX-1 in atherogenesis

, 2019; 26(9): 1693-1700.

Ajoe John Kattoor, Sri Harsha Kanuri and Jawahar L. Mehta*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180508100950



Review Article

Biosimilars for the management of inflammatory bowel diseases: Economic considerations

, 2019; 26(2): 259-269.

Laszlo Gulacsi, Marta Pentek, Fanni Rencz, Valentin Brodszky, Petra Baji, Zsuzsanna Vegh, Krisztina B Gecse, Silvio Danese, Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet and Peter L. Lakatos*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170406112304



Review Article

Food and gastroesophageal reflux disease

, 2019; 26(19): 3497-3511.

Teodora Surdea-Blaga, Dana E. Negrutiu, Mariana Palage and Dan L. Dumitrascu*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170515123807


Review Article

Polyethylenimine-based formulations for delivery of oligonucleotides

, 2019; 26(13): 2264-2284.

Fei Hao, Yuhuan Li, Jing Zhu, Jingyao Sun, Brian Marshall, Robert J. Lee, Lesheng Teng, Zhaogang Yang* and Jing Xie*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181031094759


Review Article

Inhibitors of er aminopeptidase 1 and 2: From design to clinical application

, 2019; 26(15): 2715-2729.

Dimitris Georgiadis, Anastasia Mpakali, Despoina Koumantou and Efstratios Stratikos*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180214111849



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


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


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


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




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


The Food-gut Human Axis: The Effects of Diet on Gut Microbiota and Metabolome

, 2019; 26(19): 3567-3583.

Maria De Angelis*, Gabriella Garruti, Fabio Minervini, Leonilde Bonfrate, Piero Portincasa and Marco Gobbetti


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170428103848


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





Editor-in-Chief

Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(25732 citations)
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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