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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 26, 42 Issues, 2019
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

  • 55th of 267 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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Polyethylenimine-based Formulations for Delivery of Oligonucleotides

, 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


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Recent Advance in Polymer Based Microspheric Systems for Controlled Protein and Peptide Delivery

, 26(13): 2285 - 2296

Yuanyuan Yang, Qiling Chen, Jianyu Lin , Zheng Cai, Guochao Liao*, Kai Wang, Lei Bai , Peng Zhao and Zhiqiang Yu*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190409130207


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Articles Ahead of Print

Chitosan-based Polymer Matrix for Pharmaceutical Excipients and Drug Delivery


Md. Iqbal Hassan Khan , Xingye An, Lei Dai , Hailong Li, Avik Khan and Yonghao Ni*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180927100817
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Microbiota, Immune System and Autism Spectrum Disorders. An Integrative Model towards Novel Treatment Options


Barbara Carpita, Donatella Marazziti*, Lionella Palego, Gino Giannaccini, Laura Betti and Liliana Dell'Osso


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190328151539
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Differential Characteristics of HMGB2 Versus HMGB1 and their Perspectives in Ovary and Prostate Cancer


María Cámara-Quílez, Aida Barreiro-Alonso, Esther Rodríguez-Bemonte, María Quindós-Varela, Esperanza Cerdán and Mónica Lamas-Maceiras*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190123120338
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Association between Alzheimer’s disease and cancer – a short overview


Katarzyna Szczechowiak, Anna Brzecka, Naomi Hachiya, Joanna Wyka and Jerzy Leszek*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190716130150
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Insights on nutrients as analgesics in chronic pain


Geir Bjørklund*, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Maryam Dadar, Joeri J. Pen, Monica Daniela Doşa, Lyudmila Pivina, Yulia Semenova and Jan Aaseth


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190712172015
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Histone Deacetylases (HDACs) in gastric cancer: An update of their emerging prognostic and therapeutic role


Dimitrios Schizas, Aikaterini Mastoraki, Leon Naar, Diamantis I Tsilimigras*, Ioannis Katsaros, Vasiliki Fragkiadaki, Georgia-Sofia Karachaliou, Nikolaos Arkadopoulos, Theodore Liakakos and Dimitrios Moris


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190712160842
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Targeting mitochondria through the use of mitocans as emerging anticancer agents


Ioana Macasoi, Alexandra Mioc*, Marius Mioc*, Irina Soica, Adelina Chevereșan, Cristina Dehelean and Victor Dumitrașcu


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190712150638
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Carnosine and Lung Disease


Ken-ichiro Tanaka* and Masahiro Kawahara


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190712140545
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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*




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 *





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





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


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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

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


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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

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

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

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

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

Targeting cancer stem cells for chemoprevention of pancreatic cancer

, 2018; 25(22): 2585-2594.

Dharmalingam Subramaniam, Gaurav Kaushik, Prasad Dandawate and Shrikant Anant*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170127095832



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


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


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


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







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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