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Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 25, 46 Issues, 2019
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.

Current Pharmaceutical Design


Volume 25


Number 9

Review Article

3D Printing Technology: A New Milestone in the Development of Pharmaceuticals

, 25(9): 937 - 945

Anish Chandekar, Dinesh K. Mishra*, Sanjay Sharma, Gaurav K. Saraogi, Umesh Gupta and Gaurav Gupta

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190507115504

Review Article

Review Article

Design of Sphingosine Kinases Inhibitors: Challenges and Recent Developments

, 25(9): 956 - 968

Elisa Magli, Angela Corvino, Ferdinando Fiorino, Francesco Frecentese, Elisa Perissutti, Irene Saccone, Vincenzo Santagada, Giuseppe Caliendo* and Beatrice Severino

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190404115424

Review Article

Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Mechanisms and Treatment

, 25(9): 969 - 986

Allison B. Reiss*, Andrew Silverman, Muhammed Khalfan, Nicholas A. Vernice, Lora J. Kasselman, Steven E. Carsons and Joshua De Leon

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190430113212

General Review Article

Bioavailability Enhancement of Poorly Soluble Drugs: The Holy Grail in Pharma Industry

, 25(9): 987 - 1020

Mamunur Rashid, Mohd Yaseen Malik, Sandeep K. Singh, Swati Chaturvedi, Jiaur R Gayen and Muhammad Wahajuddin*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190130110653

Systemic Review Article

General Research Article

Articles Ahead of Print

An Overview on Stem Cells in Tissue Regeneration

Rajasekar Seetharaman, Anjum Mahmood, Prashant Kshatriya, Divyang Patel and Anand Srivastava*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705211705
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Nanoemulsions Loaded with Amphotericin B: Development, Characterization and Leishmanicidal Activity

Gabriela Muniz Félix Araújo, Alana Rafaela Albuquerque Barros, João Augusto Oshiro-Junior, Leonardo Ferreira Soares, Louisianny Guerra da Rocha, Ádley Antonini Neves de Lima, José Alexsandro da Silva, Attilio Converti* and Bolívar Ponciano Goulart de Lima Damasceno

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705202030
View Abstract

Natural Products Derived from the Mediterranean Diet with Antidiabetic Activity: from Insulin Mimetic Hypoglycemic to Nutriepigenetic Modulator Compounds

Georgia - Eirini Deligiannidou, Elena Philippou, Melita Vidakovic, Wim Vanden Berghe, Alexandros Heraclides, Nevena Grdovic, Mirjana Mihailovic and Christos Kontogiorgis*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705191000
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Profile of Fatty Acids, Tocopherols, Phytosterols and Polyphenols in Mediterranean Oils (Argan Oils, Olive Oils, Milk Thistle Seed Oils and Nigella Seed Oil) and Evaluation of their Antioxidant and Cytoprotective Activities

Amira Zarrouk, Lucy Martine, Stéphane Grégoire, Thomas Nury, Wiem Meddeb, Emmanuelle Camus, Asmaa Badreddine, Philippe Durand, Amira Namsi, Aline Yammine, Boubker Nasser, Mondher Mejri, Lionel Bretillon, John J. Mackrill, Mustapha Cherkaoui-Malki, Mohamed Hammami and Gérard Lizard*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705192902
View Abstract

Is There Something Fishy About Fish Oil?

Miloš Šunderić, Dragana Robajac, Nikola Gligorijević, Goran Miljuš, Olgica Nedić, Katarina Smilkov, Darinka Gjorgieva Ackova, Vesna Rudić-Grujić and Ana Penezić

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705185800
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What Can We Learn from Sarcopenia with Curarisation in the Context of Cancer Surgery? A Review of the Literature

Georges Samouri, Alexandre Stouffs, Lionel Vander Essen, Olivier Simonet, Marc De Kock and Patrice Forget*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190705185033
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Dendrimer based nanoarchitectures in diabetes management: An overview

Vijay Mishra*, Nishika Yadav, Gaurav Saraogi , Murtaza M. Tambuwala and Namita Giri

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190716125332
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Adenosine A2A Receptor as a Potential Drug Target – Current Status and Future Perspectives

Omar Husham Ahmed Al-Attraqchi, Mahesh Attimarad, Katharigatta N. Venugopala, Anroop Nair* and Noor Husham Ahmed Al-Attraqchi

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190716113444
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Therapeutic Potential of Agonists and Antagonists of A1, A2a, A2b And A3 Adenosine Receptors

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

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190716112319
View Abstract

Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Molecular Basis of Modulating Adenosine Receptors Activities

, 2019; 25(7): 817 - 831

Mohammed Nooraldeen Mahmod Al-Qattan* and Mohd Nizam Mordi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190304122624

The Low Molecular Weight Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor Mimetics with Antidepressant-like Activity

, 2019; 25(6): 729 - 737

Tatiana A. Gudasheva*, Polina Povarnina, Alexey V. Tarasiuk and Sergey B. Seredenin

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190329122852

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

Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Past and Future

, 2019; 25(3): 242 - 250

Keita Shibata, Terumasa Hashimoto, Takuro Miyazaki*, Akira Miyazaki and Koji Nobe

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190319115018

Doxorubicin-induced Cardiotoxicity and Cardioprotective Agents: Classic and New Players in the Game

, 2019; 25(2): 109 - 118

Felipe dos Santos Arruda, Fernanda Dias Tomé, Marina Pacheco Miguel, Liliana Borges de Menezes, Patrícia Resende Alo Nagib, Erica Carolina Campos, Danilo Figueiredo Soave and Mara Rúbia Nunes Celes*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190312110836

Interleukin-23 Blockers: Born to be First-line Biologic Agents in Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

, 2019; 25(1): 25 - 31

Marjorie C. Argollo, Mariangela Allocca, Federica Furfaro, Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet and Silvio Danese*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190313140811

Open Access Articles

Effects of As2O3 and Resveratrol on the Proliferation and Apoptosis of Colon Cancer Cells and the hERG-mediated Potential Mechanisms

, 2019; 25: 1 - 7 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Fengmei Li, Caichuan Yan, Yuhao Zhang, Yang Li, Mingzhu Li, Fang Wang, Guocui Zhang, Yuexin Li, Baoxin Li* and Xin Zhao

Small Molecules as PD-1/PD-L1 Pathway Modulators for Cancer Immunotherapy

, 2018; 24(41): 4911 - 4920

Peifu Jiao, Qiaohong Geng*, Peng Jin, Gaoxing Su, Houyun Teng, Jinlong Dong and Bing Yan*

Novel Data on the Prevalence, Identification, Scouting, and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

, 2018; 24(31): 3597 - 3598

Michael Doumas, Konstantinos Imprialos, Konstantinos Stavropoulos and Vasilios G. Athyros

Modified LDL Particles Activate Inflammatory Pathways in Monocyte-derived Macrophages: Transcriptome Analysis

, 2018; 24(26): 3143 - 3151

Alexander N. Orekhov*, Yumiko Oishi , Nikita G. Nikiforov, Andrey V. Zhelankin, Larisa Dubrovsky, Igor A. Sobenin, Alexander Kel, Daria Stelmashenko, Vsevolod J. Makeev, Kathy Foxx, Xueting Jin, Howard S. Kruth and Michael Bukrinsky

Novel Technologies for Dipeptide Drugs Design and their Implantation

, 2018; 24(26): 3020 - 3027

Tatiana A. Gudasheva*, Rita U. Ostrovskaya and Sergey B. Seredenin

Coronary Microcirculation in Ischemic Heart Disease

, 2018; 24(25): 2893 - 2899

Axel R. Pries*, Wolfgang M. Kuebler and Helmut Habazettl

Next-generation Metabolomics in the Development of New Antidepressants: Using Albiflorin as an Example

, 2018; 24(22): 2530 - 2540

Jian Han, Yonghong Xia, Lejun Lin, Zuoguang Zhang, Hui Tian and Kefeng Li*

Defense Mechanisms Against Acid Exposure by Dental Enamel Formation, Saliva and Pancreatic Juice Production

, 2018; 24(18): 2012 - 2022

Robert Racz, Akos Nagy, Zoltan Rakonczay , Erika Katalin Dunavari, Gabor Gerber and Gabor Varga*

Peptide Mediated Brain Delivery of Nano- and Submicroparticles: A Synergistic Approach

, 2018; 24(13): 1366 - 1376

Mark McCully, Macarena Sanchez-Navarro , Meritxell Teixido* and Ernest Giralt*

Development of Peptide Vaccines in Dengue

, 2018; 24(11): 1157 - 1173

Kavita Reginald, Yanqi Chan, Magdalena Plebanski and Chit Laa Poh*

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Polyphenols: Potential use in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 239-258.

Rosaria Vincenza Giglio, Angelo Maria Patti, Arrigo F.G. Cicero, Giuseppe Lippi, Manfredi Rizzo*, Peter P. Toth and Maciej Banach

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180130112652

Review Article

Curcumin: A natural pan-HDAC inhibitor in cancer

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 123-129.

Sara Saffar Soflaei, Amir Abbas Momtazi-Borojeni, Muhammed Majeed, Giuseppe Derosa, Pamela Maffioli and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666171114165051

Review Article

Recent findings in molecular basis of inflammation and anti-inflammatory plants

, 2018; 24(14): 1551-1562.

Sedigheh Kazemi, Hedayatollah Shirzad and Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180403122003

Review Article

Colchicine pharmacokinetics and mechanism of action

, 2018; 24(6): 659-663.

Christos Angelidis*, Zoi Kotsialou, Charalampos Kossyvakis, Agathi-Rosa Vrettou, Achilleas Zacharoulis, Fotios Kolokathis, Vasilios Kekeris and Georgios Giannopoulos

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180123110042

Review Article

Rapid-acting antidepressants

, 2018; 24(22): 2556-2563.

Jeffrey M. Witkin*, Daniel E. Knutson, Gabriel J. Rodriguez and Samuel Shi

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180730104707

Review Article

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

Review Article

Curcumin as an adjunct therapy and microRNA modulator in breast cancer

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 171-177.

Saeed Norouzi, Muhammed Majeed, Matteo Pirro, Daniele Generali and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666171129203506

Research Article

PNitro-Tyr-PseAAC: Predict nitrotyrosine sites in proteins by incorporating five features into Chou’s general PseAAC

, 2018; 24(34): 4034-4043.

Ahmad W. Ghauri, Yaser D. Khan, Nouman Rasool, Sher A. Khan* and Kuo-Chen Chou

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666181127101039

Review Article

The role of formyl peptide receptors for immunomodulatory activities of antimicrobial peptides and peptidomimetics

, 2018; 24(10): 1100-1120.

Sarah Line Skovbakke*, Andre Holdfeldt, Huamei Forsman, Johan Bylund and Henrik Franzyk*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180403123233

Review Article

Placental exosomes during gestation: Liquid biopsies carrying signals for the regulation of human parturition

, 2018; 24(9): 974-982.

Carlos Salomon*, Zarin Nuzhat, Christopher L. Dixon and Ramkumar Menon*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180125164429

Review Article

Antibacterial coatings based on chitosan for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications

, 2018; 24(8): 866-885.

Juliana Miguel Vaz, Daniele Pezzoli, Pascale Chevallier, Clayton Souza Campelo, Gabriele Candiani and Diego Mantovani*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180219143900

Research Article

Virtual screening and statistical analysis in the design of new caffeine analogues molecules with potential epithelial anticancer activity

, 2018; 24(5): 576-594.

Josivan da Silva Costa*, Karina da Silva Lopes Costa, Josiane Viana Cruz, Ryan da Silva Ramos, Luciane Barros Silva, Davi Do Socorro Barros Brasil, Carlos Henrique Tomich de Paula da Silva, Cleydson Breno Rodrigues dos Santos and Williams Jorge da Cruz Macedo

DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666170711112510

Most Accessed Articles

Advances in Binding Free Energies Calculations: QM/MM-Based Free Energy Perturbation Method for Drug Design

, 2013; 19(26): 4674-4686.

R.S. Rathore, M. Sumakanth, M. Siva Reddy, P. Reddanna, Allam Appa Rao, Mark D. Erion and M.R. Reddy

DOI: 10.2174/1381612811319260002

Recent Advances in Cancer Therapy: An Overview

, 2010; 16(1): 3-10.

A. Urruticoechea, R. Alemany, J. Balart, A. Villanueva, F. Vinals and G. Capella

DOI: 10.2174/138161210789941847

Reversal of Novel Anticoagulants in Emergent Surgery and Trauma: A Comprehensive Review and Proposed Management Algorithm

, 2018; 24(38): 4540-4553.

Leonidas Palaiodimos*, Jeremy Miles, Damianos G. Kokkinidis, Christos Barkolias, Anil K. Jonnalagadda, Dimitrios Papaconstantinou, Maximos Frountzas, Evangelos P. Misiakos and Dimitrios Schizas

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666181226150629

JAK Inhibition: The Most Promising Agents in the IBD Pipeline?

, 2019; 25(1): 32-40.

Agnès Fernández-Clotet, Jesús Castro-Poceiro and Julián Panés*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190405141410

Recent Advances in Half-life Extension Strategies for Therapeutic Peptides and Proteins

, 2018; 24(41): 4932-4946.

Huanbo Tan, Wencheng Su, Wenyu Zhang, Pengju Wang, Michael Sattler and Peijian Zou*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190206105232

Computer-aided Drug Design and Drug Pharmacokinetic Prediction: A Mini-review

, 2018; 24(26): 3014-3019.

Jamshid Tabeshpour, Amirhossein Sahebkar*, Mohammad Reza Zirak, Majid Zeinali, Mahmoud Hashemzaei, Sajed Rakhshani and Saleh Rakhshani*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180903123423

Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Peripheral Artery Disease: Current Evidence

, 2018; 24(38): 4511-4515.

A. Koutsoumpelis*, C. Argyriou, K.M. Tasopoulou, E.I. Georgakarakos and G.S. Georgiadis

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666181226151959


William A. Banks
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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.
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