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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 19

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Multimodal Analgesia for Perioperative Management of Patients presenting for Spinal Surgery

, 25(19): 2123 - 2132

Deepak Agarwal*, Praveen Chahar, Mark Chmiela, Afrin Sagir, Arnold Kim, Faysal Malik and Ehab Farag

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190708174639

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Anaesthesia for the Growing Brain

, 25(19): 2165 - 2170

Divya Raviraj*, Thomas Engelhardt and Tom G. Hansen

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190702151030

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 23

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 22

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 21

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 20

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Colorectal Adenocarcinoma: Imaging using 5-Fluoracil Nanoparticles Labeled with Technetium 99 Metastable

Julio Cesar de Almeida, Edward Helal-Neto, Suyene Rocha Pinto, Sofia Nascimento Dos Santos, Emerson Soares Bernardes, Mohammed Al-Qahtani, Fiammetta Nigro, Luciana Magalhaes Rebelo Alencar, Eduardo Ricci-Junior and Ralph Santos-Oliveira*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190816235147
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Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Is It All About Glycemia?

Alessandra Vecchié, Fabrizio Montecucco, Federico Carbone, Franco Dallegri and Aldo Bonaventura*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190830181944
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Macrophage: A Key Therapeutic Target in Atherosclerosis?

Eskandar Taghizadeh*, Forough Taheri*, Pedram Ghorbani Renani, Željko Reiner, Jamshid Gholizadeh Navashenaq and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190830153056
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The Effects of L-carnitine Supplementation on Serum Lipids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Hadis Fathizadeh, Alireza Milajerdi, Željko Reiner, Fariba Kolahdooz, Maryam Chamani, Elaheh Amiani and Zatollah Asemi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190830154336
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Nanoparticle Toxicity In Fish Models

Jimena Cazenave*, Analía Ale, Carla Bacchetta and Andrea Silvana Rossi

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190912165413
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Next-Generation Sequencing: An emerging tool for Drug Designing

Pooja Tripathi, Jyotsna Singh, Jonathan A. Lal and Vijay Tripathi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190911155508
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Insights into Structure-Function Relationships of β-Lactamase and BLIPs Interface Plasticity using Protein-Protein Interactions

Tara Chand Yadav, Vidhu Agarwal, Amit Kumar Srivastava, Navdeep Raghuwanshi, Pritish Varadwaj, Ramasare Prasad and Vikas Pruthi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190911154650
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Hydroxyapatite-alginate based matrices for drug delivery

Amit Kumar Nayak, Md Saquib Hasnain, Sitansu Sekhar Nanda* and Dong Kee Yi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190906164003
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Gut Microbiota, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

, 2019; 25(18): 2038 - 2050

Adriana Florinela Cӑtoi, Dan Cristian Vodnar, Andreea Corina, Dragana Nikolic*, Roberto Citarrella, Pablo Pérez-Martínez and Manfredi Rizzo

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190708190437

Innovative Solutions for the Control of Leishmaniases: Nanoscale Drug Delivery Systems

, 2019; 25(14): 1582 - 1592

Victoria Wagner, Aida Minguez-Menendez, Joan Pena and Christopher Fernández-Prada*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190621154552

Macroalgal Polysaccharides in Biomimetic Nanodelivery Systems

, 2019; 25(11): 1265 - 1289

Nikola Geskovski, Simona Dimchevska Sazdovska and Katerina Goracinova*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190423155116

Potential Regulation Mechanisms of P-gp in the Blood-Brain Barrier in Hypoxia

, 2019; 25(10): 1041 - 1051

Yidan Ding, Rong Wang*, Jianchun Zhang, Anpeng Zhao, Hui Lu, Wenbin Li, Chang Wang and Xuechun Yuan

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190610140153

Open Access Articles

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*

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

, 2019; 25(12): 1385 - 1391

Caichuan Yan*, Fengmei Li*, 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*

Most Cited Articles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 metal oxide nanoparticles: Challenges in interpreting the literature

, 2018; 24(8): 896-903.

Usha Kadiyala, Nicholas A. Kotov and J. Scott VanEpps*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180219130659

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


William A. Banks
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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.
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