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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 21, 20 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1875-5607 (Online)
ISSN: 1389-5575 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

The aim of Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry is to publish short reviews on the important recent developments in medicinal chemistry and allied disciplines.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry covers all areas of medicinal chemistry including developments in rational drug design, synthetic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, drug targets, and natural product research and structure-activity relationship studies.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry is an essential journal for every medicinal and pharmaceutical chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments.

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

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Volume 21

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Number 14





Review Article (Mini-Review)

A Review of the Effects of Gold, Silver, Selenium, and Zinc Nanoparticles on Diabetes Mellitus in Murine Models

, 21(14): 1798 - 1812

Fernando Martínez-Esquivias , Juan Manuel Guzmán-Flores*, Alejandro Pérez-Larios, José Luis Rico and Julieta Saraí Becerra-Ruiz


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210203154024


Review Article (Mini-Review)







Review Article

Selenium and Computational Studies

, 21(14): 1865 - 1887

Natália Ferreira de Sousa, Luciana Scotti, Eugene N. Muratov and Marcus Tullius Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210112143615


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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 18


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

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 17


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

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 16


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

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 21 (2021) - Number 15


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

Articles Ahead of Print

Astaxanthin and Nrf2 Signaling Pathway: A Novel Target for New Therapeutic Approaches


Milad Ashrafizadeh , Zahra Ahmadi , Habib Yaribeygi *, Thozhukat Sathyapalan * and Amirhossein Sahebkar


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210505112834
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Development of Natural Bioactive Alkaloids: Anticancer Perspective


Ashish Patel*, Ravi Vanecha, Jay Patel, Divy Patel, Umang Shah and Tushar Bambharoliya


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210712111331
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Learning, Neurogenesis and Effects of Flavonoids on Learning


Asan Yalmaz Hasan Almulla, Rasim Mogulkoc*, Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci and Dervis Dasdelen


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210707120719
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Nano-biotechnology and its Innovative Perspective in Diabetes Management


Jigar Raval, Riddhi Trivedi, Sonali Suman, Arvind Kukrety and Prajesh Prajapati*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210623164052
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Anticancer Potential of Coumarin and its Derivatives


Narayan Bhattarai, Anupa A. Kumbhar, Yuba Raj Pokharel and Paras Nath Yadav*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210405160323
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Pyridine Moiety: An Insight into Recent Advances in the Treatment of Cancer


Rakesh Sahu*, Rakhi Mishra, Rajnish Kumar, Salahuddin, Chandana Majee, Avijit Mazumder and Ajay Kumar


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210614162031
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Abstracts Ahead of Print


Methyl linked pyrazoles: Synthetic and Medicinal Perspective


Tulika Sharma, Joginder Singh, Bijender Singh, Ramesh Kataria and Vinod Kumar*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210914124914
View Abstract


Acanthospermum hispidum DC: An Updated Review on Phytochemistry and Biological Activities


Ewelyn Cintya Felipe dos Santos, Janaina Carla Barbosa Machado, Magda Rhayanny Assunção Ferreira and Luiz Alberto Lira Soares*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210913115651
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Some Scaffolds as Anti-leishmanial Agents: An Review


Thatikayala Mahender, Wadhwa Pankaj, Singh Pankaj Kumar, Vaidya Ankur and Sahu Sanjeev Kumar*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210913115116
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Advances in Anti-inflammatory Activity, Mechanism and Therapeutic Application of Ursolic Acid


Mingzhu Luan, Huiyun Wang, Jiazhen Wang, Xiaofan Zhang, Fenglan Zhao, Zongliang Liu and Qingguo Meng*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210913113522
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Anticancer potential of Naringenin, Biosynthesis, Molecular target, and structural perspectives


Om Prakash*, Ruchi Singh, Namrata Singh, Shazia Usmani, Mohd Arif , Rajesh Kumar and Akash Ved


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210913112733
View Abstract





Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Mediterranean Diet Polyphenols: Anthocyanins and Their Implications for Health

, 2021; 21(13): 1692 - 1700

Simona Martinotti, Gregorio Bonsignore, Mauro Patrone and Elia Ranzato*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521999201230200813





Resistance to Intervention: Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer

, 2021; 21(10): 1237 - 1268

Vipin Mohan Dan, Reji Saradha Raveendran and Sabulal Baby*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520999201214234421





Novel Mitochondria-targeted Drugs for Cancer Therapy

, 2021; 21(7): 816 - 832

Jindriska Leischner Fialova, Martina Raudenska, Milan Jakubek, Zdenek Kejik, Pavel Martasek, Petr Babula, Adam Matkowski, Petr Filipensky and Michal Masarik*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666201118153242



Nanomaterials for Deep Tumor Treatment

, 2021; 21(6): 677 - 688

Daria Yu. Kirsanova*, Zaira M. Gadzhimagomedova, Aleksey Yu. Maksimov and Alexander V. Soldatov


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666201111161705





Open Access Articles

Association between Vitamin D Levels and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Potential Confounding Variables

, 2019; 19(4): 310 - 332

Lucia Pacifico, John F. Osborn, Enea Bonci, Pasquale Pierimarchi and Claudio Chiesa*




Adenosine: Synthetic Methods of Its Derivatives and Antitumor Activity

, 2018; 18(20): 1684 - 1701

Francisco Z. Valdés, Víctor Z. Luna, Bárbara R. Arévalo, Nelson V. Brown and Margarita C. Gutiérrez*




Nutlin-3, A p53-Mdm2 Antagonist for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Treatment

, 2018; 18(2): 173 - 183

Voon Yee-Lin*, Wong Pooi-Fong and Alan Khoo Soo-Beng






G4 Aptamers: Trends in Structural Design

, 2016; 16(16): 1321 - 1329

Anna Varizhuk, Nikolay Ilyinsky, Igor Smirnov and Galina Pozmogova






Augmentation of Creatine in the Heart

, 2016; 16(1): 19 - 28

Sevasti Zervou, Hannah J. Whittington, Angela J. Russell and Craig A. Lygate





Intramolecular Immunological Signal Hypothesis Revived - Structural Background of Signalling Revealed by Using Congo Red as a Specific Tool

, 2014; 14(13): 1104 - 1113

A. Jagusiak, L. Konieczny, M. Krol, P. Marszalek, B. Piekarska, P. Piwowar, I. Roterman, J. Rybarska, B. Stopa and G. Zemanek





Attachment of Rod-Like (BAR) Proteins and Membrane Shape

, 2011; 11(4): 272 - 282

D. Kabaso, E. Gongadze, P. Elter, U. van Rienen, J. Gimsa, V. Kralj-Iglic and A. Iglic







Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Research progress of glycyrrhizic acid on antiviral activity

, 2019; 19(10): 826-832.

Zhi-Gang Sun*, Ting-Ting Zhao, Na Lu, Yong-An Yang and Hai-Liang Zhu*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190119111125


Review Article

Radicals, oxidative/nitrosative stress and preeclampsia

, 2019; 19(3): 178-193.

Seyithan Taysi*, Ayse Saglam Tascan, Mete Gurol Ugur and Mustafa Demir


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666181015151350



Systemic Review Article

Clinical management of oral lichen planus: A systematic review

, 2019; 19(13): 1049-1059.

Luca Oberti, Lucchese Alberta, Petruzzi Massimo, Carinci Francesco and Lauritano Dorina*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190301144157


Systemic Review Article

Pharmacological aspects and potential use of phloretin: A systemic review

, 2019; 19(13): 1060-1067.

Arokia V.A. Mariadoss*, Ramachandran Vinyagam, Vinothkumar Rajamanickam, Vijayalakshmi Sankaran, Sathish Venkatesan and Ernest David*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190311154425


Review Article

A review exploring therapeutic worth of 1,3,4-Oxadiazole tailored compounds

, 2019; 19(6): 477-509.

Garima Verma, Mohemmed F. Khan, Wasim Akhtar, Mohammad Mumtaz Alam, Mymoona Akhter and Mohammad Shaquiquzzaman*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666181015152433


Review Article

Protective role of natural products in cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity

, 2019; 19(14): 1134-1143.

Nurul Raudzah Adib Ridzuan, Norhashima Abd Rashid, Faizah Othman, Siti Balkis Budin, Farida Hussan and Seong Lin Teoh*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190320124438



General Review Article

Biological nanofactories: Using living forms for metal nanoparticle synthesis

, 2021; 21(2): 245-265.

Shilpi Srivastava, Zeba Usmani, Atanas G. Atanasov, Vinod Kumar Singh, Nagendra Pratap Singh, Ahmed M. Abdel-Azeem, Ram Prasad, Govind Gupta, Minaxi Sharma* and Atul Bhargava*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520999201116163012


Review Article

Benzimidazole: A milestone in the field of medicinal chemistry

, 2020; 20(7): 532-565.

Mahesh S. Vasava, Manoj N. Bhoi, Sanjay K. Rathwa, Divya J. Jethava, Prachi T. Acharya, Dhaval B. Patel and Hitesh D. Patel*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191122125453


Review Article

A review on anticancer potentials of benzothiazole derivatives

, 2020; 20(1): 12-23.

Nandini Pathak, Ekta Rathi, Nitesh Kumar*, Suvarna G. Kini and C. Mallikarjuna Rao


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190617153213


Review Article

Marine natural product bis-indole alkaloid caulerpin: Chemistry and biology

, 2019; 19(9): 751-761.

Jignesh Lunagariya, Poonam Bhadja, Shenghui Zhong, Rohit Vekariya and Shihai Xu*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557517666170927154231


Review Article

A review on quinoline derived scaffolds as anti-HIV agents

, 2019; 19(6): 510-526.

Nisha Chokkar, Sourav Kalra, Monika Chauhan and Raj Kumar*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666181018163448


Review Article

Synthesis and biological activity of hydrazones and derivatives: A review

, 2020; 20(5): 342-368.

Juliana de Oliveira Carneiro Brum*, Tanos Celmar Costa França, Steven R. LaPlante and José Daniel Figueroa Villar


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666191014142448


Review Article

Critical role of dipeptidyl peptidase IV: A therapeutic target for diabetes and cancer

, 2019; 19(2): 88-97.

Sourav De, Subhasis Banerjee, S.K. Ashok Kumar* and Priyankar Paira*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666180423112154



Most Accessed Articles

Virtual Screening of Natural Products Database

, 2021; 21(18): 2655-2728.

José Alixandre de Sousa Luis, Renata Priscila Costa Barros, Natália Ferreira de Sousa, Eugene Muratov, Luciana Scotti and Marcus Tullius Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200730161549



Osthole: A Multifunctional Natural Compound with Potential Anticancer, Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Activities

, 2021; 21(18): 2755-2771.

Saba Zafar, Iqra Sarfraz, Azhar Rasul*, Muhammad Ajmal Shah*, Ghulam Hussain, Muhammad Kashif Zahoor, Nusrat Shafiq, Ammara Riaz, Zeliha Selamoglu and Satyajit D. Sarker


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200709175948





A Comprehensive Review on Linum usitatissimum Medicinal Plant: Its Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, and Ethnomedicinal Uses

, 2021; 21(18): 2799-2832.

Yeasmin Akter, Md. Junaid, Syeda Samira Afrose, Afsana Nahrin, Muhammad Shaiful Alam, Tania Sharmin, Rasheda Akter and S. M. Zahid Hosen*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210203153436


Therapeutic Potential of Resveratrol in the Treatment of Glioma: Insights into its Regulatory Mechanisms

, 2021; 21(18): 2833-2845.

Ehsan Dadgostar, Maryam Fallah, Fatemeh Izadfar, Reza Heidari-Soureshjani, Michael Aschner, Omid Reza Tamtaji* and Hamed Mirzaei*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210406164758


The Role of 3'UTR of RNA Viruses on mRNA Stability and Translation Enhancement

, 2021; 21(16): 2389-2398.

Mahsa Rasekhian*, Farzin Roohvand, Solomon Habtemariam, Marzieh Marzbany and Monireh Kazemimanesh


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210217092305



Curcumin: An Insight into Molecular Pathways Involved in Anticancer Activity

, 2021; 21(17): 2434-2471.

Priyanka Joshi, Sushil Joshi, Deepak Semwal, Akansha Bisht, Sarvesh Paliwal, Jaya Dwivedi and Swapnil Sharma*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210122153823




Quinoline: An Attractive Scaffold in Drug Design

, 2021; 21(16): 2209-2226.

Lucas F.E. Moor, Thatyana R.A. Vasconcelos*, Raisa da R. Reis, Ligia S.S. Pinto and Thamires M. da Costa


DOI: 10.2174/1389557521666210210155908





Co-Editors

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Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(32052 citations)
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
(UK)
Biography
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Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary
(27325 citations)
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
University of Karachi
Karachi
(Pakistan)
Biography
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Alessandro Granito
University of Bologna
Diparitmento Di Scienze Mediche E Chirurgiche
Bologna
(Italy)
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Davide Barreca
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences
University of Messina
Messina
(Italy)
Biography
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Journal History

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry was launched in 2001. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Dr. Davide Barreca are the Co-Editors of the journal.

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