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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 20, 20 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-5607 (Online)
ISSN: 1389-5575 (Print)
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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.

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Volume 20

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Review Article

Consensus Analyses in Molecular Docking Studies Applied to Medicinal Chemistry

, 20(14): 1322 - 1340

Mayara dos Santos Maia, Gabriela Cristina Soares Rodrigues, Andreza Barbosa Silva Cavalcanti, Luciana Scotti and Marcus Tullius Scotti*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200204121129


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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 20 (2020) - Number 15


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

Articles Ahead of Print


Virtual Screening of Natural Products Database


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
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From Antibacterial to Antitumour Agents: A Brief Review on The Chemical and Medicinal Aspects of Sulfonamides


Helloana Azevedo-Barbosa, Danielle Ferreira Dias, Lucas Lopardi Franco, Jamie Anthony Hawkes and Diogo Teixeira Carvalho*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200905125738
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Naphthoquinone Derivatives Isolated from Plants: Recent Advances in Biological Activity


Esmaeil Sheikh Ahmadi, Amir Tajbakhsh, Milad Iranshahy, Javad Asili, Nadine Kretschmer, Abolfazl Shakeri and Amirhossein Sahebkar*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200818212020
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Recent development of piperazine and piperidine derivatives as antipsychotic agents


Akash Rathore, Vivek Asati, Sushil Kumar Kashaw*, Shivangi Agarwal, Deepa Parwani, Sushanta Bhattacharya and Chaitali Mallick


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200910092327
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A Review on Classification and Biological Activities of Alkaloids from the Genus Zanthoxylum Species


Wen-Jun Wei*, Xiao-Hui Chen, Tao Guo, Xiao-Qian Liu, Yi Zhao, Li-Li Wang, Jin-Xu Lan, Han-Wei Li, Yan-Po Si and Zhi-Min Wang


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200910091905
View Abstract



Thiosemicarbazides: Updates on Antivirals Strategy


Alok Kumar Moharana, Rudra Narayan Dash and Bharat Bhusan Subudhi*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200818212408
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Nano-Strategies for Improving the Bioavailability of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Formulations

, 2020; 20(13): 1258 - 1271

Yue Xing, Peng Lu, Zhifeng Xue, Chunxia Liang, Bing Zhang, Dereje Kebebe, Hongfei Liu and Zhidong Liu*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200509235945




Inhibitor Binding Sites in the Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase SHP-2

, 2020; 20(11): 1017 - 1030

Haonan Zhang, Zhengquan Gao, Chunxiao Meng*, Xiangqian Li* and Dayong Shi*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200303130833




Fanconi Anemia DNA Repair Pathway as a New Mechanism to Exploit Cancer Drug Resistance

, 2020; 20(9): 779 - 787

Kajal Ghosal*, Christian Agatemor, Richard I. Han, Amy T. Ku, Sabu Thomas and Sudit Mukherjee


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200103114556




Micro-RNA and the Features of Metabolic Syndrome: A Narrative Review

, 2020; 20(7): 626 - 635

Srijit Das*, Isa Naina Mohamed, Seong Lin Teoh, Tarrsini Thevaraj, Ku Nurmahirah Ku Ahmad Nasir, Azwani Zawawi, Hazwan Hazrin Salim and Dennis Kheng Zhou


DOI: 10.2174/1389557520666200122124445




Non-adenosine Nucleoside Inosine, Guanosine and Uridine as Promising Antiepileptic Drugs: a Summary of Current Literature

, 2014; 14(13): 1033 - 1042

Zsolt Kovacs, Katalin A. Kekesi, Gabor Juhasz, Janos Barna, Laszlo Heja, Renata Lakatos and Arpad Dobolyi


DOI: 10.2174/1389557514666141107120226



Combined Cancer Therapy with Non-Conventional Drugs: All Roads Lead to AMPK

, 2014; 14(8): 642 - 654

Suning Chen, Xingmei Zhu, Xiaofeng Lai, Tian Xiao, Aidong Wen and Jian Zhang


DOI: 10.2174/1389557514666140820104444



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

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


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


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

Brain-eating amoebae infection: Challenges and opportunities in chemotherapy

, 2019; 19(12): 980-987.

Mohammad Ridwane Mungroo, Ayaz Anwar, Naveed Ahmed Khan* and Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190313161854


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




Review Article

Therapeutic potential of vanillin and its main metabolites to regulate the inflammatory response and oxidative stress

, 2019; 19(20): 1681-1693.

Carlos S.M. Bezerra-Filho, Joice N. Barboza, Marilia T.S. Souza, Peter Sabry, Nasser S.M. Ismail and Damião P. de Sousa*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190312164355


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

Derivatives and analogues of resveratrol: Recent advances in structural modification

, 2019; 19(10): 809-825.

Qing-Shan Li, Yao Li, Girdhar Singh Deora* and Ban-Feng Ruan*


DOI: 10.2174/1389557519666190128093840


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

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



Research Article

Design, synthesis of new pyridine and pyrimidine sugar compounds as antagonists targeting the ERα via structure-based virtual screening

, 2019; 19(5): 395-409.

Ibrahim F. Nassar*, Wael A. El-Sayed*, Tamer I.M. Ragab, Al Shimaa Gamal Shalaby and Ahmed B.M. Mehany


DOI: 10.2174/1389557518666180820125210



Most Accessed Articles



Review on EGFR Inhibitors: Critical Updates

, 2016; 16(14): 1134-1166.

Davinder Singh, Bhupinder Kumar Attri, Rupinder Kaur Gill and Jitender Bariwal


DOI: 10.2174/1389557516666160321114917





Development and Structural Modifications of Cholinesterase Reactivators against Chemical Warfare Agents in Last Decade: A Review

, 2015; 15(1): 58-72.

Rahul Sharma, Bhanushree Gupta, Namrata Singh, J.R. Acharya, Kamil Musilek, Kamil Kuca and Kallol Kumar Ghosh


DOI: 10.2174/1389557514666141128102837


Tetracyclines: Drugs with Huge Therapeutic Potential

, 2012; 12(1): 44-52.

F. Bahrami, D. L. Morris and M. H. Pourgholami


DOI: 10.2174/138955712798868977


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


Targeting the Viral Nucleocapsid Protein in Anti-HIV-1 Therapy

, 2008; 8(1): 24-35.

Yves Mely, Hugues de Rocquigny, Volodymyr Shvadchak, Sergiy Avilov, Chang Zhi Dong, Ursula Dietrich and Jean-Luc Darlix


DOI: 10.2174/138955708783331603



Co-Editors

Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(29381 citations)
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
(UK)
Email: mrmc@benthamscience.netBiography
M. Iqbal Choudhary
(27325 citations)
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
University of Karachi
Karachi
(Pakistan)
Biography
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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