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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 29, 42 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 1875-533X (Online)
ISSN: 0929-8673 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Medicinal Chemistry covers all the latest and outstanding developments in the field of medicinal chemistry. It also includes topics related to quantitative structure-function relationships, drug absorption, drug distribution, drug metabolism, new and emerging drug targets, pharmacogenomics, drug discovery toxicology, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, structural characterization and organic syntheses of naturally occurring compounds, as well as chemical and analytical techniques used in rational drug design. Each issue incorporates 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 informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments relevant to their field.

Current Medicinal Chemistry


Volume 29


Number 26


Anti-inflammatory Drug Combination Therapy for Atherosclerosis: Colchicine and Fenofibrate

, 29(26): 4477 - 4480

Michael Spartalis*, Ioanna Tzima, Artemis Anastasiou, Eleftherios Spartalis, Dimitrios C. Iliopoulos and Gerasimos Siasos

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220407095216

Review Article

Anticancer Mechanisms of Berberine: A Good Choice for Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapy

, 29(26): 4507 - 4528

Bahram Bibak, Farzaneh Shakeri, Zakieh Keshavarzi, Hamid Mollazadeh, Hossein Javid, Mohammad Jalili-Nik, Thozhukat Sathyapalan, Amir R. Afshari* and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220224112811

Review Article

The Potential of Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer

, 29(26): 4529 - 4546

Akram Keramat, Jamileh Kadkhoda, Raheleh Farahzadi, Ezzatollah Fathi and Soodabeh Davaran*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220208092157

Review Article

Metallic Nanoparticles: A New Frontier in the Fight Against Leishmaniasis

, 29(26): 4547 - 4573

Rhanoica Oliveira Guerra, José Rodrigues do Carmo Neto, Tarcísio de Albuquerque Martins, Thaís Soares Farnesi de-Assunção, Virmondes Rodrigues Junior, Carlo José Freire de Oliveira, Anielle Christine Almeida Silva and Marcos Vinicius da Silva*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220225111052

Review Article

The Emerging Role of EMT-related lncRNAs in Therapy Resistance and their Applications as Biomarkers

, 29(26): 4574 - 4601

Zahra Abedi kichi, Mona Soltani, Mina Rezaei, Zeinab Shirvani-Farsani* and Mahbubeh Rojhannezhad

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220329203032

Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 29 (2022) - Number 28

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

Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 29 (2022) - Number 27

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

Articles Ahead of Print

Abstracts Ahead of Print

Microwave Induced Green Synthesis: Sustainable Technology for Efficient Development of Bioactive Pyrimidine Scaffolds

Biswa Mohan Sahoo*, Bimal Krishna Banik, Bera Venkata Varaha Ravi Kumar, Krishna Chandra Panda, Abhishek Tiwari, Varsha Tiwari, Sunil Singh and Manish Kumar

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220622150013
View Abstract

Prognostic significance of risk factors and biomarkers in patients hospitalized for cardiorenal syndromes: A pilot study

Panagiotis Theofilis*, Aikaterini Vordoni, Nikos Nakas, Athanasios Kotsakis, Athanasios Kranidis, Ioanna Makryniotou and Rigas G Kalaitzidis

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220622151106
View Abstract

DYRK1A inhibitors and perspectives for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Márcia Maria de Souza, Arthur Ribeiro Cenci, Kerolain Faoro Teixeira, Valkiria Machado, Majory Christina Garcia Mendes Schuler, Ana Elisa Gonçalves, Ana Paula Dalmagro, Camila André Cazarin, Leonardo Luiz Gomes Ferreira, Aldo Sena de Oliveira and Adriano Defini Andricopulo*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867329666220620162018
View Abstract

Published Contents

Open Access Articles

Dual Targeting Strategies on Histone Deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) and Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90)

, 2022; 29(9): 1474 - 1502

Davide Bonanni, Andrea Citarella, Davide Moi, Luca Pinzi, Elisa Bergamini and Giulio Rastelli*

Deep Learning in the Quest for Compound Nomination for Fighting COVID-19

, 2021; 28(28): 5699 - 5732

Maria Mernea, Eliza C. Martin, Andrei-José Petrescu* and Speranta Avram*

Polyisoprenylated Cysteinyl Amide Inhibitors: A Novel Approach to Controlling Cancers with Hyperactive Growth Signaling

, 2021; 28(18): 3476 - 3489

Nazarius S. Lamango*, Augustine T. Nkembo, Elizabeth Ntantie and Nada Tawfeeq

Role of Alpha-Fetoprotein in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Drug Resistance

, 2021; 28(6): 1126 - 1142

Wei Li, Kun Liu, Yi Chen, Mingyue Zhu* and Mengsen Li*

Tumor in 3D: <i>In Vitro</i> Complex Cellular Models to Improve Nanodrugs Cancer Therapy

, 2020; 27(42): 7234 - 7255

Soraia Fernandes*, Marco Cassani, Stefania Pagliari, Petr Filipensky, Francesca Cavalieri and Giancarlo Forte*

Osteoporosis: Current and Emerging Therapies Targeted to Immunological Checkpoints

, 2020; 27(37): 6356 - 6372

Massimo De Martinis, Maria Maddalena Sirufo and Lia Ginaldi*

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Role of ox-LDL and LOX-1 in atherogenesis

, 2019; 26(9): 1693-1700.

Ajoe John Kattoor, Sri Harsha Kanuri and Jawahar L. Mehta*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180508100950

Review Article

Targeting cxcl12/cxcr4 axis in tumor immunotherapy

, 2019; 26(17): 3026-3041.

Weiqiang Zhou, Shanchun Guo*, Mingli Liu, Matthew E. Burow and Guangdi Wang*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170830111531

Review Article

Immune checkpoint inhibitors: Basics and challenges

, 2019; 26(17): 3009-3025.

Bin Li*, Ho Lam Chan and Pingping Chen*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170804143706

Review Article

Plant-derived products as antibacterial and antifungal agents in human health care

, 2019; 26(29): 5501-5541.

Ladislav Kokoska*, Pavel Kloucek , Olga Leuner* and Pavel Novy

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180831144344

Review Article

Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors as a therapeutic target in inflammatory diseases

, 2019; 26(18): 3225-3241.

Miguel D. Ferrer, Carla Busquets-Cortés, Xavier Capó, Silvia Tejada, Josep A. Tur, Antoni Pons and Antoni Sureda*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180514112124

Review Article

Role of autophagy in Parkinson’s disease

, 2019; 26(20): 3702-3718.

Silvia Cerri and Fabio Blandini*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180226094351

General Review Article

Metal–organic framework (MoF)-based nanomaterials for biomedical applications

, 2019; 26(18): 3341-3369.

Zhidong Luo, Shuran Fan, Chuying Gu, Weicong Liu, Jinxiang Chen, Baohong Li* and Jianqiang Liu*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180214123500

General Review Article

Homocysteine and hyperhomocysteinaemia

, 2019; 26(16): 2948-2961.

Bozidarka L. Zaric*, Milan Obradovic, Vladan Bajic , Mohamed A. Haidara , Milos Jovanovic and Esma R. Isenovic*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180313105949

Review Article

Metal-organic framework (Mof)-based drug delivery

, 2020; 27(35): 5949-5969.

Jian Cao, Xuejiao Li and Hongqi Tian*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190618152518

Review Article

Applications of cellulose-based materials in sustained drug delivery systems

, 2019; 26(14): 2485-2501.

Bo Sun, Min Zhang, Jing Shen, Zhibin He, Pedram Fatehi* and Yonghao Ni

DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170705143308

General Review Article

Aptamer-based targeted drug delivery systems: Current potential and challenges

, 2020; 27(13): 2189-2219.

Fen He, Nachuan Wen, Daipeng Xiao, Jianhua Yan, Hongjie Xiong, Shundong Cai, Zhenbao Liu* and Yanfei Liu*

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181008142831

Review Article

Medical applications of collagen and collagen-based materials

, 2019; 26(3): 506-516.

Anatoly B. Shekhter, Alexey L. Fayzullin*, Marina N. Vukolova, Tatyana G. Rudenko, Varvara D. Osipycheva and Petr F. Litvitsky

DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666171205170339

Most Accessed Articles

Exosomes and Lung Cancer: Roles in Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Applications

, 2021; 28(2): 308-328.

Amiri, Atefeh; Pourhanifeh, Mohammad Hossein; Mirzaei, Hamid Reza; Nahand, Javid Sadri; Moghoofei, Mohsen; Sahebnasagh, Roxana; Mirzaei, Hamed; Hamblin, Michael R.

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200204141952

Role of Resveratrol in Modulating microRNAs in Human Diseases: From Cancer to Inflammatory Disorder

, 2021; 28(2): 360-376.

Amiri, Atefeh; Mahjoubin-Tehran, Maryam; Asemi, Zatollah; Shafiee, Alimohammad; Hajighadimi, Sarah; Moradizarmehri, Sanaz; Mirzaei, Hamid Reza; Mirzaei, Hamed

DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191212102407

Ferroptosis: A Novel Mechanism of Artemisinin and its Derivatives in Cancer Therapy

, 2021; 28(2): 329-345.

Zhu, Shunqin; Yu, Qin; Huo, Chunsong; Li, Yuanpeng; He, Linshen; Ran, Botian; Chen, Ji; Li, Yonghao; Liu, Wanhong

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200121124404

Nanoparticles in Combating Cancer: Opportunities and Limitations: A Brief Review

, 2021; 28(2): 346-359.

Pedziwiatr-Werbicka, Elzbieta; Horodecka, Katarzyna; Shcharbin, Dzmitry; Bryszewska, Maria

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200130101605

Effects of Pterostilbene on Diabetes, Liver Steatosis and Serum Lipids

, 2021; 28(2): 238-252.

Gomez-Zorita, Saioa; Milton-Laskibar, Inaki; Aguirre, Leixuri; Fernandez-Quintela, Alfredo; Xiao, Jianbo; Portillo, Maria P.

DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191029112626

New Perspectives in the Pharmacological Potential of Naringin in Medicine

, 2021; 28(10): 1987-2007.

Angelica Rivoira, Maria; Rodriguez, Valeria; Talamoni, German; Tolosa de Talamoni, Nori

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200604171351

Current Scenario and Future Prospect in the Management of COVID-19

, 2021; 28(2): 284-307.

Borah, Pobitra; Deb, Pran Kishore; Deka, Satyendra; Venugopala, Katharigatta N.; Singh, Vinayak; Mailavaram, Raghu Prasad; Kalia, Kiran; Tekade, Rakesh Kumar

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200908113642

Protective Role of Natural Products in Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Focus on Nitric Oxide Pathway

, 2021; 28(2): 377-400.

Afshari, Amir R.; Mollazadeh, Hamid; Mohtashami, Elmira; Soltani, Arash; Soukhtanloo, Mohammad; Hosseini, Azar; Jalili-Nik, Mohammad; Vahedi, Mohammad Mahdi; Roshan, Mostafa Karimi; Sahebkar, Amirhossein

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200130104757

Critical Review on the Chemical Aspects of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Harmonization of Computational Bioactivity Data

, 2021; 28(2): 213-237.

Mastinu, Andrea; Ribaudo, Giovanni; Ongaro, Alberto; Bonini, Sara Anna; Memo, Maurizio; Gianoncelli, Alessandra

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200210144847

Deep Learning in Drug Target Interaction Prediction: Current and Future Perspectives

, 2021; 28(11): 2100-2113.

Abbasi, Karim; Razzaghi, Parvin; Poso, Antti; Ghanbari-Ara, Saber; Masoudi-Nejad, Ali

DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200907141016


Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(31099 citations)
Kings College
University of Cambridge
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