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Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

Formerly: Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Cancer Agents

Volume 22, 20 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 1875-5992 (Online)
ISSN: 1871-5206 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry aims to cover all the latest and outstanding developments in medicinal chemistry and rational drug design for the discovery of anti-cancer agents. Each issue contains a series of timely in-depth/mini-reviews and guest-edited issues written by leaders in the field covering a range of current topics in oncology and medicinal chemistry. The journal considers high-quality reviews and research papers for publication. Scientific areas within the scope of the journal include:

  • Medicinal chemistry, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant diseases
  • In silico studies of drug-target interaction in anti-cancer drug assessment
  • Underlying biology and medicinal chemistry strategies for anti-cancer drug synthesis and development
  • New drugs related to a specific target or target class for anticancer drugs
  • Drug repositioning in cancer
  • Clinical cancer research
  • Radiotherapy and systemic treatment of cancer
  • Other related areas

Special Issues devoted to crucial topics, providing the latest comprehensive information on cutting-edge areas of research and technological advances, are welcome.

Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry is an essential journal for every medicinal chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments in cancer drug discovery.

Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

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Volume 22

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Number 17





Mini-Review Article

CDC25B Inhibition by Menadione: A Potential New Therapeutical Approach

, 22(17): 2927 - 2932

Helem Ferreira Ribeiro, Carla de Castro Sant’€™ Anna*, Valdenira de Jesus Oliveira Kato, Rafael Maia de Sousa Brasil, Amanda Braga Bona, Danielle Feio da Costa, Isamu Komatsu Lima, Paulo Cardoso Soares, Ana Paula Araújo Guimarães, Paulo Pimentel de Assumpção and Rommel Rodriguez Burbano


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220418131935




Review Article

Role of Collagen Regulators in Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Review

, 22(17): 2956 - 2984

Tanuja Angre, Adarsh Kumar, Ankit Kumar Singh, Suresh Thareja and Pradeep Kumar*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220501162351


Systematic Review Article

Combination of Curcumin and Photodynamic Therapy Based on the Use of Red Light or Near-Infrared Radiation in Cancer: A Systematic Review

, 22(17): 2985 - 2997

Marcelo Augusto Germani Marinho*, Magno da Silva Marques, Marcos Freitas Cordeiro, Daza de Moraes Vaz Batista Filgueira and Ana Paula Horn


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220425093657


Research Article

Antiproliferative Effects of Artabotrys odoratissimus Fruit Extract and its Bioactive Fraction through Upregulation of p53/γH2AX Signals and G2/M Phase Arrest in MIA PaCa-2 Cells

, 22(17): 2998 - 3008

Meghana Pargi, Sandeep Kumar Jain Raviraj, Prashanth Narayanappa, Santhosh Kumar J. Urumarudappa, Pallavi Malleshappa and Kumaraswamy Honnenahally Malleshappa*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220201103431


Articles Ahead of Print

Antiproliferative Effects of Artabotrys odoratissimus Fruit Extract and its Bioactive Fraction through Upregulation of p53/γH2AX Signals and G2/M Phase Arrest in MIA PaCa-2 Cells


Meghana Pargi, Sandeep Kumar Jain Raviraj, Prashanth Narayanappa, Santhosh Kumar J Urumarudappa, Pallavi Malleshappa and Kumaraswamy Halleshappa Monnenahally


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220201103431
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Anti-Tumor and Anti-Metastasis Effects of Berbamine-Loaded Lipid Nanoparticles on Pancreatic Cancer


Zhiyi Tang, Yichun Niu, Zhiyuan Xu, Yanmei Shi, Yaqiong Liu, Wen Fu, Mengyao Zheng, Haiyu He* and Tao Wu*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220501161636
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Role of Collagen Regulators in Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Review


Tanuja Angre, Adarsh Kumar, Ankit Kumar Singh, Suresh Thareja and Pradeep Kumar*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220501162351
View Abstract View on PubMed


CDC25B Inhibition by Menadione: A Potential New Therapeutical Approach


Helem Ferreira Ribeiro, Carla de Castro Sant’ Anna*, Valdenira de Jesus Oliveira Kato, Rafael Maia de Sousa Brasil, Amanda Braga Bona, Danielle Feio da Costa, Isamu Komatsu Lima, Paulo Cardoso Soares, Ana Paula Araújo Guimarães, Paulo Pimentel de Assumpção and Rommel Rodriguez Burbano


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220418131935
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Abstracts Ahead of Print



Camphor and Menthol as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis, Structure-Activity Relationship and Interaction with Cancer Cell Lines


Himanshu Singh, Rajnish Kumar*, Avijit Mazumder, Salahuddin, Ranjeet Kumar Yadav, Bharti Chauhan and Mohd. Mustaqeem Abdulah


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220810153735
View Abstract


Insight into the Tubulin-Targeted Anticancer Potential of Noscapine and its Structural Analogs


Sanjay Kumar, Bulbul Sagar, Abhay Gaur, Shefali Shukla*, Ekta Pandey and Shikha Gulati


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220804115551
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Galbanic acid improves accumulation and toxicity of arsenic trioxide in MT-2 cells


Maryam Mahdifar, Fatemeh B. Rassouli*, Mehrdad Iranshahi, Sajad Goudarzi, Marzieh Golizadeh and Houshang Rafatpanah


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220722105802
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In Silico and In Vitro Determination of Antiproliferative Activity of Series N-Pyrrolyl Hydrazide-Hydrazones and Evaluation of Their Effects on Isolated Rat Mycrosomes and Hepatocytes


Maya Georgieva*, Diana Tzankova, Emilio Mateev, Borislav Angelov, Magdalena Kondeva-Burdina, Georgi Momekov, Virginia Tzankova and Alexander Zlatkov


DOI: 10.2174/1871520622666220701114306
View Abstract





Published Contents

Editor's Choice


Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 4, 6-Coumarin Derivatives as Anti- Cancer and Apoptosis-Inducing Agents

, 2021; 21(17): 2351 - 2367

Guoyi Yan, Jiang Luo , Xuan Han, Wenjuan Zhang , Chunlan Pu, Meng Zhou, Xinxin Zhong, Xueyan Hou, Man Zhou Hou and Rui Li *


DOI: 10.2174/1871520621666210129093857




Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of a Novel Series of Thiadiazole- Based Anticancer Agents as Potent Angiogenesis Inhibitors

, 2021; 21(15): 2041 - 2049

Burcugül Altuğ-Tasa, Betül Kaya-Çavuşoğlu*, Ayşe T. Koparal, Gülhan Turan, Ali S. Koparal and Zafer A. Kaplancıklı


DOI: 10.2174/1871520621666201231143535



Synthetic Spirocyclohexadienones as New Anti-Migratory Compounds in Triple- Negative Breast Cancer Cell Migration

, 2021; 21(14): 1901 - 1910

Wanessa F. Altei, Bianca C. Pachane, Lucimara J. Martins, Ralph C. Gomes, Ricardo N. Santos, Daniara C. Fernandes, Heloisa S. Selistre-de-Araújo, Fernando Coelho * and Adriano D. Andricopulo*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520621666201207092836






Synthesis of 1H-1,2,3-Triazole-Linked Quinoline-Isatin Molecular Hybrids as Anti-Breast Cancer and Anti-Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Agents

, 2021; 21(10): 1228 - 1239

Paul Awolade, Nosipho Cele, Oluwakemi Ebenezer, Nagaraju Kerru, Lalitha Gummidi, Liang Gu, Gabriella Palma, Mandeep Kaur and Parvesh Singh*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200929153138



On the Cytotoxicity of Chiral Ruthenium Complexes Containing Sulfur Amino Acids against Breast Tumor Cells (MDA-231 and MCF-7)

, 2021; 21(9): 1172 - 1182

Celisnolia M. Leite*, João Honorato de Araujo-Neto, Rodrigo S. Corrêa, Legna Colina-Vegas, Diego Martínez-Otero, Paulo R. Martins, Cristiane G. Silva and Alzir A. Batista*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200824114816



Open Access Articles

Antitumor Effects of Turmeric on OVCAR-3 Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines

, 2022; 22(16): 2896 - 2901

Hulusi Goktug Gurer*, Ozlem Ozgur Gursoy, Ceren Yildiz Eren and Canan Vejselova Sezer






Chemical Constituents and Antitumor Mechanisms of Artemisia

, 2022; 22(10): 1838 - 1844

Yasin Kamarya, Xia Lijie* and Li Jinyao*




New C2- and N3-Modified Thieno[2,3-d]Pyrimidine Conjugates with Cytotoxicity in the Nanomolar Range

, 2022; 22(6): 1201 - 1212

Anelia Ts. Mavrova*, Stefan Dimov, Denitsa Yancheva*, Miroslav Rangelov, Diana Wesselinova and Emilia Naydenova





The Killing of Human Neuroblastoma Cells by the Small Molecule JQ1 Occurs in a p53-Dependent Manner

, 2020; 20(13): 1613 - 1625

Joseph Mazar*, Caleb Gordon, Varun Naga and Tamarah J. Westmoreland




Cytotoxic Sesquiterpenes from Sonchus oleraceus

, 2020; 20(6): 709 - 714

Hongying Zhang, Yiding Wang, Shaojiu Wang, Qian Wang, Tianjing Wang, Jie Zhu* and Bing Liu




Proteomic Level Changes on Treatment in MCF-7/DDP Breast Cancer Drug- Resistant Cells

, 2020; 20(6): 687 - 699

Gongshen Jin*, Kangwei Wang, Yonghong Liu, Xianhu Liu, Xiaojing Zhang and Hao Zhang





Triphenylethylene-Coumarin Hybrid TCH-5c Suppresses Tumorigenic Progression in Breast Cancer Mainly Through the Inhibition of Angiogenesis

, 2019; 19(10): 1253 - 1261

Naipeng Cui, Dan-Dan Lin, Yang Shen, Jian-Guo Shi, Bing Wang, Ming-Zhi Zhao, Lishuang Zheng, Hua Chen* and Jian-Hong Shi*




Nicotinamide Overcomes Doxorubicin Resistance of Breast Cancer Cells through Deregulating SIRT1/Akt Pathway

, 2019; 19(5): 687 - 696

Yingze Wei, Yan Guo, Jianyun Zhou, Kui Dai, Qiang Xu and Xiaoxia Jin*




New Strategies for Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines

, 2019; 19(2): 213 - 221

Hanjiao Qin, Jiyao Sheng, Dan Zhang, Xuewen Zhang, Linlin Liu*, Bingjin Li*, Guangquan Li* and Zhuo Zhang




Astragalin Attenuates UVB Radiation-induced Actinic Keratosis Formation

, 2018; 18(7): 1001 - 1008

Na Li, Kun Zhang, Xin Mu, Qiong Tian, Wenli Liu, Tianyuan Gao, Xiaona Ma* and Jian Zhang*






Most Cited Articles



Review Article

Crocetin and crocin from saffron in cancer chemotherapy and chemoprevention

, 2019; 19(1): 38-47.

Alessandro Colapietro, Andrea Mancini, Anna Maria D'Alessandro and Claudio Festuccia*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666181231112453


Review Article

Phytochemicals in anticancer drug development

, 2019; 19(2): 172-183.

Rohit Dutt, Vandana Garg, Naveen Khatri and Anil K. Madan*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520618666181106115802




Review Article

Nitrogen-containing heterocycles as anticancer agents: An overview

, 2020; 20(18): 2150-2168.

Damanpreet K. Lang, Rajwinder Kaur*, Rashmi Arora, Balraj Saini and Sandeep Arora


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200705214917


Research Article

Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel heterocyclic imines linked coumarin- thiazole hybrids as anticancer agents

, 2019; 19(4): 557-566.

Nerella S. Goud, Mahammad S. Ghouse, Jatoth Vishnu, Jakkula Pranay, Ravi Alvala, Venu Talla, Insaf A. Qureshi and Mallika Alvala*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190207140120


Research Article

Molecular docking study, cytotoxicity, cell cycle arrest and apoptotic induction of novel chalcones incorporating thiadiazolyl isoquinoline in cervical cancer

, 2020; 20(1): 70-83.

Mohamed A. Tantawy, Farid M. Sroor*, Magda F. Mohamed*, Mostafa E. El-Naggar, Fatma M. Saleh, Hamdi M. Hassaneen and Ismail A. Abdelhamid*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666191024121116


Research Article

Hybridized quinoline derivatives as anticancer agents: Design, synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular docking

, 2019; 19(4): 439-452.

Mohamed R. Selim, Medhat A. Zahran, Amany Belal*, Moustafa S. Abusaif*, Said A. Shedid, Ahmed B.M. Mehany, Gameel A.M. Elhagali and Yousry A. Ammar*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520618666181112121058


Review Article

Recent advances of silver nanoparticles in cancer diagnosis and treatment

, 2020; 20(11): 1276-1287.

Tran Q. Huy*, Pham T.M. Huyen, Anh-Tuan Le and Matteo Tonezzer*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190710121727


Review Article

Quercetin loaded nanoparticles in targeting cancer: Recent development

, 2019; 19(13): 1560-1576.

Manjula Vinayak* and Akhilendra K. Maurya


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190705150214


Review Article

Garlic and its active compounds: A potential candidate in the prevention of cancer by modulating various cell signalling pathways

, 2019; 19(11): 1314-1324.

Saleh A. Almatroodi, Mohammed A. Alsahli, Ahmad Almatroudi and Arshad H. Rahmani*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190409100955


Research Article

Let-7a could serve as a biomarker for chemo-responsiveness to docetaxel in gastric cancer

, 2019; 19(3): 304-309.

Najibeh Shekari, Faezeh Asghari, Navideh Haghnavaz, Dariush Shanehbandi, Vahid Khaze, Behzad Baradaran and Tohid Kazemi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666181213110258


Research Article

Antitumor potential of berberine and cinnamic acid against solid ehrlich carcinoma in mice

, 2019; 19(3): 356-364.

Rafa S. Almeer, Ahmed M. Aref, Romisa A. Hussein, Mohamed S. Othman and Ahmed E. Abdel Moneim*


DOI: 10.2174/1871520618666181116162441



Most Accessed Articles

A Review of Chemotherapy and Photodynamic Therapy for Lung Cancer Treatment

, 2021; 21(2): 149-161.

El-Hussein, Ahmed; Manoto, Sello L.; Ombinda-Lemboumba, Saturnin; Alrowaili, Ziya A.; Mthunzi-Kufa, Patience


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200403144945



The Engaged Role of Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Metabolism: Focusing on Cancer-Associated Fibroblast and Exosome Mediators

, 2021; 21(2): 254-266.

Ilkhani, Khandan; Bastami, Milad; Delgir, Soheila; Safi, Asma; Talebian, Shahrzad; Alivand, Mohammad-Reza


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200910123428


Elucidation of S-Allylcysteine Role in Inducing Apoptosis by Inhibiting PD-L1 Expression in Human Lung Cancer Cells

, 2021; 21(4): 532-541.

Khan, Fahad; Pandey, Pratibha; Mishra, Rashmi; Arif, Mohd.; Kumar, Ambuj; Jafri, Asif; Mazumder, Rupa


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200728121929








Fused and Substituted Pyrimidine Derivatives as Profound Anti-Cancer Agents

, 2021; 21(7): 861-893.

Abbas, Nahid; Matada, Gurubasavaraja S. P.; Dhiwar, Prasad S.; Patel, Shilpa; Devasahayam, Giles


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200721104431




Fluorinated-NHC Transition Metal Complexes: Leading Characters as Potential Anticancer Metallodrugs

, 2021; 21(8): 938-948.

Rufino-Felipe, Ernesto; Colorado-Peralta, Raul; Reyes-Marquez, Viviana; Valdes, Hugo; Morales-Morales, David


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200908103452


Thymoquinone Inhibits Proliferation and Migration of MDA-MB-231 Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells by Suppressing Autophagy, Beclin-1 and LC3

, 2021; 21(3): 355-364.

Unal, Tuba D.; Hamurcu, Zuhal; Delibasi, Nesrin; Cinar, Venhar; Guler, Ahsen; Gokce, Sevda; Nurdinov, Nursultan; Ozpolat, Bulent


DOI: 10.2174/1871520620666200807221047




Editor-in-Chief

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Simone Carradori
Department of Pharmacy
“G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara
Chieti
(Italy)
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