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Current Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 26, 42 Issues, 2019
ISSN: 1875-533X (Online)
ISSN: 0929-8673 (Print)
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    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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    Chemistry, Medicinal

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    Pharmacology & Pharmacy

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Aims & Scope

Current Medicinal Chemistry covers all the latest and outstanding developments in medicinal chemistry and rational drug design. Each issue contains 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 kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments.

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Review Article

Management of Peripheral Neuropathy Induced by Chemotherapy

, 26(25): 4698 - 4708

Maayan Fradkin, Ron Batash, Shiran Elmaleh*, Ronen Debi , Pamela Schaffer , Moshe Schaffer and Noam Asna


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190107163756


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Review Article

The Role of Adipokines in the Establishment and Progression of Head and Neck Neoplasms

, 26(25): 4726 - 4748

Theodora Tzanavari, Jason Tasoulas, Chrysoula Vakaki , Chrysovalantou Mihailidou , Gerasimos Tsourouflis and Stamatios Theocharis *


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180713154505


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Review Article

Therapeutic Approaches for the Management of Sleep Disorders in Geriatric Population

, 26(25): 4775 - 4785

Mireille Salas-Crisóstomo, Pablo Torterolo , André Barciela Veras, Nuno Barbosa Rocha, Sérgio Machado and Eric Murillo-Rodríguez*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180904113115


Review Article

Therapeutic Prospects in Preeclampsia - A Mini-Review

, 26(25): 4786 - 4798

N.S. Das, S.T. Dheen, E.A. Ling, B.H. Bay and D.K. Srinivasan*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190228115423


Review Article



Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 26 (2019) - Number 27


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

Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 26 (2019) - Number 26


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

Articles Ahead of Print




Molecular Markers of Regulatory T Cells in Cancer Immunotherapy with Special Focus on Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) - A Systematic Review


Parham Jabbarzadeh Kaboli, Lingling Zhang, Shixin Xiang, Jing Shen, Mingxing Li, Yueshui Zhao, Xu Wu, Qijie Zhao, Hanyu Zhang, Ling Lin, Jianhua Yin, Yuanlin Wu, Lin Wan, Tao Yi, Xiang Li, Chi Hin Cho, Jing Li*, Zhangang Xiao* and Qinglian Wen


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191004164041
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Discovery and Development of the Oral Complement Factor D Inhibitor ACH-4471


Jason A. Wiles, Manuel D. Galvan, Steven D. Podos, Michael Geffner and Mingjun Huang*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191001130342
View Abstract View on PubMed




Small Molecules with Anti Prion Activity


Carlo Mustazza*, Marco Sbriccoli, Paola Minosi and Carla Raggia


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190927121744
View Abstract View on PubMed


Role of microRNAs in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Pathogenesis


Ehsan Javandoost, Ehsan Firoozi Majd, Hosein Rostamian, Mohammad Khakpoor Koosheh and Hamid Reza Mirzaei*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190911114842
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Recent Progress of Benzimidazole Hybrids for Anticancer Potential


Md Jawaid Akhtar, M. Shahar Yar*, V. K. Sharma, Ahsan Ahmed Khan, Zulphikar Ali, Md Rafi Haider and Ankita Pathak


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190808122929
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Abstracts Ahead of Print



The predictive role for ST2 in patients with acute coronary syndromes and heart failure.


Vasiliki Tsigkou*, Gerasimos Siasos*, Evanthia Bletsa, Maria- Evi Panoilia, Angeliki Papastavrou, Georgios Kokosias, Evangelos Oikonomou, Nikolaos Papageorgiou, Marina Zaromitidou, Georgios Marinos, Manolis Vavuranakis, Christodoulos Stefanadis, Athanasios G. Papavassiliou and Dimitris Tousoulis


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191016121630
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In Silico Drug Repositioning for Chagas Disease


Carolina L. Bellera, Lucas N. Alberca, María L. Sbaraglini and Alan Talevi*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191016114839
View Abstract



Natural Hydrogels Applied in Photodynamic Therapy


Zhipan feng, Shiying lLn, Andrew McDonagh* and Chen Yu


DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191016112828
View Abstract





Published Contents

Open Access Articles


Complex Signaling Networks Controlling Dynamic Molecular Changes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm

, 2019; 26(11): 1979 - 1993

Grzegorz Guła, Agata Dorotkiewicz-Jach, Kamila Korzekwa, Miguel A. Valvano and Zuzanna Drulis-Kawa*





Fighting Type-2 Diabetes: Present and Future Perspectives

, 2019; 26(10): 1891 - 1907

Cai-Guo Yu, Ying Fu, Yuan Fang, Ning Zhang, Rong-Xin Sun, Dong Zhao, Ying-Mei Feng* and Bao-Yu Zhang*




Untargeted Metabolomics Provides Insight into the Mechanisms Underlying Resistant Hypertension

, 2019; 26(1): 232 - 243

Renata Wawrzyniak, Arlette Yumba Mpanga, Wiktoria Struck-Lewicka, Marta Kordalewska, Katarzyna Polonis, Małgorzata Patejko, Monika Mironiuk, Anna Szyndler, Marzena Chrostowska, Michał Hoffmann, Ryszard T. Smoleński, Roman Kaliszan, Krzysztof Narkiewicz and Michał J. Markuszewski*




Metabolomic Heterogeneity of Urogenital Tract Cancers Analyzed by Complementary Chromatographic Techniques Coupled with Mass Spectrometry

, 2019; 26(1): 216 - 231

Arlette Yumba-Mpanga, Wiktoria Struck-Lewicka, Renata Wawrzyniak, Marcin Markuszewski, Marek Roslan, Roman Kaliszan and Michał Jan Markuszewski*




Carbohydrate Scaffolds for the Study of the Autism-associated Bacterium, Clostridium bolteae

, 2019; 26: 1 - 7 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Brittany Pequegnat and Mario Artur Monteiro*




Osteoporosis: Current and Emerging Therapies Targeted to Immunological Checkpoints

, 2019; 26: 1 - 16 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Massimo De Martinis, Maria Maddalena Sirufo and Lia Ginaldi*




The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

, 2018; 25(40): 5578 - 5587

Claus Desler, Meryl S. Lillenes, Tone Tønjum and Lene Juel Rasmussen*




Mycosporine-Like Amino Acids for Skin Photoprotection

, 2018; 25(40): 5512 - 5527

Karl P. Lawrence, Paul F. Long and Antony R. Young*




Common Aspects Influencing the Translocation of SERS to Biomedicine

, 2018; 25(35): 4638 - 4652

Dionysia Tsoutsi, Marcos Sanles-Sobrido, Andreu Cabot and Pilar-Rivera Gil*




Emerging Technologies for Cancer Research: Towards Personalized Medicine with Microfluidic Platforms and 3D Tumor Models

, 2018; 25(35): 4616 - 4637

Matteo Turetta, Fabio Del Ben, Giulia Brisotto, Eva Biscontin, Michela Bulfoni, Daniela Cesselli, Alfonso Colombatti, Giacinto Scoles, Giuseppe Gigli and Loretta L. del Mercato*





Vitamin D Receptor: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Kidney Diseases

, 2018; 25(27): 3256 - 3271

Shikun Yang, Aimei Li, JianWen Wang, Jun Liu, Yachun Han, Wei Zhang, Yan Chun Li and Hao Zhang*






Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Effects of polyphenolic derivatives on heme oxygenase-system in metabolic dysfunctions

, 1 January 2018; 25(13): 1577-1595.

Valeria Pittala*, Luca Vanella, Loredana Salerno, Giuseppe Romeo, Agostino Marrazzo, Claudia Di Giacomo and Valeria Sorrenti


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170616110748


Review Article

Immune checkpoint inhibitors and cardiac toxicity: An emerging issue

, 2018; 25(11): 1327-1339.

Gilda Varricchi*, Giancarlo Marone, Valentina Mercurio, Maria Rosaria Galdiero, Domenico Bonaduce and Carlo G. Tocchetti*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170407125017


Review Article

Bisphenol a in reproduction: Epigenetic effects

, 1 January 2018; 25(6): 748-770.

Rosanna Chianese, Jacopo Troisi, Sean Richards, Marika Scafuro , Silvia Fasano, Maurizio Guida , Riccardo Pierantoni and Rosaria Meccariello*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666171009121001


Review Article

Gut-brain axis: Role of lipids in the regulation of inflammation, pain and CNS diseases

, 2018; 25(32): 3930-3952.

Roberto Russo*, Claudia Cristiano, Carmen Avagliano, Carmen De Caro, Giovanna La Rana, Giuseppina Mattace Raso, Roberto Berni Canani, Rosaria Meli and Antonio Calignano


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170216113756


Review Article

Alzheimer's disease: A review from the pathophysiology to diagnosis, new perspectives for pharmacological treatment

, 2018; 25(26): 3141-3159.

Leide Caroline dos Santos Picanco*, Priscilla F. Ozela, Maiara de Fatima de Brito Brito, Abraao A. Pinheiro, Elias C. Padilha, Francinaldo S. Braga, Carlos Henrique Tomich de Paula da Silva, Cleydson Breno Rodrigues dos Santos, Joaquín M.C. Rosa and Lorane Izabel da Silva Hage-Melim*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867323666161213101126


Review Article

Structure, function, involvement in diseases and targeting of 14-3-3 proteins: An Update

, 2018; 25(1): 5-21.

Ylenia Cau, Daniela Valensin, Mattia Mori, Sara Draghi and Maurizio Botta*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170426095015


Review Article

New perspectives on biomedical applications of iron oxide nanoparticles

, 1 January 2018; 25(4): 540-555.

Massimiliano Magro, Davide Baratella, Emanuela Bonaiuto, Jessica de A. Roger and Fabio Vianello*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170616102922


Review Article

Carboxylesterase inhibitors: An update

, 2018; 25(14): 1627-1649.

Li-Wei Zou , Qiang Jin, Dan-Dan Wang, Qing-Kai Qian, Da-Cheng Hao, Guang-Bo Ge* and Ling Yang


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666171204155558


Review Article

Metals and parkinson's disease: Mechanisms and biochemical processes

, 2018; 25(19): 2198-2214.

Geir Bjorklund*, Vera Stejskal, Mauricio A. Urbina, Maryam Dadar, Salvatore Chirumbolo and Joachim Mutter


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666171129124616


Review Article

Surface-bioengineered gold nanoparticles for biomedical applications

, 11 January 2018; 25(16): 1920-1944.

Zhicong Miao, Zilin Gao, Ruoxia Chen, Xiaoqing Yu, Zhiqiang Su* and Gang Wei*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180117111404


Review Article

Bioactive metabolites from pathogenic and endophytic fung i of forest trees

, 2018; 25(2): 208-252.

Marco Masi, Lucia Maddau, Benedetto Teodoro Linaldeddu, Bruno Scanu , Antonio Evidente and Alessio Cimmino*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170314145159


Review Article

Hydroxypyridinone derivatives: A fascinating class of chelators with therapeutic applications - An update

, 2018; 25(1): 97-112.

Sílvia Chaves, Luca Piemontese, Asha Hiremathad and M. Amélia Santos*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170330092304



Review Article

Multi-target directed drugs as a modern approach for drug design towards Alzheimer’s disease: An update

, 2018; 25(29): 3491-3525.

Matheus de Freitas Silva, Kris Simone Tranches Dias, Vanessa Silva Gontijo, Cindy Juliet Cristancho Ortiz and Claudio Viegas Jr.*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180111101843



Most Accessed Articles

Glioblastoma Multiforme, Diagnosis and Treatment; Recent Literature Review

, 2017; 24(27): 3002-3009.

Ron Batash , Noam Asna *, Pamela Schaffer, Nicole Francis and Moshe Schaffer


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170516123206


Fc-fusion Proteins in Therapy: An Updated View

, 2017; 24(12): 1228-1237.

Reza Jafari, Naime M. Zolbanin, Houshang Rafatpanah, Jafar Majidi and Tohid Kazemi*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170113112759


Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors and Cardiac Toxicity: An Emerging Issue

, 2018; 25(11): 1327-1339.

Gilda Varricchi*, Giancarlo Marone, Valentina Mercurio, Maria Rosaria Galdiero, Domenico Bonaduce and Carlo G. Tocchetti*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170407125017


Gut-brain Axis: Role of Lipids in the Regulation of Inflammation, Pain and CNS Diseases

, 2018; 25(32): 3930-3952.

Roberto Russo*, Claudia Cristiano, Carmen Avagliano, Carmen De Caro, Giovanna La Rana, Giuseppina Mattace Raso, Roberto Berni Canani, Rosaria Meli and Antonio Calignano


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170216113756



Ketogenic Diet and Other Dietary Intervention Strategies in the Treatment of Cancer

, 2017; 24(12): 1170-1185.

Matteo Vergati, Eriseld Krasniqi, Girolamo D. Monte, Silvia Riondino, Doriana Vallone, Fiorella Guadagni, Patrizia Ferroni* and Mario Roselli


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170116122915


Peptide-Drug Conjugate: A Novel Drug Design Approach

, 2017; 24(31): 3373-3396.

Liang Ma, Chao Wang, Zihao He, Biao Cheng, Ling Zheng and Kun Huang*


DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170404142840



An Update on JAK Inhibitors

, 2019; 26(10): 1806-1832.

Francesca Musumeci*, Chiara Greco, Ilaria Giacchello, Anna Lucia Fallacara, Munjed M. Ibrahim, Giancarlo Grossi, Chiara Brullo and Silvia Schenone


DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180327093502





Editor-in-Chief

Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(25732 citations)
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK

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Journal History

Current Medicinal Chemistry was introduced in 1994 with the assistance of Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 1994.
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