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Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 25, 46 Issues, 2019
ISSN: 1873-4286 (Online)
ISSN: 1381-6128 (Print)
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Aims & Scope

Current Pharmaceutical Design publishes timely in-depth/mini reviews and research articles from leading pharmaceutical researchers in the field, covering all aspects of current research in rational drug design. Each issue is devoted to a single major therapeutic area guest edited by an acknowledged authority in the field.

Each thematic issue of Current Pharmaceutical Design covers all subject areas of major importance to modern drug design including: medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, drug targets and disease mechanism.

Current Pharmaceutical Design


Volume 25


Number 27

Editorial   Open Access

Review Article

Hyperferritinaemia: An Iron Sword of Autoimmunity

, 25(27): 2909 - 2918

Joanna Giemza-Stokłosa, Md. Asiful Islam and Przemysław J. Kotyla*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190709202804

Review Article

Novelty in Inflammation and Immunomodulation in Migraine

, 25(27): 2919 - 2936

Cinzia Cavestro*, Marcella Ferrero, Silvia Mandrino, Marco Di Tavi and Eugenia Rota

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190709204107

Review Article

Chemokines: A Potential Therapeutic Target to Suppress Autoimmune Arthritis

, 25(27): 2937 - 2946

Mahmood A. Khan, Nikhil Khurana, Rafat S. Ahmed, Sadiq Umar, Abu H. Md. G. Sarwar, Qamre Alam, Mohammad A. Kamal and Ghulam Md Ashraf*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190709205028

Review Article

General Review Article

General Research Article

General Research Article

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 30

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

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 29

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

Current Pharmaceutical Design, Volume 25 (2019) - Number 28

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

Articles Ahead of Print

Application of Three-dimensional (3D) Tumor Cell Culture Systems and Mechanism of Drug Resistance

Adeeb Shehzad, Vijaya Ravinayagam, Hamad AlRumaih, Meneerah Aljafary, Dana AlMuhazay, Sara Almofty, Noor A. Al-Rashid and Ebtesam Al- Suhaimi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191014163923
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Preparation and Characterization of Agar Based Magnetic Nanocomposite for Potential Biomedical Applications

Nasrullah Shah*, Tahir Zaman, Touseef Rehan, Salman Khan, Waliullah Khan, Abbas Khan and Mazhar ul Islam*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191011113109
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NMDA Receptor Antagonists: Repositioning of Memantine as a Multitargeting Agent for Alzheimer's Therapy

Md. Tanvir Kabir, Mohammad Abu Sufian, Md. Sahab Uddin*, Mst. Marium Begum, Shammi Akhter, Ariful Islam, Bijo Mathew, Md. Siddiqul Islam, Md. Shah Amran and Ghulam Md. Ashraf

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191011102444
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Effects of Polyphenol-Rich Fruit Extracts on Diet-Induced Obesity in Rodents: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Cíntia Reis Ballard, Tais Freire Galvão, Cinthia Baú Betim Cazarin and Mário Roberto Maróstica Jr*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666191010170100
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Nopal (Opuntia spp.) and Its Effects on Metabolic Syndrome: New Insights for the Use of a Millenary Plant

Paola Isabel Angulo-Bejarano, María del Rocío Gómez-García, Maria Elena Valverde and Octavio Paredes- López*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191010171819
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Mexican Traditional Plant-Foods: Polyphenols Bioavailability, Gut Microbiota Metabolism and Impact Human Health

Gilberto Mercado- Mercado, Francisco J. Blancas- Benítez, Victor M. Zamora-Gasga and Sonia G. Sáyago-Ayerdi*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191011093753
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Silica Nanoparticles for Insect Pest Control

Mariano Cáceres, Claudia V. Vassena, M. Dolores Garcerá and Pablo L. Santo-Orihuela*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191015152855
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Nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery: blood–brain barrier as the main obstacle to treat infectious diseases in CNS

Brenna Louise Cavalcanti Gondim, Jonatas da Silva Catarino, Marlos Aureliano Dias de Sousad, Mariana de Oliveira Silva, Marcela Rezende Lemes, Tamires Marielem de Carvalho-Costa, Tatiana Rita de Lima Nascimento, Juliana Reis Machado, Virmondes Rodrigues, Carlo José Freire Oliveira, Lúcio Roberto Cançado Castellano* and Marcos Vinicius da Silva

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191014171354
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Functionalized Bacterial Cellulose Microparticles for Drug Delivery in Biomedical Applications

Hanif Ullah, Munair Badshah, Alexandra Correia, Fazli Wahid, Hélder A. Santos and Taous Khan*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666191011103851
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Hyperferritinaemia: An Iron Sword of Autoimmunity

, 2019; 25(27): 2909 - 2918

Joanna Giemza-Stokłosa, Md. Asiful Islam and Przemysław J. Kotyla*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190709202804

Adenosine Receptors in Modulation of Central Nervous System Disorders

, 2019; 25(26): 2808 - 2827

Hira Choudhury, Dinesh K. Chellappan, Pallav Sengupta, Manisha Pandey and Bapi Gorain*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190712181955

Dietary Patterns and Cognitive Decline: key features for prevention

, 2019; 25(22): 2428 - 2442

Ligia J. Dominguez *, Mario Barbagallo , Mariana Muñoz-Garcia, Justyna Godos and Miguel Angel Martinez-Gonzalez

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190722110458

Photodynamic Therapy of Psoriasis Using Photosensitizers of Vegetable Origin

, 2019; 25(20): 2279 - 2291

Marcos L. Bruschi*, Jéssica Bassi da Silva and Hélen C. Rosseto

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190618122024

Gut Microbiota, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

, 2019; 25(18): 2038 - 2050

Adriana Florinela Cӑtoi, Dan Cristian Vodnar, Andreea Corina, Dragana Nikolic*, Roberto Citarrella, Pablo Pérez-Martínez and Manfredi Rizzo

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190708190437

Open Access Articles

The Role of Autophagy and Death Pathways in Dose-dependent Isoproterenolinduced Cardiotoxicity

, 2019; 25(19): 2192 - 2198

Alexandra Gyongyosi, Rita Zilinyi, Andras Czegledi, Agnes Tosaki, Arpad Tosaki and Istvan Lekli*

Effects of As2O3 and Resveratrol on the Proliferation and Apoptosis of Colon Cancer Cells and the hERG-mediated Potential Mechanisms

, 2019; 25(12): 1385 - 1391

Caichuan Yan*, Fengmei Li*, Yuhao Zhang, Yang Li, Mingzhu Li, Fang Wang, Guocui Zhang, Yuexin Li, Baoxin Li and Xin Zhao

Small Molecules as PD-1/PD-L1 Pathway Modulators for Cancer Immunotherapy

, 2018; 24(41): 4911 - 4920

Peifu Jiao, Qiaohong Geng*, Peng Jin, Gaoxing Su, Houyun Teng, Jinlong Dong and Bing Yan*

Novel Data on the Prevalence, Identification, Scouting, and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

, 2018; 24(31): 3597 - 3598

Michael Doumas, Konstantinos Imprialos, Konstantinos Stavropoulos and Vasilios G. Athyros

Modified LDL Particles Activate Inflammatory Pathways in Monocyte-derived Macrophages: Transcriptome Analysis

, 2018; 24(26): 3143 - 3151

Alexander N. Orekhov*, Yumiko Oishi , Nikita G. Nikiforov, Andrey V. Zhelankin, Larisa Dubrovsky, Igor A. Sobenin, Alexander Kel, Daria Stelmashenko, Vsevolod J. Makeev, Kathy Foxx, Xueting Jin, Howard S. Kruth and Michael Bukrinsky

Novel Technologies for Dipeptide Drugs Design and their Implantation

, 2018; 24(26): 3020 - 3027

Tatiana A. Gudasheva*, Rita U. Ostrovskaya and Sergey B. Seredenin

Coronary Microcirculation in Ischemic Heart Disease

, 2018; 24(25): 2893 - 2899

Axel R. Pries*, Wolfgang M. Kuebler and Helmut Habazettl

Next-generation Metabolomics in the Development of New Antidepressants: Using Albiflorin as an Example

, 2018; 24(22): 2530 - 2540

Jian Han, Yonghong Xia, Lejun Lin, Zuoguang Zhang, Hui Tian and Kefeng Li*

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Rapid-acting antidepressants

, 2018; 24(22): 2556-2563.

Jeffrey M. Witkin*, Daniel E. Knutson, Gabriel J. Rodriguez and Samuel Shi

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180730104707

Review Article

Colchicine pharmacokinetics and mechanism of action

, 2018; 24(6): 659-663.

Christos Angelidis*, Zoi Kotsialou, Charalampos Kossyvakis, Agathi-Rosa Vrettou, Achilleas Zacharoulis, Fotios Kolokathis, Vasilios Kekeris and Georgios Giannopoulos

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180123110042

Review Article

Curcumin: A natural pan-HDAC inhibitor in cancer

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 123-129.

Sara Saffar Soflaei, Amir Abbas Momtazi-Borojeni, Muhammed Majeed, Giuseppe Derosa, Pamela Maffioli and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666171114165051

Research Article

PNitro-Tyr-PseAAC: Predict nitrotyrosine sites in proteins by incorporating five features into Chou’s general PseAAC

, 2018; 24(34): 4034-4043.

Ahmad W. Ghauri, Yaser D. Khan, Nouman Rasool, Sher A. Khan* and Kuo-Chen Chou

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666181127101039

Review Article

Recent findings in molecular basis of inflammation and anti-inflammatory plants

, 2018; 24(14): 1551-1562.

Sedigheh Kazemi, Hedayatollah Shirzad and Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180403122003

Review Article

Signaling pathways in inflammation and anti-inflammatory therapies

, 2018; 24(14): 1449-1484.

Yiu To Yeung, Faisal Aziz, Angelica Guerrero-Castilla and Sandro Arguelles*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180327165604

Review Article

Polyphenols: Potential use in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 239-258.

Rosaria Vincenza Giglio, Angelo Maria Patti, Arrigo F.G. Cicero, Giuseppe Lippi, Manfredi Rizzo*, Peter P. Toth and Maciej Banach

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180130112652

Review Article

Antibacterial coatings based on chitosan for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications

, 2018; 24(8): 866-885.

Juliana Miguel Vaz, Daniele Pezzoli, Pascale Chevallier, Clayton Souza Campelo, Gabriele Candiani and Diego Mantovani*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180219143900

Review Article

Placental exosomes during gestation: Liquid biopsies carrying signals for the regulation of human parturition

, 2018; 24(9): 974-982.

Carlos Salomon*, Zarin Nuzhat, Christopher L. Dixon and Ramkumar Menon*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180125164429

Review Article

Antibacterial metal oxide nanoparticles: Challenges in interpreting the literature

, 2018; 24(8): 896-903.

Usha Kadiyala, Nicholas A. Kotov and J. Scott VanEpps*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180219130659

Review Article

Curcumin as an adjunct therapy and microRNA modulator in breast cancer

, 1 January 2018; 24(2): 171-177.

Saeed Norouzi, Muhammed Majeed, Matteo Pirro, Daniele Generali and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666171129203506

Research Article

Virtual screening and statistical analysis in the design of new caffeine analogues molecules with potential epithelial anticancer activity

, 2018; 24(5): 576-594.

Josivan da Silva Costa*, Karina da Silva Lopes Costa, Josiane Viana Cruz, Ryan da Silva Ramos, Luciane Barros Silva, Davi Do Socorro Barros Brasil, Carlos Henrique Tomich de Paula da Silva, Cleydson Breno Rodrigues dos Santos and Williams Jorge da Cruz Macedo

DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666170711112510

Most Accessed Articles

JAK Inhibition: The Most Promising Agents in the IBD Pipeline?

, 2019; 25(1): 32-40.

Agnès Fernández-Clotet, Jesús Castro-Poceiro and Julián Panés*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190405141410

Recent Advances in Cancer Therapy: An Overview

, 2010; 16(1): 3-10.

A. Urruticoechea, R. Alemany, J. Balart, A. Villanueva, F. Vinals and G. Capella

DOI: 10.2174/138161210789941847

The Transport Mechanism of Extracellular Vesicles at the Blood-Brain Barrier

, 2017; 23(40): 6206-6214.

Junichi Matsumoto, Tessandra Stewart, William A. Banks and Jing Zhang*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612823666170913164738

Inhibition of Heat Shock Protein 90 as a Novel Platform for the Treatment of Cancer

, 2019; 25(8): 849-855.

Chang Gao, Ya-Nan Peng, Hai-Zhou Wang, Shi-Lin Fang, Meng Zhang, Qiu Zhao and Jing Liu*

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190503145944

The Microbial Quality Aspects and Decontamination Approaches for the Herbal Medicinal Plants and Products: An in-Depth Review

, 2016; 22(27): 4264-4287.

Daniela Dal Molim Ghisleni, Marina de Souza Braga, Irene Satiko Kikuchi, Mirela Braşoveanu, Monica R. Nemţanu, Kamal Dua and Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto

DOI: 10.2174/1381612822666160623070829


William A. Banks
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Current Pharmaceutical Design was introduced in 1995 with the assistance of Dr. William A. Banks, who is the current Editor-in-Chief serving since 1995.
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