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“My lab recently published two invited review articles for special issues in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, one on the structural aspects of chemokines and the other on galectins in cancer. These experiences were excellent. The editors and staff at IJMS were all professional, the review process was rapid, and the user-friendly editorial phase worked flawlessly. I will certainly consider this Journal for publication of my scientific research papers in the future.”
By Dr. Kevin H. Mayo (Author of Galectins as Molecular Targets for Therapeutic Intervention).
“We have recently published the paper “ABC Transporters and Their Role in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Esophageal Cancer“ in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. We have had excellent experience with the whole process of the paper submission, communication with the editor and editorial process. The interval between submission and paper publication was less than three weeks which is outstanding. We will definitely consider submission of another paper to this journal.”
By Dr. David Vrana (Author of ABC Transporters and Their Role in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Esophageal Cancer).
“It has been a great pleasure to publish our article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. During the course, we were amazed for how efficient the reviewing and editing processes completed. After we resubmit the manuscript, the assistant editor informed us the paper was officially accepted within 12 hours. In addition, after we send the proofread version of the manuscript, the website editor informed us our article has been published in the IJMS and available on the line within 6 hours. We will choose this journal for publish again in the near future.”
By Dr. Yinzhi Lin (Author of Inhibition of Late and Early Phases of Cancer Metastasis by the NF-κB Inhibitor DHMEQ Derived from Microbial Bioactive Metabolite Epoxyquinomicin: A Review).
“This was my first submission to IJMS. I was invited to contribute to a special issue devoted to the mechanism of action of estrogen receptors. For that purpose, I wrote an overview upon the biological function of natural anti-ER alpha antibodies, in the context of breast cancer emergence and evolution. Review of this topic not usually addressed was accurate and rapid. All publishing steps were kindly performed with high efficiency giving rise to the final form of the paper within solely one month after its submission. I wish warmly thank the Editorial team for its excellent work. I already notified colleagues of this statement.”
By Dr. Guy Leclercq (Author of Natural Anti-Estrogen Receptor Alpha Antibodies Able to Induce Estrogenic Responses in Breast Cancer Cells: Hypotheses Concerning Their Mechanisms of Action and Emergence†).
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By Dr. Marie-Astrid Boutet (Author of Role of the IL-23/IL-17 Axis in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: The Clinical Importance of Its Divergence in Skin and Joints).
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By Dr. Shosuke Ito (Author of Biochemical Mechanism of Rhododendrol-Induced Leukoderma).
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By Dr. Dr. Mariapia Vairetti (Author of: Liver Graft Susceptibility during Static Cold Storage and Dynamic Machine Perfusion: DCD versus Fatty Livers).
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By Dr. Xuan Dong (Author of: Overexpression of a New Chitinase Gene EuCHIT2 Enhances Resistance to Erysiphe cichoracearum DC. in Tobacco Plants).
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By Dr. Kenji Sugase (Author of: Real-Time Observation of the Interaction between Thioflavin T and an Amyloid Protein by Using High-Sensitivity Rheo-NMR).
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By Dr. Lenka Borska (Author of: Systemic Inflammation, Oxidative Damage to Nucleic Acids, and Metabolic Syndrome in the Pathogenesis of Psoriasis).
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By Dr. Valentina Cappello and Dr. Barbara Pergolizzi, Salvatore Bozzaro & Enrico Bracco (Author of: G-Protein Dependent Signal Transduction and Ubiquitination in Dictyostelium).
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By Dr. Wen-Hsiung Chan (Author of: Rhein Induces Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in Mouse Blastocysts and Has Immunotoxic Effects during Embryonic Development).
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By Dr. Thierry Arnould (Author of: Mitochondria Retrograde Signaling and the UPRmt: Where Are We in Mammals?)
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By Dr. Diana C. G. A. Pinto (Author of: Recent Breakthroughs in the Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Morella and Myrica Species)
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By Dr. Hauke S. Heinzow and Dr. Hartmut H. Schmidt (Authors of: Hepatitis C in Special Patient Cohorts: New Opportunities in Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis, End-Stage Renal Disease and Transplant Medicine)
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By Dr. Werner Hoffmann (Author of: Current Status on Stem Cells and Cancers of the Gastric Epithelium))
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By Dr. Christine Chow (Author of: Cisplatin Targeting of Bacterial Ribosomal RNA Hairpins)
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By Dr. Tero A. H. Järvinen (Author of: Systemically Administered, Target Organ-Specific Therapies for Regenerative Medicine)
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By Dr. Chin-Tin Chen (Author of: Increased Histone Deacetylase Activity Involved in the Suppressed Invasion of Cancer Cells Survived from ALA-Mediated Photodynamic Treatment)
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By Dr. Chih-yang Huang (Author of: CREB Negatively Regulates IGF2R Gene Expression and Downstream Pathways to Inhibit Hypoxia-Induced H9c2 Cardiomyoblast Cell Death)
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"Publishing in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences was a very pleasant and rewarding experience. The reviewers’ reports were helpful because they came just a few days after the submission and appropriately pinpointed out improvements in the manuscript that could be reasonably done. Once accepted, the final editing and publication online was remarkably fast." By Dr. Luis G. Arnaut (Author of: Intravenous Single-Dose Toxicity of Redaporfin-Based Photodynamic Therapy in Rodents)
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"Some weeks ago, Prof. Taguchi asked me to provide an article for an upcoming special issue in IJMS. After initial hesitation we decided to finalize an article for the special issue. I have been astonished by the high-quality and fast review and decision making process. I was also astonished to see the tool we published - miRTargetLink - to be used by others immediately after publication. Given this experience we will certainly continue to work together with IJMS in the future." By Dr. Andreas Keller (Author of: miRTargetLink—miRNAs, Genes and Interaction Networks)
"I am impressed that the IJMS appears willing to publish considered opinions without undue deference to mainline dogma or established power structures within the biological science research community. This is rare and welcome. Although I found the MDPI template and an aspect of the online submission system for revised manuscripts quite obtuse and difficult to use, the staff of the editorial office were exceptional in their helpfulness. At every stage the process was fast, efficient and professional." By Dr. Bill Woodward (Author of: Fidelity in Animal Modeling: Prerequisite for a Mechanistic Research Front Relevant to the Inflammatory Incompetence of Acute Pediatric Malnutrition)
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"This review was my first opportunity to contribute to International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) that covers several scientific areas. The online submission was very fast and we received relevant suggestions from the reviewers for increasing the interest of the paper. In addition, IJMS show an excellent panel of experts for revision. In conclusion, my experience with my first IJMS publication was excellent. Please, remark that only few days after of the publication paper, it appeared in PubMed!!" By Dr. Joan Roselló-Catafau (Author of: Relevance of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Cell Signaling in Liver Cold Ischemia Reperfusion Injury)
"Some months ago the IJMS (an open access journal) bring me the opportunity to publish a review. My experience with IJMS was excellent. The peer review process and publication time were very fast and reviewers' comments were helpful and really improved my work. Briefly, this positive experience encourage me to submit more manuscripts to IJMS in the future and I definitely recommend the journal to other colleagues." By Dr. Maria Fiorenza Caboni (Author of: Phenolic Compounds in the Potato and Its Byproducts: An Overview)
"For this IJMS publication, we were invited by the editors of the special issue “Molecular signals in nodulation control”. We gladly accepted the invitation because we believe this will be a relevant issue for the field. Our experience was very good thus we will strongly consider this journal for our next publications. All the reviewing and edition process was conducted really carefully and within less than a month. We highly recommend this journal for your publication in the area of molecular biology." By Dr. Damien Formey and Dr. Georgina Hernández (Author of: Regulation of Small RNAs and Corresponding Targets in Nod Factor-Induced Phaseolus vulgaris Root Hair Cells)
"My experience publishing the review article "Regulation of NKG2D-Dependent NK Cell Functions: The Yin and the Yang of Receptor Endocytosis" in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences was very positive. The reviewing time was short, the publication process was rapid and the editorial assistance was professional. For these reasons, I was glad to accept the invitation to provide an additional contribution for the special issue "Ubiquitin System", and I have recommended to my collegues to take IJMS in great consideration for publishing their work. I hope that the impact factor of this journal will further increase in the future." By Dr. Rossella Paolini (Author of: Regulation of NKG2D-Dependent NK Cell Functions: The Yin and the Yang of Receptor Endocytosis).
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