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Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Derek J. McPhee
Director of Chemistry, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
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Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Fernando Albericio
1 School of Chemistry, Yachay Tech, Yachay City of Knowledge, 100119-Urcuqui, Ecuador
2 Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Parc Científic de Barcelona, Baldiri Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
3 School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Interests: marine natural products; bioactive natural products; peptides; solid-phase chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; drug delivery systems
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Website: http://www.univpm.it/maurizio.battino
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Interests: periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial; function/diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry,....); olive oil (dietary fats); polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants
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Associate Editor
Dr. John A. Beutler
Molecular Targets Laboratory, Bldg 560-1, Room 11-86, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
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Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Roman Dembinski
Oakland University, Department of Chemistry, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester, Michigan 48309-4477, USA
Website: http://www.oakland.edu/chemistry/dembinski
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Interests: organic synthesis; alkynes; fluorous; nucleosides; organometallic; cycloisomerizations; cyclizations
Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-muenster.de/Chemie.pb/forschen/schmidt/
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Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies
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Associate Editor
Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
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Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
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Managing Editor
Ms. Ran Dang
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
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Dr. Franck Vazquez
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Editorial Board

Dr. Kamyar Afarinkia
Head of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
Website: http://www.cancer.brad.ac.uk
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; organophosphorus chemistry
Prof. Dr. Stig Allenmark
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Goteborg University, SE-41296 Goteborg, Sweden
Website: http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/personal/?userId=xallst&userName=Stig%20Allenmark
Interests: enantioselectivity in chromatography and in catalytic reactions; chiroptical methods for solving stereochemical problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Chiroptical Techniques
Special Issue: Dynamic Stereochemistry
Dr. Paula Andrade
REQUIMTE/LAQV, Laboratory of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, Porto 4050-313, Portugal
Website: http://www.requimte.pt/laqv/people/pandrade
Interests: metabolite profiling of natural matrices; natural agents for inflammation; neurodegenerative disorders
Contribution: Special Issue: Phenolics and Polyphenolics
Special Issue: Plant Secondary Metabolites
In other journals:
Special Issue: Phenolics and Polyphenolics 2015
Prof. Dr. Yitzhak Apeloig
President (and Professor of Chemistry), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Haifa, Israel
Website: http://www.technion.ac.il/technion/chemistry/staff/apeloig
Interests: organosilicon chemistry; in particular compounds with multiple bonds; organic reaction mechanisms; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Atta-Ur-Rahman
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, 75270 Karachi, Pakistan
Interests: natural product chemistry; organic synthesis
Prof. Dr. David Avnir
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Website: http://chem.ch.huji.ac.il/avnir/
Interests: materials science; chirality; symmetry; catalysis; composite materials
Dr. Bimal K. Banik
Vice President, Research & Education Development, Community Health Systems of South Texas, 3135 S. Sugar Road Edinburg, Texas 78539, USA
Interests: organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, beta lactams, polyaromatic compounds, catalysis, microwave-induced reactions, and synthetic methods
Contribution: Special Issue: Organic Iodine Chemistry
Special Issue: Organobismuth Chemistry
Special Issue: Organic Iodine Chemistry 2012
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Website: http://www.univpm.it/maurizio.battino
Interests: periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial; function/diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry,....); olive oil (dietary fats); polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
In other journals:
Special Issue: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Prof. Dr. Jan Becher
Department of Chemistry, Odense University, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
Website: http://www.ou.dk/Nat/Chem/staff/sci/JbeE.html
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry; especially sulfur-containing heterocycles; tetrathiafulvalene chemistry; macrocyclic chemistry; macrocyclic ligands; cyclophanes; rotaxanes and catenanes of donor-acceptor type
Dr. John A. Beutler
Molecular Targets Laboratory, Bldg 560-1, Room 11-86, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Website: http://mtdp.nci.nih.gov/
Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural Product Pre-fractionation
Prof. Dr. Stefan Bienz
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.cmszh.uzh.ch/index.php?id=40
Interests: polyamines; polyamine derivatives; polyamine alkaloids; organosilicon chemistry; stereoselective synthesis; stereochemistry mass spectrometry; MS fragmentation
Prof. Dariusz Bogdal
Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Politechnika Krakowska ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Krakow, Poland
Website: http://www.cyf-kr.edu.pl/~pcbogdal
Interests: organic synthesis; phase-transfer catalysis; microwave-assisted synthesis; nitrenium ions; polymer chemistry; fotoluminescence; electroluminescence
Contribution: Special Issue: Phase Transfer Catalysis
Dr. Werner Bonrath
DSM Nutritional Products, Research and Development, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: catalysis (general); vitamins (general); chemistry under non-classical conditions (ionic liquids; supercritical fluids; ultrasound and microwaves)
Contribution: Special Issue: Sonochemistry-organic synthesis
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids
In other journals:
Special Issue: Green Chemistry for Environment and Health
Prof. Dr. Margaret A. Brimble
Chair of Organic Chemistry and Director of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, 23 Symonds St, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Website: http://web.chemistry.auckland.ac.nz/staffsites/BrimbleM/margaretbrimble.html
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; spiroketals; quinones; ring closing metathesis; alkaloids; peptides; glycopeptides; peptidomimetics
Prof. Dr. Tzi Bun NG
School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Website: http://www.sbs.cuhk.edu.hk/TeachingStaffDetails.asp?TE_Name=NG%20Tzi%20Bun
Interests: biomolecules of mammalian; plant and microbial origins with antipathogenic activities including lectins; antimicrobial peptides; and anticancer proteins and peptides
Contribution: Special Issue: Lectins
Prof. Dr. Per H.J. Carlsen
Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: organic synthesis; total synthesis; new syntheic methods and reagents; polymer- and surface chemistry; electroactive materials; heterocyclic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; mechanistic organic chemistry; photochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies
Special Issue: Nucleic Acids
Prof. Dr. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560 012, India
Interests: organic synthesis; new synthetic methods; catalysis; organic materials
Prof. Dr. Rodolphe Clerac
CNRS, UPR 8641, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal (CRPP), Equipe, "Matériaux Moléculaires Magnétiques", 115 avenue du Dr. Albert, Schweitzer, 33600 Pessac, France
Website: http://www.crpp-bordeaux.cnrs.fr/spip.php?rubrique178
Interests: graphen molecular analogues; single-molecule magnets and single-chain; magnets (and their derivatives; paramagnetic complexes possessing metal-metal bonds; magnetic and/or electro-active solutions and liquid-crystals
Prof. Dr. James M. Coxon
Chemistry Department, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Website: http://www.chem.canterbury.ac.nz/people/coxon.shtml
Interests: Compounds: cyclopropanes; cyclobutanes enzyme inhibitors epoxides; reactive intermediates; Reactions and Methods: pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions 4+2 (Diels-Alder etc.); stereoselective processes; Analytical and Physical Methods: conformational analysis; Phenomena: stereochemistry; configuration; conformational analysis
Dr. Maria Emília de Sousa
Laboratory of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Website: https://sigarra.up.pt/ffup/funcionarios_geral.formview?p_codigo=373844
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, P-glycoprotein; anticancer; anticoagulants; chiral drugs
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Natural Products for Health and Beauty (NATPRO 6)
Prof. Dr. Wim Dehaen
Department of Chemistry, Celestijnenlaan 200F, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Website: http://www.kuleuven.be/cv/u0006038e.htm
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; supramolecular chemistry; porphyrin analogues; natural products; helicenes
Contribution: Special Issue: Heterocycles in Supramolecular Chemistry
Topical Collection: Heterocyclic Compounds
Prof. Dr. Roman Dembinski
Oakland University, Department of Chemistry, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester, Michigan 48309-4477, USA
Website: http://www.oakland.edu/chemistry/dembinski
Interests: organic synthesis; alkynes; fluorous; nucleosides; organometallic; cycloisomerizations; cyclizations
Prof. Dr. Ulf Diederichsen
Georg-August Universitaet Goettingen, Institut fuer Organische und Biomolekulare Chemie, Tammannstrasse 2, D-37077 Goettingen, Germany
Website: http://www.diederichsen.chemie.uni-goettingen.de/
Interests: peptides; proteins; peptide nucleic acids; nucleic acids; conformation; molecular architecture; electron transfer
Dr. Gregor Drummen
Cellular Stress and Ageing Program, Renal Pathobiology Program, BNS, 33647 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: quantum dots; bionanotechnology; two-photon fluorescence imaging; cellular imaging; fluorescence microscopy; cancer; cell signaling; oxidative stress; lipids and biomembranes; lipid peroxidation; antioxidants; renal pathobiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorophores - The Fluorescent Toolbox in Biological and Biomedical Research
In other journals:
Special Issue: Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Applications in Biomedicine and Life Sciences
Special Issue: Redox Signaling in Biology and Patho-Biology
Special Issue: Oxidative Stress and Ageing
Special Issue: Focus on Extracellular Vesicles
Prof. Dr. Susan E. Ebeler
Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Website: http://www.ucdavis.edu/search/directory_results.shtml?id=00004277
Interests: the development and application of analytical chemistry; techniques to study wine flavor chemistry; the physico-chemical; interactions of flavors with nonvolatile wine components
Contribution: Topical Collection: Wine Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Richard R. Ernst *
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, Wolfgang-Paulistrasse 10, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.chab.ethz.ch/personen/emeritus/rernst
Interests: NMR; physical chemistry
* Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dr. Peter Ertl
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Novartis Campus, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://peter-ertl.com
Interests: cheminformatics; property prediction; virtual screening; drug design; molecular diversity; web-based chemistry tools
Dr. Evandro Fei FANG
Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Interests: natural products with anticancer activity comprising lectins; ribosome inactivating proteins; ribonucleases; and trypsin inhibitors; etc.; molecular mechanisms of aging and anti-aging interventions including mitochondria and premature aging studies; balance of mitophagy and apoptosis in aging and associated preaging disorders; DNA repair deficiency and aging; anti-aging interventions and screening of anti-aging natural compounds, especially with effects on aging-predisposed cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: Lectins
Dr. Eduard Felder
Department of Chemical Core Technologies, Oncology Research, Nerviano Medical Sciences, Viale Pasteur 10, I-20014 Nerviano (MI), Italy
Interests: combinatorial chemistry; parallel synthesis; solid-phase synthesis; medicinal chemistry; molecular diversity
Prof. Dr. Roberto Fernandez-Lafuente
Institute of catalysis and petrochemsitry-CSIC, Campus UAM-CSIC Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Website: http://www.icp.csic.es/grupo-de-investigacion.php?id=24
Interests: enzyme immobilization; stabilization and purification; biocatalyst and biosensors design; bioprocesses optimization
Contribution: Special Issue: Enzyme Immobilization
Dr. Vito Ferro
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
Website: http://staff.scmb.uq.edu.au/staff/vito-ferro
Interests: carbohydrate chemistry; medicinal chemistry; heparanase inhibitors; heparan sulfate mimetics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry 2012
Topical Collection: Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry
Special Issue: Glycosaminoglycans and Their Mimetics
Prof. Dr. James C. Fishbein
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, BaltimoreCounty, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: compounds: antitumor compounds; carcinogens; mutagens; N-nitroso compounds; nucleic acids; nucleosides; nucleotides; prodrugs; reactive intermediates; sulfur-containing compounds; toxins; reactions and methods:additions; aliphatic substitution; aromatic substitution; carbonyl reactions; catalytic methods; eliminations; immonium (iminium) ion reactions; mutagenesis; solvolysis; thermal rearrangements; dissociations; analytical and physical methods: chromatography; mass spectrometry; NMR; phenomena: acidity; basicity; catalysis; drug metabolism; hydrogen bonding; hyperconjugation; ion pairing; isotope effects; kinetics; linear free energy relationships; nucleophilicity; QSAR; rotation barriers; solvent effects; substituent effects
Dr. Peter M. Gannett
West Virginia University, School of Pharmacy, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, PO Box 9530, Morgantown, WV 26501-9530, USA
Website: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sop/bps/faculty/pgannett.asp
Interests: EPR; ESR; EMR; NMR; DNA; RNA; spin labels; spin probes; molecular modeling; SAR; structure-activity relationships; aryl hydrazines; DNA adducts; chemical carcinogenesis
Prof. Dr. James Gauld
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Website: http://arc1.uwindsor.ca/~compchem/default.html
Interests: Computational chemistry; quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics; molecular dynamics; Docking; catalysis; enzymology; thermochemistry; reaction mechanisms; sulfur biochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Multiscale Chemical Modeling Using Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Mechanics (QM/MM) Methods: Advances and Applications
Prof. Dr. Markus W. Germann
Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, 50 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Website: http://chemistry.gsu.edu/Germann.php
Interests: DNA damage; unusual DNA constituents; HIV- RNA binding Zinc fingers; NMR imaging and Metabonomics
Prof. Dr. Andrea Goti
Dipartimento di Chimica "Ugo Schiff", Università di Firenze, Polo Scientifico, via della Lastruccia 13, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy
Interests: stereoselective synthesis; natural products; nitrones; oxidation; green chemistry
Dr. Andrey V. Gutnov
Head of Chemistry, Chiroblock GmbH, Andresenstrasse 1a, 06766 Wolfen, Germany
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; homogeneous catalysis; heterocyclic compounds; organometallic chemistry
Prof. Dr. D. Hadjipavlou-Litina
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Website: http://www.pharm.auth.gr/en/faculty/763
Interests: design; synthesis; bilogical evaluation; inflammation; cancer; cardiovascular diseases; COX and LOX inhibitors; QSAR
Contribution: Special Issue: Cinnamic Acids Hybrids with Biological Interest
Prof. Dr. Norbert Haider
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Website: http://merian.pch.univie.ac.at/
Interests: medicinal heterocyclic chemistry; pyridazines; carbazoles; nitrogen hetarenes
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Henk Hiemstra
Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Website: http://hims.uva.nl/
Interests: alkaloids; amino acids; allenes; nitrogen heterocycles; plant natural products; iminium ion reactions; photochemical cycloaddition; stereochemistry; organocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Ramachandra S. Hosmane
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
Website: http://research.umbc.edu/~hosmane
Interests: heterocycles; nucleosides; nucleotides; medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; purines; pyrimidines; enzymes of purine and pyrimidine metabolism; bioorganic synthesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleoside Analogues
In other journals:
Special Issue: Purine and Its Derivatives
Prof. Dr. Narayan S. Hosmane
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The Michael Faraday Laboratories, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2862, USA
Website: http://www.niu.edu/hosmane/
Interests: heteroatom (groups III and IV) compounds: organometallic complexes; antitumor compounds
Prof. Dr. Ming-Hua Hsu
Nuclear Science & Technology Development Center, National Tsing Hua University, No. 101, Sec. 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu, 30013 Taiwan
Interests: Bioconjucate Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Nanotechnology, Organic Chemistry, Drug Design and Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Christian Huck
Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, CCB-Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine, Leopold-Franzens University, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Website: http://uibk.ac.at/acrc/mitarbeiter/huck/
Interests: vibrational spectroscopy; separation science; enrichment techniques; mass spectrometry
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances of Vibrational Spectroscopic Technologies in Life Sciences
Prof. Dr. Ivo C. Ivanov
Professor of Organic Chemistry, G.S. Rakovski No.150, Bx.A, an.3, BG-1142 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: synthesis of N-heterocycles; polyfunctional enamines; coumarin chemistry; reaction mechanisms; biologically active compounds; tert-amino effect; Mannich reaction; Michael addition
Prof. Dr. Philippe Jeandet
Laboratory of Stress, Defenses and Plant Reproduction, U.R.V.V.C., UPRES EA 4707, Faculty of Sciences, University of Reims, PO Box. 1039, 51687 Reims cedex 02, France
Website: http://www.mdpi.com/files/misc/cv-prof-dr-philippe-jeandet.pdf
Interests: plant defense mechanisms; particularly study of the grapevine (Vitis spp.) phytoalexins (resveratrol and derivatives): chemical synthesis; biosynthesis; chemical analyses; phytoalexin metabolism by Botrytis cinerea; antifungal activity and molecular engineering of resveratrol in plants and microbial cells
Contribution: Special Issue: Phytoalexins: Current Progress and Future Prospects
Prof. Dr. Jindrich Jindrich
Department of Organic and Nuclear Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Hlavova 8, 128 40 Prague, Czech Republic
Website: http://portal.jindrich.org
Interests: synthesis; carbohydrates; cyclodextrins; chemosensors; porous silicon
Prof. Dr. Ishenkumba A. Kahwa
Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of the West Indies, Mona, Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Website: http://wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm:1104/
Interests: Compounds: rare earths and actinides; supramolecular assemblies; Reactions: complexion-transition metals; carbonyl condensation; Analytical physical: fluorescence methods; Phenomenon: physical properties of materials - optical; host-guest chemistry
Prof. Dr. Ivars Kalvins
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Aizkrauklesstr. 21, Riga LV-1006, Latvia
Website: http://www.lza.lv/scientists/KALVINSI.HTM
Interests: new physiologically active substances for CNS; cardiovascular and malignant diseases; chemistry of heterocyclic compounds and amino acid analogues; Action of new medicines: biochemical mechanisms; immunochemistry
Prof. Dr. Murat Kartal
Permanent Address: Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ankara, 06100 Tandogan-Ankara,Turkey
Temporary Address: Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Bezmialem Vakıf, 34093 Fatih-Istanbul,Turkey
Interests: natural products; chromatographic analysis of pharmaceuticals, validation of analytical methods;standardization of herbal drugs and herbal drug preparations
Dr. Peter Karuso
Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Website: http://www.chem.mq.edu.au/~vislab/karuso.html
Interests: natural products; chemical biology; chemical proteomics; fluorescence
Prof. Dr. Anake Kijjoa
Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge de Viterbo Ferreira, nº228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Website: http://anakekijjoa.com/
Interests: characterization and antitumor evaluation of the bioactive compounds from the marine sponges and marine-derived fungi; search for antifungal and antibacterial compounds from higher plants, marine invertebrates, soil and marine-derived fungi
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Natural Products for Health and Beauty (NATPRO 6)
Prof. Dr. Jun'ichi Kobayashi
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sapporo 060-0812, Japan
Interests: bioactive marine natural products; structure elucidation; mecanism of action; drug leads; bioprobes; biogenesis
Dr. George Kokotos
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Athens 15771, Greece
Website: http://users.uoa.gr/~gkokotos/
Interests: development of new methods for the synthesis of unnatural amino acids and derivatives; synthesis and study of inhibitors for lipolytic enzymes; synthesis of fluorogenic substrates for the determination and study of proteases; synthesis of organic compounds exhibiting biological activity (e.g. anti-inflammatory; cytotoxic activity); biotransformations in organic sysnthesis
Prof. Dr. Miroslav Koóš
Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, SK-845 38 Bratislava, Slovakia
Website: http://www.chem.sk/people/koosmiroslav/
Interests: carbohydrate chemistry; glycoconjugates; N,O-heterocycles; organic synthesis; structure determination
Dr. Panayiotis A. Koutentis
Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, P. O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Website: http://ucy.ac.cy/dir/en/component/comprofiler/userprofile/koutenti
Interests: heterocyclic chemistry; sulfur-nitrogen heterocycles; synthetic methods; azaacenes; zwitterionic acenes; stable organic radicals; biologically active heterocycles; isothiazoles; 1,2,3-dithiazoles; 1,2,6-thiadiazines;1,2,4-benzotriazines.
Contribution: Special Issue: Design and Synthesis of Novel Conjugated and Non Conjugated Small Molecules
Prof. Dr. Lajos Kovacs
Nucleic Acids Laboratory, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Universtiy of Szeged, Dóm tér 8, H-6720 Szeged, Hungary
Website: http://www.mdche.u-szeged.hu/~kovacs/nal.html
Interests: preparative organic chemistry of carbohydrates; nucleobases; nucleosides; C-nucleosides; peptide nucleic acids; indoles; alkaloids; polyamines; heterocycles; protecting groups; chemical information management
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Analogs
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kraus
Institut für Chemie, Universität Hohenheim, Garbenstr.30, D-70593 Stuttgart, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-hohenheim.de/
Interests: natural products isolation; structure determination; bioassays; structure-activity relationships
Dr. S. Anand Kumar
Directorm, Astra Zeneca Research Foundation India, Bellary Road (Kirloskar Business Park) Hebbal, Bangalore 560 024, India
Interests: microwave assisted (or enhanced) organic synthesis; enzyme catalyzed organic syntheses in non-aqueous media
Professor Mahesh K. Lakshman
Department of Chemistry, The City College and The City University of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
Website: http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/profiles/Mahesh-Lakshman.cfm
Interests: Nucleoside modification via metal-catalyzed and uncatalyzed processes, synthesis of novel nucleoside structures, chemical carcinogenesis, site-specific DNA modification, synthesis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and their metabolites, aryne chemistry, and generally applicable synthetic methodology
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleoside Modifications
Prof. Dr. Christopher W.K. Lam
State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau Institute for Applied Research in Medicine and Health, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
Website: http://www.cpy.cuhk.edu.hk/Research/ChristopherLam.htm
Interests: allergy and clinical immunology; nephrology; diabetology; toxicology; clinical biochemistry; laboratory medicine; Chinese medicine
Contribution: Special Issue: Phytochemicals: Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
Special Issue: Herbal Medicine Research
Prof. Dr. Guigen Li
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061, USA
Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/chemistry/faculty/li/
Interests: halo aldol reaction; alkene additions; aminohalogenation; diamination; Baylis-Hillman reaction
Contribution: Special Issue: Baylis-Hillman Reaction and Related Processes
Prof. Dr. Hai-yang Liu
Department of Applied Chemistry, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Website: http://www.scut.edu.cn/ce/
Interests: porphyrin; corrole; bioinorganic chemistry; nonlinear optical material; catalytic oxidation; anti-tumor complexes
Prof. Dr. Ana María López-Colomé
Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, U.N.A.M., Departamento de Neurociencias, Apartado postal 70-253, 04510, Mexico, D. F., Mexico
Interests: retina; retinal pigment epithelium; glutamate receptors; glutamate transporters; nitric oxide; vitreoretinopathy
Prof. Dr. José Marco-Contelles
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry (CSIC), Juan de la Cierva, 3; 28006-Madrid, Spain
Interests: Medicinal chemistry of neurodegenerative diseases; Catalysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Developments of the Kinugasa Reaction
Prof. Dr. Dariusz Matosiuk
Chodzki 4A str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
Interests: heterocycles containing nitrogen; simple and fused heterocycles; nitrogen containing compounds; amines; poliamines; isocyanates and hydrazines; addition reaction; pseudo-Michael condensation; carbonyl compounds reactions; acylation; nucleophylic addition and other condensations; synthesis of biologically (especially CNS) active compounds; opioid; serotonergic; glutaminergic; nicotinic receptors; molecular modeling of small drug-like molecules; identification of their physical properties affecting pharmacological activity
Dr. Pedro Merino
Departamentode Quimica Organica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, Plza. San Francisco s/n, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Website: http://www.unizar.es/bioorganica/staff/merino.html
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; organometallics; nitrones; imines; carbohydrates; nucleosides; aminoacids
Dr. Patrick Moyna
Missisipi 1634 Apto.104, Montevideo, 11400, Uruguay
Interests: natural products; green chemistry; biomimetics
Dr. Gerald Anthony Murphy
Formerly Colorants Research Basel, BASF Schweiz AG (retired) Freelance editor and translator.
Interests: synthesis of dyes and pigments; anthraquinone; cyanine; azo and cationic dyes; electronic materials; process development and process safety
Dr. Carl David Nager
ECBI, CH-4102 Binningen, Switzerland
Interests: chemoinformatics; bioinformatics; IT application and integration to pharmaceutical R&D
Dr. John Nielsen
Department of Natural Sciences, Bioorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE), University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 40, DK-1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: combinatorial chemistry; natural products; antibiotics; bioconjugates; bioorganic chemistry; synthesis
Prof. Dr. Lajos Novak
Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Szt. Geller ter 4, Hungary
Website: http://www.och.bme.hu/org/novak.htm
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; rearrangement reactions; enzyme-catalyzed reaction, insect pheromone; insect growth regulators; lipoxygenase enzyme inhibitors; tryptamine derivatives
Contribution: Special Issue: Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions
Dr. Alessandro Pedretti
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Via Mangiagalli 25, I-20133 Milano, Italy
Website: http://www.ddl.unimi.it
Interests: molecular modelling; molecular docking; QSAR; computer programming; virtual screening; homology modelling
Dr. Alice L. Perez
Professor, Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Quimica, 2060 San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
Interests: organic synthesis; 1,4-naphthoquinones; antitumoral; alkylation; lawsone; antiparasite
Prof. Dr. Charles L. Perrin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, USA
Website: http://chem-faculty.ucsd.edu/perrin/Perrin.html
Interests: physical-organic chemistry: stereoelectronic and anomeric effects; hydrogen bonding; isotope effects; ionic solvation; structural effects on organic reactivity
Prof. Dr. Leonidas A. Phylactou
Acting Chief Executive Medical Director, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, PO Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
Website: http://www.cing.ac.cy/
Interests: RNA biology; regulatory RNA molecules; muscle regeneration, identification of genetic defects in inherited diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases
In other journals:
Special Issue: Gene Therapy
Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases
Dr. Pierre Pichat
Photocatalyse et Environnement, CNRS/ Ecole Centrale de Lyon (STMS), 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France
Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis, advanced oxidation processes, environmental chemistry, catalysis, photochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Photocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Milan Potacek
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, CZ - 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
Website: http://org.sci.muni.cz/index.php?article=Potacek&lang=en
Interests: heterocycles; fused rings; multiple heteroatoms; nitrogen; ylides; microwave; pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions; 1, 3-dipolar; sigmatropic rearrangements; [3,3] (Claisen; Cope; etc.); thermal rearrangements; dissociations
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Daniel Preite
Facultad de Quimica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, VicuñaMackenna 4860, Casilla 306, 6904411 Santiago, Chile
Website: http://www.uc.cl
Interests: total synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; asymmetric synthesis; chiral auxiliaries and catalysts; main-group in synthesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Stereoselective Synthesis
Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience, and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of North Texas; Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Website: https://profile.hsc.unt.edu/profilesystem/viewprofile.php?pid=101052
Interests: medicinal chemistry: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; oxidative stress; estrogens and other phenolic antioxidants; protein carbonylation
Contribution: Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies
In other journals:
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies (special issue)
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies 2012
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies 2014
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies 2015
Prof. Dr. Francesco Puoci
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Università della Calabria, Edificio Polifunzionale, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) 87036, Italy
Website: http://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view.cfm?18749
Interests: molecularly imprinted polymers; functional materials for biomedical applications
Contribution: Special Issue: 5-Fluorouracil
In other journals:
Special Issue: Feature Papers
Special Issue: Breaking Symmetry in Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Rino Ragno
Rome Center for Molecular Design, Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie del Farmaco, Sapienza Università di Roma, P. le A. Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Website: http://dctf.uniroma1.it/dipartimento/persone/docenti/professori-associati/ragno-rino
Interests: design and synthesis of bioactive compounds; development of new 3-D QSAR procedures and their application in drug design; molecular docking in drug design; extraction of bioactive compounds from natural sources
Contribution: Special Issue: Molecular Docking in Drug Design
Prof. Dr. Andrzej Rajca
Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304, USA
Website: http://www.chem.unl.edu/rajca/rajcahome.html
Interests: stable organic radicals and polyradicals: synthesis; magnetism and biomedical applications (paramagnetic contrast agents and spin labels); Helicenes and tetraarylenes: asymmetric and diastereoselective syntheses; chirooptical properties
Dr. Jeremy M. Rawson
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Materials, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Website: http://www.thiazyl.net/
Interests: molecular magnetism; organic magnet; ferromagnet; antiferromagnet; ferrimagnet; density functional theory; exchange interaction
Contribution: Special Issue: Ferromagnetic Organic Radicals
Special Issue: Organic Magnetic Materials
Prof. Dr. Oliver Reiser
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Website: http://www-oc.chemie.uni-regensburg.de/reiser/index.html
Interests: asymmetric catalysis; stereoselective synthesis; natural product; synthesis; unnatural amino acids; foldamers
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Asymmetric Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry
Prof. Dr. René Roy
Departement of Chemistry, Université du Quebéc à Montréal, P. O. Box 8888, Succ. centre-Ville, Montréal (QC), H3C 3P8, Canada
Website: http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/r25431/
Interests: carbohydrate; dendrimers; polymers, olefin metathesis; cross-coupling
Prof. Dr. Peter Rüedi
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.oci.unizh.ch/groups/ruedi.html
Interests: Organophosphorous Chemistry: stereochemistry of the inhibition of serine hydrolases by organophosphorous acetylcholine mimetics; synthesis; enzyme kinetics; 31P-NMR investigations. Phytochemistry: physiologically active secondary metabolites from medicinal plants; isolation; synthesis; broad band screening; biomimetic transformations
Dr. Jean-Marc Sabatier
Laboratory INSERM UMR 1097, Aix-Marseille University, 163, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Avenue de Luminy, Bâtiment TPR2, Case 939, Marseille 13288, France
Interests: chemical synthesis; peptide synthesis; structure-activity relationships; medicinal chemistry; candidate drugs; antivirals, antibacterials; antioxidants; toxins
Contribution: Special Issue: Toxins - Organic and Analytical Chemistry
In other journals:
Special Issue: Toxins - Organic and Analytical Chemistry
Special Issue: Animal Venoms
Special Issue: Ion Channel Neurotoxins
Dr. Claudio J. Salomon
Departamento Farmacia, Facultad de Cs. Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
Interests: macromolecules; biopolymers; drug delivery systems; pharmaceutical chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Macromolecules Applied to Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Arturo San Feliciano
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, CIETUS, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno s/n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: alicyclic, aromatic and heterocyclic compounds; alkaloids; coumarins; flavonoids; lignans; quinones; stilbenoids; heterostilbenoids; terpenoids; chemo-modulation and chemo-induction of bioactivity; design and synthesis of bioactive molecules
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-muenster.de/Chemie.pb/forschen/schmidt/
Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies
Contribution: Topical Collection: Natural Products as Leads or Drugs against Neglected Tropical Diseases
Special Issue: Proceedings of the the 4th Young Researcher Meeting, Münster, March 13-14, 2015
Prof. Dr. Milos Sedlak
Institute of Organic Chemistry & Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentská 573, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic
Website: http://www.upce.cz/
Interests: synthesis of heterocyclic compounds; studies of kinetics and mechanism of their formation; decomposition or transformations; modification of ligands by polymeric carriers
Prof. Dr. Masakatsu Shibasaki
Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, 3-14-23 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0021, Japan
Website: http://www.f.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~kanai/shibasaki/e_index.html
Interests: chiral auxiliaries and catalysts; Lewis acids and bases; asymmetric synthesis; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stadlbauer
Institute of Chemistry, Department of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Website: http://www.uni-graz.at/wolfgang.stadlbauer/
Interests: heterocycles; natural products; fluorescence labeling; organic synthesis; thermal analysis; calorimetry
Prof. Dr. Branko Stanovnik
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Askerceva 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Website: http://www.fkkt.uni-lj.si/en/?418
Interests: organic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry synthesis; new reagents in organic synthesis; new synthetic methodologies; natural products structural elucidation of organic compounds
Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib
Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Website: http://chemistry.uconn.edu/people/faculty/suib.html
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves
Prof. Dr. Gabriel J. Summers
Department of Chemistry, University of South Africa, P.O.Box 392, Pretoria 0003, South Africa
Interests: organic polymer chemistry; polymers; polymer synthesis and mechanism: free radical poymerization; ionic polymerization; polymerization kinetics; polymerization processes; functionalized polymers; polymers for industrial applications
Prof. Dr. H. Timmerman
VU-University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1083, 1081HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Receptor: receptor agonists; receptor antagonists; receptor inverse agonists. Histaminergic systems; medicinal chemistry
Prof. Dr. Motoo Tori
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Yamashiro-cho, Tokushima 770-8514, Japan
Website: http://p.bunri-u.ac.jp/~tori/english/e-tori.html
Interests: natural product chemistry; isolation; structure determination; synthesis; terpenoids; samarium; ruthenium
Contribution: Special Issue: Challenges in Synthetic Chemistry
In other journals:
Special Issue: Challenges in Synthetic Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Francisco Torrens
Institut Universitari de Ciencia Molecular, Edifici d\'Instituts de Paterna, P. O. Box 22085, E-46071 Valencia, Spain
Website: http://www.uv.es/uiqt
Interests: physical chemistry; theoretical chemistry; molecular science; molecular simulation; intermolecular interaction; electric polarizability; mathematical chemistry; computational chemistry; fullerene; nanotube
Prof. Dr. Iztok Turel
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Askerceva 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; metal ions; biologically active compounds; quinolones; guanine derivatives; ruthenium chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Practical Applications of Metal Complexes
Prof. Dr. Nancy D. Turner
Director, TAMU Space Life Sciences Mentored Research Program, Nutrition & Food Science Department, Texas A&M University, 2253 TAMU, 214C Cater Mattil, College Station, TX 77843-2253, USA
Website: http://nfs.tamu.edu/people/turner-nancy/
Interests: Nutrition, colon cancer, polyphenols, intestinal microbiota, apoptosis
Contribution: Topical Collection: Bioactive Compounds
In other journals:
Special Issue: Bioactive Compounds
Special Issue: Dietary Fiber and Nutrition
Dr. Vladimir N. Uversky
Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
Website: http://hsccf.hsc.usf.edu/facultyDirectory/researchDirectory/search_profile.cfm?person_id=2838234
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins; protein folding; protein misfolding; partially folded proteins; protein aggregation; protein structure; protein function; protein biophysics; protein bioinformatics; conformational diseases; protein-ligand interactions; protein-protein interactions
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: In-Silico Prediction and Characterization of Intrinsic Disorder in Proteins
Prof. Dr. Els Van Damme
Ghent University, Belgium
Website: http://www.molecularbiotechnology.ugent.be/group-research-5.html
Interests: lectins; carbohydrate-binding proteins; protein-carbohydrate interactions; carbohydrate recognition; glycosylation; biological activity; ribosome inactivating proteins; toxin domain; physiological importance; defense and immunity; stress proteins; glycobiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions, and Beyond
Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Website: http://www.cilbiotech.be/jj
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
Contribution: Topical Collection: Prodrugs
Special Issue: Flow Chemistry
Topical Collection: Novel Drug Candidates for Anticancer Therapy: Design, Preliminary Evaluations, and Further Developments
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Medicinal Chemistry
Special Issue: Aptamers: Past, Present, and Future
Special Issue: Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis
In other journals:
Special Issue: Prodrugs
Special Issue: Choices of the Journal
Prof. Dr. Didier Villemin
ENSICAEN, Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire et Thioorganique (LCMT), Laboratoire associé au CNRS, UMR6507, 6 Boulevard du Maréchal Juin, 14000 Caen, France
Interests: biomimetic synthesis (catalytic methods; acid-base; alumina; clays; silica; asymmetric; crowns; cryptandsenzymatic; heterogeneous; homogeneous; phase-transfer; polyethers; polyamines (including macrocyclic); solid-supported zeolites); combinatorial chemistry; spatially separate methods; coupling reactions; transition metal mediated; green chemistry; metathesis (alkene and alkyne); microwave; phosphorylation; QSAR; sonochemistry/ultrasound
Prof. Dr. Christian Vogel
Department of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Str. 3a, D-18059 Rostock, Germany
Website: http://www.chemie.uni-rostock.de/forschung/organische-chemie/prof-dr-christian-vogel/
Interests: heterocycles; organic synthesis; natural products; carbohydrates; stereochemistry
Prof. Dr. John C. Walton
Research Professor of Chemistry, EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of St. Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9ST, UK
Website: http://chemistry.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/jcw/group/
Interests: : free radical chemistry; EPR (ESR) spectroscopy; photoredox catalysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Free Radicals and Radical Ions
Prof. Dr. Curt Wentrup
Reactive Intermediates and Unusual Molecules Group, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
Website: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/homepages/wentrup/researchinterests1.html
Interests: reactive intermediates; unusual molecules; carbenes; nitrenes; cumulenes; flash vacuum thermolysis; photochemistry; matrix isolation; microwave-induced reactions
Prof. Dr. Itamar Willner
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: sensors; molecular recognition; monolayers; electrochemistry; photochemistry; photochromism
Prof. Dr. Peter Wipf
757 Chevron Science Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Website: http://ccc.chem.pitt.edu/wipf/index.html
Interests: natural product total synthesis; organometallic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; medicinal chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Diversity Oriented Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Thomas Wirth
Cardiff University, School of Chemistry, Cardiff CF10 3TB, UK
Website: http://www.cf.ac.uk/chemy/wirth
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; enantioselective catalysis; organoselenium chemistry; hypervalent iodine chemistry; addition reactions; alkane activation; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Henry N. C. Wong
Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Website: http://www.chem.cuhk.edu.hk/hncwong.html
Interests: organosilicon chemistry; natural products synthesis; non-natural molecules; aromatic compounds
Prof. Dr. J. Derek Woollins
Department of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9ST, UK
Website: https://risweb.st‐andrews.ac.uk/portal/da/persons/j‐derekwoollins%28216cc072‐5a91‐4408‐aadd‐994771a4af27%29.html
Interests: synthesis; p block chemistry; phosphorus; sulphur; selenium; tellurium; structural science
Contribution: Special Issue: Chalcogen-Nitrogen Chemistry
Dr. Jianbo Xiao
Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau; College of Food Science, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: phytochemicals; polyphenols; diabetes; function food; natural products; glycosylation; biological activity; flavonoids; stilbenoids; pharmacokinetics; nutrition and metabolism; polyphenol-protein interaction
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 2015 International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food
Prof. Dr. Jiaxi Xu
Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
Website: http://gs.buct.edu.cn/public/showteacherinfo.aspx?teacherID=d01032
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocyclic chemistry; asymmetric catalysis and synthesis; peptide chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yoshinori Yamamoto
WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aobaku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
Interests: organometallic compounds; organocopper; organopalladium; transition metals; catalytic reaction; asymmetric synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; aldol reaction michael addition; heterocycles; marine natural products
Prof. Dr. Zoran Zdravkovski
Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, P.O. Box 162, 1001 Skopje, Macedonia
Website: http://www.pmf.ukim.edu.mk/PMF/Chemistry/teachers/zdraz.htm
Interests: pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions; 1, 3-dipolar; 2+2, 4+2 (Diels-Alder etc.); molecular structure; conformational analysis
Prof. Dr. Hussein F. Zohdi
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
Website: http://chem05.cu.edu.eg/chemdept/
Interests: green chemistry; renewable energy resources; synthesis of fluorinated heterocyclic compounds and trifluoromethyl-substituted nucleosides
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