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Dr. Derek J. McPhee
Editor-in-Chief
Senior Director, Technology Strategy, 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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Prof. Dr. Fernando Albericio
Associate Editor
1. School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
2. Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, 08028-Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: marine natural products; bioactive natural products; peptides; solid-phase chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; drug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Associate Editor
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
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Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
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Dr. John A. Beutler
Associate Editor
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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Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Associate Editor
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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Prof. Dr. Curt Wentrup
Associate Editor
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
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Interests: reactive intermediates; unusual molecules; carbenes; nitrenes; radicals; biradicals; cumulenes; flash vacuum pyrolysis; photochemistry; matrix isolation; microwave-induced reactions
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Prof. Dr. Diego Muñoz-Torrero
Section Editor-in-Chief
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, and Institute of Biomedicine (IBUB), University of Barcelona, Av. Joan XXIII, 27-31, Barcelona E-08028, Spain
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Interests: multitarget anti-Alzheimer agents; hybrid compounds; cholinesterase inhibitors; amyloid anti-aggregating compounds; BACE-1 inhibitors; antiprotozoan compounds
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Prof. Dr. Roman Dembinski
Section Editor-in-Chief
Oakland University, Department of Chemistry, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester, Michigan 48309-4477, USA
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Interests: organic synthesis; alkynes; fluorous; nucleosides; organometallic; cycloisomerizations; cyclizations
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
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Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; anti-cancer activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies
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Dr. Pierre Pichat
Section Editor-in-Chief
Photocatalyse et Environnement, CNRS/ Ecole Centrale de Lyon (STMS), 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France
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Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis, advanced oxidation processes, environmental chemistry, catalysis, photochemistry
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Dr. Arnaud Gautier
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institut de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand (ICCF) - UMR 6296, Campus Universitaire des Cézeaux, 24 avenue Blaise Pascal, TSA 60026, CS 60026, 63178 AUBIERE Cedex, France
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Interests: organometallic; click chemistry; stable carbene; biological probe
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Dr. Kamyar Afarinkia
Head of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
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Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; organophosphorus chemistry
Prof. Dr. Stig Allenmark
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Goteborg University, SE-41296 Goteborg, Sweden
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Interests: enantioselectivity in chromatography and in catalytic reactions; chiroptical methods for solving stereochemical problems
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Dr. Paula Andrade
REQUIMTE/LAQV, Laboratory of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, Porto 4050-313, Portugal
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Interests: metabolite profiling of natural matrices; natural agents for inflammation; neurodegenerative disorders
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Special Issue: Phenolics and Polyphenolics 2015
Special Issue: Natural Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Prof. Dr. Yitzhak Apeloig
Distinguished University Professor, past president of the Tecnion- Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Haifa, Israel
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Interests: organosilicon chemistry; in particular compounds with multiple bonds; organic reaction mechanisms; computational chemistry
Prof. Didier Astruc
ISM, UMR CNRS 5255, University of Bordeaux, 351 Cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence Cedex, France
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Interests: nanomaterials; functional Au and other transition metal nanoparticles; targeted drug delivery; taxanes; sensors; dendrimers; polymers; catalysis; redox processes
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Topical Collection: Nanomedicine
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
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Interests: natural product chemistry; organic synthesis
Dr. Bimal K. Banik
Vice President, Research & Education Development, Community Health Systems of South Texas, 3135 S. Sugar Road Edinburg, Texas 78539, USA
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Interests: organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, beta lactams, polyaromatic compounds, catalysis, microwave-induced reactions, and synthetic methods
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Special Issue: Organic Iodine Chemistry
Special Issue: Organobismuth Chemistry
Special Issue: Organic Iodine Chemistry 2012
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
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Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
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Special Issue: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
Special Issue: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Special Issue: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants
Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2016
Special Issue: Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. Jan Becher
Department of Chemistry, Odense University, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
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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
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Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
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Special Issue: Natural Product Pre-fractionation
Prof. Dariusz Bogdal
Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Politechnika Krakowska ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Krakow, Poland
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Interests: organic synthesis; phase-transfer catalysis; microwave-assisted synthesis; nitrenium ions; polymer chemistry; fotoluminescence; electroluminescence
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Special Issue: Phase Transfer Catalysis
Dr. Werner Bonrath
DSM Nutritional Products, Research and Development, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
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Interests: catalysis (general); vitamins (general); chemistry under non-classical conditions (ionic liquids; supercritical fluids; ultrasound and microwaves)
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Special Issue: Sonochemistry-organic synthesis
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids
Special Issue: Green Chemistry for Environment and Health
Prof. Dr. Margaret A. Brimble CNZM, FRSNZ
President IUPAC Organic and Biomolecular Division III University Distinguished Professor, 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
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Interests: synthesis of bioactive natural products and traditional Chinese medicines; alkaloids as neuroprotective agents; peptidomimetics; antimicrobial peptides; cell penetrating peptides; glycopeptides; lipopeptides; antifreeze peptides; cancer vaccines; organocatalysts; proteins, glycopolymers, hydrogels
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Special Issue: Women in Organic Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Tzi Bun NG
School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
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Interests: biomolecules of mammalian; plant and microbial origins with antipathogenic activities including lectins; antimicrobial peptides; and anticancer proteins and peptides
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Special Issue: Lectins
Prof. Dr. Per H.J. Carlsen
Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: organic synthesis; total synthesis; new syntheic methods and reagents; polymer- and surface chemistry; electroactive materials; heterocyclic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; mechanistic organic chemistry; photochemistry
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Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies
Special Issue: Nucleic Acids
Prof. Young-Tae Chang
Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 2, 117543 Singapore
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Interests: fluorescent sensors; diversity oriented library; bioimaging; molecular evolution
Prof. Dr. Rodolphe Clerac
CNRS, UPR 8641, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal (CRPP), "Molecular Materials and Magnetism" Research Group, 115 avenue du Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Pessac, F-33600, France
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Interests: coordination chemistry; molecular magnetism; crystallography; phase transitions; photomagnetism; single-molecule and single-chain magnets; molecule-based magnets; spin-crossover; electron-transfer systems; magnetic liquid crystals; magnetic gels; metal-metal bonded complexes
Prof. Dr. James M. Coxon
Chemistry Department, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
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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
Prof. Maria Emília de Sousa
1. Laboratório de Química Orgânica e Farmacêutica, Departamento de Ciências, Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313, Porto, Portugal
2. Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR), Universidade do Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Avenida General Norton de Matos, S/N 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal
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Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, P-glycoprotein; anticancer; anticoagulants; chiral drugs
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Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Natural Products for Health and Beauty (NATPRO 6)
Special Issue: Grand Celebration: 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Heparin
Special Issue: Selected papers from the 11th National Meeting of Organic Chemistry and 4th Meeting of Therapeutic Chemistry in Portugal
Special Issue: Can Membrane Transporters Contribute to Drug Discovery?
Prof. Dr. Wim Dehaen
Department of Chemistry, Celestijnenlaan 200F, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; supramolecular chemistry; porphyrin analogues; natural products; helicenes
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Special Issue: Heterocycles in Supramolecular Chemistry
Topical Collection: Heterocyclic Compounds
Dr. Gregor Drummen
Cellular Stress and Ageing Program, Bionanoscience and Bioimaging Program, BNS, 33647 Bielefeld, Germany
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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
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Special Issue: Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Applications in Biomedicine and Life Sciences
Special Issue: Fluorophores - The Fluorescent Toolbox in Biological and Biomedical Research
Special Issue: Redox Signaling in Biology and Patho-Biology
Special Issue: Oxidative Stress and Ageing
Special Issue: Focus on Extracellular Vesicles
Dr. Rainer Ebel
Marine Biodiscovery Centre, Department of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
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Interests: biologically active natural products
Prof. Dr. Susan E. Ebeler
Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
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Interests: the development and application of analytical chemistry; techniques to study wine flavor chemistry; the physico-chemical; interactions of flavors with nonvolatile wine components
Dr. J.A.A.W. Elemans
Radboud University, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Interests: self-assembly; supramolecular chemistry; molecular materials; surfaces; catalysis; molecular recognition; scanning probe microscopy; solid-liquid interfaces
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Special Issue: New Molecular Materials
Prof. Leif A. Eriksson
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
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Interests: computational chemistry; drug design; homology modeling; virtual screening; protein-protein interactions; photochemistry; DNA damage processes; enzymatic reactions; membrane and lipsome simulations
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Special Issue: Computational Design: A New Approach to Drug and Molecular Discovery
Prof. Dr. Ramon Eritja
Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia, IQAC-CSIC, CIBER-BBN, Jordi Girona 18-26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: nucleic acid chemistry; DNA and RNA analogs: synthesis applications, molecular tools; RNA interference; DNA nanotechnology; G-quadruplex; Triplex, artificial DNA
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Special Issue: Frontiers in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Topical Collection: New Frontiers in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Richard R. Ernst *
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, Wolfgang-Paulistrasse 10, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
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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
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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
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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
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Special Issue: Lectins
Dr. Eduard Felder
Department of Chemical Core Technologies, Oncology Research, Nerviano Medical Sciences, Viale Pasteur 10, I-20014 Nerviano (MI), Italy
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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
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Interests: enzyme immobilization; stabilization and purification; biocatalyst and biosensors design; bioprocesses optimization
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Special Issue: Enzyme Immobilization
Special Issue: Enzyme Immobilization 2016
Dr. Vito Ferro
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
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Interests: carbohydrate chemistry; medicinal chemistry; heparanase inhibitors; heparan sulfate mimetics
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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
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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
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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. Markus W. Germann
Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, 50 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
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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
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Interests: stereoselective synthesis; natural products; nitrones; oxidation; green chemistry
Prof. Dr. D. Hadjipavlou-Litina
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: design; synthesis; bilogical evaluation; inflammation; cancer; cardiovascular diseases; COX and LOX inhibitors; QSAR
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Special Issue: Cinnamic Acids Hybrids with Biological Interest
Special Issue: Curcumin an Example of Pleiotropic Agents—Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Curcumin Analogues or Curcumin Derivatives
Prof. Dr. Norbert Haider
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: medicinal heterocyclic chemistry; pyridazines; carbazoles; nitrogen hetarenes
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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
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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
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Interests: heterocycles; nucleosides; nucleotides; medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; purines; pyrimidines; enzymes of purine and pyrimidine metabolism; bioorganic synthesis
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Special Issue: Nucleoside Analogues
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
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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
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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
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Interests: vibrational spectroscopy; separation science; enrichment techniques; mass spectrometry
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Special Issue: Advances of Vibrational Spectroscopic Technologies in Life Sciences
Special Issue: Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging and Mapping
Prof. Dr. Philippe Jeandet
Laboratory of Stress, Defenses and Plant Reproduction, U.R.V.V.C., UPRES EA 4707, SFR Condorcet FR CNRS 3417, Faculty of Sciences, University of Reims, PO Box. 1039, 51687 Reims cedex 02, France
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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; bioproduction by plant cell suspension systems; antifungal activity and molecular engineering of resveratrol in plants and microbial cells
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Special Issue: Phytoalexins: Current Progress and Future Prospects
Special Issue: Structure, Chemical Analysis, Biosynthesis, Metabolism, Molecular Engineering and Biological Functions of Phytoalexins
Special Issue: Wine Metabolomics and Proteomics
Prof. Dr. Ishenkumba A. Kahwa
Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of the West Indies, Mona, Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
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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. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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Special Issue: Design and Synthesis of Novel Conjugated and Non Conjugated Small Molecules
Special Issue: Sulfur-Nitrogen Heteroaromatics
Prof. Dr. Lajos Kovacs
Nucleic Acids Laboratory, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Universtiy of Szeged, Dóm tér 8, H-6720 Szeged, Hungary
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Interests: G quadruplexes; supramolecular chemistry; synthetic organic chemistry of carbohydrates; nucleobases; nucleosides; C-nucleosides; peptide nucleic acids; heterocycles; protecting groups
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Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies
Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Analogs
Topical Collection: New Frontiers in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Dr. S. Anand Kumar
Directorm, Astra Zeneca Research Foundation India, Bellary Road (Kirloskar Business Park) Hebbal, Bangalore 560 024, India
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Interests: microwave assisted (or enhanced) organic synthesis; enzyme catalyzed organic syntheses in non-aqueous media
Prof. Mahesh K. Lakshman
Department of Chemistry, The City College and The City University of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
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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
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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
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Interests: allergy and clinical immunology; nephrology; diabetology; toxicology; clinical biochemistry; laboratory medicine; Chinese medicine
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Special Issue: Phytochemicals: Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
Topical Collection: Herbal Medicine Research
Prof. Dr. Guigen Li
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061, USA
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Interests: halo aldol reaction; alkene additions; aminohalogenation; diamination; Baylis-Hillman reaction
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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
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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
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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
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Interests: Medicinal chemistry of neurodegenerative diseases; Catalysis
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Special Issue: Recent Developments of the Kinugasa Reaction
Prof. Dr. Dariusz Matosiuk
Chodzki 4A str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
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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
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Montesarchio
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, via Cinthia 4, 80126 Naples, Italy
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Formerly Colorants Research Basel, BASF Schweiz AG (retired) Freelance editor and translator.
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Dr. Carl David Nager
ECBI, CH-4102 Binningen, Switzerland
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Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Szt. Geller ter 4, Hungary
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Dr. Alessandro Pedretti
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Via Mangiagalli 25, I-20133 Milano, Italy
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Dr. Alice L. Perez
Professor, Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Quimica, 2060 San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Prof. Dr. Charles L. Perrin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, USA
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Prof. Dr. Leonidas A. Phylactou
Chief Executive Medical Director, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, PO Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
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Prof. Joseph J. Pignatello
Department of Environmental Sciences, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington St., P.O. Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504-1106, USA and Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
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Prof. Dr. Milan Potacek
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, CZ - 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
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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
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Prof. Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
Center for Neuroscience Discovery, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of North Texas; Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
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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 carbonylationmedicinal chemistry: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; oxidative stress; estrogens and other phenolic antioxidants; protein carbonylation
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Puoci
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Università della Calabria, Edificio Polifunzionale, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) 87036, Italy
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Rome Center for Molecular Design, Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie del Farmaco, Sapienza Università di Roma, P. le A. Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
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Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304, USA
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Canada Research Chair in Molecular Materials, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
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Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
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Prof. Dr. René Roy
Departement of Chemistry, Université du Quebéc à Montréal, P. O. Box 8888, Succ. centre-Ville, Montréal (QC), H3C 3P8, Canada
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Interests: carbohydrate; dendrimers; polymers, olefin metathesis; cross-coupling
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Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
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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
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Rutledge
School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
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Laboratory INSERM UMR 1097, Aix-Marseille University, 163, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Avenue de Luminy, Bâtiment TPR2, Case 939, Marseille 13288, France
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School of Chemistry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
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Dr. Claudio J. Salomón
Departamento Farmacia, Facultad de Cs. Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
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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
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Prof. Dr. Milos Sedlak
Institute of Organic Chemistry & Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentská 573, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic
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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
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Interests: chiral auxiliaries and catalysts; Lewis acids and bases; asymmetric synthesis; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Carlo Siciliano
Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, I-87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
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Interests: synthesis of biomolecules and their analogues; amino acid and peptide chemistry; modification of natural amino acids; chiral templates; design and synthesis of protease inhibitors; steroid chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and Vicerrectoria Académica, Universidad Central de Chile, Santiago, Chile
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Interests: medicinal chemistry; natural products; photochemistry reactivity; aporphine and oxoaporphine; oxoisoaporphine; coumarins
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Institute of Chemistry, Department of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28, A-8010 Graz, Austria
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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
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Interests: organic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry synthesis; new reagents in organic synthesis; new synthetic methodologies; natural products structural elucidation of organic compounds
Prof. Dr. Lucjan Strekowski
Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, Georgia 30302-4098, USA
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Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib
Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
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Prof. Dr. Gabriel J. Summers
Department of Chemistry, University of South Africa, P.O.Box 392, Pretoria 0003, South Africa
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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. Ninghua Tan
School of Traditional Chinese Medicines & State Key Laboratory of Natural Medicines, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing 211198, China; State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China
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Interests: cyclopeptides; traditional Chinese medicines; natural product chemistry; anti-tumor activity and mechanism; new drug R&D
Prof. Dr. H. Timmerman
VU-University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1083, 1081HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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
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Interests: natural product chemistry; isolation; structure determination; synthesis; terpenoids; samarium; ruthenium
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Institut Universitari de Ciencia Molecular, Edifici d'Instituts de Paterna, P. O. Box 22085, E-46071 Valencia, Spain
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Interests: theoretical chemistry; physical chemistry; mathematical chemistry; computational chemistry; molecular modelling; simulation; and design; computer-aided drug design and development; molecular graphics and representation of molecular properties
Prof. Dr. Iztok Turel
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vecna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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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
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Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
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Ghent University, Belgium
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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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ENSICAEN, Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire et Thioorganique (LCMT), Laboratoire associé au CNRS, UMR6507, 6 Boulevard du Maréchal Juin, 14000 Caen, France
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Department of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Str. 3a, D-18059 Rostock, Germany
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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
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Key Laboratory of Preclinical Study for New Drugs of Gansu Province, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Prof. Dr. Curt Wentrup
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
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Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
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Interests: Supramolecular Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Self-Assembly, Molecular and Biomolecular Machines, Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics, Sensors and Biosensors, Electronics and Photophysics of Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots, Functionalized Monolayers, Molecular Optoelectronics, Optobioelectronics, Photocatalysis, Photoinduced Electron Transfer, Artificial Photosynthesis, Sensors and Biosensors, Biofuel Cells
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757 Chevron Science Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Wirth
Cardiff University, School of Chemistry, Cardiff CF10 3TB, UK
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Prof. Dr. Henry N. C. Wong
Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
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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
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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
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Interests: phytochemicals; polyphenols; diabetes; function food; natural products; glycosylation; biological activity; flavonoids; stilbenoids; pharmacokinetics; nutrition and metabolism; polyphenol-protein interaction
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Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
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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
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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
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Interests: pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions; 1, 3-dipolar; 2+2, 4+2 (Diels-Alder etc.); molecular structure; conformational analysis
Prof. Dr. Liangren Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China
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Interests: nucleosides and nucleotides; drug design and synthesis; molecular modeling
Prof. Dr. Chengjian Zhu
State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
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Interests: C-H bond activation; photoredox catalysis; asymmetric catalysis; heterocycles; fluorine chemistry
Prof. Dr. Hussein F. Zohdi
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
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Interests: green chemistry; renewable energy resources; synthesis of fluorinated heterocyclic compounds and trifluoromethyl-substituted nucleosides

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