Special Issue "Prodrugs"

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A special issue of Pharmaceuticals (ISSN 1424-8247).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 January 2014)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Jarkko Rautio
School of Pharmacy Faculty of Health Sciences University of Eastern Finland P.O.Box 1627 FI-70211 Kuopio Finland
Website: http://www.uef.fi/en/farmasian-laitos/prodrug-technology
E-Mail: jarkko.t.rautio@uef.fi
Phone: +358 040 3532791
Interests: prodrugs; CNS drug delivery; drug transporters

Co-Guest Editor
Dr. Kristiina Huttunen
School of Pharmacy Faculty of Health Sciences University of Eastern Finland P.O.Box 1627 FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland
E-Mail: Kristiina.huttunen@uef.fi
Interests: design and discovery of prodrugs; perforin inhibitors

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to submit an original manuscript, communication or review for this special issue. Your contribution to this topic will greatly enhance the understanding of this important topic to the readers of Pharmaceuticals. We would like the focus of this issue to be on the structure-activity relationships between promoiety structure and absorption, targeting and/or activation. Additional focus on the physicochemical changes that the prodrug moiety adds to the molecule and how that results in different PK, distribution kinetics and toxicities are also welcome.

Prof. Dr. Jarkko Rautio
Guest Editor

Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

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Keywords

  • prodrugs
  • bioprecursor
  • bioconversion

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p. 797-838
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(7), 797-838; doi:10.3390/ph7070797
Received: 3 April 2014; in revised form: 17 June 2014 / Accepted: 18 June 2014 / Published: 10 July 2014
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p. 695-722
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(6), 695-722; doi:10.3390/ph7060695
Received: 16 January 2014; in revised form: 22 May 2014 / Accepted: 26 May 2014 / Published: 6 June 2014
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p. 676-694
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(6), 676-694; doi:10.3390/ph7060676
Received: 13 March 2014; in revised form: 15 May 2014 / Accepted: 19 May 2014 / Published: 28 May 2014
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p. 595-620
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(5), 595-620; doi:10.3390/ph7050595
Received: 13 March 2014; in revised form: 30 April 2014 / Accepted: 8 May 2014 / Published: 14 May 2014
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p. 433-452
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(4), 433-452; doi:10.3390/ph7040433
Received: 23 January 2014; in revised form: 24 March 2014 / Accepted: 31 March 2014 / Published: 10 April 2014
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p. 207-219
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(2), 207-219; doi:10.3390/ph7020207
Received: 20 January 2014; in revised form: 8 February 2014 / Accepted: 12 February 2014 / Published: 24 February 2014
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p. 169-191
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Pharmaceuticals 2014, 7(2), 169-191; doi:10.3390/ph7020169
Received: 26 November 2013; in revised form: 15 January 2014 / Accepted: 22 January 2014 / Published: 27 January 2014
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