Journal History

2012 The inaugural issue was released, and Antioxidants was published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Antioxidants was indexed by the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science and PubMed.
2016 Antioxidants was included in Scopus and started the Travel Award projects.

Antioxidants was changed to a monthly online journal and received its first CiteScore (Scopus) of 3.56.

The International Coenzyme Q10 Association (ICQ10A) was affiliated with Antioxidants, and their members receive discounts on the article process charges.

Antioxidants was covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).

2019 Antioxidants received its first impact factor of 4.520, with a CiteScore of 4.88.

Antioxidants established the following topical sections:                                  

  • Natural and Synthetic Antioxidants
  • Antioxidant Enzyme Systems
  • Health Outcomes of Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress
  • ROS, RNS and RSS
  • Aberrant Oxidation of Biomolecules
  • Industrial Applications of Antioxidants

Antioxidants published its 1000th paper.


The Israel Society for Oxygen and Free Radical Research (ISOFRR) was affiliated with Antioxidants and their members receive discounts on the article process charges.

Antioxidants started the Reviewer Board and Topic Board projects.

Antioxidants received an Impact Factor of 5.014 for the year 2019.

Antioxidants published its 2000th paper.


Antioxidants received its first 5-year Impact Factor of 6.649.

Antioxidants published its 3,000th paper.


2012– Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Stanley Omaye
2012–2015 Associate Editor: Dr. Nabil M. Elsayed
2017–2019 Associate Editors:
Dr. Ehab A. Abourashed
Dr. Cecil Stushnoff
Prof. Dr. David Vauzour
2017– Associate Editor: Prof. Dr. Alessandra Napolitano
2019 Section Editors-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira for Section “Natural and Synthetic Antioxidants
Section Editors-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Claus Jacob for Section “ROS, RNS and RSS
2020 Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Giancarlo Aldini for Section “Aberrant Oxidation of Biomolecules
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Francisco J. Barba for Section “Extraction and Industrial Applications of Antioxidants
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Reto Asmis for the section on Health Outcomes of Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Mario Allegra for the section on Natural and Synthetic Antioxidants
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