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Special Issue "Antioxidants in Veterinary Medicine"
A special issue of Antioxidants (ISSN 2076-3921).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2020.
As in Human Medicine, antioxidants are widely used in Veterinary Medicine for different purposes in both food-producing animals and pets. Nowadays, together with the more classical examples, such as selenium and vitamin E, the supplement of the animal diet with phytogenic additives rich in flavonoids, phenolic acids and lignans is widely investigated by the scientific community.
In food-producing animals, antioxidants can improve not only the animal’s health but also can offer a suitable tool to ameliorate the quality of the deriving foodstuffs. Additionally, in the scientific literature, several papers related to the possible protective effects exerted by natural antioxidants on reducing the toxic effects of mycotoxins are reported. Furthermore, antioxidants have been used in small animal practice for the treatments of conditions related to the redox imbalance (e.g., osteoarthritis, canine cognitive dysfunction, renal failure) or to counteract the side effects of certain drugs (e.g., the thyrostatic methimazole).
As the interest on this topic is increasing, I am pleased to invite you to submit your current research findings or a review article in this Special Issue, focused on the role of antioxidants in Veterinary Medicine from the clinical point of view, as well as through the investigation of their mechanisms of action. For these reasons, the submitted papers can deal with both in vitro and in vivo studies related to the antioxidant supplementation in the diet of food-producing animals and pets.
Prof. Paola Badino
Manuscript Submission Information
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. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short 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.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Antioxidants is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Redox unbalance
- Companion animals
- Large animals
- Food and feed quality and safety
- Feed and pet-food additives