Special Issue "Advances in Natural Products for Application in Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2020.
Interests: natural products nutraceuticals; cosmeceuticals; pharmaceuticals; bioactive compounds; marine organisms; phytomedicine
Natural products are small molecules produced naturally by any organism, including primary and secondary metabolites. Natural products have a wide range of possible applications, such as in biomedicine and pharmacotherapy, and can be useful in the treatment and management various kinds of human diseases due to their outstanding biological properties. Moreover, bioactive compounds and pharmaceuticals derived from natural products have received increasing attention due to their considerable benefits for human health. This Special Issue will shape the future research direction of important natural products as well as related bioactives. Our purpose is to feature high-quality, advanced research and knowledge contributed by various research groups working on natural products from all around the world. This Special Issue invite researchers to contribute reviews and original research reports of their recent work on the functional and medicinal properties of natural products.
This Special Issue will include recent advances in the natural products with significant potential benefits for human health, including on the following topics: natural products for preventing and managing human diseases; the importance of nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals derived from natural products for human health and skin aging; bioactivity and mechanism of action of natural products; new strategies of using natural drugs for promoting human health; biotechnology for yielding bioactive components from the natural products.
Prof. Dr. Seung-Hong Lee
Manuscript Submission Information
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- natural products
- bioactive compounds
- human health
- skin aging