Marine Drugs

Marine Drugs is the leading, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the research, development, and production of biologically and therapeutically active compounds from the sea. Marine Drugs is published monthly online by MDPI. Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society (ANZMBS) is affiliated with Marine Drugs and its members receive a discount on article processing charges. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, PubAgMarinLit, AGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Pharmacology & Pharmacy) / CiteScore - Q1 (Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 1.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 5.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.5 (2022)
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Topic in Biomolecules, CIMB, IJMS, Marine Drugs, Molecules, Plants
Safety and Toxicological Risks of Medicinal Plants and Natural Products: Mechanistic Insights Topic Editors: Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez, Esra Küpeli Akkol
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Topic in Applied Biosciences, JMSE, Marine Drugs, Toxins, Molecules
Marine Biotoxins and Bioactive Marine Natural Products Topic Editors: Naomasa Oshiro, Ana Gago-Martínez, Takeshi Tsumuraya, Tsuyoshi Ikehara
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Molecules, Pharmaceutics, Antibiotics, Microorganisms, Biomolecules, Marine Drugs, Polymers, IJMS
Antimicrobial Agents and Nanomaterials Topic Editors: Sandra Pinto, Vasco D. B. Bonifácio
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Biomolecules, IJMS, Molecules, Sci. Pharm., Marine Drugs, Plants
Antioxidant Activity of Natural Products, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: José Pinela, Maria Inês Dias, Carla Pereira, Alexandra Plácido
Deadline: 30 September 2025
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Enzyme Inhibitors from Marine Resources Guest Editors: Francesc Xavier Avilés, Isel Pascual
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Marine Natural Products as Anticancer Agents 3.0 Guest Editors: Celso Alves, Marc Diederich
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Marine Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Agents 3.0 Guest Editors: Donatella Degl'Innocenti, Marzia Vasarri
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Characterization of Structure-Activity Relationships in Marine Natural Products Guest Editors: Carmen Festa, Simona De Marino
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Microalgal Active Biomolecules Collection Editor: Cédric Delattre
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Polysaccharides Collection Editor: Paola Laurienzo
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Compounds and Cancer Collection Editors: Friedemann Honecker, Sergey A. Dyshlovoy
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Drugs in the Management of Metabolic Diseases Collection Editor: Ralph Urbatzka
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