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 (Chemistry, Medicinal) / CiteScore - Q1 (Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 6.085 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.044 (2021)
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Topic in Biomedicines, Marine Drugs, Molecules, Pharmaceutics, Plants
Advances in Natural Products from Plants and Associated Microbes Topic Editors: Ki Hyun Kim, Mostafa Rateb, Hossam Hassan
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Topic in Chemistry, Marine Drugs, Microbiology Research, Molecules, Water
Marine Microorganisms: Diversity, Bioactivity and Applications Topic Editors: Massimiliano Fenice, M. Amparo F. Faustino
Deadline: 1 March 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, Genes, IJMS, Marine Drugs, Sci. Pharm., Molecules, JCM
Bioinformatics in Drug Design and Discovery Topic Editors: Bing Niu, Pufeng Du, Suren Rao Sooranna
Deadline: 31 March 2023
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 2023
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Algal Polysaccharides Guest Editor: Cláudia Nunes
Deadline: 12 August 2022
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Application of Marine Chitin and Chitosan II Guest Editors: Jessica Amber Jennings, Joshua Bush
Deadline: 15 August 2022
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
The Mechanisms of Action of Bioactive Marine Natural Products Guest Editor: Ana Marta Gonçalves
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Marine Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Agents 2.0 Guest Editors: Donatella Degl'Innocenti, Marzia Vasarri
Deadline: 20 September 2022
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Ocean4Biotech Collection Editors: Ana Rotter, Susana P Gaudencio, Katja Klun, Marlen I. Vasquez
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
New Approaches to Study Marine Microbiome Collection Editors: Nobuhiro Koyama, Paul D. Boudreau
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Microalgal Active Biomolecules Collection Editor: Cédric Delattre
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Polysaccharides Collection Editor: Paola Laurienzo
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