Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049; CODEN: MOLEFW) is the leading international peer-reviewed open access journal of chemistry. Molecules is published semi-monthly online by MDPI. The International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids (IS3NA), the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (SEQT) and the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (ISHC) are affiliated with Molecules and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges. The Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) is a partner of Molecules and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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Impact Factor: 3.267 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.589 (2019)

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