Molecules — Open Access Journal

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.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MEDLINE (PubMed), Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about Molecules.
  • Sections: published in Twenty-one topical sections.
Impact Factor: 3.060 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.380 (2018)
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Special Issue in Molecules
Advances in Radical Chemistry Guest Editor: John Walton
Deadline: 15 June 2020
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Drug Discovery for Neglected Diseases Guest Editors: Valeria Sülsen, Albertina Moglioni
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Molecules
Frontier of Protein Crystallography Guest Editor: Silvano Geremia
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Special Issue in Molecules
Advances in Materials Derived from Polyhedral Boron Clusters Guest Editor: Piotr Kaszyński
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Topical Collection in Molecules
Novel Drug Candidates for Anticancer Therapy: Design, Preliminary Evaluations, and Further Developments Collection Editors: Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde, Annie Mayence
Topical Collection in Molecules
Nanomedicine Collection Editor: Didier Astruc
Topical Collection in Molecules
Poorly Soluble Drugs Collection Editors: Guy Van den Mooter, Korbinian Löbmann, Holger Grohganz
Topical Collection in Molecules
Molecular Docking Collection Editors: Rino Ragno, Milan Mladenovic, Gabriella Ortore
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