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Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; anti-cancer activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
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1. Nutrition and Food Science Group, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, CITACA, CACTI, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain.
2. International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
3. Department of Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue in Antioxidants: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue in Molecules: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
Topical Collection in Diseases: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2016
Special Issue in Nutrients: Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2017
Special Issue in Diseases: Food Bioactive Compounds and their Role in Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2019
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Feature Papers in Bioactives and Nutraceuticals
Special Issue in Diseases: Exclusive Papers of the Editorial Board Members (EBMs) of Diseases
Special Issue in Molecules: 25th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products-2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Dr. John A. Beutler
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Molecular Targets Laboratory, Bldg 560-1, Room 11-86, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
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Dr. RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel
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University of Strathclyde, The John Arbuthnott Building, 161 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RE, UK
Interests: natural products; drug discovery; NMR spectroscopy; metabolomics
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Dr. Bruno Figadere
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Laboratories of Natural Substances Chemistry (Pharmacognosy), UMR 8076-BioCIS, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris-Sud, France
Interests: natural substances chemistry; extraction (chromatographies); structural determination (NMR and mass spectrometry); total synthesis (multi-step; methodology in organometallic synthesis and asymmetric synthesis); pharmacomodulation (cytotoxic; antiparasitic; NCS)
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Dr. Peter Karuso
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Department of Molecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Interests: natural products; chemical biology; chemical proteomics; fluorescence
Prof. Dr. Norbert Latruffe
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Université de Bourgogne, 21000 Dijon, France
Interests: bio-active polyphenols; resveratrol; inflammation; bio-availability; cancer; pathologies prevention
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Prof. Dr. Declan P. Naughton
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School of Life Science, Pharmacy and Chemistry, FACULTY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & COMPUTING, Kingston University London, Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
Interests: inflammation; infection; oxidative stress; nutrition; toxicology; food safety; functional foods; natural products; anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agents and mechanisms; bioinorganic chemistry; drug delivery
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Dr. W. David Nes
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Horn Professor of Biochemistry and Chair of Biochemistry Division, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX, 79401, USA
Dr. Ifedayo Victor Ogungbe
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA
Interests: natural products chemistry and chemical biology; lead discovery and target identification; chemical proteomics and protein dynamics; metabolomics
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Prof. Dr. Pascal Richomme
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SONAS/SFR QUASAV-UFR Sciences Pharmaceutiques, 16 Bd Daviers, F-49100 Angers, France
Interests: natural products; (hemi)synthesis; biological screening
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Prof. Dr. Vassilios Roussis
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Department of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: hybrid materials; electrospinning; nanofibers; marine biopolymers; biomedical applications
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Prof. Celestino Santos-Buelga
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Grupo de Investigación en Polifenoles (GIP-USAL), Campus Miguel de Unamuno, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, E-37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: polyphenols; flavonoids; health implications; bioavailability, metabolism and biological activity; reactions in food; sensory properties; C. elegans
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Jeandet
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Research Unit Induced Resistance and Plant Bioprotection, SFR Condorcet FR CNRS 3417, Faculty of Sciences, University of Reims, PO Box. 1039, 51687 Reims cedex 02, France
Interests: secondary metabolites, phytoalexins (resveratrol and derivatives): chemical synthesis; biosynthesis; chemical analyses; phytoalexin metabolism by Botrytis cinerea; bioproduction by plant cell suspension systems; antifungal activity and molecular engineering of resveratrol in plants and microbial cells
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Prof. Dr. Anake Kijjoa
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Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge de Viterbo Ferreira, nº228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: antibacterial compounds from higher plants; marine invertebrates;soil and marine-derived fungi; cosmetic ingredients from marine resources; natural biopesticides
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Prof. Dr. Ahcéne Boumendjel
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Laboratoire Radiopharmaceutiques Biocliniques, Faculté de Médecine de Grenoble, UMR UGA - INSERM U1039, Grenoble, France
Interests: natural products; phytochemistry; medicinal chemistry; drug design; radiopharmaceuticlas
Dr. Laura De Martino
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Dipartimento di Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: essential oils; natural product; biological activity; GC-MS characterization; antioxidant activity; polyphenols determination; phytotoxic activity; secondary metabolites
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Dr. Andrzej Kutner
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Department of Bioanalysis and Drug Analysis, The Medical University of Warsaw, Faculty of Pharmacy, 1 Stefana Banacha, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; structure-activity relationships; design and synthesis of biologically active compounds; anticancer agents; crystal structure of biomolecules and ligand-receptor interactions, vitamin D analogs, pharmaceutical syntheses
Prof. Dr. Luisa Tesoriere
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Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: nutraceuticals; bioactivity of natural products; betalain pigments; biochemistry; nutritional biochemistry
The research topics concern: Research on synthetic or natural molecules with potential antitumor, anti-inflammatory and nutraceutical activity
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Prof. Dr. De-Xing Hou
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Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, Japan
Interests: function of food and natural products; natural products-gut micriobiome interation; flavonoid chemistry and biofunction; chemical biology; nutrigenomics
Prof. Dr. Kemal Husnu Can Baser
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Near East University Faculty of Pharmacy Nicosia, N. Cyprus
Interests: Essential oils; terpenoids; medicinal and aromatic plants
Dr. Arjun H. Banskota
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National Research Council, Canada
Interests: Natural products Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Souvik Kusari
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, TU Dortmund University, Otto-Hahn-Str. 6, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
Interests: plant-microbe interaction; chemical ecology; endophytes; phytopathogens; microbial drug discovery; antimicrobials; metabolomics; imaging mass spectrometry; natural product chemistry
Prof. Luca Rastrelli
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: natural products; pharmacognosy; food; extraction methods, analytical methods
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Prof. Dr. Seung-Yeol Nah
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Ginsentology Research Laboratory and Department of Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Korea
Interests: Ginseng; Gintonin; Gintonin-enriched fraction; ginsenosides; neurons; astrocytes; lysophosphatidic acid (LPA); LPA receptor; Signaling transduction pathways; brain delivery; glycogenolysis; Cell viability; Collagen; donepezil; Hair growth
Dr. Seyed Khosrow Tayebati
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Università degli Studi di Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: neurodegenerative disorders; hypertension; metabolic syndrome; brain protection; phospholipids; antioxidants
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Rigano
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Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Via Domenico Montesano, 49, Naples 80131, Italy
Interests: natural products; structure elucidation; essential oils; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS and LC-MS
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Prof. Dr. Lesław Juszczak
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Department of Food Analysis and Evaluation of Food Quality, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Balicka 122 Str., 30-149 Kraków, Poland
Interests: food analysis; food safety and quality; food rheology; carbohydrates; starch, honey
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Dr. Karel Šmejkal
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Department of Natural Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: phytochemistry; pharmacognosy; bioactivity; anti-inflammatory effect; animicrobial effect
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Prof. Dr. Carlos Santos-Ocana
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Andalusian Center for Developmental Biology, CABD-CSIC CIBER for Rare Diseases (CIBERER)-ISCIII University Pablo de Olavide-Sevilla
Interests: Antioxidants; coenzyme Q; mitochondrial metabolism; bioenergetics; yeasts
Prof. Dr. Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez
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Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and Instituto de Investigación e Innovación en Salud, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Central de Chile, Chile
Interests: medicinal chemistry; natural products; photochemistry reactivity; aporphine and oxoaporphine; oxoisoaporphine; coumarins
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Prof. Dr. Kira J. Weissman
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Molecular and Structural Enzymology Group, UMR 7365 CNRS-UL : IMoPA, Lorraine University, Faculté de médecine, Batiment Biopôle, 9 avenue de la Forêt de Haye, CS 50184, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy CEDEX, France
Interests: molecular enzymology; structural biology and genetic engineering of polyketide synthases (PKS) and hybrid PKS-nonribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPS)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Polyketides
Special Issue in Molecules: Polyketides-II
Prof. Dr. Christian Zidorn
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Pharmaceutical Institute, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Kiel University, Gutenbergstraße 76, 24118 Kiel, Germany
Interests: specialized natural products; bioactives; chemophenetics; chemical ecology; botany
Dr. Lillian Barros
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Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Santa Apolónia, 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: natural products; food chemistry; analytical chemistry; natural food ingredients; bioactive compounds
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Francesco Epifano
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Department of Pharmacy, University of G. d'Annunzio Chieti and Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Interests: phytochemistry; natural products; medicinal chemistry; HPLC; plant secondary metabolites; anti-inflammatory and anticancer activity, pharmacognosy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Roberto Fabiani
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Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology - University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06126 Perugia, Italy
Interests: cancer chemoprevention; molecular nutrition; olive oil; polyphenols; phenolic compounds; natural bioactive compounds; antioxidants; oxidative stress; genotoxicity; mutagenicity; apoptosis; cell cycle regulation; DNA damage
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Prof. Dr. Carmen Formisano
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Domenico Montesano, Napoli 49 80131, Italy
Interests: phytochemicals; polyphenols; biological activity; essential oils; medicinal chemistry; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS and LC-MS
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Dr. John C. D'Auria
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Research Group Leader - Metabolic Diversity Department of Molecular Genetics Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK Gatersleben) Gatersleben, Corrensstraße 3, 06466 Seeland, Germany
Interests: tropane; chemical biology; metabolic engineering; secondary metabolism; alkaloids; plant biochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Ladislav Kokoska
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Department of Crop Sciences and Agroforestry, Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Prague 6-Suchdol, Czech Republic
Interests: biologically active natural products; phytochemistry; food and agricultural chemistry; ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Riccardo Petrelli
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School of Pharmacy, University of Camerino, Camerino 62032, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; small-molecules; essential oils; naturally-occurring compounds, NAD-dependent enzymes; plant secondary metabolites; bioactive-active fractionation, phytochemicals; ethnopharmacology; biological activity of natural compounds
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Luisella Verotta
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Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of Milan, via C. Golgi 19, I-20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: secondary metabolites from plants; isolation and structure elucidation; green isolation techniques; saponins; phloroglucinols; polyphenols; synthesis and semi-synthesis of natural compounds of pharmaceutical relevance; medicinal chemistry; antimicrobial; antiprotozoal and non cytotoxic chemopreventive natural derived compounds; biopolymers for biomedical applications; valorization of agro-industrial waste biomasses for bioactive natural products
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Jane Ward
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Department of Computational and Analytical Sciences, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom
Interests: plant metabolomics; secondary metabolites; natural products; novel molecules; non-food crops; NMR; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Filomena Conforti
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, I-87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: phytochemical compounds; ethnopharmacology; alimurgic plants; biological activity of natural compounds; phytocosmetics
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Prof. Dr. Luís Gales
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University of Porto, Bioengineering & Synthetic Microbiology Group, IBMC/i3S, Porto, Portugal
Interests: Amyloid; self-assembled materials; protein crystallography; crystalline materials
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Prof. Dr. Aziz Hichami
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Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Interests: obesity; inflammation; oxydative stress; lipid signalling; eating behavior
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Prof. Dr. Carla Isernia
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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (DiSTABiF).Università degli Studi della Campania ‘L. Vanvitelli’ – via Vivaldi 43 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry, molecular recognition, protein structure, metallo-proteins, peptides, NMR spectroscopy, coordination chemistry, biometals
Prof. Dr. Angelo Canale
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Insect behavior and biological control of fruit flies; Tri-trophic interactions in the parasitoid-plant-phytophagous model; Repellency and toxicity of plant extracts against agricultural and medical insects; Functional foods: honey and pollen; Pollinator insects of crops; Faunistical studies in natural reserves
Prof. Dr. Saverio Bettuzzi
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University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: clusterin; catechins; polyphenols; chemoprevention; prostate cancer; cell growth control; polyamines
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Prof. Dr. Teresa Escribano-Bailón
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Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: determination of phenolic compounds in food and plant matrices; influence of phenolic compounds in wine sensory properties; valorization of phenolic-rich by-products
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Prof. Dr. Milen I. Georgiev
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Group of Plant Cell Biotechnology and Metabolomics, The Stephan Angeloff Institute of Microbiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 139 Ruski Blvd., 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Interests: plant secondary metabolism; natural products chemistry; leads finding; metabolomics; plant biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Zohar Kerem
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Food Science, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
Interests: Beneficial natural products in edible plants; Enzyme-substrate interactions and inhibition and its implications in food and nutrition; Modelling nutraceuticals activities at protein targets by using physico-chemical properties of ligands; Edible plant proteins; Design of novel food products and cosmetics
Prof. Dr. Luciana Mosca
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Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche 'A. Rossi Fanelli', Rome, Italy
Interests: oxidative stress; reactive oxygen species; neurodegeneration; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease; probiotics; polyphenols; flavonoids; anthocyanins, LC/MS
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Anthocyanin
Prof. Dr. Luca Rolle
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Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: table and winegrapes; wine chemistry; vinification process; grape whitering process; grape and wine chemical quality parameters; ozone; anthocyanins; tannins; grape and wine sensory evaluation
Prof. Dr. Adele Papetti
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Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: Food Chemistry; bioactive food components; food analysis; simulated food digestion methods
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Prof. Dr. Gianni Sacchetti
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University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: Medicinal plants; Extractions and chemical characterization; Bioactivities; Plants secondary metabolites
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andrei Mocan

Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 23 Ghe. Marinescu Street, Cluj-Napoca 400337, Romania
Interests: pharmaceutical biology (botany); valorization of traditional medicinal and edible plants and fungi; extraction optimization of bioactive compounds from plant materials; experimental design applied to extraction and process optimization; bioactivity and chemical characterization of natural products, development of new nutraceuticals based on medicinal plants and fungi, natural products as enzyme inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Benelli
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: arthropod vectors; entomology; insect control; mosquitoes; nano-synthesis; nanoparticles; nano-pesticides; nanotechnology; non-target effects; ticks
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Prof. Dr. Maria Z. Tsimidou
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Professor on Food Chemistry, Chair COST ACTION FA1101 “Saffron-OMICS”, Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Technology, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), University Campus, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: natural products and ingredients and their techno and bio-functionalities in food and supplements; structure activity studies in antioxidants, squalene, olive oil phenols, saffron active constituents; saffron and olive oil quality, authenticity, bioactivity; metabolomics
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Prof. Dr. Maria Camilla Bergonzi
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Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Interests: natural products; drug delivery; liposomes; lipid nanocarriers; micro and nanoemulsions; nanoparticles; solubility; stability; bioefficacy; oral, brain and skin delivery; PAMPA test
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Assoc. Prof. Cédric Delattre
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1. Université Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, SIGMA Clermont, Institut Pascal, F-63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
2. Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), 1 rue Descartes 75005 Paris, France
Interests: biocatalyst; biopolymers; biochemistry of poly- and oligosaccharides; biorefinery (plant, micro-, and macro-algae); green chemistry; enzymology; glycochemisty; biobased and bio-inspired material; food packaging
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Prof. Dr. Lakshmi P. Kotra
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Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, and Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Interests: drug discovery; medicinal chemistry; cannabinoids; nucleosides; clinical and translational research
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Prof. Dr. Monika Waksmundzka-Hajnos
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Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
Interests: liquid chromatography; phytochemistry; drug analysis
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Yves Winum
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Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron UMR 5247 CNRS, ENSCM, Université de Montpellier 240 avenue du professeur Emile Jeanbrau 34296 Montpellier cedex 5 - France
Interests: metalloenzymes; inhibitors; organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; anticancerous compounds; antiinfectiuos compounds
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Genovese
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University of Study “G. d'Annunzio Chieti-Pescara”- Chieti, Italy
Interests: phytochemistry; natural products; chemical synthesis; HPLC; coumarin; oxyprenylated; plant secondary metabolites identification and quantification; anti-inflammatory and anticancer activity
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Dr. Heiko Lange
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; natural polymers; polyphenols; lignin; tannin; micro- and nanovesicles; nanoparticles; nanofibers; targeted delivery; structure elucidation; synthetic chemistry; flow chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Kyoko Nakagawa-Goto
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Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences , Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, 920-1192, Japan; Adjunct Associate Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hil, NC, USA
Interests: Medicinal chemistry; Drug discovery; Natural products; Antitumor; Anti-virus; Synthesis of bioactive compounds; Chemical biology
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Prof. Dr. Patrizia Russo
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1. IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Area of Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology, 00166 Rome, Italy
2. Department of Human Sciences and Quality of Life Promotion, San Raffaele University, Via di ValCannuta, 247, I-00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: Applied biology; neuronal and non-neuronal nicotinic receptor; COPD; addiction; Alzheimer’s disease; systems medicine; marine drugs in non communicable diseases
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Tonelli
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Department of BioSciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: polyphenols; anthocyanins; functional foods; nutrigenomics; water stress
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Prof. Dr. Atanas G. Atanasov
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1. Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 05-552 Jastrzebiec, Poland
2. Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna, Austria
3. International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST)
Interests: molecular medicine; biotechnology; digital health; open innovation; natural products
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Dr. Sang-Jip Nam
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Department of Chemistry and Nano Science, College of Natural Sciences Ewha Womans University, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-750, Korea
Interests: Marine Natural Prodcuts; Structure Elucidation of Natural Products; Antibacteiral and Anti-cancer Natural Products
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Dr. Enrique Barrajon
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Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Edificio Torregaitán. 03202. Elche, Alicante. Spain
Interests: natural compounds; polyphenols; marine compounds; cancer; antimicrobial; skin; cosmetics
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo De Feo
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Department of Pharmacy, Universita di Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: essential oils; herbs; spices; plant biodiversity; antioxidants; chemical characterization; cytotoxicity; allelopathy
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Prof. Dr. Bruno Botta
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Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie del Farmaco Sapienza Università di Roma, P.le Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: Structure elucidation and synthesis of natural products derived from higher plants; Synthesis of macrocycles and Host-Guest studies; Drug delivery studies; Anticancer studies: a) Inhibition of the hedgehog pathways; b) Inhibition of Notch signaling
Prof. Dr. Valeria Costantino
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Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Via D. Montesano, 49, 80131, Napoli, Italy
Interests: isolation and stereostructural elucidation of novel molecules from marine origin; Molecular networking; Leads mokecules in drug discovery; Quorum sensing and Quorum quenching molecules; cyanobateria-derived molecules; cyanobacteria toxins; poliketides/peptide mixed molecules
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Dr. Francisco Leon
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Affiliation: Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Interests: natural products chemistry; synthesis of natural products; medicinal chemistry; alkaloids
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Paolo Busardò
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Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University “Politecnica delle Marche” of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Interests: forensic toxicology; analytical toxicology; drugs; pharmacology; chromatography/mass Spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Severina Pacifico
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Department of Environmental Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; natural products chemistry; nutraceuticals; mass spectrometry polyphenols; chemoprevention
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Prof. Urszula Gawlik-Dziki
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Department of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland
Interests: functional foods; interactions, phenolic compounds; antioxidants
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Dr. José Rubén Tormo
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Fundación MEDINA, Granada, Spain
Interests: Natural products Chemistry(NP): Untargeted and targeted ;microbial metabolomics with mass spectrometry; Molecular networks; Microbial NP induction and production; NP extraction, purification and ;structure elucidation; Structure-Activity-Relationships in NP; NP drug ;discovery; NP libraries generation and maintenance; Chemometrics on NP ;Libraries; in-vitro and in-vivo High Throughput Screening; antibacterial, antifungal and anticancer NP; Multi-drug-resistances; Bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Daniele Vergara
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Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies (DiSTeBA), Laboratory of Physiology, University of Salento, SP. Monteroni-Lecce,73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: natural products; human proteomics; lipidomics; cell plasticity; epithelial mesenchymal transition
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis P. Gerothanassis
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Section of Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR-45110, Greece
Interests: bioorganic chemistry; natural product chemistry; NMR spectroscopy; structural biology; food chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Mancianti
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy.
Interests: mycology; parasitology; natural products; essential oils; antifungal activity; antiparasitic activity
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Prof. Dr. Jesús Lozano-Sánchez
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Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Granada, Spain
Interests: phenolic compounds; green extraction; encapsulation; bioactive properties; natural products; food byproducts
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Volpi
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Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: Natural Products Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Macromolecular Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Francesco Cacciola
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Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Odontoiatriche e delle Immagini Morfologiche e Funzionali, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, 98125 Messina, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; natural products; plant extracts; antioxidants; polyphenols; carotenoids; liquid chromatography; comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. David Barker
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School of Chemical Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: natural product total synthesis; medicinal chemistry; asymmetric synthesis; lignans; polymeric materials; anti-cancer treatments; synthesis from biowaste-derived materials; isotopically labelled materials
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Special Issue in Molecules: Lignans
Special Issue in Molecules: Lignans II
Dr. Dimitris P. Makris
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Green Processes & Biorefinery Group, Department of Food Science & Nutrition, University of Thessaly, N. Temponera Street, Karditsa – 43100, Greece
Interests: antioxidants; biorefinery; food waste valorization; green processes; polyphenols
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Dr. Juraj Majtan
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Laboratory of Apidology and Apitherapy, Department of Microbial Genetics, Institute of Molecular Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 21, 845 51 Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: honeybee products; wound healing; antibacterial activity; immunomodulation
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Dr. Sylvia Colliec-Jouault
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Ifremer, Laboratoire Ecosystèmes Microbiens et Molécules Marines pour les Biotechnologies EM3B, 44311 Nantes, France
Interests: isolation of marine polysaccharides from a diverse marine biomass (algae, microalgae, bacteria, etc), design of “Glycosaminoglycan-mimetics”, development of biotechnological and pharmaceutical products
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Prof. Dr. Takaaki Kubota
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Showa Pharmaceutical University, 3-3165 Higashi-Tamagawagakuen, Machida, Tokyo 194-8543, Japan
Interests: natural products; isolation; structure elucidation; bioactivity; biosynthesis
Dr. Rob Keyzers
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1. School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, and Center For Biodiscovery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
2. Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Identification of novel; biologically active marine natural products; metabolomics of marine organisms; chemical ecology; spectroscopic identification of complex molecules
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Prof. Federica Pellati
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: medicinal plants; natural bioactive compounds; phytochemical analysis; natural products chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ilias
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National Center for Natural Products Research, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Thad Cochran Research Center, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677, USA
Interests: isolation and structure elucidation of antiinfective; anticancer; chemopreventive; neuroprotective and agrochemical constituents from plants and their use in human and plant health
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Prof. Dr. Raphaël E. Duval
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Université de Lorraine, Faculté de Pharmacie, 7 Avenue de la Forêt de Haye, BP 90170, 54505 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Interests: research of new anti-infectives (antibacterials, antivirals, etc.); development of new strategies to fight antimicrobial resistance
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Prof. Dr. Mario A. Monteiro
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Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Interests: vaccines; saccharides; conjugates; bacteria; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. M. Soledade C. Pedras
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Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9, Canada
Interests: natural products chemistry; phytoalexins; phytoanticipins; design and synthesis of paldoxins; biosynthesis and metabolism of bioactive metabolites; chemical synthesis of bioactive compounds
Prof. Dr. Maria Carla Marcotullio
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Perugia, Via del Liceo, 1-06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: plant extract analysis; bioactive natural compounds; natural product isolation and characterization; NMR spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Manuel Simões
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LEPABE, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial agents; emerging antimicrobial strategies; antimicrobial resistance; biofilms
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Prof. Dr. Ericsson Coy-Barrera
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Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas y Aplicadas, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Campus Nueva Granada, Cajicá 49300, Colombia
Interests: natural product chemistry (isolation and structure elucidation); secondary metabolism; metabolic profiling; molecular modelling; docking and dynamics; bioorganic and medicinal chemistry; anti-parasitic, anti-cancer, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory bioactive compounds
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Prof. Dr. Valeria Patricia Sülsen
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Chair of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires
Institute of Drug Chemistry and Metabolism (IQUIMEFA), University of Buenos Aires – National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Junín 956, 1113 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: natural products; sesquiterpene lactones; diterpenes; flavonoids; Asteraceae; antiparasitic activity; antitumor activity; semi-synthetic derivatives
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Prof. Dr. Josphat Matasyoh
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Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya
Interests: Isolation of antimicrobial, mosquito larvicidal, insecticidal, acaricidal and anthelmintic secondary metabolites from tropical fungi, plants and their endophytic microbes
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Prof. Dr. Cesar M. Compadre
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,4301 W. Markham, 522-3 Little Rock, AR, 72205, USA
Interests: natural product chemistry; molecular modeling computer aided; structure-activity relationship; anti-cancer compounds radiationprotection radiationmitigation; antioxidants
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Dr. Harinantenaina Liva Rakotondraibe
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College of Pharmacy/Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, The Ohio State University
Interests: natural products; structure elucidation; anticancer; antimalarial; antibacterial; vector control; new natural product sources; endophytes; lichens and mycobionts; soil and marine microbes
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Prof. Dr. Satyajit Sarker
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School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
Interests: phytochemistry; phytomedicine; phytotherapy; natuaral products synthesis; structure elucidation; NMR, HPLC, chromatography; bioassay
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Dr. Gerold Jerz
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Technische-Universität Braunschweig, Institute of Food Chemistry, Schleinitzstrasse 20, 38124 Braunschweig - Germany
Interests: analytical and preparative countercurrent chromatography; metabolite profiling by mass spectrometry; acetylenic natural products; flavonoids; betalain pigments; tropical fruits and medicinal plants; propolis; natural products active against tropical neglected diseases (NTD)
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