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Prof. Dr. Daniela Rigano
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples "Federico II", Via D. Montesano, 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: natural products; structure elucidation; essential oils; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS and LC-MS
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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. Arjun H. Banskota
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National Research Council, Canada
Interests: natural products chemistry; medicinal chemistry; analytical chemistry
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
Prof. Dr. Lillian Barros
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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
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
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1. Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
2. International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
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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 Nutrients: The Relations between Nutrition and Infectious Diseases at the Epoch of Microbiota
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
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Autophagy: New Frontier and Perspective
Special Issue in Diseases: Feature Paper Special Issue for Editorial Board Members (EBMs) of Diseases
Special Issue in Molecules: The Fantastic World of Free Radicals and Antioxidants: A Themed Issue Dedicated to Professor Dr. Etsuo Niki
Dr. Giovanni Benelli
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: biological control; biopesticides; ecotoxicology; green insecticides; insect behavior; insect vectors; mating disruption; mosquitoes; parasitoids; pheromones; repellents; ticks
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Prof. Dr. Maria Camilla Bergonzi
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Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, 50019 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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Prof. Dr. Saverio Bettuzzi
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Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43125 Parma, Italy
Interests: clusterin; catechins; polyphenols; chemoprevention; prostate cancer; cell growth control; polyamines
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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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Prof. Dr. Bruno Botta
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Department of Chemistry and Technology of Drugs, Sapienza - University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: secondary metabolites; natural products chemistry; natural products as anticancer agents; antibiotic resistance modulation by natural products; targeted therapy; molecular recognition; industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.)
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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
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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. 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. Angelo Canale
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: integrated pest management (IPM); insect behavior; insect chemical ecology; pollinator insects; botanical insecticides; apidology and beekeeping products
Prof. Dr. Ioanna Chinou
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Department of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: bee keeping products (propolis, honeys, royal jelly, pollen); pyrrolizidine alkaloids; regulatory issues on herbal medicines (EMA, NCAs); phenolics; herbals for veterinary use
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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. 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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Prof. Dr. Gilles Comte
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Ecologie Microbienne, Université Lyon 1, CNRS, INRA, UMR 5557, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: natural products chemistry; plant physiology; plant -microbe interactions; plant metabolism; microbial metabolism; metabolomics; chemical ecology
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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. Valeria Costantino
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via Montesano 149, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: sustainable exploitation and management of seas; marine natural products, isolation, and stereostructural elucidation of new lead compounds in antimicrobial and anticancer drug discovery; QQ and the QS system in bacteria symbiotic with sponges; cyanobacteria as source of novel lead compounds and toxins
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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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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. Laura De Martino
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: plant-based pharmaceutical compounds; natural products; bioactive secondary metabolites; plant essential oils
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Dr. 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. Raphaël E. Duval
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Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Lorraine, Faculté de Pharmacie, 7 Avenue de la Forêt de Haye, BP 90170, 54505 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Interests: anti-infectives; antibacterials; mechanisms of action; new drugs
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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
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Prof. Dr. Teresa Escribano-Bailón
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Department of Analytical Chemistry, 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. Roberto Fabiani
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Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology - University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06126 Perugia, Italy
Interests: cancer chemoprevention; nutrition; olive oil; polyphenols; natural bioactive compounds; antioxidants; oxidative stress; genotoxicity; mutagenicity; apoptosis; cell cycle regulation;
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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, Orsay, 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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Prof. Dr. Carmen Formisano
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Domenico Montesano, 49 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: phytochemicals; polyphenols; biological activity; essential oils; medicinal chemistry; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS and LC-MS
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Prof. Dr. Luís Gales
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Bioengineering & Synthetic Microbiology Group, IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: amyloid; self-assembled materials; protein crystallography; crystalline materials
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Prof. Dr. Urszula Gawlik-Dziki
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Department of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, University of Life Sciences, Lublin, Poland
Interests: functional foods; interactions, phenolic compounds; antioxidants
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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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Prof. Dr. Milen I. Georgiev
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Laboratory of Applied Biotechnology, 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. Ioannis P. Gerothanassis
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Section of Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: bioorganic chemistry; natural product chemistry; NMR spectroscopy; structural biology; food chemistry
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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. De-Xing Hou
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Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Interests: function of food and natural products; natural products-gut micriobiome interation; flavonoid chemistry and biofunction; chemical biology; nutrigenomics
Prof. Dr. Bang Yeon Hwang
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College of Pharmacy, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 28644, Korea
Interests: Activity-guided isolation of bioactive compounds; Structure determination of bioactive compounds; Plant-derived anti-inflammatory agents
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. 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
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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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 rheology; food additives; polysaccharides; starch; honey
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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. 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
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, and Center for Biodiscovery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington 6140, 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. 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: isolation, structure elucidation of bioactive compounds from terrestrial and marine organisms; secondary metabolites
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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
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Prof. Dr. Lakshmi Kotra
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Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, and Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: drug discovery; medicinal chemistry; cannabinoids; nucleosides; clinical and translational research
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Dr. Daniel Krug
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Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: mass spectrometry of natural products; myxobacteria; biosynthetic pathways; genome- and metabolome mining
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Prof. Dr. Takaaki Kubota

Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
Interests: natural products; isolation; structure elucidation; bioactivity; biosynthesis
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Souvik Kusari
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Center for Mass Spectrometry (CMS), Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Technische Universität Dortmund, Otto-Hahn-Str. 6, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
Interests: metabolomics; imaging mass spectrometry; natural product chemistry; microbial drug discovery; antimicrobials; plant–microbe interactions; chemical ecology; molecular ecology; endophytes; phytopathogens; biocontrol organisms; biologics
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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
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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. Norbert Latruffe
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Team BioPeroxIL, INSERM, Biochem Peroxisome Inflammat&Lipid Metab EA7270, University Bourgogne Franche Comte, F-21000 Dijon, France
Interests: bio-active polyphenols; resveratrol; inflammation; bio-availability; cancer; pathologies prevention
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Dr. Francisco Leon
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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. Wenhan Lin
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State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, Peking University, No. 38 Xueyuan Road, Not Available, Beijing 100191, China
Interests: the bioactive metabolites derived from marine organisms (sponges and corals); marine mangrove plants and their associated microorganisms
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Prof. Dr. Yonghong Liu
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1. Institute of Marine Drugs, Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine, Nanning 530200, Guangxi, China
2. Key Laboratory of Tropical Marine Bio-resources and Ecology, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Marine Materia Medica, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 164 West Xingang Road, Guangzhou 510301, China
Interests: marine organisms bioactive metabolites; marine natural products; marine drugs; marine microorganism; marine fungi; secondary metabolites
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Prof. Dr. Jesús Lozano-Sánchez
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Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
Interests: phenolic compounds; green extraction; encapsulation; bioactive properties; natural products; food byproducts
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Prof. Dr. Prokopios Magiatis
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Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Products Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: olive oil; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; functional foods; anticancer drugs; natural products
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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. Dimitris P. Makris
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School of Agricultural Sciences, Green Processes & Biorefinery Group, University of Thessaly, Karditsa, Greece
Interests: antioxidants; biorefinery; food waste valorization; green processes; polyphenols
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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. 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. 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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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. Mario A. Monteiro
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Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: vaccines; saccharides; conjugates; bacteria; infectious diseases
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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
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Special Issue in Molecules: Anthocyanin
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
Prof. Dr. Kyoko Nakagawa-Goto
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1. Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences , Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, 920-1192, Japan;
2. 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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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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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. 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. 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. Dr. Adele Papetti
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; bioactive food components; food analysis; simulated food digestion methods
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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. 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. Riccardo Petrelli
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School of Pharmacy, University of Camerino, 62032 Camerino, 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
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Dr. Emerson F. Queiroz
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DPhytochimie et Produits Naturels Bioactifs, Institut des Sciences Pharmaceutiques de Suisse Occidentale (ISPSO), Université de Genève CMU – Rue Michel-Servet 1, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
Interests: lead discovery based on bioactive natural products; search for new antifungal natural products; search for new natural products against Chagas disease; investigation of plants used in traditional medicine as a source of new active compounds; search for new methods for extraction and standardization of plant extracts; investigation of methods for isolation of natural products using preparative chromatographic techniques; metabolite profiling using hyphenated techniques for the detection and dereplication of bioactive compounds from plant and microbial extracts; exploitation of microbial biotransformation for the search of new lead compounds
Dr. Harinantenaina Liva Rakotondraibe
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College of Pharmacy/Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
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. 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. 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. Luca Rolle
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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Sciences, 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. Gianfranco Romanazzi
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Food and Environmental Sciences, Department of Agricultural, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: chitosan; gray mold; postharvest decay
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Prof. Dr. Patrizia Russo

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; nicotinic receptor in cancer; COPD; addiction; Alzheimer's disease; systems medicine
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Prof. Dr. Gianni Sacchetti
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Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnology (SVeB), University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: medicinal plants; extractions and chemical characterization; bioactivities; plants secondary metabolites
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Dr. 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. Carlos Santos-Ocana
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Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Cellular Biology, University of Pablo d 'Oravide, Seville, Spain
Interests: antioxidants; coenzyme Q; mitochondrial metabolism; bioenergetics; yeasts
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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, 81 Tithebarn St, Liverpool L2 2ER, UK
Interests: phytochemistry; phytomedicine; phytotherapy; natuaral products synthesis; structure elucidation; NMR, HPLC, chromatography; bioassay
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Prof. Dr. Jesus Simal-Gandara
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Department of Analytical Chemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo, Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: phenolic compounds; antioxidants; marine drugs; food safety; bioaccessibility; functional foods
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Special Issue in Molecules: Pesticide Residues in the Environment and Food Chain: Fate, Bioaccumulation and Toxicology
Special Issue in Molecules: Secondary Metabolites in Plant Foods
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Host-Guest Complexes
Special Issue in Molecules: Food Traceability and Authenticity within Analytical Chemistry
Special Issue in Molecules: Green Chemistry for Algae Bioactives in Aquaculture Feeds
Special Issue in Molecules: Modern Analytical Techniques in Metabolomics Analysis
Special Issue in Methods and Protocols: Current Analytical Methods for Applications on Food Bioactive Ingredients
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Challenges in Antibiotics Analysis
Special Issue in Resources: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources: The Need for a Circular Economy Model in Food Industry
Special Issue in Molecules: 25th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products-2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Promising Bioactive Molecules Obtained from Plant-Food Discards
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Research and Development of Antibiotics
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances in Food, Bioproducts and Natural Byproducts for a Sustainable Future: From Conventional to Innovative Processes
Special Issue in Antibiotics: 10th Anniversary of Antibiotics—New Resources and Strategies in the Search for Antimicrobials
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Marine Natural Compounds
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Knowledge-Based Biotechnology for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Marine Bioactives in Functional Food and Medicine: Selected Papers from 5th International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food (5-ISPMF)
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; plant secondary metabolites
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Prof. Dr. Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez
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1. Instituto de Investigación y Postgrado en Salud, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Central de Chile, Santiago, Chile
2. Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: medicinal chemistry; natural products; photochemistry reactivity; aporphine and oxoaporphine; oxoisoaporphine; coumarins
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Prof. Dr. Valeria Patricia Sülsen
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1. Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2. Institute of Chemistry and Metabolism of Drugs (IQUIMEFA), University of Buenos Aires – National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: natural products; sesquiterpene lactones; diterpenes; flavonoids; Asteraceae; antiparasitic activity; antitumor activity; semi-synthetic derivatives
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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. Luisa Tesoriere
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Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (STEBICEF), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: nutraceuticals; bioactivity of natural products; betalain pigments; biochemistry
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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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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. Maria Z. Tsimidou
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Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Technology, School of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: natural products chemistry, bioactivity, and applications; olive tree products and byproducts; olive oil chemistry; analysis and quality; phytochemical analysis; nutrients and bioactive compounds; bioaccessibility and bioavailability; antioxidants as food preservatives; structure–antioxidant activity relationships
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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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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 naturally derived compounds; biopolymers for biomedical applications; valorization of agro-industrial waste biomasses for bioactive natural products; supercritical CO2 extraction
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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. 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. Jane Ward
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Department of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
Interests: plant metabolomics, compound isolation and characterisation by NMR and mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Kira 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)
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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. Deok-Chun Yang
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Department of Oriental Medicinal Materials & Processing, Kyung Hee University, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Interests: new ginseng resource development; ginseng based nanoparticles; Invitro screening of ginseng materials; Cultured Roots of Mountain Ginseng (CRMG); novel ginseng compounds synthesis and bioconversion; hybrid and cultivar development; ginseng abiotic and biotic stress resistance
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Dr. Akihito Yokosuka
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School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1432-1, Horinouchi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0392, Japan
Interests: natural products chemistry; plants; isolation; structure elucidation; NMR spectroscopy; steroids; terpenoids; cancer; biological activity
Prof. Dr. Changsheng Zhang
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Key Laboratory of Tropical Marine Bio-resources and Ecology, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510301, China
Interests: marine actinobacteria; marine natural products; antimicrobial activity; antitumor activity; marine drug development; biosynthesis of marine polycyclic compounds; genome mining of marine actinomycetes
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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. Karel Šmejkal
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Department of Natural Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: phytochemistry; pharmacognosy; bioactivity; anti-inflammatory effect; animicrobial effect
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