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Molecules runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Novel Compounds in the Treatment of the CNS Disorders submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 8912
Keywords: ADHD; autism; depression; epilepsy; neurodegenerative diseases; neuroscience; preclinical studies; clinical studies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Visible Light Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis
edited by
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | Viewed by 237
Keywords: photoredox catalysis; energy transfer; hydrogen atom transfer; visible-light induced transition metal catalysis; electron donor– acceptor; heterogenous catalysis; flow synthesis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Applied Chemistry)
Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials 2021
edited by
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1298
Keywords: nanomaterials; inflammation; immune regulation; cancer; cardiovascular diseases; brain disease
(This special issue belongs to the Section Applied Chemistry)
Metals in Action: Metal Complexes of Biomimetic and Biological Ligands
edited by
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | Viewed by 139
Keywords: metal complexes; biomimetic ligands; metal ions in biological systems; biometals; metallodrugs; physical chemistry; coordination chemistry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physical Chemistry)
Small Molecules as Anticancer Drugs: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 663
Keywords: anti-cancer natural products; anti-tumoral synthetic compounds; anti-tumoral nanoparticles; small-molecule targeted drugs; drug repurposing
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Stabilization of Active Principles in Food Packaging Materials
edited by and
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 11241
Keywords: Food packaging; Active principles; Functional materials; Antimicrobial and antioxidant materials; Encapsulation; Immobilization; Incorporation; Physicochemical and microbiological analyses; Controlled release migration tests
(This special issue belongs to the Section Green Chemistry)
Environmental Changes Resulting from Biological and Chemical Pollution
edited by , Marta Potrykus and
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 3498
Keywords: Environmental microbiology; Chemical pollutants; Microbiological pollutants; Quality of the environment; Environmental samples; Prediction/prognosis; Pollutants fate and transport; Waste; Models
(This special issue belongs to the Section Green Chemistry)
Biological Activity and Pharmacological Application of Natural Substances in the Treatment and Prevention of Autoimmune Diseases and Infections submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2197
Keywords: Natural compounds; Autoimmune diseases; Infectious diseases; Pharmacologic treatment; Pharmacologic prevention
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Synergies on the Trio Energy-Structure-Reactivity: Nitrogen- containing Heterocyclic Compounds submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 6668
Keywords: Thermodynamic characterization; Nitrogen functional groups; Energetic binding; Reactivity; Calorimetry; Stability
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physical Chemistry)
Advanced Methodologies to Test Bioactive Compounds in Drug Discovery and in Food/Natural Products
edited by
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1914
Keywords: advanced in vitro models; bioreactors; cell-based dynamic models; 3D cell culture models; in silico methods; new animal models; bioactivity; food compounds; food contaminants; food by-products; natural products; drugs
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
In Silico Activity Profiling of Natural Products
edited by and
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 8147
Keywords: Natural products; In silico methods; Pharmacological activity; Computational; Artificial intelligence; Bioactivity prediction
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Synthesis of Small Molecules Fluorescent Probes and Their Applications from Sensing to Imaging
edited by and Haiying Liu
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 865
Keywords: Synthesis of novel fluorescent probes; sensors and labels; Optical properties; reactivity; and stability of fluorescent probes; Fluorescent probes interaction with Biomolecules; Fluorescent probes as biosensors (metals; enzymatic; etc.); Bioanalytical applications; Imaging applications
(This special issue belongs to the Section Bioorganic Chemistry)
Natural Products: Focus on Antimicrobial and Antitumor Properties
edited by and Annarica Calcabrini
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | Viewed by 370
Keywords: natural products; antimicrobial activities; antitumor activities; synergic effects; green or no green nanomedicine; drug delivery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Actinoids in Biologic Systems and Catalysis
edited by Dongqi Wang
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1816
Keywords: Actinoids; f-block; electronic structure; biophysics; bioinorganic chemistry; catalysis; coordination chemistry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physical Chemistry)
Researches on Photonics and Plasmonics
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3690
Keywords: Photonics; ; Plasmonics; ; Chemical Sensing and Biosensing; ; Medical Imaging and Therapy; ; Energy Harvesting and Storage; ; Catalysis and Synthesis of Chemicals; ; Medical Imaging and Therapy; ; Optoelectronics; ; Environmental Remediation.
(This special issue belongs to the Section Materials Chemistry)
Aggregation-Induced Emission: Commemorative Issue of the 20th Anniversary of AIE Research and the 65th Birthday of Professor Ben Zhong Tang
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 5301
Keywords: Aggregate sciences; Aggregation-induced emission; Mechanism study; Applications
(This special issue belongs to the Section Photochemistry)
Frontiers in Nucleic Acid Chemistry—in Memory of Professor Enrique Pedroso for His Outstanding Contributions to Nucleic Acid Chemistry submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 707
Keywords: siRNA; G-quadruplex; DNA nanotechnology; gene silencing; aptamers; drug delivery; DNA; RNA; oligonucleotide synthesis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Chemical Biology)
Chemistry and Archaeology: A Unique System to Inquire the Past
edited by Maria Perla Colombini, Erika Ribechini and
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1700
Keywords: chemistry of archaeological materials; organic residue analysis; ceramic analyses; waterlogged wood; isotopic analysis; dating; provenance studies; colors in antiquity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Analytical Chemistry)
Synthesis and Application of Ester Derivatives
edited by Renhua Qiu
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | Viewed by 1123
Keywords: Esters; Esterification; New synthetic methods; C-H activation; Photocatalysis; Radical reactions; Medicinal chemistry; Materials; Polymers; Fine chemicals; Biological properties
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
Forty Years after the Foundation of SIF: The Impressive Growing Networking Role of Phytochemistry
edited by , Angela Bisio and Maria Pia Argentieri
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 6522
Keywords: phytochemistry; botanical; agronomic; ecological and phytochemical aspects; biochemistry; pharmacognosy; pharmacology; and toxicology of plants; food; cosmetic; and technological-pharmaceutical aspects of plants
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Chemical Composition and Biological Activity of Essential Oils and Other Extracts: From Extraction to Application submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 14 articles | Viewed by 10311
Keywords: Medicinal and aromatical plant resources; Plant extracts; Essential oils; Secondary metabolites; Chromatography; Mass spectrometry; Bioactivity; Synergism; Application
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Natural Products II submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4794
Keywords: inflammation; anti-inflammatory; natural products; pharmacology; plant; marine
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Nanoporous Alloy Design and Its Application in Electrochemistry
edited by Jianli Kang and Shaofei Zhang
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | Viewed by 317
Keywords: nanoporous alloys; energy storage and conversion; batteries; supercapacitors; fuel cells; solar cells; electrocatalysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Inorganic Chemistry)
Autofluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging II
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submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 6153
Keywords: autofluorescence; NA(P)DH; flavins; lipofuscins; proteins; collagen; porphyrins; bile pigments; carotenoids and retinoids; chlorophyll; cultured cells; animal tissues and organs; biological fluids; energy/lipid metabolism; mitochondria; oxidative stress; plants; food; environment; optical redox; spectroscopy; imaging; time resolved analysis; multiphoton excitation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Photochemistry)
Polysulfur- and Sulfur-Nitrogen Heterocycles II
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submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 185
Keywords: heterocycles; synthetic methods; medicinal; photovoltaic materials; reactivity; computational applications
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
Molecules for Pharmaceutical Uses: Structural Aspects and Beyond
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 689
Keywords: medicines; structures; structure– property relationships
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Structure)
A Tribute to Design and Strategy in Organic Synthesis in Honour of Stephen Hanessian
edited by , and Simon Giroux
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 6114
Keywords: Total synthesis; Natural products; Medicinal chemistry; Computer-assisted synthetic planning; Asymmetric processes; Supramolecular self-assembly; Molecular recognition; Carbohydrates; Amino acids; Mimetics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
New Trends in Developing Complexes as Biological Active Species submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 10450
Keywords: coordination chemistry; multidentate ligands; in vitro assays; in vivo assays; antioxidant assay; antitumor activity; antimicrobial activity; anti-inflammatory activity; SOD-like activity; ; metallonuclease-like activity; biofilm; multiresistant strains; molecular docking
(This special issue belongs to the Section Inorganic Chemistry)
Organic and Hybrid Materials for Photovoltaic and Photonic Applications
edited by Tersilla Virgili and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 10750
Keywords: Novel organic and hybrid materials; Interlayer materials for photovoltaic devices; Sustainable materials; approaches; and methods; CW and ultrafast photophysical characterization; Perovskite semiconductors; Organic and hybrid nanoparticles; New lasing materials; Strong coupling or weak coupling regime in organic and hybrid microcavities; Amplified spontaneous emission.
(This special issue belongs to the Section Applied Chemistry)
A Themed Issue in Honor of Professor Robin D. Rogers - "A Scientific Journey within Green Chemistry"
edited by , , , Hui Wang and Xingmei Lu
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1838
Keywords: green chemistry; ionic liquids; materials; energy; separations; medicine; sustainability
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Liquids)
Phenolic/Polyphenolic Profile and Biological Activities of Natural Products
edited by Agnieszka Szewczyk and Inga Kwiecien
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 695
Keywords: biological activity; secondary metabolites; phytochemistry; natural products; HPLC analysis; spectral analysis; phenolic compounds; polyphenolic compounds
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Advances in Deep Eutectic Solvents submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 942
Keywords: deep eutectic solvents; DES-based function materials; extraction; purification; reaction; separation; absorption; theoretical calculation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Liquids)
Frontiers in Alkyne Chemistry
edited by Ruimao Hua
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1982
Keywords: Alkyne annulation; Carbocycle synthesis; Heterocycle synthesis; Atom-economic reaction; Synthesis methodology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
Microwave Irradiation in Organic Chemistry submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 532
Keywords: synthetic methodology; catalysis; kinetics effects; mechanistic studies; medicinal chemistry; biomaterial and material science; green chemistry; multicomponent reactions (MCR) reactions; one-pot processes; use of green solvents; scale-up approaches and industrial process development
(This special issue belongs to the Section Microwave Chemistry)
Designing Next-Generation Drug-Like Molecules for Medicinal Applications
edited by and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 14 articles | Viewed by 10896
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Frontiers in Molecule-Based Magnets submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4116
Keywords: Single-molecule magnets; Ferromagnets; Single-chain magnets; Spin crossover; Single ion magnets; Magnetocaloric effect
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physical Chemistry)
Nitric Oxide Modulators in Health and Disease submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 8442
Keywords: Activators; Inhibitors; Nitric oxide donors; Nitric oxide synthases; Nitrosative stress; Nutraceuticals; Synthesis; Structure– activity relationships; Therapeutics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Structure–Odor Relationships of Aroma Compounds
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 115
Keywords: odor molecules; odor materials; aroma compounds; odor recognition mechanism; structure– odor relationships; GC analysis; essential oils; extraction methods
(This special issue belongs to the Section Flavours and Fragrances)
Design, Synthesis and Applications of C-glycosyl Derivatives
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submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 152
Keywords: C-glycosyl compound; C-nucleoside; synthesis; isolation; application; computation; modelling; enzyme inhibitor; lectin antagonist; drug design
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
Natural Products as Antimicrobial Agents: From Extraction to Therapeutic Applications
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 6141
Keywords: Natural antimicrobial agents; “ One health” ; Antimicrobial resistance; Neglected infectious diseases; Mechanisms of action
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Organic Chemistry, Synthesis, and Catalysis: Special Issue in Memory of Professor Victor Snieckus for His Outstanding Contributions to Organic Chemistry submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 4499
Keywords: organometallic chemistry; organic chemistry; catalysis; synthesis; synthetic methodology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
Developing an Understanding of Organic Acid Metabolism in Plants
edited by and Crystal Sweetman
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2108
Keywords: organic acids; primary metabolism; specialized (secondary) metabolism; redox signaling; fruit composition; photosynthesis and photorespiration; respiration; carbohydrate metabolism
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics: Current Trends and Future Perspectives
edited by Satomi Onoue, and Katarzyna Kosicka-Noworzyń
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2730
Keywords: pharmacokinetics; bioanalytical methods; method validation; metabolism
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
New Science of Boron Allotropes, Compounds, and Nanomaterials
edited by , Iwao Matsuda and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 3502
Keywords: Boron nanomaterials; Borophene; Borophane; 2D boron compounds; Borane; Boride; Planar 2D; boron molecules; Hybrid boron– carbon 2D system; Boron clusters; Bonding in boron 2D compounds and molecules; Interaction of boron 2D and 3D systems with light and electrons
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanochemistry)
Discovery of New Antiviral Substances
edited by Angel S. Galabov
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 4227
Keywords: antiviral chemotherapy; virus replication inhibitors; antivirals
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Recent Advances in Anticancer Drugs III
edited by and Mariarosaria Miloso
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 650
Keywords: anticancer drugs; drug discovery; biological targets; therapeutic approaches; biomarkers
(This special issue belongs to the Section Medicinal Chemistry)
Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: Developments and Applications from the Elemental to Molecular Analysis Domains submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 293
Keywords: LIBS; molecular LIBS; development and applications; molecules formation and dissociation in LIBS; hyphenated approaches; modeling and simulation; chemometrics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Analytical Chemistry)
Silk Fibroin Materials 2.0
edited by Yasumoto Nakazawa
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 4366
(This special issue belongs to the Section Materials Chemistry)
Alkaloids and Their Synthetic Derivatives as Inspiration for Medicinal Chemistry
edited by Lucie Cahlíková and Jakub Chlebek
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3244
Keywords: ethnobotany; phytochemistry; alkaloids; analysis; isolation; structural elucidation; biological activities; drug discovery; structure– activity relationships; total synthesis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
Design and Synthesis of Novel Antiviral Agents
edited by Vincenzo Summa, , and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 774
Keywords: antivirals; viral infections; broad-spectrum agents; small molecule heterocycles; synthetic strategy; resistance emergence; direct-acting antiviral; host targeting antiviral
(This special issue belongs to the Section Chemical Biology)
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