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Exclusive Feature Papers in Colorants—Third Volume

A special issue of Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049). This special issue belongs to the section "Colorants".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2024 | Viewed by 212

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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: structural characterization, extraction, and evaluation/modulation of the antioxidant properties of natural phenolic compounds; exploitation of phenolic compounds, especially from agri-food by-products for the development of functional materials to be used in cosmetics, food packaging, and biomedicine; reactivity of natural phenolic compounds with reactive oxygen and nitrogen species and their manipulation/derivatization to improve their functional properties; evaluation of the antioxidant properties of phenolic compounds and of complex extracts/matrices using validated chemical assays; chemistry of melanin pigments
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the Special Issue entitled “Exclusive Feature Papers on Colorants—Third Volume”. This is a collection of important, high-quality papers (original research articles or comprehensive review papers) published in open access format by the Editorial Board Members of Molecules or prominent scholars invited by the Molecules Editorial Office and Guest Editors. This Special Issue aims to discuss new knowledge or new cutting-edge developments in the colorants research field through selected studies in hopes of making great contributions to the community. We intend for this Special Issue to be a forum for disseminating excellent research findings as well as sharing innovative ideas in the field.

Prof. Dr. Lucia Panzella
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Molecules is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2700 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • food colorants
  • melanin pigments
  • dye-sensitized solar cells
  • sensors and fluorescent probes

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