Current Medicinal Chemistry


Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(32052 citations)
Kings College
University of Cambridge

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SARS-CoV-2: Recent Reports on Antiviral Therapies Based on Lopinavir/Ritonavir, Darunavir/Umifenovir, Hydroxychloroquine, Remdesivir, Favipiravir and other Drugs for the Treatment of the New Coronavirus open access plus

Volume:27   Issue:27
Pp: 4536-4541
Michele Costanzo, Maria Anna Rachele De Giglio and Giovanni Nicola Roviello*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200416131117

Osteoporosis: Current and Emerging Therapies Targeted to Immunological Checkpoints open access plus

Volume:27   Issue:37
Pp: 6356-6372
Massimo De Martinis, Maria Maddalena Sirufo and Lia Ginaldi*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190730113123

Aptamer-Based Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Current Potential and Challenges promotion: free to download

Volume:27   Issue:13
Pp: 2189-2219
Fen He, Nachuan Wen, Daipeng Xiao, Jianhua Yan, Hongjie Xiong, Shundong Cai, Zhenbao Liu* and Yanfei Liu*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181008142831

Antimicrobial Capacity of Plant Polyphenols against Gram-positive Bacteria: A Comprehensive Review promotion: free to download

Volume:27   Issue:15
Pp: 2576-2606
Francisco Javier Álvarez-Martínez, Enrique Barrajón-Catalán*, José Antonio Encinar, Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Díaz and Vicente Micol
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181008115650

Antiviral Activities of Human Host Defense Peptides promotion: free to download

Volume:27   Issue:9
Pp: 1420-1443
David C. Brice and Gill Diamond*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190805151654

Targeting n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease promotion: free to download

Volume:27   Issue:31
Pp: 5250-5272
Rodrigo Valenzuela*, Macarena Ortiz, María Catalina Hernández-Rodas, Francisca Echeverría and Luis Alberto Videla
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190410121716

Recent Progress in Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents promotion: free to download

Volume:27   Issue:15
Pp: 2449-2493
Loredana Cappellacci*, Diego R. Perinelli, Filippo Maggi, Mario Grifantini and Riccardo Petrelli*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666181016163110

The Role of Diet Related Short-Chain Fatty Acids in Colorectal Cancer Metabolism and Survival: Prevention and Therapeutic Implications

Volume:27   Issue:24
Pp: 4087-4108
Sara Daniela Gomes, Cláudia Suellen Oliveira, João Azevedo-Silva, Marta R. Casanova, Judite Barreto, Helena Pereira, Susana R. Chaves, Lígia R. Rodrigues, Margarida Casal, Manuela Côrte-Real, Fátima Baltazar and Ana Preto*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180530102050

The Role of Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) in Vascular Calcification

Volume:27   Issue:10
Pp: 1647-1660
Geir Bjørklund*, Erik Svanberg, Maryam Dadar, David J. Card, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Dominic J. Harrington and Jan Aaseth
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180716104159

Structural Basis for Inhibition of Enoyl-[Acyl Carrier Protein] Reductase (InhA) from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Volume:27   Issue:5
Pp: 745-759
Maurício Boff de Ávila, Gabriela Bitencourt-Ferreira and Walter Filgueira de Azevedo*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666181203125229

Obesity and Body Composition in Man and Woman: Associated Diseases and the New Role of Gut Microbiota

Volume:27   Issue:2
Pp: 216-229
Ennio Avolio*, Paola Gualtieri , Lorenzo Romano, Claudio Pecorella, Simona Ferraro, Giuseppe Palma, Laura Di Renzo and Antonino De Lorenzo
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190326113607

Polyoxometalates in Biomedicine: Update and Overview

Volume:27   Issue:3
Pp: 362-379
Mirjana B. Čolović, Milan Lacković, Jovana Lalatović, Ali S. Mougharbel, Ulrich Kortz* and Danijela Z. Krstić*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190827153532

The Mechanism of Action of Praziquantel: Can New Drugs Exploit Similar Mechanisms?

Volume:27   Issue:5
Pp: 676-696
Charlotte M. Thomas and David J. Timson*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180926145537

B7-H3 Immune Checkpoint Protein in Human Cancer

Volume:27   Issue:24
Pp: 4062-4086
Karine Flem-Karlsen, Øystein Fodstad and Caroline E. Nunes-Xavier*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190517115515

Role of microRNAs in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Pathogenesis

Volume:27   Issue:2
Pp: 282-297
Ehsan Javandoost, Ehsan Firoozi-Majd, Hosein Rostamian, Mohammad Khakpoor- Koosheh and Hamid Reza Mirzaei*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190911114842

Role of Resveratrol in Modulating microRNAs in Human Diseases: From Cancer to Inflammatory Disorder

Volume:28   Issue:2
Pp: 360-376
Atefeh Amiri, Maryam Mahjoubin-Tehran, Zatollah Asemi, Alimohammad Shafiee, Sarah Hajighadimi, Sanaz Moradizarmehri, Hamid Reza Mirzaei* and Hamed Mirzaei*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666191212102407

Comprehensive Review on Graphene Oxide for Use in Drug Delivery System

Volume:27   Issue:22
Pp: 3665-3685
Muhammad Daniyal, Bin Liu and Wei Wang*
DOI: 10.2174/13816128256661902011296290

Marine Natural Products with High Anticancer Activities

Volume:27   Issue:8
Pp: 1243-1307
Dario Matulja, Karlo Wittine, Nela Malatesti, Sylvain Laclef, Maris Turks, Maria Kolympadi Markovic, Gabriela Ambrožić and Dean Marković*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200113154115

Metal-Organic Framework (MOF)-Based Drug Delivery

Volume:27   Issue:35
Pp: 5949-5969
Jian Cao, Xuejiao Li and Hongqi Tian*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190618152518

Acyclovir in the Treatment of Herpes Viruses – A Review

Volume:27   Issue:24
Pp: 4118-4137
Katarzyna Kłysik, Aneta Pietraszek, Anna Karewicz and Maria Nowakowska*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180309105519

The Role of Mitochondria in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Glimpse of Various Pathogenetic Mechanisms

Volume:27   Issue:20
Pp: 3346-3361
Shi-Kun Yang, Hao-Ran Zhang, Shu-Peng Shi, Ying-Qiu Zhu, Na Song, Qing Dai, Wei Zhang, Ming Gui and Hao Zhang*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666181126165139

Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from Endophytic Fungi

Volume:27   Issue:11
Pp: 1836-1854
Elena Ancheeva, Georgios Daletos* and Peter Proksch*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190916144709

Inflammation as the Common Biological Link Between Depression and Cardiovascular Diseases: Can Carnosine Exert a Protective Role?

Volume:27   Issue:11
Pp: 1782-1800
Giuseppe Caruso*, Claudia G. Fresta, Margherita Grasso, Rosa Santangelo, Giuseppe Lazzarino, Susan M. Lunte and Filippo Caraci
DOI: 10.2174/0929867326666190712091515

Delivery Systems for Birch-bark Triterpenoids and their Derivatives in Anticancer Research

Volume:27   Issue:8
Pp: 1308-1336
Inese Mierina, Reinis Vilskersts and Māris Turks*
DOI: 10.2174/0929867325666180530095657