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Natural Product Communications

Natural Product Communications

eISSN: 15559475 | ISSN: 1934578X | Current volume: 19 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: Monthly

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Natural Product Communications (NPC) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal studying all aspects of natural products, including isolation, characterization, spectroscopic properties, biological activities, synthesis, structure-activity, biotransformation, biosynthesis, tissue culture and fermentation. It covers the full breadth of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacology, and chemical ecology of natural products.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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The APC for this journal is currently $2650 USD.

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Natural Product Communications (NPC) is an open access, peer reviewed journal bringing studies on all aspects of natural products, including isolation, characterization, spectroscopic properties, biological activities, synthesis, structure-activity, biotransformation, biosynthesis, tissue culture and fermentation into one journal. It publishes communications, full papers, accounts and reviews covering the full breadth of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacology, and chemical ecology of natural products.

Readership includes: Academic and Industrial Scientists working in all aspects of Organic, Pharmaceutical, Medicinal, Bioorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Chemotaxonomy.

Managing Editor
Dr. Aishat Akere SAGE Publishing, London, UK
Journal's Founding Editor
Dr. Pawan K. Agrawal Natural Product, Inc
Honorary Editor
Professor Gerald Blunden University of Portsmouth, UK
Professor Dominique Guillaume Université de Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, France
Professor Vladimir I. Kalinin G.B. Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russia
Professor Phan Van Kiem Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Vietnam
Professor Luca Rastrelli University of Salerno, Italy
Professor Tadaaki Satou International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Professor William N. Setzer University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Professor Yasuhiro Tezuka Hokuriku University, Japan
Dr. Yasunori Yaoita Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
Advisory Editorial Board
Professor Giovanni Appendino Universita del Pimonte Orientale, Italy
Professor Yoshinori Asakawa Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
Professor Vassya Bankova Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Professor Anna R. Bilia University of Florence, Italy
Professor Maurizio Bruno University of Palermo, Italy
Professor Geoffrey Cordell Natural Products Inc.
Professor Francesco Epifano D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Rovigo, Italy
Professor Antonio Evidente University of Naples "Federico II", Napoli, Italy
Professor Ana Cristina Figueiredo Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Professor Mary J. Garson The University of Queensland, Australia
Professor Cristina Gracia-Viguera CEBAS-CSIC, Spain
Dr. Christopher Gray University of New Brunswick, Canada
Professor Hisahiro Hagiwara Niigata University, Japan
Professor Judith Hohmann University of Szeged, Hungary
Professor Tsukasa Iwashina National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan
Professor Prasat Kittakoop Chulabhorn Graduate Institute, Thailand
Professor Niel A. Koorbanally University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Professor Chiaki Kuroda Rikkyo University, Japan
Professor M. A. Lacaille-Dubois Université de Bourgogne, France
Professor Carmen Martin-Cordero University of Seville, Spain
Professor Yoshihiro Mimaki Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences (TUPL), Japan
Professor Kazuya Murata Kindai University, Japan
Professor Robert W. Owen German Cancer Research Centre, Germany
Professor M. Soledade C. Pedras University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Professor Luc Pieters University of Antwerp, Belgium
Professor Phila Raharivelomanana Université de la Polynésie Française, French Polynesia
Professor Jesús M. Rodilla Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Professor Stefano Serra C.N.R.-Istituto di Chimica del Riconoscimento Molecolare, Italy
Professor Toshiyuki Shibata Mie University, Japan
Professor John L. Sorensen University of Manitoba, Canada
Professor Marina Stefova Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Macedonia
Professor Valentin Stonik G.B. Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russia
Professor Félix Tomi Université de Corse-CNRS, France
Professor Yu-Chi Tsai China Medical University, Taiwan
Professor Karin Valant-Vetschera University of Vienna, Austria
Professor Johannes van Staden University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Editorial Review Board
Mohamed A Haidara, PhD Cairo University, Cairo Egypt
Marwa Abdelaziz Ali Fayed, PhD University of Sadat City, Egypt
Shahid Adeel, PhD Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, PK
Mutalib Adeniran Aderogba, PhD Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Hadi Adibi, PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
Zubair Ahmed Ratan, MBBS, PhD School of Health and Society, University of Wollongong, Australia
Mohammad Rehan Ajmal Khan, PhD University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Idhayadhulla Akbar Nehru Memorial College (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University), India
Seide Akoro, BSc, MSc, PhD Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria
Yhiya Amen, PhD Mansoura University, Egypt
Naglaa Ammar, PhD National Research Centre, Egypt
A.Vijaya Anand, PhD Bharathiar University, India
Julien Anith, PharmD, PhD University of Montpellier, France
Muhammad Anwar, PhD Hainan University, China
Luis Apaza Ticona, PhD University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
Pone Kamdem Boniface, PhD University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon
Eleuterio Burgueño-Tapia, PhD National School of Biological Sciences-IPN, Mexico
Yu-Chia Chang, PhD Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Jiaxu Chen, MD, PhD Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China
Yung-Husan Chen, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow Xiamen Medical College, China
Maria da Graça Costa Miguel, PhD Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development, Portugal
Francisco Cruz-Sosa, PhD Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Iztapalapa, Mexico
Nawab John Dar, PhD Salk Institute of Biological Studies, California, USA
Raju Dash, PhD Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu, Korea
Nina Djapic, PhD University of Novi Sad, Technical Faculty "Mihajlo Pupin", Serbia
Dario Donno, PhD Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, Italy 
Fatma El-Demerdash, PhD Alexandria University, Egypt
Mahmoud Essmat Balbaa, PhD Alexandria University Faculty of Science, Egypt
Muhammad Farooq Khan College of Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Beng Fye Lau, PhD Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Minh Giang Phan, PhD VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Avni Hajdari, PhD University of Prishtina, Kosovo
Younis Iftikhar Munshi, MD National Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India
Maria Iorizzi, PhD University of Molise, Italy
Banaz Jalil, BPharm, MSc, PhD UCL School of Pharmacy, UK
Wong Kah-Hui, PhD Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Wenyi Kang National R & D Center for Edible Fungus Processing Technology, Henan University, China
Ka Yui Kum Life Code Limited, Hong Kong
Sachin Kumar, MSc, PhD, NPDF Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India
Woon-Man Kung, MD Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Taiwan
CHUA Lee Suan Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Ling Li, PhD Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA
Marcello Locatelli University "G. d' Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Pablo Luis Baia Figueredo, PhD Universidade do Estado do Pará, Brazil
André Luís Mazzari, PhD School of Pharmacy, University College London, UK
Hiwa M. Ahmed, PhD Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Vanessa M. Chapla, PhD Federal University of Tocantins, Brazil
Marc Maresca Aix-Marseille Université, France
Dharmendra Kumar Meena, PhD ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, India
Hafiz Muhammad Asif University College of Conventional Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Basharat Nabi Dar, PhD Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, J&K, India
Moupriya Nag, PhD University of Engineering & Management Kolkata, India?
Thiambi Netshiluvhi National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI), South Africa
Uwem Okon Edet, BSc, MSc, PhD Arthur Jarvis University, Akpabuyo, Cross River State, Nigeria
Michael Oluwatoyin Daniyan, B.Pharm, MSc, PhD Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Mahendra Parkash Kapoor, Ph. D., MBA Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd., Japan
Ain Raal, PhD Institute of Pharmacy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Jey-R S. Ventura, PhD University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), Philippines
Surendra Sarsaiya, PhD Bioresource Institute for Healthy Utilization (BIHU), Zunyi Medical University, Zunyi, Guizhou, China
Chitranjan Sharma, DPhil Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India
Professor Ram Singh Delhi Technological University
Ping-Jyun Sung, PhD National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Alfred Ngenge Tamfu, PhD University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon
Alessandro Venditti Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Baskar Venkidasamy, PhD Saveetha University, India
Chunpeng Wan Jiangxi Agricultural University, China
Chunhua Wang, PhD Foshan University, China
Zhenzhu XU, PhD Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kooi Yeong Khaw, PhD Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia
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