Special Issue "Anti-pandemic: Search for New Therapeutics from the Natural Kingdom and Laboratory"

A special issue of Medicines (ISSN 2305-6320). This special issue belongs to the section "New Drugs Exploration and Development".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Sakagami
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Guest Editor
Meikai University Research Institute of Odontology (M-RIO), 1-1 Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0283, Japan
Interests: informatics; information network; pharmacy; biological pharmacy; basic medicine; general pharmacology; boundary medicine; laboratory medicine; dentistry
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues:

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has seriously affected our daily life. At present, there is no specific drug for this virus, and vaccine production is not yet ready. Therefore, existing antiviral drugs and traditional Chinese medicines are being tested for their antiviral potential.

This Special Issue calls for reviews and original articles on the current status of specific drug development, the possibly efficacy of existing and newly synthesized antiviral drugs, and search of nonspecific antiviral substances from natural resources.

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Sakagami
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com 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 papers will be 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. Medicines is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

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