Scope of the journal

The scope of the journal includes the research advances involving chemistry and biology of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids which have current or potential industrial applications. View More...

Special Sections

Articles published in the journal will also be included under the special section that falls within the scope of each section. The special sections are as follows:
Biomolecules | Protein Engineering | Enzyme Chemistry | Free radicals and antioxidants Biochemistry | view more...

Original Research | Biomolecules Open Access

Melting behavior of pseudoknots containing adjacent GC and AT rich domains

Calliste Reiling-Steffensmeier, Mikenzie Nordeen, Luis A Marky
Biochemical Compounds 5 : 4

Review | Biomolecules Open Access

Addressing the glycan complexity by using mass spectrometry: In the pursuit of decoding glycologic

Yoshimi Kanie, Osamu Kanie
Biochemical Compounds 5 : 3

Review | Biomolecules Open Access

Phytochemicals mediated signalling pathways and their implications in cancer chemotherapy: Challenges and opportunities in phytochemicals based drug development: A review

Vivek Kumar Gupta, Reetika Singh, Bechan Sharma
Biochemical Compounds 5 : 2

Original Research | Biomolecules Open Access

Poly-L-lysine-coated nanoparticles are ineffective in inducing mucosal immunity against group a streptococcus

Nirmal Marasini, Ashwini Kumar Giddam, Michael R Batzloff, Michael F Good, Mariusz Skwarczynski, Istvan Toth
Biochemical Compounds 5 : 1

Original ResearchOpen Access

Proteolytic truncation of human transthyretin linked to amyloidosis is mediated by a trypsin like enzyme: In vitro demonstration using model peptides

Mysa Saad, Chunyu Lu, Charita Koya, Ajoy Basak
Biochemical Compounds 4 : 5

EditorialOpen Access

The issue of drug spending

Abimbola Farinde
Biochemical Compounds 4 : 4

Original ResearchOpen Access

Base-modified thymidine and thymine analogs with low cytotoxicity effectively obstruct DNA replication in papovaviridae

Kayla M Borland, Patrick R Wolfkiel, Matthew P Burke, Sean M Lawson, Courtney A Stockman, Aron P Bercz, Julia N Tolstolutskaya, Vladislav A Litosh
Biochemical Compounds 4 : 3

Review | Biomolecules Open Access

Platinum-based anticancer drugs encapsulated liposome and polymeric micelle formulation in clinical trials

Zhou Hang, Matthew A Cooper, Zyta M Ziora
Biochemical Compounds 4 : 2

Original Research | Biomolecules Open Access

Synthesis and immunological evaluation of peptide-based vaccine candidates against malaria

Saranya Chandrudu, Mariusz Skwarczynski, David Pattinson, Simon H Apte, Denise L Doolan, Istvan Toth
Biochemical Compounds 4 : 1

Original ResearchOpen Access

Contributions of the loops on the stability and targeting of DNA pseudoknots

Calliste Reiling, Luis A. Marky
Biochemical Compounds 2 : 3

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Dr. Mariusz Skwarczynski
is currently working as Senior Research Fellow in School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Biological & Chemical Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. His research interest includes Medicinal chemistry, Vaccine/Drug Delivery, Peptide Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Macromolecules, Adjuvants, Anticancer Agents, Prodrug Strategies.

Senior Editor

Dr. Gerhard Kostner
is currently working as a Professor for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and was also a Head at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University Graz, Austria. His research interest includes lipids, lipoproteins, lipid oxidation and free radicals, metabolism, transcriptional regulation of genes, atherosclerosis research, nutrition and functional food.

Dr. Manfredi Rizzo
is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Palermo, Italy. He is also a Head, Unit of Atherosclerosis, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Prevention, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology, Italy. His research interest includes novel biomarkers of cardiovascular risk, oxidative stress, lipids and lipoproteins, glucose metabolism, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis and dyslipidemia.

Dr. Vinod Kumar Tiwari
is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, India. His research interest includes carbohydrate chemistry, organic synthesis and novel synthetic methodology. His current research is focused on different aspects of carbohydrate chemistry such as their modifications, application in chiral synthesis, development of carbohydrate based bichelating agents and carbohydrate containing molecules of medicinal interest.

Dr. John S. McMurray
is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Anderson cancer center department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas, USA. His research interest focuses on bio-organic chemistry, peptide and peptidomimetic chemistry, structure-guided drug design, protein-protein interaction and enzyme inhibitor design.

Dr. Luis A. Marky
is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA. His research interests focuses on biophysical chemistry and focus on the molecular forces that control the conformational stability and flexibility of nucleic acids, including Okazaki fragments, hairpin loops, intramolecular triplexes, G-quadruplexes, C-quadruplexes, and three-& four-arm DNA junctions and their interaction with drugs.

Biochemical Compounds Subject Areas

Structure studies- stereochemistry e.t.c., Characterization of the biochemical compounds, Natural Synthesis of biomolecules, Isolation of biochemical compound (liquid-liquid, liquid-solid e.t.c), Biochemical mechanism in living cells, Biopolymers, Bioactive compounds, Enzyme chemistry, Biogenesis, Thermochemistry of the solutions of the biochemical compounds, Biochemical assays, Metallobiomolecules, Steriod biochemistry, Molecular & biological techniques involved in the synthesis.