About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes original research articles, letters, review articles, short articles and guest edited single topic issues on bioactive compounds.


The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments and research in new bioactive compounds with proven activities in various biological screenings and pharmacological models. The aim is to provide a valuable information source of bioactive compounds synthesized or isolated, which can be used for further development of pharmaceuticals by industry and academia. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide, proving essential reading for pharmacologists, pharmaceutical chemists and medicinal chemists who wish to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments about new bioactive compounds of natural or synthetic origin, including recent patents.


About the Editor

M. Iqbal Choudhary
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
University of Karachi
Karachi
Pakistan

Brief Biography

Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary is a Distinguished National Professor of Organic Chemistry and Director at International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research). He is among the most prominent scientists of Pakistan, recognized for his original contributions in the fields of natural products and bioorganic chemistry. He has written and edited 50 books, most of which have been published in USA and Europe. He is also the author of over 900 research papers and chapters in top international science journals of the West, as well as 43 US patents. The cumulative impact factor of his publications is over 1,750. This is by far the largest number of quality publications from any scientist in Pakistan. He has been among the most cited scientists of Pakistan in last five years with citations exceeding 11,000 (h-Index: 41).

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