Marine Drugs

Marine Drugs is the leading, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the research, development, and production of biologically and therapeutically active compounds from the sea. Marine Drugs is published monthly online by MDPI. Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society (ANZMBS) is affiliated with Marine Drugs and its members receive a discount on article processing charges. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, PubAgMarinLit, AGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Chemistry, Medicinal) / CiteScore - Q1 (Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 6.085 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.044 (2021)
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Topic in Antioxidants, BioChem, Biomolecules, IJMS, Marine Drugs, Molecules
Antioxidant Activity of Natural Products Topic Editors: José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela, Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias, Carla Susana Correia Pereira, Alexandra Plácido
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, IJMS, Molecules, Sci. Pharm., Cancers, Marine Drugs
Antitumor Activity of Natural Products and Related Compounds Topic Editors: Barbara De Filippis, Alessandra Ammazzalorso, Marialuigia Fantacuzzi
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Antibiotics, Biomolecules, IJMS, Marine Drugs, Pharmaceuticals
Compounds with Medicinal Value (2nd Volume) Topic Editor: Maria Stefania Sinicropi
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Biology, JMSE, Marine Drugs, Microbiology Research
Marine Microbiology: Resources, Ecology, and Biogeochemistry Topic Editors: Hongyue Dang, Wanpeng Wang, Dongdong Zhang, Xiaoli Zhang
Deadline: 15 November 2023
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Natural Product Genomics and Metabolomics of Marine Microorganisms Guest Editors: Sylvia Soldatou, RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Green Chemistry in Marine Natural Product Research Guest Editor: Igor Jerković
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Functional Biomaterials from Marine Diatoms Guest Editors: Uluvangada Thammaiah Uthappa, Ilaria Rea
Deadline: 15 July 2023
Special Issue in Marine Drugs
Tetrodotoxins: Detection, Biosynthesis and Biological Effects Guest Editor: Manolis Mandalakis
Deadline: 21 July 2023
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Ocean4Biotech Collection Editors: Ana Rotter, Susana P Gaudencio, Katja Klun, Marlen I. Vasquez
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Microalgal Active Biomolecules Collection Editor: Cédric Delattre
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Polysaccharides Collection Editor: Paola Laurienzo
Topical Collection in Marine Drugs
Marine Compounds and Cancer Collection Editors: Friedemann Honecker, Sergey A. Dyshlovoy
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