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Chemistry and machine learning

Guest Edited by Marcus Tullius Scotti and Renjith Thomas

Drug delivery systems

Guest Edited by Jayanta Kumar Patra and Seeram Ramakrishna

Solving the problem of the forever chemicals

Guest Edited by Show Pau Loke and Dai-Viet N. Vo

Water remediation and purification

Guest Edited by Balal Yousaf and Jakub Zdarta


Guest Editors:
Rosaria Ciriminna: Institute for the Study of Nanostructured Materials, Italy
Zhiliang Jin: North Minzu University, China

Submission Status: Open until 15 May 2024

Future fuels

Guest Editors:
Jun Mei: Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Patricia G. Vazquez : National University of La Plata, Argentina

Submission Status: Open until 27 January 2024

Contemporary methods for the extraction and isolation of natural products

Guest Editors:
Vassya Bankova: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Milena Popova: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Submission Status: Open until 28 February 2024

Computer-aided drug design

Guest Editors:
Abdulilah Ece: Biruni University, Türkiye


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BMC Chemistry, formerly known as Chemistry Central Journal, is an open access, peer reviewed journal publishing research in all areas of pure and applied chemistry.

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