“It was indeed a great and pleasant experience with IJMS regarding our recent publication. The submission process was very straight forward and less time consuming. The review process was very fast compared to many Open Access Journals, which is praiseworthy. The support from the editorial office during the revision process was highly supportive as well. We look forward to publish in IJMS in the future and I will definitely recommend IJMS to my colleagues and collaborators.”
By Dr. Tariq Ezaz (Author of Karyotypes and Sex Chromosomes in Two Australian Native Freshwater Fishes, Golden Perch (Macquaria ambigua) and Murray Cod (Maccullochella peelii) (Percichthyidae)).
“MDPI journal is an excellent choice for all novel scientific finding! The submission and publication process are very efficiency. Most importantly, all the editors and editorial staffs are friendly and enthusiasm on their work!”
By Dr. Chia-Hung Chou (Author of B-Cell Activating Factor Enhances Hepatocyte-Driven Angiogenesis via B-Cell CLL/Lymphoma 10/Nuclear Factor-KappaB Signaling during Liver Regeneration).
“My coworkers and I have been impressed by the high professional level of the MDPI staff, who rapidly and efficiently followed us during every step of review process, resubmission and finalization of our article for publication” By Professor Daniele Bani (Author of Photonic Therapy in Periodontal Diseases an Overview with Appraisal of the Literature and Reasoned Treatment Recommendations).
“Publishing a paper in this journal has been a good experience. Th editorial office staff were very helpful and provided all the guidance and support as needed. The review of the MS was high caliber and constructive, and helped improve the quality of the work published.” By Sardar Sindhu (Author of The Cooperative Induction of CCL4 in Human Monocytic Cells by TNF-α and Palmitate Requires MyD88 and Involves MAPK/NF-κB Signaling Pathways).
“It was a great pleasure to publish again in International Journal of Molecular Science. The submission process was extremely easy. The handling of the manuscript by the Editors and Editorial Team was very fast, efficient and professional. The reviewer’s comments were insightful, and the publication processes were remarkably rapid. I strongly recommend this journal to colleagues.”
By Dr. Francesca Forini (Author of Protective Effects of Euthyroidism Restoration on Mitochondria Function and Quality Control in Cardiac Pathophysiology).
“We have recently published our work in the special issue of IJMS “Cisplatin in Cancer Therapy: Molecular Mechanisms of Action". Our experience with the editors, reviewers and all the editorial staff was notable. The review and the editing processes were timely and well organized and the editorial staff was very supportive. We will definitely consider IJMS again in the future and we will recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Mattia Garutti (Author of Platinum Salts in Patients with Breast Cancer: A Focus on Predictive Factors).
“We have recently published an invited review in the special issue of IJMS “Retinal Ganglion Cells”. All the process was fast and easy and the reviewers’ comments improve substantially the quality of the manuscript. The Editorial Office was efficient, kindly and available any time. The review was published in the following day after receiving the editor’s decision letter. It was a pleasure to contribute in IJMS and we will consider the IJMS for future publications.”
By Dr. Veronica Murcia-Belmonte (Author of Wiring the Binocular Visual Pathways).
“I have already published several papers at IJMS and I am always very satisfied with the treatment and the work carried out by the editorial team and the reviewers. In this journal the time of the researchers is highly valued and the entire process of evaluation of the manuscripts is carried out quickly and efficiently. Definitely, I recommend IJMS for future publications.”
By Dr. Houria Boulaiz Tassi (Author of Phenformin as an Anticancer Agent: Challenges and Prospects).
“We have recently published our work in the special issue of IJMS “Melatonin from an Antioxidant to a Classic Hormone or a Tissue Factor: Experimental and Clinical Aspects 2019”. We were really impressed by the process of handling of our manuscript by the editors, reviewers and the editorial office. Starting from the onset of submission until getting our paper published, we thought that the editorial team were working 24/7. The editors’ and the reviewers’ constructive comments we received definitely improved the revised version of our manuscript. Overall, we are extremely satisfied by our experience with publishing our paper to IJMS and we will definitely consider this journal for submission of our upcoming work.”
By Dr. Il-Keun Kong (Author of Melatonin Abrogates the Anti-Developmental Effect of the AKT Inhibitor SH6 in Bovine Oocytes and Embryos).
“Prof. Barillari honored us with the invitation to contribute to the special issue “Tumor Cell Invasion and Metastases”. We have a very positive experience with IJMS. We have just published a review article. The review process was rapid, competent and improved the quality of the manuscript. Furthermore, the Editorial Office was very efficient and available for any explanation. We will submit next manuscripts in the future to IJMS.”
By Dr. Loredana Albonici (Author of Multifaceted Role of the Placental Growth Factor (PlGF) in the Antitumor Immune Response and Cancer Progression).
“I had a very positive experience publishing in IJMS. The process, from initial subsmission to final acceptance was very fast and effective. The communication with with the editorial staff for any question at every step of the process and the speed of the review proces was fantastic. The proofreading process, is also very convenient and fast. I will consider IJMS for publication in the future.”
By Dr. Monika Janczarek (Author of Transcriptomic Studies Reveal that the Rhizobium leguminosarum Serine/Threonine Protein Phosphatase PssZ has a Role in the Synthesis of Cell-Surface Components, Nutrient Utilization, and Other Cellular Processes).
“I was approached by IJMS to contribute our work to its special issue Somatostatin. The communication between the editorial office and me prior publication was very helpful and professional. On this occasion I would like to thank the editorial staff for their hard work, their efforts were highly appreciated. The submission process itself was smooth; revisions were professional, helpful and fast. All in all, publishing in IJMS has been a very pleasant experience.”
By Dr. Therese Riedemann (Author of Diversity and Function of Somatostatin-Expressing Interneurons in the Cerebral Cortex).
“I recently published a paper in International Journal of Molecular Sciences on the role of the ECL cell in gastric physiology and pathology. I am very pleased with the handling and help by the editors and the publisher. Particularly, I like that the manuscript is returned in an "edited" form allowing direct corrections there. The rapid handling is also greatly appreciated.”
By Dr. Helge L. Waldum (Author of The Enterochromaffin-like [ECL] Cell—Central in Gastric Physiology and Pathology).
“I had the privilege to serve as a reviewer for IJMS in several occasions. I am author of a couple of reviews as well. I had an extremely positive experience with IJMS from both sides. The editorial communications at every step of the process and the speed and efficiency of the review process was fantastic. I plan to continue being part of the IJMS community and I will definitely consider IJMS for future submissions from my lab and with collaborators.”
By Dr. Isabel R. Schlaepfer (Author of Lipid Metabolism and Endocrine Resistance in Prostate Cancer, and New Opportunities for Therapy).
“I was grateful to have my paper published in IJMS. The reviews were helpful and conciseIJMS. The review process was rapid as was the publishing. With the reasonable review process and its strong impact factor it is certainly worth publishing there.”
By Prof. Larry Fliegel (Author of Structural and Functional Changes in the Na+/H+ Exchanger Isoform 1, Induced by Erk1/2 Phosphorylation).
“That was a good experience to publish an invited review article in the special issue “Natural Products and Neuroprotection” of the IJMS. The invitation allowed to systematize our research work related with the topic that my team is being working on. All the process was quite easy, and the editors always maintained a close contact in order to help usmaking the submission process very fast. The reviewers’ comments were useful to improve the quality of the manuscript. It was a pleasure and surely, we will consider the IJMS for future publications.”
By Dr. Maria do Carmo Pereira (Author of Natural Compounds for Alzheimer's Disease Therapy: A Systematic Review of Preclinical and Clinical Studies).
“We sincerely appreciated the invitation by the guest editors Dr. Kamiya and Dr. Sugawara-Narutaki to contribute our paper to the IJMS special issue "Designer Biopolymers: Self-Assembling Proteins and Nucleic Acids". This was my first experience to publish our work in IJMS as a corresponding author. I was really impressed by their excellently rapid publication processes. Indeed, our papers were published within a couple of days after receiving the editor’s decision letters!”
By Dr. Koichi Kato (Author of Mutational and Combinatorial Control of Self-Assembling and Disassembling of Human Proteasome α Subunits and Molecular and Structural Basis of the Proteasome α Subunit Assembly Mechanism Mediated by the Proteasome-Assembling Chaperone PAC3-PAC4 Heterodimer).
“We have published in other scientific Journals, but the main difference with the publication in IJMS is the short time that took from paper submission to its final release. Professional referees reviewed the manuscript, which was improved by their comments. The Editorial assistants and the whole team were very prompt in responding to each of the concerns raised during the process of editing and final publishing. I recommend other researchers to publish their articles in IJMS for best publication and quality service. According to the service we got from IJMS, surely we will use it for our following manuscripts.”
By Dr. Clemente Capasso (Author of Cloning, Purification, and Characterization of a β-Carbonic Anhydrase from Malassezia restricta, an Opportunistic Pathogen Involved in Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis).
“I had a very positive experience publishing in IJMS. The process, from initial submission to final acceptance was very smooth and fast (submitted April 26, published May 15). It is easy to get in touch with the editorial staff for any question by email, you receive a reply within few hours. The proofreading process, based on the classical word editing software, is also very convenient and fast. I will consider IJMS for publication in the future.”
By Dr. Fabrice Collin (Authors of Chemical Basis of Reactive Oxygen Species Reactivity and Involvement in Neurodegenerative Diseases).
“My first experience with the International Journal of Molecular Sciences was very satisfying. The entire processing was surprisingly fast and efficient. I particularly appreciated the manuscript’s ease of submission, with a unique template including text, figures and tables. Moreover, peer-review was fast and significant, with helpful comments for manuscript improvement. From acceptance to publication it took only a couple of days. Overall, I can say that I’m fully satisfied with this publication and will definitely consider The International Journal of Molecular Sciences for future publications.”
By Dr. Simona Neri (Authors of Genetic Stability of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Regenerative Medicine Applications: A Fundamental Biosafety Aspect).
“This was my first time submitting to IJMS. I was particularly impressed by the speed and efficiency of the review process and especially the very short delay from acceptance to publishing. This was not due to the editor cutting corners; I saw that the manuscript had been extensively edited for the proofs and the phrasing had in most cases been improved. The editorial team also noticed a number of small errors that had escaped our and the reviewers’ notice. Publishing with IJMS has been a very positive experience, and I will certainly give this journal consideration as a venue for future publications.”
By Dr. Jack C. Leo (Authors of Catching a SPY: Using the SpyCatcher-SpyTag and Related Systems for Labeling and Localizing Bacterial Proteinss).
“We have recently published a research article in the special issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences “Hormones-Dependent Cancers: New Aspects on Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology (II)”. We were impressed by the efficiency of the reviewing process and the competence and the helpfulness of the members of the Editorial office. Moreover, the provided online platform by the journal works very well and undoubtedly contributes for the rapidity of the manuscript’s submission and publication. This was our first publication in IJMS and we will definitely consider submitting manuscripts in this journal in the future.”
By Dr. Dimcho Bachvarov (Authors of The polypeptide GALNT6 Displays Redundant Functions upon Suppression of its Closest Homolog GALNT3 in Mediating Aberrant O-Glycosylation, Associated with Ovarian Cancer Progression).
“We have an extremely positive experience with IJMS. It was very convenient and satisfying, that we were informed at every step of the process. We were very impressed how smooth and fast the entire process of submission, peer-review and acceptance was handled. Big thumbs up for the editors and the editorial office! We will definitely consider this journal for our future submissions.”
By Dr. Monika Kiricsi (Authors of Anti-Cancer Activity of Novel Dihydrotestosterone-Derived Ring A-Condensed Pyrazoles on Androgen Non-Responsive Prostate Cancer Cell Lines).
“It was a great pleasure to publish our review article in a special issue of IJMS. The efficient handling of the paper by the editors, reviewers, and editorial office made me impressed. The reviewer’s comments were insightful and significant, which highly improved our manuscript. Furthermore, the editorial office provided arrangements to deal with embargo and adjusted the date of online-publication, regarding the manuscript cited in the Reference section. Their remarkably high level of professionalism was fantastic.”
By Dr. Masashi Tanaka (Authors of Novel Therapeutic Potentials of Taxifolin for Amyloid-β-associated Neurodegenerative Diseases and Other Diseases: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives).
“This was our first time working with IJMS on an invited article. If I want to sum our experience up I would say it was the perfect example of efficiency and professionalism. Kuddos to editor and the whole team. The made sure we were informed from the first step to the end. The most delightful thing was the rapid publication from the time of acceptance! With such a peasant experience, we will surely be working with them again.”
By Dr. Hala Chaaban (Authors of Curcumin and Intestinal Inflammatory Diseases: Molecular Mechanisms of Protection).
“Our publication as invited research article in “Tumor Invasion and Metastases” special issue of IJMS has been a fulfilling experience. Cancer metastasis is lethal in most cancers and mechanistic understandings of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) interactions with circulatory cells of the immune system are critical. We dissected interplays between CTCs and Polymorphonuclear-Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells (PMN-MDSCs) by heterotypic clustering as a key mechanism to promote CTC survival and sustain the metastatic process. Transplantation of both cell populations in mice revealed significantly enhanced dissemination and metastasis compared to mice injected with CTCs or PMN-MDSCs alone. This was coupled with in vitro co-culturing demonstrating that CTCs induced PMN-MDSC pro-tumorigenic differentiation through paracrine Nodal signaling, augmenting their production of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Augmented PMN-MDSC ROS upregulated Notch1 CTC expression, thus priming CTCs to respond to ligand-mediated (Jagged1) Notch activation. This study provided seminal evidence showing that PMN-MDSCs directly promote CTC dissemination and metastatic potency. Targeting CTC/PMN-MDSC crosstalks can represent a novel therapeutic avenue for limiting hematogenous spread of metastasis.”
By Dr. Dario Marchetti (Authors of PMN-MDSCs Enhance CTC Metastatic Properties through Reciprocal Interactions via ROS/Notch/Nodal Signaling).
“It was a pleasure to publish our work in IJMS. The processing of the paper from the handling by the editors, reviewers and the editorial office was extremely efficient. The paper went through full peer review with constructive reviewers comments, in spite of the quick turn around time from submission to first decision. Overall, I was most impressed with the high level of professionalism at every stage of the processing of the manuscript.”
By Professor Rhian M. Touyz (Authors of TRPM7, Magnesium, and Signaling).
“It was a rewarding experience to contribute to IJMS with an invited review. The submission system was very smooth and reviewer comments were appropriate and useful for improving our manuscript. The process, from initial submission through final acceptance, was really fast. We will consider this journal for our future submissions.”
By Dr. Leonardo Baiocchi (Authors of Dual Role of Bile Acids on the Biliary Epithelium: Friend or Foe?).
“The publication of an invited review article in a special issue of IJMS has been a very fulfilling experience. The submission and revision process was very smooth and it took 6 weeks only on the whole from initial submission to appearance in PUBMED.”
By Dr. Elisabetta Rovida (Authors of Impact of ERK5 on the Hallmarks of Cancer).
“I really appreciate being published to the Special Issue “Genetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Focus on Progression and Response to Treatment.” This was my first manuscript published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Peer reviewing and publication processes were remarkably rapid and really satisfied. I will continue to submit my papers to International Journal of Molecular Sciences.”
By Dr. Byung-Hoon Jeong (Authors of The First Report of Polymorphisms and Genetic Features of the prion-like Protein Gene (PRND) in a Prion Disease-Resistant Animal, Dog).
“I appreciated the invitation by guest editors Dr. Grässel and Dr. Aszodi to contribute a paper to IJMS’ Special Issue "Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Regeneration". Upon discussing it with my international team of collaborators, we happily accepted this invitation. Overall, submission was stress-free and reviewing was fair and rebuttal transparent. The publication process with MDPI was fast and involved all co-authors at all times. In addition, communication with the editorial staff was pleasant.”
By Dr. Holger Jahr (Authors of Bioreactor-Controlled Physoxia Regulates TGF-β Signaling to Alter Extracellular Matrix Synthesis by Human Chondrocytes).
““This was the first time for me to work with IJMS of MDPI. This was also the first time for me to feel that "something is going on" instead of "Is it being read at all?" before the announcement of decision. These two different attitudes are related to the publication speed and professional reviewers level. Although we spent a lot of time writing a paper for which we were considered experts, our first draft were nearly rejected and the comments were frustratingly harsh. However, our manuscript was getting much better because of the immediate and constructive response from the referees. So if I have another opportunity to introduce our research, I will.”
By Dr. Kang Taek Lee (Authors of Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Single Particle Tracking of Upconverting Nanoparticles in Living Cells).
“Our experience to publish with IJMS can be simply characterized as excellent and superb; really constructive suggestions, rapid revision process, highly efficient communication with the Handling Editor, strong support from the Editorial Office regarding reduction of the APC expenses when applied (e.g. an author affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA), an incredible illustration of the final article, and a unique flexibility and understanding of the accounting department in terms of the time APC debts are paid back to the journal. I strongly suggest IJMS as an ideal journal for scientists, professors and researchers to submit their work for publication. It is one of the best and worldwide recognized journals in its field. We are all here, in Athens, Greece and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA, very excited and proud for having our works finally published in IJMS. Thank you all so much for this great opportunity.”
By Dr. Dimitrios J. Stravopodis (Authors of Revisiting Histone Deacetylases in Human Tumorigenesis: The Paradigm of Urothelial Bladder Cancer).
“We just published our 4th research work in the prestigious “International Journal of Molecular Sciences”, I have to say that it was a great experience as in the other three occasions. The scientific and editorial team was very supportive contributing with a series of deeply-qualified reviewers whose questions to our work made our manuscript even better and with a magnifique infrastructure, the editorial team, whom always were very quick in answering and solving all my bureaucratic questions . I can not express enough thanks to them. Of course, I will choose this journal for publish again and strongly recommend the journal to my colleagues and friends.”
By Prof. Salvador González (Authors of Extract of Deschampsia antarctica (EDA) Prevents Dermal Cell Damage Induced by UV Radiation and 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxinr).
“Having published several papers in IJMS, I can only underline my positive experiences with this Journal. The reviewing was professionally conducted. Production and handling of proofs were close to perfect and remarkably rapid. After submission of corrected proofs, my last paper was published within a day. I would like to recommend this Publisher and the Journal.”
By Dr. Rüdiger Hardeland (Authors of Aging, melatonin and the pro- and anti-inflammatory networks).
“I really appreciate being invited to the Special Issue “Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Toxicology of Natural and Synthetic Toxins.” This was my first manuscript published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, before I also published in others MDPI journals. I am very satisfied with the overall publication process. I had excellent contact with the editorial staff created by courteous, competent and helpful people. The peer review process was very fast. I would definitively recommend IJMS for the publication of high quality papers."
By Dr. Monika Słomińska-Wojewódzka (Authors of Toxins Utilize the Endoplasmic Reticulum-Associated Protein Degradation Pathway in Their Intoxication Process).
“First of all, I appreciate being invited to edit the special issue "Adipokines" for the second time. We contributed a review article with the title “Chemerin Isoforms and Activity in Obesity” to this special issue. The editorial team is competent, efficient and highly supportive. The review process was quick and comments of the reviewers were fair and very helpful. The online system was easy to use. The reputation of IJMS and its impact factor are very good. I would recommend IJMS to my colleagues.”
By Dr. Christa Buechler (Authors of Chemerin Isoforms and Activity in Obesity).
“We have recently published a review article in the special issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences ERK Signaling Pathway in Diseases. Our experience with the editorial office was very good as all steps went smoothly. We were particularly impressed by the remarkably short time from submission through the review process to publication, which took just 5 weeks.”
By Dr. Rony Seger (Authors of Mechanism of Translocation, Substrates, and Role in Cancer).
“It was a pleasure and professional process to publish in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. We got invited for an overview article within a Special Issue for "Protein Phosphorylation in Health and Disease". The editorial team and selected reviewers were instrumental and cooperative to shape the review. In summary, the process of submission, reviewing and publishing was efficient, clear and transparent to all authors.”
By Dr. Manuel Rauth, Dr. Heidi Neubauer and Dr. Richard Moriggl (Authors of Cell Metabolism Control Through O-GlcNAcylation of STAT5: A Full or Empty Fuel Tank Makes a Big Difference for Cancer Cell Growth and Survival).
“It has been my first experience with Int. J. Mol. Sci., although I already published on another MDPI journal. I’m simply impressed about the efficiency of the entire system! Submitting, reviewing and publishing processes are very fast and sometimes this can be decisive in several aspects and steps of the carrier, especially for young scientists. I want to congratulate also with the Editorial team for the constructive and professional inputs in regard to the contents of the articles.”
By Prof. Nicola Micale (Author of Hydroxamic Acid-Based Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibitors Bearing a Pyrazole Scaffold and a Cinnamoyl Linker).
“I am happy to write these few lines to describe my excellent experience with the IJMS. First of all, I really appreciated being invited to edit the special issue "Rare Inherited Coagulation Disorders (RICDs)". I contributed to this special issue with a paper on FV deficiency, and I found the whole experience really impressive. The interaction with the editorial staff (at any level) was really satisfying. The online system was user friendly, and the upload of files extremely fast. Indeed, "fast" is the keyword, cause extremely rapid was the entire procedure, from the first submission up to proofreading. In addition, I quickly obtained all responses to my questions. No delays, at any step. Here, I wish to thank you the editors and the staff, and I have to say that I will strongly recommend you to my colleagues.”
By Dr. Rosanna Asselta (Author of Understanding the Impact of Aberrant Splicing in Coagulation Factor V Deficiency).
“We recently published an article in a special issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Perspectives on the Health Benefits of Flavonoids. From submission, through timely reviews, acceptance and publication, all went smoothly. The speed and quality of the reviews was very impressive. The Editorial Office was a pleasure to work with and responded quickly. We appreciated the assistance of the staff and plan to submit to MDPI journals again.”
By Dr. C. Michael Greenlief (Author of Quercetin Potentiates Docosahexaenoic Acid to Suppress Lipopolysaccharide-induced Oxidative/Inflammatory Responses, Alter Lipid Peroxidation Products, and Enhance the Adaptive Stress Pathways in BV-2 Microglial Cells).
“It was my first experience with publishing in IJMS, and I was pleased by a highly professional processing and support by the editorial team, as well as by a deeply qualified reviewing of our manuscript.”
By Dr. Jiri Fajkus (Author of Comparative Dissection of Three Giant Genomes: Allium cepa, Allium sativum, and Allium ursinum).
“We have published several papers in IJMS. It is always fun to publish our papers to IJMS. The editorial teams are very helpful. I always receive their responses to our questions very quickly. I really appreciate their hard work.”
By Dr. Takamitsu A. Kato (Author of Radiobiological Characterization of Canine Malignant Melanoma Cell Lines with Different Types of Ionizing Radiation and Efficacy Evaluation with Cytotoxic Agents).
“It was great pleasure for us to publish in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences! We were invited for a special issue on Reproductive Immunology. The editorial team was very helpful and cooperative! The process of submission, reviewing and publishing was very fast and professional, even during the weekends the editorial team was at disposal. We have never experienced before such an efficient publication process.”
By Dr. Tanya Dimova (Author of Early pregnancy human decidua is enriched with activated, fully differentiated and pro-inflammatory gamma/delta T cells with divers TCR repertoires).
“I have now published three research papers in IJMS and am impressed by the ease of the submission and editing process which has been carried out in a timely manner in all cases. The reviewers of my submissions have also been thorough, knowledgable and fair, a refreshing change to my experiences with many other journals where this can be a hit and miss experience with some reviewers clearly not reading the submission thoroughly enough-which is obvious from the inept questions they raise. I will certainly bear this journal in mind for future publications and will recommend it to my colleagues when appropriate special initiative issues appear on the horizon. Other journals could certainly learn a few things from IMJS, of the many many journals which now exist, IMJS stands out in terms of quality and ease of submission.”
By Dr. James Melrose (Author of A Retrospective Analysis of the Cartilage Kunitz Protease Inhibitory Proteins Identifies These as Members of the Inter-α-Trypsin Inhibitor Superfamily with Potential Roles in the Protection of the Articulatory Surface).
“We would like to acknowledge the great competence and efficiency of the editorial team of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences through all the reviewing and publishing process of our Review paper. The journal provides an easy online platform which simplifies the manuscript submission process, and the communication flows rapidly. Although we have manuscripts published by other MDPI journals, this was the first time that we had the pleasure of publishing in IJMS. We, sincerely, wish it would not be the last.”
By Dr. Carmen Jerónimo (Author of Epigenetic Mechanisms Influencing Epithelial to esenchymal Transition in Bladder Cancer).
“We recently published an original article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Special Issue Surface-Functionalized Nanoparticles as Drug Carriers. The review and editing processes were very quick and it took only three weeks from the first submission to the publication. We appreciate that the editorial staff was highly supportive. We will choose this journal for publish again in the future and strongly recommend this journal to colleagues.”
Dr. Noriaki Nagai (Author of Energy-Dependent Endocytosis is Involved in the Absorption of Indomethacin Nanoparticles in the Small Intestine).
“The speed and quality of the editorial work and the peer-review process were truly impressive.”
By Dr. Atanas G. Atanasov (Author of CThe microRNAs Regulating Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation: A Minireview).
“We publish in IJMS the third time now. In current time an open access publication practice is very important. MDPI provides quick and fair review process, full transparency and fair article processing charges. The IJMS editors are prompt in answer to authors, they achieve very appreciated and proper job. I would like to express my appreciation to the prepared manuscript forms and the submission and procession system, which is very efficient and makes the job for the authors easy. The reputation of the Journal as well as its impact factor are very good. Our main way of submitting our original and review works is MDPI now. I would recommend MDPI and IJMS to all my colleagues and peer researchers.”
By Dr. Jozsef Dudás (Author of Brain-Derived Neurotrophin and TrkB in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma).
“It was a great experience of publishing review paper in IJMS. We really appreciated being invited to the special issue “Nanobiomaterials for Drug Delivery, Cancer Therapy and Diagnostics”. The whole processes were very fast and the professional editorial team gave us constructive comments. We will choose this journal for future publication without any hesitation.”
By Dr. Aeju Lee (Author of A Promising Biocompatible Platform: Lipid-Based and Bio-Inspired Smart Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Therapy).
“We were recently invited to write a review as part of an IJMS special issue Molecular and Cellular Interactions in Biliary Tree Development, Diseases, and Cancer and we had a great experience with the editorial team that was very professional and helpful. It was very impressive the speed of the publication process.”
By Dr. Michele Angela Rodrigues (Author of Calcium Signaling in Cholangiocytes: Methods, Mechanisms, and Effects).
“We are extremely pleased by the professionalism proved by the editorial team from IJMS. Our paper was an invited review under the coordination of Prof. Dr. Roberto Bei and Dr. Monica Benvenuto. The editorial team from IJMS efficiently organized the review of the manuscript and provided us with very useful suggestions regarding the editing process. We support the open access papers and recommend this journal to all our colleagues. Thank you very much for all your support and we hope that we will collaborate in further common projects.”
By Dr. Magda Mocanu (Author of Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer by Dietary Compounds).
“We recently published in a Special Issue entitled "Cancer-Driver G Protein-Coupled Receptors as Therapeutic Targets" in International Journal of Molecular Science a review article on the growing interest of targeting GPCRs in the context of breast cancer, including TNBC. We have strongly appreciated the interaction with the editor and the editorial staff. We were particularly well accompanied during the project course. The contacts were productive and we rapidly obtained the appropriate responses to our questions. The different steps toward publishing were short and without any delay.”
By Dr. Marcello Maggiolini (Author of GPCR Modulation in Breast Cancer).
“My experience working with IJMS (MDPI) is truly amazing. I am grateful to get a special issue invitation to contribute an article in 'Microbial Enzymes'. Starting from the manuscript submission to final publication it took only about 17 days, which is really fast and efficient. The managing editorial board was in connection with me all the time and informed me the progress upon query. Overall I am very satisfied and will recommend every author to publish with IJMS.”
By Dr. Sudip Mukherjee (Author of Biosynthesis of Metal Nanoparticles via Microbial Enzymes: A Mechanistic Approach).
“I have already published in IJMS for the third time. The review process has amazing speed and very high standards! Rapid response of the editors deserves considerable praise. I will recommend IJMS to my colleagues and I will definitely publish more and more papers!”
By Dr. Alexander Betekhtin (Author of Cell Wall Epitopes and Endoploidy as Reporters of Embryogenic Potential in Brachypodium Distachyon Callus Culture).
“We would like to acknowledge the fine and efficient work of the journal team of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The review and publication process was handled in a timely and constructive manner, and the editorial team did a fast in-depth work to improve language clarity. We will definitely recommend this journal to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Carlos Gutierrez-Merino (Author of Methyl-β-Cyclodextrin Impairs the Phosphorylation of the β2 Subunit of L-Type Calcium Channels and Cytosolic Calcium Homeostasis in Mature Cerebellar Granule Neurons).
“It is my pleasure to publish our article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences! The process of reviewing and publishing our article was very fast, efficient and professional! Thanks to the great editorial team! Even though at weekend, they answered my quires with 4 hours. In the future, I would like to hand in my next manuscript in he International Journal of Molecular Sciences.”
By Dr. Xianbin Zhang (Author of The Ambivalent Function of YAP in Apoptosis and Cancer).
“We were invited for a special issue on Basic and Translational Research in Colorectal Cancer. Our experience was very good, with a rapid time for manuscript revision and publication. The editorial staff was highly professional and very efficient.”
By Dr. Paola Ulivi (Author of Heterogeneity in Colorectal Cancer: A Challenge for Personalized Medicine?).
“We were invited to write a review for the special issue “AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Signalling” of IJMS. The contact with the editor was always close and the feedback was immediate. The reviewers’ comments were sincere and helpful and greatly improved the quality of our paper. Finally, the timing was outstanding and he resubmission process very friendly. Indeed, we will consider IJMS for future publications.”
By Dr. Alfredo Fernández-Quintela (Author of Involvement of 5′AMP-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK) in the Effects of Resveratrol on Liver Steatosis).
“We recently published our article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. It was the supremely positive experience! We note with satisfaction that the editorial board responded quickly, clearly and very professionally. Well-coordinated actions of the editorial staff resembled the work of famous Swiss watches. The tone of the correspondence was correct and very friendly. The result of such highly coordinated work was extremely fast publication of our article. Overall we are very pleased with this journal. We will choose IJMS for our future publications and will recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Olga V. Mitkevich and Dr. Valery N. Urakov (Author of The Pub1 and Upf1 Proteins Act in Concert to Protect Yeast from Toxicity of the [PSI+] Prion).
“This has been our second article submitted to IJMS, and this time it was a great pleasure to have it published in the special issue “Current Advances in Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma”, which is highly relevant to the topic of our manuscript. The review and editing processes were very quick and straightforward, and the paper was published within few days from the formal acceptance letter. The editor Ms. Nicole Peng and her staff were very efficient and professional during the review and the publication steps. We will definitely choose this journal again for our publications and we strongly recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Serena Duchi (Author of Functionalized Keratin as Nanotechnology-Based Drug Delivery System for the Pharmacological Treatment of Osteosarcoma).
“Publishing in IJMS was a great experience. The handling of our publication was professional. The 3 reviewers were constructive, the manuscript definitely improved. The whole review process, processing of the final proof and online publication was very fast, less than a month altogether. I have never experienced such an efficient publication process.”
By Dr. Rita Pancsa (Author of Co-Evolution of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins with Folded Partners Witnessed by Evolutionary Couplings).
“The overall process of MS submittion, reviewing and acceptance for publication was very quick. The editorial staff was online even on weekends.”
By Dr. Natalia Koubassova (Author of Effects of an Interchain Disulfide Bond on Tropomyosin Structure: A Molecular Dynamics Study).
“We were invited to write a review for the special issue ‘Special Issue Disease Modeling Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells’ in Int J Mol Sci. This was our first experience in submitting a manuscript to the IJMS. The whole process was very straightforward and the transition from acceptance of the manuscript to publication was incredibly fast. We’d like to thank the editorial team for their role in the smooth application process. We would be happy to submit manuscripts to IJMS again and highly recommend others to do so as well.”
By Dr. Cesare M. N. Terracciano (Author of Many Cells Make Life Work—Multicellularity in Stem Cell-Based Cardiac Disease Modelling).
“This was our first experience working with IJMS. The editorial staff was available, knowledgeable, and supportive. The reviews of the original submission were performed in a timely manner and, importantly, improved the manuscript. Overall, the process from submission to publication was very efficient and we were pleased with the final product.”
By Dr. Steven O'Hara (Author of Metabolomic Profiling of Portal Blood and Bile Reveals Metabolic Signatures of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis).
“Our recently published manuscript ‘G Protein-Coupled Receptor Systems as Crucial Regulators of DNA Damage Response Processes’ was our first publishing experience with IJMS and I can wholeheartedly say it was a very edifying experience. The submission, review and rebuttal process was handled in a friendly and professional manner by the Editorial Team at IJMS. I sincerely hope that in the future other journals can learn from IJMS and improve, without compromising scientific quality, their speed and efficiency of academic review. I will definitely recommend IJMS to all of my colleagues as it provides a great service to diligent and ethical multidisciplinary scientists.”
By Dr. Stuart Maudsley (Author of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Systems as Crucial Regulators of DNA Damage Response Processes).
“We were recently invited to publish a review as part of a special IJMS issue on DNA Replication Stress. Everything went very smoothly as the editorial staff was able to provide insightful and useful comments from four independent and competent reviewers within two weeks post-submission. Proof production was done quickly but with great attention to details and once we approved the final version of the text, it was published online the very next day.
The open access formula ensures maximal visibility for our work and the IJMS staff is clearly working hard to increase the impact and recognition of their journal.”
By Dr. Alexandre Maréchal (Author of Ubiquitylation at the Fork: Making and Breaking Chains to Complete DNA Replication).
“This has been our first article submitted to and published in IJMS. This journal is open minded and provides a very fast and professional process to publish results. Our publishing experience in IJMS was one of the finest and we will definitely consider this journal for future publications.”
By Dr. Che-Chen Chang (Author of Comparison of Antibacterial Adhesion When Salivary Pellicle Is Coated on Both Poly(2-hydroxyethyl-methacrylate)- and Polyethylene-glycol-methacrylate-grafted Poly(methyl methacrylate)).
“Very efficient, professional, responsive and respectful. Serious regarding presenting a high standard of work.”
By Dr. Daniah Trabzuni (Author of Insights into the Influence of Specific Splicing Events on the Structural Organization of LRRK2).
“The review and publication process in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences was well organized and handled in a timely manner. The reviewers comments were pertinent and constructive. Online publication of the manuscript was very fast following the review of the proofs.”
By Dr. Julia Hoeng (Author of Proteomics and Lipidomics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research: From Mechanistic Insights to Biomarker Identification).
“It was a great pleasure to publish our article in the special issue “Advances and Challenges in Biomolecular Radiation Research”. We appreciated the high quality of the publication process and the professionalism of the journal team. The review and editing processes were very quick and the paper was published within one month after the first submission. We will definitely choose this journal again for our publications and recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Kateryna Shreder (Author of Impact of X-ray Exposure on the Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Pre-Adipocytes).
“We were invited to write a review for the special issue in honor of Antonius Rolink. People from the editorial office were really careful and answered very quickly any questions we had. The process of publication was straightforward and the delay from acceptance of the manuscript to publication was impressively fast. We will recommend IJMS to our colleagues without any hesitation.”
By Dr. Stéphane Mancini and Dr. Michel Aurrand-Lions (Author of Murine Bone Marrow Niches from Hematopoietic Stem Cells to B Cells).
“We recently published a long review in IJMS and the editorial board's handling of our manuscript, was one of the most effective I've ever seen in terms of both speed and ease of publication. Congratulations to the whole team! From Pr. X. Coumoul (Univ. Paris Descartes, INSERM).”
By Dr. Coumoul (Author of The Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor and the Nervous System).
“In the past two years, I have published three research papers and two review articles in Int J Mol Sci. This has been an extremely stimulating and rewarding experience. At each of these five occasions, the whole process from peer-review to publication was very professional and fast, thanks to a team of highly efficient and professional editorial staff. In addition, we really appreciated very much the highly constructive reviewers’ comments to increase the quality of our manuscripts. Upon acceptance of the manuscripts, the papers were published online within only a few days and rapidly got attention, as shown by the viewing statistics.”
By Dr. Walter Wahli (Author of Metronidazole Causes Skeletal Muscle Atrophy and Modulates Muscle Chronometabolism).
“This has been our first experience of publishing in an open access journal and submitted to IJMS because of the Special Issue “Molecular Research on Pulmonary Hypertension”. The review process was of a very high scientific standard, and as good as more widely known journals; the big difference was the rapidity of response, where comprehensive comments were communicated to us in just over a week. We can recommend the professionalism of the editorial team, who were on hand practically 24/7 to respond to queries. We would be happy to submit papers to IJMS again, and highly recommend others to also.”
By Dr. Lucie Clapp (Author of Prostanoid EP2 Receptors Are Up-Regulated in Human Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Key Anti-Proliferative Target for Treprostinil in Smooth Muscle Cells).
“As clearly shown by its impact factor International Journal of Molecular Sciences occupies a well deserved highly prestigious status among interdisciplinary researchers in chemical and physical sciences. For me IJMS is in the top three choices to present our studies. The journal team provides one of the finest and worthiest professional experiences in the field of scientific publishing both for its authors and readers: from provision of prompt, constructive and quality peer review, to preparation of article with best language clarity and appearance and subsequent dissemination of the research so that it can reach broad audience and achieve maximum impact.”
By Dr. Georgi Georgiev (Author of Effects of Lipid Saturation on the Surface Properties of Human Meibum Films).
“We had a fantastic experience with the editorial staff at IJMS. Most impressive were the speed of review process and processing of final proof.”
By Dr. Stephen Y. Chan (Author of Factors Associated with Heritable Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Exert Convergent Actions on the miR-130/301-Vascular Matrix Feedback Loop).
“I have been very satisfied with the handling of our publications by the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. This extends from the initial submission of our papers through to the galley proof stage and posting of the papers online. The publication process is fast and very professional. The staff are extremely helpful and understanding of an occasional need for granting extended time. Overall we are very pleased with this journal.”
By Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol (Author of Combinational Proanthocyanidins and Resveratrol Synergistically Inhibit Human Breast Cancer Cells and Impact Epigenetic–Mediating Machinery).
“We recently published an original article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences : Special Issue Molecular Mechanism of Alzheimer's Disease. We have particularly apprecied the professionalism of the editorial team which provided us very good assistance at every step of the submission process. Moreover, the process of peer review has been fast with very relevant and highly constructive reviewers’ comment. We wish warmly thank the Editorial team of the journal for its excellent work. We will choose this journal for publish again in the future and strongly recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Rachid Mahmoudi (Author of Inherited and Acquired Decrease in Complement Receptor 1 (CR1) Density on Red Blood Cells Associated with High Levels of Soluble CR1 in Alzheimer’s Disease).
“Publishing in IJMS was very smooth. I was amazed how quick the accepted paper was edited and published.”
By Dr. Stephen L. Nutt (Author of Mining the Plasma Cell Transcriptome for Novel Cell Surface Proteins).
“I have published four research papers in I have published four research papers in and my experience was always very positive. I was really satisfied with the rapid reviewing and publishing processes. I will continue to consider submitting our research articles to this journal.”
By Dr. Young-Choon Lee (Author of Transcriptional Activation of Human GD3 Synthase (hST8Sia I) Gene in Curcumin-Induced Autophagy in A549 Human Lung Carcinoma Cells).
“The publication of our article in IJMS in the context of the special issue “Epilepsy: From Molecular Mechanisms to Targeted Therapies” has been a very positive experience. The editorial board has been very efficient, and the article was published in less than a month after submission, which is the quickest I’ve ever seen. I will most definitively recommend this journal to colleagues for future publications.”
By Dr. Jonathan Vinet (Author of A Hydroxypyrone-Based Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-12 Displays Neuroprotective Properties in Both Status Epilepticus and Optic Nerve Crush Animal Models).
“This has been our first article submitted to and published in IJMS Special Issue: “In Vitro Transcriptome Response to a Mixture of Lactobacilli Strains in Intestinal Porcine Epithelial Cell Line”. In contrast to other journals also open access for which I have been waited more than one year to receive an answer the peer review process was very fast in IJSM. The reviewers’s comments were very well addressed and contributed to the improvement of our paper. I really ppreciated the professionalism of the editorial team and all these convinced me to submit others papers to IJMS and to recommend it to other colleagues.”
By Dr. Ionelia Taranu (Author of In Vitro Transcriptome Response to a Mixture of Lactobacilli Strains in Intestinal Porcine Epithelial Cell Line).
“I enjoyed interacting with the personnel at IJMS. The process was timely, professional and they were quick to provide support when needed. The review and editing processes were also quick, rigorous and thorough. It was a very good experience from start to finish.”
By Dr. Troy Harkness (Author of Activating the Anaphase Promoting Complex to Enhance Genomic Stability and Prolong Lifespan).
“We had two exposures to the editorial process of IJMS: we found the editorial office extremely helpful; the review process was fair and constructive; we and our manuscripts benefitted from the input of the reviewers. Last but not least, the turnaround time was amazing: we became the rate-limiting step.”
By Dr. Michael Freissmuth (Author of Big Lessons from Tiny Flies: Drosophila melanogaster as a Model to Explore Dysfunction of Dopaminergic and Serotonergic Neurotransmitter Systems).
“At the beginning of this year, we were invited to write a review entitled "Phoenixin - a Pleiotropic Gut-Brain Peptide" for a special issue of IJMS. The contact with the editor was close, the peer reviews insightful and the resubmission process went smoothly. Therefore, we recommed working with IJMS and will submit another piece of our work in the near future.”
By Prof. Martha A. Schalla and Prof. Andreas Stengel (Authors of Phoenixin—A Pleiotropic Gut-Brain Peptide).
“This is our first article submitted and published in the special issue ‘Materials Science’ of IJMS. The journal has a supportive editorial board and professional production team, who performed all of the reviewing, editing, and publishing steps of our submission with great efficiency. The review comments were sincere and helpful and greatly improved the quality of our paper; the online submission system is straightforward and user-friendly. The publication experience in IJMS is excellent and we will definitely consider this journal for future publications and also recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Shichao Zhang and Bingyun Li (Authors of Biomimetic Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Nanofilms, Nanocoatings, and 3D Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering).
“It was a great pleasure to publish our review "Mechanisms of Sodium Transport in Plants-Progresses and Challenges" in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The overall experience with IJMS beginning with peer-review to publication was very professional and swift. Most importantly, the critical analysis of the manuscript and suggestions by the reviewers were immensely helpful in improvising the manuscript.”
By Dr. Monika Keisham (Author of Mechanisms of Sodium Transport in Plants—Progresses and Challenges).
“The speed of my publication was the most exciting thing I never saw during my scientific career: IJMS is the world record holder!”
By Dr. Stefano Leporatti (Author of Polymeric Nano-Micelles as Novel Cargo-Carriers for LY2157299 Liver Cancer Cells Delivery).
“This has been our first article published in IJMS titled: “Molecular Characterization and Overexpression of VpRPW8s from Vitis pseudoreticulata Enhances Resistance to Phytophthora capsici in Nicotiana benthamiana”. The editorial staff has been highly professional and efficient in answering our questions. I have had a good experience in publishing our manuscript in IJMS.”
By Dr. Gongti Lai (Author of Molecular Characterization and Overexpression of VpRPW8s from Vitis pseudoreticulata Enhances Resistance to Phytophthora capsici in Nicotiana benthamiana).
“Recently, I was asked to contribute a review article to a special issue of IJMS about plant-pathogen interactions. From the beginning I had very nice and professional contacts with the editorial office and the Editor. I appreciated so much the rapidity and efficiency of peer review process. The ms was reviewed by 3 referees and their suggestions were very helpful in improving it. The ms was published within a month from the first submission. I also appreciated the discount on publication fees following my activity as reviewer for IJMS.”
By Dr. Anna Maria Mastrangelo (Author of Regulation and Evolution of NLR Genes: A Close Interconnection for Plant Immunity).
“I had started writing my review unsure of its destination journal. When I was approached by the guest editors of the IJMS special issue on plant cell wall proteins it was an apparent choice. Submission was extremely fast and simple compared to many other journals (30 minutes at max.). Given the length of my MS, the initial review was relatively fast (ca. 4 weeks). The following revisions and edits were mostly straightforward because the MS had already been correctly formatted. A minor problem during the proof phase was a confusion of the order of references. However, after my call for help to the editor, this was fixed in a breeze. Taken together, publishing in IJMS was a thoroughly pleasant experience.”
By Dr. Georg Seifert (Author of Fascinating Fasciclins: A Surprisingly Widespread Family of Proteins that Mediate Interactions between the Cell Exterior and the Cell Surface).
“This was our first article submission to IJMS and we are pleased that the article is published in the special issue "Therapeutic Strategies to Spinal Cord Injury". We appreciate that the editorial team was responsive and supportive. This was a great experience publishing in IJMS.”
By Dr. Dana M. Otzel (Author of Activity-Based Physical Rehabilitation with Adjuvant Testosterone to Promote Neuromuscular Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury).
“In modern scientific world it is sometimes hard for researchers to timely publish their valuable results. The peer review process could take up to 6 months before reaching a first decision. Such delays are not welcomed by funding agencies and can postpone the timely project reporting. It was my first experience with IJMS and I was very comfortable to get my work published in less than 50 days. Interestingly, I was able to communicate with the editorial staff if encountered any problem throughout the publication process. Personally I think the peer review process is ideal in IJMS and could be followed by other journals. I would recommend to opt this journal based on one's results.”By Dr. Muhammad Amjad Nawaz (Author of Signal Transduction in Plant–Nematode Interactions).
“It was a very much satisfying experience publishing our invited review titled: "Old and Young Actors Playing Novel Roles in the Drama of Multiple Myeloma Bone Marrow Microenvironment Dependent Drug Resistance. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, 1512. for the special issue “Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Multiple Myeloma” in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The publication process was expedited, the editorial assistance excellent and the timing outstanding. The web interface is friendly and extremely functional. We definetely will consider IJMS for future publications.”
By Dr. Francesco Piazza (Author of Old and Young Actors Playing Novel Roles in the Drama of Multiple Myeloma Bone Marrow Microenvironment Dependent Drug Resistance).
“This is our first article submitted to and published in IJMS. This open access journal is a high impact journal for academics in a wide variety of research fields. The publishing process was very fast and professional. The responses from editorial team were done in matter of seconds. Significant comments from reviewers improved our paper. Overall great experience. Thanks for your great supporting!”
By Dr. Ho Jin Heo (Author of Ethyl Acetate Fraction from Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) Ameliorates Cerebral Neuronal Loss and Cognitive Deficit via the JNK/Akt Pathway in TMT-Induced Mice).
“We have recently published an invited review article for Special Issues “PPARs in Cellular and Whole Body Energy Metabolism” in IJMS. During peer review, we were updated on the progress in a timely manner by the editors. We really appreciate the highly constructive reviewers’ comment. After the acceptance, our paper was processed quickly and published online within two days. We enjoyed the efficiency of publishing in this journal and would recommend this journal to other research groups for publication.”
By Dr. Nguan Soon Tan (Author of An aPPARent Functional Consequence in Skeletal Muscle Physiology via Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors).
“Recently, I was asked to contribute a review article, entitled “Electron Microscopic Recording of the Power and Recovery Strokes of Individual Myosin Heads Coupled with ATP Hydrolysis: Facts and Implications”, to a special issue of IJMS. As I am an old, retired professor, I encountered series difficulties in preparing illustrations from my papers. However, the editors kindly prepared high quality illustrations for me from my published reprints. I very much appreciate their kind help, as well as their rapid management in obtaining reviewers comments, which were fair and instructive. I will recommend my friends to submit papers to IJMS.”
By Dr. Haruo Sugi (Author of Electron Microscopic Recording of the Power and Recovery Strokes of Individual Myosin Heads Coupled with ATP Hydrolysis: Facts and Implications).
“This was my forth submission to IJMS. Review and Publication process of this article was very rapid and exciting. The content of the review is very appropriate, and the paper submitted to IJMS enhances my academic value. And also, my postgraduate student was selected as an excellent researcher at Osaka Dental University by accepting to IJMS. We will choose this journal for publish again in the near future.”
By Dr. Satoshi Komas (Author of Effect of Amelogenin Coating of a Nano-Modified Titanium Surface on Bioactivity).
“This is our first article submitted and published in the special issue ‘MicroRNA as Biomarkers in Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy’ of IJMS. The peer review process has been extremely fast and reviewers’ comments accurate and constructive. The editorial team has been very supportive and professional. We truly enjoyed the experience of publishing in IJMS.”
By Dr. Maria Lina Tornesello (Author of The Role of Circulating Free DNA and MicroRNA in Non-Invasive Diagnosis of HBV- and HCV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma).
“I have published several papers in International Journals of Molecular Sciences and, in fact, I am just about to submit my next manuscripts to this journal, because:
• It covers a broad spectrum of subjects and many open special issues
• It has a competent editorial board and professional production team, resulting in a short publication time and better-quality papers.
• It is recognized as a good journal in scientific community.
Recently, I have been proposed to co-edit a special issue of IJMS and the cooperation with the editorial team with this regard confirm its professionality.”
By Dr. Janusz Blasiak (Author of: An Interplay between Senescence, Apoptosis and Autophagy in Glioblastoma Multiforme—Role in Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Perspective).
“My lab recently published two invited review articles for special issues in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, one on the structural aspects of chemokines and the other on galectins in cancer. These experiences were excellent. The editors and staff at IJMS were all professional, the review process was rapid, and the user-friendly editorial phase worked flawlessly. I will certainly consider this Journal for publication of my scientific research papers in the future.”
By Dr. Kevin H. Mayo (Author of Galectins as Molecular Targets for Therapeutic Intervention).
“We have recently published the paper “ABC Transporters and Their Role in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Esophageal Cancer“ in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. We have had excellent experience with the whole process of the paper submission, communication with the editor and editorial process. The interval between submission and paper publication was less than three weeks which is outstanding. We will definitely consider submission of another paper to this journal.”
By Dr. David Vrana (Author of ABC Transporters and Their Role in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Esophageal Cancer).
“It has been a great pleasure to publish our article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. During the course, we were amazed for how efficient the reviewing and editing processes completed. After we resubmit the manuscript, the assistant editor informed us the paper was officially accepted within 12 hours. In addition, after we send the proofread version of the manuscript, the website editor informed us our article has been published in the IJMS and available on the line within 6 hours. We will choose this journal for publish again in the near future.”
By Dr. Yinzhi Lin (Author of Inhibition of Late and Early Phases of Cancer Metastasis by the NF-κB Inhibitor DHMEQ Derived from Microbial Bioactive Metabolite Epoxyquinomicin: A Review).
“This was my first submission to IJMS. I was invited to contribute to a special issue devoted to the mechanism of action of estrogen receptors. For that purpose, I wrote an overview upon the biological function of natural anti-ER alpha antibodies, in the context of breast cancer emergence and evolution. Review of this topic not usually addressed was accurate and rapid. All publishing steps were kindly performed with high efficiency giving rise to the final form of the paper within solely one month after its submission. I wish warmly thank the Editorial team for its excellent work. I already notified colleagues of this statement.”
By Dr. Guy Leclercq (Author of Natural Anti-Estrogen Receptor Alpha Antibodies Able to Induce Estrogenic Responses in Breast Cancer Cells: Hypotheses Concerning Their Mechanisms of Action and Emergence†).
“We were invited by the editors to write a review in the special issue “Inflammatory Skin Conditions 2017”. We really appreciated the experience of publishing this article, the editorial staff was professional, the three reviewers did an excellent job to help us improve the quality of the paper and it was published very quickly: the whole process took less than 3 weeks. Moreover, our figure was kindly selected for the cover of the journal issue. Publishing in IJMS was valuable and constructive and all our team was satisfied by this experience.”
By Dr. Marie-Astrid Boutet (Author of Role of the IL-23/IL-17 Axis in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: The Clinical Importance of Its Divergence in Skin and Joints).
“We recently published an invited review article in a special issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. In this course, we were satisfied for how user-friendly the formatting and submission systems were. We were then amazed for how fast the reviewing and editing processes proceeded. In addition, the editing staff is not only professional and accurate but also friendly and helpful. We will definitely consider this journal for publication of our original research articles in near future.”
By Dr. Shosuke Ito (Author of Biochemical Mechanism of Rhododendrol-Induced Leukoderma).
“This has been our first article submitted to and published in IJMS Special Issue: “Molecular Mechanisms on pathophysiology of ischemia reperfusion injury”. The editorial staff has been highly professional and efficient in answering our questions. The process of peer review has been fast with punctual and highly constructive reviewers’ comment. In conclusion, our experience in this journal has been very positive.”
By Dr. Dr. Mariapia Vairetti (Author of: Liver Graft Susceptibility during Static Cold Storage and Dynamic Machine Perfusion: DCD versus Fatty Livers).
“Recently, we have published three original article in International Journal of Molecular Sciences. We have had a good experience with the journal; in particular, we have appreciated the fast rate to take a decision and the accuracy during the revisions and publication processes. We also believe that the careful activity carried out by the reviewers had been contributed to improve the quality of our papers.”
By Dr. Antonella Fioravanti (Author of: Could Oxidative Stress Regulate the Expression of MicroRNA-146a and MicroRNA-34a in Human Osteoarthritic Chondrocyte Cultures?).
“Publishing on the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has been a very pleasant experience. The online submission system is very user-friendly and the manuscript template offers an excellent guidance to Authors. We particularly appreciated the fast reviewing process. In addition, the editorial staff provided sudden assistance at every step of the manuscript submission. We will definitely consider this journal for future publications and recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Rita Del Pinto and Dr. Fabio Cominelli (Author of: Vitamin D Axis in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Role, Current Uses and Future Perspectives).
“We really appreciate the experience in public our manuscript in MDPI. All the member on the editorial team are helpful and patient, they help us solve our problems and give us advice on amending the paper. We also would like to thank the reviewers that MDPI had invited for our paper, they help us improve quality of the paper and we learned a lot from them.”
By Dr. Xuan Dong (Author of: Overexpression of a New Chitinase Gene EuCHIT2 Enhances Resistance to Erysiphe cichoracearum DC. in Tobacco Plants).
“We wrote an article entitled "Real-Time Observation of the Interaction between Thioflavin T and an Amyloid Protein by Using High-Sensitivity Rheo-NMR" in response to the invitation from International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) for the topical collection: Proteins and Protein-Ligand Interactions. Each process for publication was very quick and it took only four weeks from the first submission to the publication. In addition, reviewers and editors provided valuable comments, which greatly improved our manuscript. The experience for publication in IJMS was very positive and we are grateful for the editors’ great efforts and supports to publish our manuscript.”
By Dr. Kenji Sugase (Author of: Real-Time Observation of the Interaction between Thioflavin T and an Amyloid Protein by Using High-Sensitivity Rheo-NMR).
“Our team was absolutely satisfied with the professionality of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Their reactions were always prompt and accurate. We were pleasantly surprised by the fast publication of our manuscript after the acceptation. Thank you.”
By Dr. Lenka Borska (Author of: Systemic Inflammation, Oxidative Damage to Nucleic Acids, and Metabolic Syndrome in the Pathogenesis of Psoriasis).
“This is our first article submitted to and published in IJMS Special Issue: Zinc Signaling in Physiology and Pathogenesis. The review comments were fair and helped improve article comprehension. I am particularly pleased with the rapid review turn around time. The accepted manuscript was promptly processed for publication. Overall, publishing with IJMS has been a great experience.”
By Dr. Kavitha Subramanian Vignesh (Author of: Metallothioneins: Emerging Modulators in Immunity and Infection).
“My publishing experience in the Special Issue “Aptamers” with IJMS was very positive. It is an open access journal with a wide readership. The submission process was efficient, and the review process was very fast. Importantly, the feedback from the reviewers was fair, constructive, and helpful.”
By Dr. Maureen McKeague (Author of: Aptamers for DNA Damage and Repair).
“This has been the first article published with International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) and it has been a pleasure publish our review article with IJMS. The article review went through a very rapid, competent and efficient reviewing process. The reviewers’ suggestions were accurate and constructive. The correspondence with the editorial, financial and administrative offices was helpful and friendly. We wish to thank the entire journal's editorial staff and the reviewers. We recommend publishing in IJMS.”
By Dr. Valentina Cappello and Dr. Barbara Pergolizzi, Salvatore Bozzaro & Enrico Bracco (Author of: G-Protein Dependent Signal Transduction and Ubiquitination in Dictyostelium).
“It was a real pleasure to publish our review in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The editorial staff is highly professional and very efficient in answering our questions. The process of peer review has been extremely fast with punctual and highly constructive reviewers’ comment. IJMS is a high quality journal publishing biomedical science studies and we really appreciated the topic of this special issue we published in. Our experience in the publication of this review in IJMS at all was very positive. We will considering it for other publication and we will be pleased to recommend publishing in this IJMS.”
By Dr. Valentina Cappello and Dr. Maura Francolini (Author of: Neuromuscular Junction Dismantling in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
Kind editorial staff.
Short publication times.
High Journal impact.
Worldwide visibility of the manuscript with open access formula.
It has been a great pleasure to publish our study in International Journal of Molecular Sciences, and we do hope to cooperate again in the next future.”
By Dr. Andrea Scribante (Author of: Spot-Bonding and Full-Bonding Techniques for Fiber Reinforced Composite (FRC) and Metallic Retainers).
“I was invited to submit an article to IJMS and we decided to write a review. The template provided by the journal was very helpful and the submission platform is easy to use. The review process was fast and the reviewers’ comments were very encouraging and constructive. The editors are friendly, competent and supportive and interaction with them was very productive. I am sure we will submit our work to IJMS again in the future.”
By Dr. Stefanie Kuerten (Author of: Splitting the “Unsplittable”: Dissecting Resident and Infiltrating Macrophages in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis).
“I have published several articles in IJMS and it is always a pleasure for me. The reviewing is quick, really significantly helpful and the reviewers are not only highly competent but also friendly in writing their comments. IJMS is an open access journal that is well established and offers a very good support to the authors. The uploading and review response system is easy to handle and whenever some problems occur, the managing editors support the authors promptly and effectively. Finally, proof reading and formal finalizing is working very well on quick interactions between the authors and the publisher.”
By Dr. Michael Hausmann (Author of: Challenges for Super-Resolution Localization Microscopy and Biomolecular Fluorescent Nano-Probing in Cancer Research).
“Recently I was invited to submit a review on Journal of Molecular Science and I do appreciate both the competence of the reviewers whose comments greatly improved the quality of the paper and the professional production team which results in short publish time together with high quality editing. Hoping to have the opportunity to submit other manuscripts on your journal”
By Dr. Gian Carlo Manicardi (Author of: Comparative Gene Mapping as a Tool to Understand the Evolution of Pest Crop Insect Chromosomes).
“It was our pleasure to publish our research article in IJMS. This open access journal is a high impact journal for academics in a wide variety of disciplines that underpin modern biochemical and molecular sciences. The submitted manuscript went through a very effective and rapid reviewing process and finished for publishing within 6 to 8 weeks. We also very appreciate the helpful comments and contributions from journal’s editorial boards and the reviewers to the successful process of publication.”
By Dr. Wen-Hsiung Chan (Author of: Rhein Induces Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in Mouse Blastocysts and Has Immunotoxic Effects during Embryonic Development).
“Since 2013 we have published three research and three invited review articles in IJMS, four of which were published this year. All papers appeared online and PubMed within one month of initial submission. The review reports were comprehensive, fair and timely. The courtesy and efficiency of the support staff have been impressive.”
By Dr. Razmik Mirzayans (Author of: Do Multiwell Plate High Throughput Assays Measure Loss of Cell Viability Following Exposure to Genotoxic Agents?).
"We are at the fourth article published with the International Journal of Molecular Sciences and every time we had a highly positive publishing experience. The journal has a solid scientific reputation and the the paper review process is rapid and meticulous. The simple proof-reading process as well as the rapid and professional interactions with all the members of the editorial team helped us to publish in less than 2 months. Definitely IJMS will be one of our first options for the future article submission."
By Dr. Enea Gino Di Domenico (Author of: Biofilm Producing Salmonella Typhi: Chronic Colonization and Development of Gallbladder Cancer).
"Due to a satisfied submission experience with International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS), I am very glad to publish my research article in this journal. Additionally, it is very impressive to me that the peer review work is efficient and spends less time. Reviewers’ comments improve article quality and facilitate comprehension. Therefore, I enjoy publishing my research work in IJMS and IJMS will be one of my top choice if submitting papers."
By Dr. Jiz-Yuh Wang (Author of: Electronegative Low-Density Lipoprotein L5 Impairs Viability and NGF-Induced Neuronal Differentiation of PC12 Cells via LOX-1).
"Publishing our research article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences for the first time was a good experience. The evaluation process was rapid and the review of our article fair and helpful. Especially the editorial assistant was very helpful and quickly responding during the publication process. The article processing charges were fair and low in comparison to other open access journals."
By Dr. Johannes Ehler (Author of: Treatment of the First Acute Relapse Following Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Formerly Glucocorticosteroid-Unresponsive Multiple Sclerosis Patients—A Multicenter Study to Evaluate Glucocorticosteroid Responsiveness).
"It is our pleasure to publish our review article in the IJMS. The peer review process is fair and fast, and reviewers’ comments are constructive. The editorial staff is highly professional and very efficient. I am sure that IJMS is a high quality journal in biomedical science and articles published in this journal attracts a lot of attention and citations. My experience in the publication of our work in this journal was very positive. I will recommend publishing in this IJMS."
By Dr. Kagaku Azuma (Author of: Association between Mastication, the Hippocampus, and the HPA Axis: A Comprehensive Review).
"Some time ago I received an invitation from International Journal of Molecular Sciences to provide a manuscript or a review from my research. I agree to do it and have been one of my best decisions in the last times. The reviewing time is short; they improve my work as well as their presentation to facilitate the reader comprehension. From this positive experience I decided to take in account, prior to send a manuscript, the International Journal of Molecular Sciences as one of my preferred journals"
By Dr. Juan M. Tomás (Author of: Role of Aeromonas hydrophila Flagella Glycosylation in Adhesion to Hep-2 Cells).
"International Journal of Molecular Sciences is a high impact journal with high editorial standards and strict peer review. It is an important journal for academics in a wide variety of disciplines that underpin modern molecular sciences. It is always there to help me to further develop my research in this area, and I really enjoy publishing my research papers in IJMS"
By Prof. Dr. Kew-Yu Chen (Author of: Highly Soluble Monoamino-Substituted Perylene Tetracarboxylic Dianhydrides: Synthesis, Optical and Electrochemical Properties).
"I have published several papers in International Journal of Molecular Sciences and, in fact, I am just about to submit my next manuscript to this journal, because 1) It has a broad spectrum of subjects. 2) It has competent editorial board and professional production team, which results in a short publication time and better-quality manuscript. 3) It is recognized as a good journal in scientific community."
By Prof. Dr. Janusz Blasiak (Author of: Autophagy in DNA Damage Response).
"I had a very positive experience publishing my review article "Milk—A Nutrient System of Mammalian Evolution Promoting mTORC1-Dependent Translation" in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The review procedere was fast, constructive and fair. The editorial assistance was excellent as well as the technical processing of the manuscript. I enjoyed the manuscript server system of mdpi that allowed good information about the current status of the mansucript. I recommend IJMS for all scientists who want to share their data and results in molecular medicine in a modern open minded journal with increasing impact factor."
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By Dr. Thierry Arnould (Author of: Mitochondria Retrograde Signaling and the UPRmt: Where Are We in Mammals?)
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By Dr. Diana C. G. A. Pinto (Author of: Recent Breakthroughs in the Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Morella and Myrica Species)
"We had our first article in IJMS in July 2015 within the special edition “Advances in Multiple Sclerosis”. The article went through a very effective and rapid reviewing process finalized with publishing it within less than 2 months. The reviewers’ corrections were accurate, applicable and were helpful in getting an improved final version of the article. The e-mail correspondence were very friendly, uncomplicated and efficient. We would like to thank the journal's editorial staff and the reviewers for this successful and enjoyable process of publication."
By Dr. Ahmed Abdelhak and Dr. Hayrettin Tumani (Author of: Brain-Specific Cytoskeletal Damage Markers in Cerebrospinal Fluid: Is There a Common Pattern between Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis?)
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By Dr. Hauke S. Heinzow and Dr. Hartmut H. Schmidt (Authors of: Hepatitis C in Special Patient Cohorts: New Opportunities in Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis, End-Stage Renal Disease and Transplant Medicine)
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By Dr. Werner Hoffmann (Author of: Current Status on Stem Cells and Cancers of the Gastric Epithelium)
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By Dr. Lars Kaestner(Author of: Genetically Encoded Voltage Indicators in Circulation Research)
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By Dr. Tero A. H. Järvinen (Author of: Systemically Administered, Target Organ-Specific Therapies for Regenerative Medicine)
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By Dr. Chin-Tin Chen (Author of: Increased Histone Deacetylase Activity Involved in the Suppressed Invasion of Cancer Cells Survived from ALA-Mediated Photodynamic Treatment)
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By Dr. Soledad Prats (Author of Influence of Cooking and Ingredients on the Antioxidant Activity, Phenolic Content and Volatile Profile of Di_erent Variants of the Mediterranean Typical Tomato Sofrito).
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By Dr. Thibault Leger (Author of Dietary EPA Increases Rat Mortality in Diabetes Mellitus, A Phenomenon Which Is Compensated by Green Tea Extract).
"Beneficial Role of ROS in Cell Survival: Moderate Increases in H2O2 Production Induced by Hepatocyte Isolation Mediate Stress Adaptation and Enhanced Survival" is our second article published by Antioxidants. All reviews were demanding but targeted to the manuscript improvements and editorial staff immaculately supported us during all stages of submission, revision and publication."
By Dr. Irina Milisav (Author of Beneficial Role of ROS in Cell Survival: Moderate Increases in H2O2 Production Induced by Hepatocyte Isolation Mediate Stress Adaptation and Enhanced Survival ).
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We wish to thank the entire journal's editorial team and the reviewers for this great opportunity. We would be happy to submit our papers to Antioxidants again, and highly recommend this journal to all colleagues."
By Dr. Dan C. Vodnar (Author of Solid-State Yeast Fermented Wheat and Oat Bran as A Route for Delivery of Antioxidants).
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By Dr. Zi Wang (Author of Supplementation of Saponins from Leaves of Panax quinquefolius Mitigates Cisplatin-Evoked Cardiotoxicity via Inhibiting Oxidative Stress-Associated Inflammation and Apoptosis in Mice).
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By Dr. Yong Chool Boo (Author of Human Skin Lightening Efficacy of Resveratrol and Its Analogs: From in Vitro Studies to Cosmetic Applications).
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By Dr. Jaechan Leem (Author of Pharmacological Activation of Sirt1 Ameliorates Cisplatin-Induced Acute Kidney Injury by Suppressing Apoptosis, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammation in Mice).
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By Dr. Olukayode O. Aremu (Author of In Vitro and In Vivo Antioxidant Properties of Taraxacum officinale in Nω-Nitro-l-Arginine Methyl Ester (L-NAME)-Induced Hypertensive Rats).
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By Dr. Petropoulos Spyridon (Author of Nutritional Value, Chemical Composition and Cytotoxic Properties of Common Purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) in Relation to Harvesting Stage and Plant Part).
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By Dr. Dragoljub Gajic (Author of Optimization of Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Black Locust (Robiniae Pseudoacaciae) Flowers and Comparison with Conventional Methods).
“We received an invitation to submit a manuscript to the journal "Antioxidants". The submission, review, re-submission, and publication processes were simple, smooth, quick and author-friendly. The editorial staff was easy to communicate with and were always available to help. We would like to thank the reviewers for their expert and constructive suggestions which helped us fine tune our manuscript. Overall, it was a great experience publishing in "Antioxidants" and we highly recommend it to our colleagues.”
By Dr. Akshay Goel (Author of LOX-1: Regulation, Signaling and Its Role in Atherosclerosis).
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By Dr. Dan Wang (Author of Endothelin-1-Induced Microvascular ROS and Contractility in Angiotensin-II-Infused Mice Depend on COX and TP Receptors).
“We have already published several articles in various MDPI journals, and our most recent paper was published in the Antioxidants journal. We would like to thank the Editors, reviewers, and journal staff for the great cooperation and help during the reviewing and publication process of our paper. As always, the review process and all step-by-step communication during publication and proofreading was rapid and efficient. More and more we choose the journals of the MDPI publishing group for the publication of our studies due to the unique combination of a fast, reliable, and simple process with staff efficiency, friendliness, and competence. Thank you all so much for this great opportunity. We will recommend the Antioxidants journal and other MDPI journals to our colleagues.”
By Egor Y. Plotnikov (Author of Mitochondrial Damage and Mitochondria-Targeted Antioxidant Protection in LPS-Induced Acute Kidney Injury).
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By Dr. Roberta Bernini (Author of Synthesis of Lipophilic Esters of Tyrosol, Homovanillyl Alcohol and Hydroxytyrosol).
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By Dr. Ana M. L. Seca (Author of Inula L. Secondary Metabolites against Oxidative Stress-Related Human Diseases).
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By Sutasinee Chintong (Author of In Vitro Antioxidant, Antityrosinase, and Cytotoxic Activities of Astaxanthin from Shrimp Waste).
“Our paper “Emerging Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Acute and Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Levels and Determinants” was submitted and published in Antioxidants. It is the first time that we published our research in this journal and I can affirm that was a pleasant experience. The review process was quick and constructive. The reviewers appeared to be experts of the presented topic and their comments helped us to improve our article. The online platform appeared to be easy to use. We express our thanks to the staff of the journal and hope to publish some other work in the near future.”
By Dr. Valter Lubrano (Author of Emerging Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Acute and Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Levels and Determinants).
“This was our first paper published in in a special issue of Antioxidants, and it was surprisingly pleasant experience. The article processing was extraordinary rapid and efficient. The editorial staff was professional and friendly, and supported us during all the stages of submission, revision and publication. We wish to thank the entire journal's editorial team and the reviewers for this great opportunity. We would be happy to submit our papers to Antioxidants again, and highly recommend this journal to all colleagues.”
By Dr. Ana Todorović (Author of Expression of Antioxidant Enzymes in Patients with Uterine Polyp, Myoma, Hyperplasia, and Adenocarcinoma).
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By Dr. Vicente Hernández-Rabaza (Author of Progesterone, Lipoic Acid, and Sulforaphane as Promising Antioxidants for Retinal Diseases: A Reviewa).
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By Dr. Víctor López (Author of Resveratrol Anti-Obesity Effects: Rapid Inhibition of Adipocyte Glucose Utilization).
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By Dr. Julie A. Maupin-Furlow (Author of Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases of Archaea).
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By Prof. Qiong-Qiong Yang (Author of Comparison of the Phenolic Profiles of Soaked and Germinated Peanut Cultivars via UPLC-QTOF-MS).
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By Prof. Dr. Bruno Stefanon (Author of Oxidative Stress and Nutraceuticals in the Modulation of the Immune Function: Current Knowledge in Animals of Veterinary Interest).
"Recently, I have had the opportunity to contribute to the Special Issue "Redox Balance in Animal Physiology", published by Antioxidants. This was my first experience to publish in a MDPI journal and, in short, this was a very positive experience. The manuscript submission was very simple and the review process fast. I particularly appreciated the day-by-day contact with the Editorial Office, which was not just an impersonal guidance to the publishing process, but it was a friendly assistance with an immediate response to all queries.”
By Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Gabai (Author of Relationship between Protein Oxidation Biomarkers and Uterine Health in Dairy Cows during the Postpartum Period).
"We recently published a manuscript in Antioxidants and it was a very pleasant experience. The peer-review process was fast and constructive. Once our paper was accepted for publication, the editors worked with us to quickly get our paper proofed and posted. Everyone we worked with was professional and courteous.”
By Dr. Michael G. Coco, Jr. (Author of Analysis of Popcorn (Zea Mays L. var. Everta) for Antioxidant Capacity and Total Phenolic Content).
“We recently published a review article in Antioxidants. The submission process and review process were quite seamless and the editorial staff was very helpful in helping us to respond to the reviewers‘ comments quickly. I believe this shows the real professionalism in the publication realm.”
By Dr. William Self (Author of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles: A Brief Review of Their Synthesis Methods and Biomedical Applications).
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By Dr. Gérard Lizard (Author of Cytoprotective Activities of Milk Thistle Seed Oil Used in Traditional Tunisian Medicine on 7-Ketocholesterol and 24S-Hydroxycholesterol-Induced Toxicity on 158N Murine Oligodendrocytes).
“We have published a review article for the special issue in Antioxidants on the methionine sulfoxide reductases and oxidative damage. We had a very good experience with the review process by the staff of MDPI and Antioxidant. The review process was prompt and efficient and the publication of the accepted paper followed immediately after the proofs were received by the journal.”
By Dr. Jackob Moskovitz (Author of The Functions of the Mammalian Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase System and Related Diseases).
By Dr. Athinoula L.Petrou (Author of A Possible Role for Singlet Oxygen in the Degradation of Various Antioxidants. A Meta-Analysis and Review of Literature Data).
“This is our fourth paper published in Antioxidants Journal. The whole peer review process was quite quick and easy. The editorial office was very professional during the whole process and at our disposal for any single detail. The paper was published online few days after the acceptance. The social media at MDPI proposed to post an announcement of our article on Twitter which we did have a great pleasure with.”
By Prof. Richard G. Maroun (Author of Identification of Phenolic Compounds-Rich Grape Pomace Extracts Urine Metabolites and Correlation with Gut Microbiota Modulation).
“This is my first article presented and published in the special issue "Oxidative Stress and Cardiovascular Diseases" of Antioxidants Journal. The review process was efficient. The editorial team was very supportive and professional. The publishing process was also fast and professional. I will take this Journal into consideration for future publications. Thank you for your support!” By Dr. Camilla Calvieri (Author of Interplay between Oxidative Stress and Platelet Activation in Coronary Thrombus of STEMI Patients).
“We got an invitation by the Journal “Antioxidants” and submitted a paper. We were very happy that we obtained very helpful and constructive comments of three reviewers. We had the feeling that the reviewer were really interested to improve the quality of the manuscript and not intending just to come to an acceptance of the paper. The communication with the Editorial Office was always were easy and help was offered where ever possible. Upon acceptance of the paper, it was rapidly prepared for publication. Taken together, the overall publication process was constructive and smooth.” By Dr. Martin Gruhlke (Author of S-allylmercaptoglutathione Is a Substrate for Glutathione Reductase (E.C. 188.8.131.52) from Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)).
“We recently published an invited review article in a special issue of Antioxidants. This was our first time submitting to Antioxidants. The editorial staff was highly professional and efficient in answering our questions; they always replied within one business day and were very helpful. The peer review process was fast: the first round of review took 3 weeks and the second round took less than 1 week. The reviewers read the manuscript carefully and gave detailed and constructive critiques. We had a very positive experience with Antioxidants and will definitely consider this journal for publication of our research articles in the future.” By Dr. Yan-Ting Shiu (Author of Transcription Factor ETS-1 and Reactive Oxygen Species: Role in Vascular and Renal Injury).
“Our experience with the peer-review process is extremely satisfactory. The reviewers provided us with excellent suggestions that improved the manuscript. The article processing was unexpectedly rapid and efficient. The journal’s staff are collaborative, helpful and professional. We have appreciated their excellent support. It will be a great pleasure for us to submit more articles to Antioxidants.” By Prof. Athinoula L.Petrou (Author of A Possible Role for Singlet Oxygen in the Degradation of Various Antioxidants. A Meta-Analysis and Review of Literature Data).
"This is our first article submitted and published in Antioxidants Journal. The peer review process has been extremely rapid, in fact the interval between submission and paper publication was of about one month. The editorial team has been very supportive and professional. This experience was excellent." By Dr. Alberto Alfano (Author of Valorization of Olive Mill Wastewater by Membrane Processes to Recover Natural Antioxidant Compounds for Cosmeceutical and Nutraceutical Applications or Functional Foods).
"Our experience with the peer-review process is very positive. We recently published an opinion article in Antioxidants. The reviewers and academic editor gave us excellent suggestions to improve the manuscript. The article processing was rapid and efficient. The online submission and handling system is straightforward and review reports are received within a short period. The journal’s staff are collaborative and professional, and I have appreciated the excellent support. After acceptance, the article was published online within 1 day after our returning of the final proof. It will be a great pleasure to submit more articles to Antioxidants." By Dr. Peter Brenneisen (Author of Nanotherapy and Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Cancer: A Novel Perspective).
"We have recently published several papers in Antioxidants as we consider this journal to be one of the best in the field of redox biology. Besides the quality of the journal, we have been particularly impressed by the processing of our manuscripts which compares very favourably with other journals. The online submission and handling system is straightforward. Reviews are received within a very short period, and the reviewers’ comments—clearly all experts in their respective fields—have always been helpful and appropriate. Once accepted, the proofs arrived within a few days and the paper was published online within hours after returning the final corrections. In our experience, the time from submission to publication is always incredibly short and we thoroughly enjoy publishing in Antioxidants." By Prof. Dr. Claus Jacob (Author of: Natural Nanoparticles: A Particular Matter Inspired by Nature
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