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Planta Medica

Journal of Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research
Volume : 89
Binding : Paperback / softback
Issues Per Year : 15
Year : 2023
ISSN : 0032-0943

Factor 2022
SCOPUS Citescore 2022

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Planta Medica is one of the leading international journals in the research area of natural products of any origin – from characterized multi-compound mixtures to defined natural products. Planta Medica accepts original research papers and reviews with a strong emphasis on originality and scientific quality.

The following areas of research are covered:

  • Experimental, preclinical and clinical pharmacology as well as toxicology
  • Biological activities, chemical ecology, chemical biology of natural products
  • Natural product chemistry and analytical studies
  • Medicinal plant research
  • Drug discovery in silico approaches in natural product research

The journal explicitly encourages the submission of chemically characterized abstracts.

Thieme Award 2021 for the Most Innovative Planta Medica Original Paper
Ever since 2013, Thieme awards every year the most promising paper published in Planta Medica in the previous year. The decision of the jury - the Editors of the journal - is strictly based on scientific quality and on the interest that the paper has met with in the scientific community. The prize money is EUR 1.500. This year, a paper by Lorena Carla Vieira et al., “Rosmarinic Acid Intravitreal Implants: A New Therapeutic Approach for Ocular Neovascularization. Congratulations! Click here to read the paper for free.

Click here to learn more about the Most Innovative Paper of the Year.

Always wanted to publish in Planta Medica? Click below for a video with tips and tricks for a successful submission by Editor-in-Chief Professor Oliver Kayser:

Contributions reporting the following are not normally considered for publication and will be immediately rejected if:

  • The manuscript does not fall into any of the above areas
  • Activity data are reported without comparison to a recognized positive control
  • Plant extracts have not been characterized by analysis of their major constituents (e.g. HPLC, GC, NMR)
  • Predictable bioactivity is reported (e.g. antioxidant properties of phenolic compounds)

Official Organ of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)

Learn more about publishing Open Access in Planta Medica:

Planta Medica International Open is an Open Access companion journal to Planta Medica. Click here for more info.

Abstracting and indexing:

Current Contents/Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, MEDLINE, EMBASE, SCOPUS, EBSCO, ProQuest

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