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Pharmacognosy Communications,2016,6,4,191-193.
Published:August 2016
Type:Editorial

Editorial

Ian Edwin Cock1,2*

1Environmental Futures Research Institute, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, AUSTRALIA.

2School of Natural Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, AUSTRALIA.

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Dear readers and authors,

I am pleased to bring you volume 6, issue 4 of Pharmacognosy Communications. With this issue, Pharmacognosy Communications has reached 5.5 years of publication. The quality of our submissions continues to increase steadily with every issue and we aim to continue to publish interesting, well written articles of high quality. The editorial board and the publishers aim to maintain a rapid review process and rapid publication without lessening the quality of our publications. We are justifiably proud that we are generally able to process a manuscript through the initial editorial review process and through each review or re-review step within a couple of weeks for each phase. The outcome of this is that Pharmacognosy Communications is able to provide rapid decisions and notifications about your valuable results. We aim to maintain this rapid processing as our submission numbers increase. Read more. . .

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Founded:  In 2004, as the PHCOG.NET – a non-profit private organization dedicated to Natural Products Research leading to develop promising drugs. Our main mission is to make information on herbal drug research readily available in different formats to suit the individual needs.

Pharmacognosy Communications [Phcog Commn.] is a new quarterly journal published by Phcog.Net. It is a peer reviewed journal aiming to publish high quality original research articles, methods, techniques and evaluation reports, critical reviews, short communications, commentaries and editorials of all aspects of medicinal plant research. The journal is aimed at a broad readership, publishing articles on all aspects of pharmacognosy, and related fields. The journal aims to increase understanding of pharmacognosy as well as to direct and foster further research through the dissemination of scientific information by the  publication of manuscripts. The submission of original contributions in all areas of pharmacognosy are welcome.

The journal aims to cater the latest outstanding developments in the field of pharmacognosy and natural products and drug design covering but not limited to the following topics:

  • Pharmacognosy and pharmacognistic investigations
  • Research based ethnopharmacological evaluations
  • Biological evaluation of crude extracts, essential oils and pure isolates
  • Natural product discovery and evaluation
  • Mechanistic studies
  • Method and technique development and evaluation
  • Isolation, identification and structural elucidation of natural products
  • Synthesis and transformation studies

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Subjects Covered : Natural Products, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Marine Pharmacognosy and Zoo Pharmacognosy
ISSN :2249-0159 (Print) ; 2249-0167 (Online) Frequency : Quarterly Rapid at a time publication (4 issues/year)

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