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Planta Medica (Journal)

18 issues per year
Volume 81 (2015)
ISSN: 0032-0943

Planta Medica is one of the leading international journals in the field of medicinal plants and natural product research with original research papers, reviews, minireviews and perspectives from researchers worldwide. Planta Medica publishes 18 issues per year.

The following areas are covered:

  • Biological and Pharmacological Activity
  • Pharmacokinetic Investigations and Clinical Studies
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Analytical Studies

Official Organ of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), www.ga-online.org

IMPACT FACTOR 2014: 2.152

Thieme Award 2014 for the Most Innovative Planta Medica Original Paper now decided!
Starting in 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 Kwon et al., Alterations in sulfur amino acid metabolism in mice treated with silymarin: A novel mechanism of its action involved in enhancement of the antioxidant defense in liver, has won the race. In a moving award ceremony, senior author Professor Young Chul Kim of Seoul National University received the prize during the 2014 GA Congress in Guimares, Portugal. Congratulations! Click here to read the paper for free.

Planta Medica Letters is an open access companion journal to Planta Medica. Click here for more info.

Indexed In: Current Contents/Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, MEDLINE, EMBASE and SCOPUS

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