Call for papers – Molecular Glues


RSC Chemical Biology is delighted to welcome papers for its latest online themed collection on ‘Molecular glues’, guest edited by Professor Michelle Arkin (UCSF, USA), Professor Luc Brunsveld (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands) and Dr Eric Fischer (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard Medical School, USA).


welcome broad studies on molecular glues, including studies on but not limited to protein degradation glues, protein binders and stabilizers. We also welcome studies at the intersection of molecular glues and bi-functional molecules for protein degradation and beyond with a particular interest on molecular recognition.

The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2022.

Submit to the collection now!

Promotion of the collection is scheduled for spring 2023, with articles published online as soon as they’re accepted.

Authors are welcome to submit original research in the form of a Communication or Full Paper.  Articles can be submitted via our website: We would be grateful if upon submission you would be able to mention that your manuscript is intended for this themed collection in the “notes to the editor” box.

Please note that before a final decision is made, all submissions are subject to an initial assessment to confirm the manuscript’s suitability for full peer review.

If you have any questions about the journal or the collection, I would be happy to answer them in reply to this email.


With kind regards,

Professor Michelle Arkin


Professor Luc Brunsveld

Tu Eindhoven, Netherlands

Dr Eric Fischer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard Medical School, USA

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