OBC Call for Papers – Selective Chemistry with Peptides and Proteins Themed Issue

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry is delighted to announce a call for paper for its latest themed issue on: Selective Chemistry with Peptides and Proteins

Guest Editor: Philip Dawson (The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, USA)

Deadline for Submission: 11 April 2016

OBC offers fast decisions and publication (average time from receipt to first decision for peer reviewed articles is 12 days for communications and 19 days for papers). Colour publication is free and all articles are indexed in MEDLINE. You can choose for your article to be handled by the Cambridge office or one of our Associate Editors: Christian Hackenberger, Lei Liu, Margaret Brimble or Jin-Quan Yu.


This issue will cover topics including native chemical ligation and other chemical reactions to prepare proteins and peptides, and selective protein modification. We would welcome either a primary research article or a review.

Research in OBC is published as communications (for urgent work – up to 5 pages in length) or full papers. There is also the opportunity to write a Perspective or Review article for the issue, and if you would be interested in this please let us know. All submissions will be subject to rigorous peer review to meet the usual high standards of OBC. Guidelines are available at rsc.li/1K0EgYx and rsc.li/1OoQWQh.

If you are interested in taking part in this issue, please email OBC: obc-rsc@rsc.org

Manuscripts can be submitted using the Royal Society of Chemistry’s online article submission service. Please clearly state that the manuscript is submitted for the themed issue on Selective Chemistry with Peptides and Proteins.

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Please note that articles will be published online as soon as ready to ensure no delay in dissemination of your work. Articles for the web theme will be published in regular issues of the journal. The themed issue will then be published online once all articles have been published. Click here for an example of a previous web theme issue in OBC.

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