In order to emphasize the importance of aptamers in medicinal chemistry and medicine-related fields, a special issue of the international journal “MOLECULES” (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules) has been recently launched under the title: “Aptamers: Past, Present, and Future” (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/special_issues/aptamers) .
“MOLECULES” is fully open access. Open access (unlimited and free access for readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies. Open access is supported by the authors and their institutes. More information is available at http://www.mdpi.com/about/openaccess/. Article Processing Charges (APC) of CHF 1800 apply to accepted papers, for more information please visit http://www.mdpi.com/about/apc/. For further details on the submission process, please see the instructions for authors at http://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/instructions
Drs Alain. O. MILLER and Jean Jacques VANDEN EYNDE, guest editors
Dr. A. O. Miller was professor at the University of Mons and is CEO of Cilbiotech (www.cilbiotech.be)
Dr. J.J. Vanden Eynde is former head of the department of organic chemistry, University of Mons-UMons www.umons.ac.be and associate editor for the journal MOLECULES.