Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Letters



Organic & Pharmaceutical Chemistry Letters (OPCL) is an International peer-reviewed, OpenAccess Journal dedicated totally to cater the needs of the researchers, scientists and academicians who are working on the current advancements in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The goal of this Journal is to provide a platform for the scientists and the academicians all over the world to present, share and promote various aspects pertaining to the newer issues and perspectives in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and related disciplines.

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Organic & Pharmaceutical Chemistry Letters (OPCL) is an international peer-reviewed, OpenAccess Journal dedicated totally to cater the needs of the researchers, scientists and academicians who are working on the current advancements in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The goal of this Journal is to provide a platform for the scientists and the academicians all over the world to present, share and promote various aspects pertaining to the newer issues and perspectives in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and related disciplines. 

All the manuscripts have to be prepared in English language and are subjected to a rigorous and international peer-review process. All the accepted manuscripts will appear online within 2 to 3 weeks from the date of completion of the peer-review process. The Journal publishes original work pertaining to the following and related subfields:
•Design of New, Green and Safe Chemicals and Methods
•Organic synthesis
•Synthesis of pharmaceutical chemicals
•Manufacturing and Engineering
•Organic reaction mechanisms
•Reactions in suitable solvents
•Energy efficient processes
•Use of heterogeneous catalysts in chemical transformations
•Use of organocatalysts in synthesis
•Homogeneous catalysis in organic synthesis
•Phase transfer catalytic reactions
•One-pot multi-component reactions
•Synthesis and application of nano-materials in organic chemistry
•Atom-Economic Reactions 
•Development of Environmentally benign techniques and Methods 
•Sustainable Natural Resources and their applications in synthesis
•Synthesis of Natural Products
•All Organic Chemistry related topics

The Journal focuses on the innovative syntheses and procedures which reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous materials. Articles of green chemistry technologies are also included within the scope of this Journal. 

Short papers (2 to 8 pages) prepared in the Prescribed Format/Template where author/s can address a specific problem which can sketch the results or problems on a specific topic or a preliminary data or a novel idea with or without a theoretical background will be published in this Journal. 

Professor M. A. PASHA
Department of Chemistry 
Bangalore University
Bengaluru, INDIA

Professor Mirko Diksic
Professor Emeritus, 
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, 
McGill University, 

Professor György Keglevich
Professor of Chemistry, Head,
Dept of Organic Chemistry and Technology
Budapest University of Technology and Economics 
1521 Budapest PO Box 91, HUNGARY

Professor Amer A. Taqa
Department of Dental Basic Science College of Dentistry
Mosul University

Dr. Eskandar Kolvari    
Department of Chemistry, 
Semnan University,
P.O. Box 35195-363,  
Semnan Province, IRAN

Dr. Kobra Azizi
Postdoctoral Researcher
Tarbiat Modares University, 

Professor Pundlik Rambhau Bhagat
Department of Chemistry
School of Advanced Sciences,
VIT-University, Vellore - 632 014.
Tamil Nadu, INDIA;  

Dr. Tamer Said Sayed Mohamed Saleh
Associate professor,  
Chemistry Department, 
Faculty of Science, University of Jeddah

Dr. Sadeq Hamood Saleh Azzam
Sana’a University, Faculty of Science, 
Chemistry Department, 

Professor J. S. Biradar
Department of Chemistry
Gulbarga University
GULBARGA – 585106
Karnataka, INDIA,  

Dr. Rajendra Pundlikrao Pawar
Deogiri College, Station Road, 
Maharashtra, INDIA.

Professor Gannu Praveen Kumar
Sahasra Institute of Pharmaceutical
Sciences, Mulugu Road, Warangal
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

Dr. (Mrs) Padmini H.Sharma
Radhe Heights, Building No.-A

Flat No.-104 ,Sector No.-29, Ravet
Near  Dr.D.Y.Patil College, Pradhikaran                                                                          

Pune-412 101, INDIA                                                        



Note: 1. Editor/s-in-Chief, Associate Editors, Assistant Editors, Editorial board members, Reviewers and other Members do not receive any honorarium or remuneration. These are nominated positions and are voluntarily accepted by the individual academicians.

         2. If a Researcher/Scientist/Academician working in this field is voluntarily agreeing to be an Editor or a member of the Editorial Board, kindly submit your Resume/CV to  [mention the email subject: Interested  to serve as an Editor/Editorial Board Member].

Use Microsoft Word Software and Times New Roman Letters for preparing the manuscript with double spacing (Use 14 Font size letters for the Title and 12 Font size letters for the rest of the manuscript).

The authors should ensure that, the manuscript has been 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked' before submission.

In order to verify originality of the work presented in the manuscript, your article may be checked by the originality detection service providers such as CrossCheck services.

Authors can use this check list to prepare their manuscripts before submission to the Journal for the Review process.

Title of the Article: Title should be concise and meaningful.

Complete Name/s of the Author/s:

One author should be designated as the corresponding author and his/her contact details have to be provided:
E-mail address:

Fax details:

Phone number/s:
Full postal address:


Provide the Address of all the authors, if from different institutions/countries.


Abstract/Graphical Abstract: Brief outlay of the work presented in the manuscript should reflect here.

Key words: (Maximum 6 Key words)

  1. Introduction
  2. Results and Discussion

There can be sub-divisions such as 2.1, 2.2 …. 2.1.1, 2.1.2…. under Results and Discussion.

References should be cited using the superscript format (1, 2‒4, 5,6, 7‒11)

The Figures and Schemes should include relevant captions.
The Table/s should include title/s, description, literature citation (if any) and footnote/s.

     3. Experimental (for subjects where experiments are involved, including Science and Engineering subjects)

     4. Conclusions

     5. Acknowledgement/s

     6. Financial Assistance:  Financial assistance from the funding agencies to be mentioned here; if there is no funding involved, it should be mentioned clearly as ‘this work is not funded by any funding agencies’.

     7. Conflict of Interest: Declarations/disclose of the conflict of interest has to be made by the authors.

     8. References


Reference to a Journal publication:
[1]. S. Al-B. Abdullah, S. S. Tamer, M. Z. Ehab. Ultrason. Sonochem., 2013, 20, 1194–1202.

Reference to Article by DOI:

[2]. M. K. Slifka, J. L. Whitton. Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J. Mol. Med., 2000, doi:10.1007/s001090000086.

Reference to a Book:
[3] J. L. Luche, T. J. Mason. Sonochemistry, experiment to theoretical considerations: Advances in Sonochemistry, ed., JAI Press, London, 1993.

Reference to a chapter in an Edited Book:
[4] B. Brown, M. Aaron. The politics of nature. In: J. Smith (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd  Edn. Wiley, New York, 2001, pp 230−257.

Reference to a website:
[5] J. Bean. How the Internet has Changed (and created new) Holiday Rituals. Available at: -the-internet-has-changed-and-created-newholiday-rituals/, 2010. [Accessed 12 October 2013].


Supplementary Data should be provided along with the manuscript.

Apart from this,

Names of Referees (any FIVE) and their complete contact details who are working in the same/similar field of Research should be provided in a separate file.

Authors should also provide (if any) the copies of the permission obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources including the Internet.

The authors should assure that, the work described in the article has not been published previously, except in the form of an abstract in a conference/symposium/seminar or as part of the academic thesis and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that its publication is approved by all the authors and by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form in English language or in any other language, including the electronic media.

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Under certain very special conditions/circumstances where the author/s from under-developed and developing countries are not in a position to pay the Publication Processing Fee due to non-availability of the funds/grants; such work will be discounted or funded by the ESRA Publications Fund initially, on request.

The mode of payment will be informed to the authors through an E-message once the article is accepted for publication.

Publication Processing Fee

Name of the Journal

Regular PPF

(For International Authors)

Regular PPF

(For Indian Authors)

All Journals

30 $ or

25 EUR

INR 1000