Articles, of 3-4 pages in length, will be reviewed within two weeks of submission, with accepted papers published online within one week. Dr Simon Gibbons from the School of Pharmacy, University of London, who is the Editor-in-Chief, will be supported by a panel of Subject Editors and an extensive Editorial Board of internationally renowned experts in natural product science. Dr. Gibbons said “There was a clear need for a quality journal for short communications in this field, which will be satisfied through the launch of this exciting new publication.” Both he and the PSE are happy to have Elsevier as their publishing partner for this endeavor, and are looking forward to a successful publishing relationship.
Dr. James Milne, Publisher for organic and inorganic chemistry at Elsevier, added ”I was delighted to extend the collaboration between the PSE and Elsevier. The society’s 50th Anniversary Symposium (http://www.pse50.com) is being organized by Elsevier, in Cambridge, UK this April, and Elsevier also publishes the leading international journal Phytochemistry, an official journal of both the PSE and the PSNA (Phytochemical Society of North America). The working relationship between the PSE and Elsevier is both established and highly effective, providing a mutually beneficial platform on which to develop this important new publication for the natural product scientific community.”
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