Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, established in 1880, is one of Japan’s oldest and most distinguished academic societies. The Society currently has around 18,000 members. It publishes three monthly scientific journals. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (Chem. Pharm. Bull.) began publication in 1953 as Pharmaceutical Bulletin. It covers chemistry fields in the pharmaceutical and health sciences. Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (Biol. Pharm. Bull.) began publication in 1978 as the Journal of Pharmacobio-Dynamics. It covers various biological topics in the pharmaceutical and health sciences. A fourth Society journal, the Journal of Health Science, was merged with Biol. Pharm. Bull. in 2012. Yakugaku Zasshi (Japanese for “Pharmaceutical Science Journal”) has the longest history, with publication beginning in 1881. Yakugaku Zasshi is published mostly in Japanese, except for some articles related to clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical education, which are published in English.
The main aim of the Society’s journals is to advance the pharmaceutical sciences with research reports, information exchange, and high-quality discussion. The average review time for articles submitted to the journals is around one month for first decision. The complete texts of all of the Society’s journals can be freely accessed through J-STAGE. The Society’s editorial committee hopes that the content of its journals will be useful to your research, and also invites you to submit your own work to the journals.

Chairman of Committee
Sumio Ohtsuki
Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University



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The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, established in 1880, is one of Japan’s oldest and most distinguished academic societies. The Society currently has around 18,000 members. It publishes three monthly scientific journals. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (Chem. Pharm. Bull.) began publication in 1953 as Pharmaceutical Bulletin. It covers chemistry fields in the pharmaceutical and health sciences. Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (Biol. Pharm. Bull.) began publication in 1978 as the Journal of Pharmacobio-Dynamics. It covers various biological topics in the pharmaceutical and health sciences. A fourth Society journal, the Journal of Health Science, was merged with Biol. Pharm. Bull. in 2012. Yakugaku Zasshi (Japanese for “Pharmaceutical Science Journal”) has the longest history, with publication beginning in 1881. Yakugaku Zasshi is published mostly in Japanese, except for some articles related to clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical education, which are published in English.
The main aim of the Society’s journals is to advance the pharmaceutical sciences with research reports, information exchange, and high-quality discussion. The average review time for articles submitted to the journals is around one month for first decision. The complete texts of all of the Society’s journals can be freely accessed through J-STAGE. The Society’s editorial committee hopes that the content of its journals will be useful to your research, and also invites you to submit your own work to the journals.

Chairman of Committee
Sumio Ohtsuki
Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University



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Editorial Board
Makoto Nakajima

Editor-in-Chief
Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University

The Chemical and Pharmaceutical
Bulletin(Chem. Pharm. Bull.) publishes Reviews, Current Topics, Communications, Regular Articles, and Notes monthly in print and online. Chem. Pharm. Bull. is devoted to the publication of original reports on cutting-edge research including creative approaches and novel ideas for sharing the urgent and valuable results with all readers of this journal. Chem. Pharm. Bull. covers various topics of current interest in all of chemistry and interfacing areas of pharmaceutical sciences. The main targeted subjects of Chem. Pharm. Bull. are as follows: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, In Silico Science, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmacognosy, and Natural Product Chemistry.
  • Takashi Uehara

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University

  • Yoshiyuki Kagawa

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka

  • Toshiro Fukami

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    Department of Molecular Pharmaceutics, Meiji Pharmaceutical University

  • Toshiyuki Wakimoto

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    Faculty of Phamaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University

  • Shuntaro Hara

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    School of Pharmacy, Showa University

  • Shusuke Tada

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toho University

  • Masatoshi Tomi

    Section Editor-in-Chief
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Keio University

  • Hidetaka Akita

    Editor
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University

  • Hiroshi Akiyama

    Editor
    Division of Foods, National Institute of Health Sciences

  • Masahiro Anada

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Musashino University

  • Gen-ichi Atsumi

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharma-Sciences, Teikyo University

  • Laurie Chan

    Editor
    University of Ottawa, Canada

  • Brian L. Crabtree

    Editor
    Mercer University College of Pharmacy, U.S.A.

  • Xavier Decleves

    Editor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Laboratory of Pharmacokinetics, Unversity Paris Descartes, Paris, France

  • Norbert A. Dencher

    Editor
    Technische Universitat Darmstadt,TUDa, Physical Biochemistry, Germany

  • Jeroen S. Dickschat

    Editor
    Kekul? Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bonn, Germany

  • Hideaki Fujii

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Kitasato University

  • Hitomi Fujishiro

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University

  • Masayoshi Fukasawa

    Editor
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases

  • Zezong Gu

    Editor
    University of Missouri School of Medicine, U.S. A.

  • Masayori Hagimori

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women’s University

  • Akiyoshi Hara

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University

  • Hiroshi Hasegawa

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kobe Pharmaceutical University

  • Mitsuharu Hattori

    Editor
    Graduate School of Pharmaceurtical Sciences, Nagoya City University

  • Koji Higai

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toho University

  • Nobuaki Higashi

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Hoshi University

  • Kenjirou Higashi

    Editor
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University

  • Eiichi Hinoi

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gifu Pharmaceutical University

  • Go Hirai

    Editor
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University

  • Kazuhiro Ichikawa

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki International University

  • Tatsuhiro Ishida

    Editor
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University

  • Junko Ishizaki

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Science, Kanazawa University

  • Keisuke Ishizawa

    Editor
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University

  • Takuya Ito

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Osaka Ohtani University

  • Tetsuro Ito

    Editor
    Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gifu University of Medical Science

  • Hiroki Itoh

    Editor
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Oita University Hospital

  • Takuya Iwamoto

    Editor
    Department of Pharmacy, Mie University Hospital

  • Yasunori Iwao

    Editor
    Analytical Development, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

  • Keiji Izushi

    Editor
    Izushi Pharmacy Co., Ltd.

  • Katsuyuki Kaneda

    Editor
    Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences Kanazawa University

  • Makoto Kataoka

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Setsunan University

  • Shinichi Kato

    Editor
    Kyoto Pharmaceutical University 

  • Toshiya Katsura

    Editor
    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

  • Kentaro Kawai

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Setsunan University

  • Naohito Kawasaki

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Kindai University

  • Kazuyoshi Kawazoe

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Showa University

  • Hiroaki Kimura

    Editor
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University of Health

  • Tatsuki Koike

    Editor
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

  • Akira Kotani

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

  • Toshiaki Kume

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama

  • Ken-ichi Kusakabe

    Editor
    Medicinal Chemistry Research Laboratory, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.

  • Takashi Kuzuhara

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University

  • Wei Li

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toho University

  • Takuro Maruyama

    Editor
    Division of Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Narcotics, National Institute of Health Sciences

  • Hiroaki Matsuo

    Editor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Hiroshima University Hospital

  • Nobuhiko Miura

    Editor
    Department of Health Science, Yokohama University of Pharmacy

  • Yuji Morita

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Meiji Pharmaceutical University

  • Yuichi Muraki

    Editor
    Department of Clinical Pharmacoepidemiology, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University

  • Tsutomu Nakahara

    Editor
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kitasato University

  • Seikou Nakamura

    Editor
    Kyoto Pharmaceutical University

  • Mayumi Nakanishi

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Iwate Medical University

  • Minoru Nakano

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama

  • Tetsuhiro Nemoto

    Editor
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University

  • Motohiro Nishida

    Editor
    Kyushu University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Makiya Nishikawa

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science

  • Toshiro Niwa

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Shujitsu University

  • Kohji Noguchi

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science

  • Yasuko Obata

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hoshi University

  • Yukihiro Ohno

    Editor
    Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Hisae Oku

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women’s University

  • Tomofumi Okuno

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Setsunan University

  • Yoshinori Onuki

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama

  • Kei-ichi Ozaki

    Editor
    Department of Molecular Pathology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts

  • Nozomi Saito 

    Editor
    Meiji Pharmaceutical University 

  • Kenji Sakamoto

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharma-Sciences, Teikyo University

  • Shigeki Shimba

    Editor
    Scoolo of Pharmacy, Nihon University

  • Tomoya Shiro

    Editor
    Drug Research Division, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.

  • Nobukazu Shitan

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kobe Pharmaceutical University

  • Michiru D. Sugawa

    Editor
    Charit? Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany

  • Kazuyuki Sugita

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hoshi University

  • Reiko Sugiura

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Kindai University

  • Changquan Calvin Sun

    Editor
    Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota, U.S. A.

  • Sayo Suzuki

    Editor
    Keio University Faculty of Pharmacy

  • Takayoshi Suzuki

    Editor
    The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University

  • Toyofumi Suzuki

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Nihon University

  • Tsutomu Takahashi

    Editor
    School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

  • Yoshiyuki Tanabe

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Yokohama University of Pharmacy

  • Hiroyuki Tanaka

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sanyo-Onoda City University

  • Futoshi Taura

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama

  • Takaki Toda

    Editor
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University of Science

  • Chihiro Tohda

    Section of Neuromedical Science, Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama

  • Yoshihisa Tomioka 

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University

  • Masafumi Ueda

    Kobe Pharmaceutical University

  • Naoki Utoguchi

    Showa Pharmaceutical University

  • Tirayut Vilaivan

    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

  • Mitsuhiro Wada

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sanyo-Onoda City University

  • Wataru Watanabe

    Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kyushu University of Health and Welfare

  • Taku Yamaguchi

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki International University

  • Katsuhiko Yamamoto

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

  • Yoshiki Yanagawa

    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido

  • Yasuo Yoshioka

    Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University

  • Leslie Z. Benet

    Advisor
    University of California, U.S.A.

  • Henri B. Kagan

    Advisor
    University Paris-Sud, France

  • Manfred Schubert-Zsilavecz

    Advisor
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany

  • Mukund P. Sibi

    Advisor
    North Dakota State University, U.S.A.

  • Amos B. Smith, III

    Advisor
    University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Subject Area
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology, Life Sciences and Basic Medicine
  • Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
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  • TitleChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
  • PublisherThe Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
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