About the Journal

Acta Pharmacologica Sinica

Acta Pharmacologica Sinica (APS, pISSN 1671-4083, eISSN 1745-7254), launched in 1980, listed in Science Citation Index from 1985,published monthly in English, is the official journal of the Chinese Pharmacological Society and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

APS is co-published with SPRINGER NATURE from 2009. The full text of APS is available at www.nature.com/aps platform. Papers published in APS will receive high exposure through nature.com and can also benefit from quick publication, including Advance Online Publication or Open Access.

APS is indexed in Chemical Abstracts, Scopus, CSA Bioengineering, CSA Medical Biotechnology, CSA Neuroscience, Current Contents/Life Sciences, ISI Web of Knowledge, SciSearch, Research Alert, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, MEDLINE/Index, Medicus.

APS encourages submissions from all areas of pharmacology and the related areas, both experimental and clinical, from any part of the world. Reviews based primarily on authors’ own research work of important topic and broad interest are especially welcome.

Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Neuropharmacology,
  • Anticancer pharmacology,
  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary pharmacology,
  • Immunopharmacology and inflammation,
  • Drug discovery,
  • Gastrointestinal and hepatic pharmacology,
  • Renal and endocrine pharmacology,
  • Molecular and cellular pharmacology,
  • Pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics,
  • Clinical pharmacology