The Journal of Asian Natural Products Research (JANPR) deals with chemical and pharmaceutical studies in the field of natural product research on Asian ethnic medicine and publishes work from scientists in Asian countries, e.g. China, Japan, Korea and India, including contributions from other countries concerning natural products of Asia.
The journal is chemistry-orientated and the major fields covered are:
- Isolation and structural elucidation of natural constituents (including those for non-medical uses)
- Synthesis and structural transformation (including biosynthesis and biotransformation) of natural products
- Bioactivity of pure compounds and their derivatives
- Biological evaluations of crude extracts are acceptable only as supporting data for pure isolates with well-characterized structures
The journal has been indexed by Science Citation Index-Expanded since 1998, with a 2015 Impact Factor of 1.009 (©2016 Thomson Reuters, 2016 Journal Citation Reports®). The journal is also indexed or abstracted by Chemical Abstract, Chemical Citation Index, Research Alert, etc.