Vegetarian diets in childhood and adolescence
The role of chitin, chitinases, and chitinase-like proteins in pediatric lung diseases
The clinical consequences of sucrase-isomaltase deficiency
Osteogenesis imperfecta—pathophysiology and therapeutic options
Monogenic forms of childhood obesity due to mutations in the leptin gene
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Aims and scope
Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics is an interdisciplinary open access journal publishing peer-reviewed articles on innovative research in pediatrics.
The focus and the topics of this journal cover research areas relevant to pediatrics including rare diseases, genetic diseases, gene therapy, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, immunology, infectiology, nephrology, neurology, oncology and hematology, pneumology, metabolism, neonatology and translational medicine in pediatrics.
Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics is dedicated to exchange and discussion of current molecular and cellular concepts in pediatrics. This includes frontline reviews on the latest developments, original research articles and a forum for discussion of pathophysiological concepts including therapeutic approaches.
Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics is an official journal of the German Society of Child and Adolescent Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin e.V., DGKJ).
With regard to the peer-review process, the journal’s policy is in keeping with the “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals” (www.icmje.org/recommendations).
Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics follows the Committee of Publications Ethics (COPE) - Guidelines (https://publicationethics.org/guidance/Guidelines).
All Manuscripts submitted for publication presenting results from studies on probands or patients must comply with the Declaration of Helsinki (https://www.wma.net/what-we-do/medical-ethics/declaration-of-helsinki/) according to the author guidelines for original papers.
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Guest Editor: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dr. M. A. Alejandre Alcázar
Pediatric Diagnostics: Novel Imaging and Biomarker Strategies
Guest Editor: Dr. med. Ferdinand Knieling
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Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics is affiliated with the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ).
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