Editorial Board:David Atwood, Tushar S. Basu Baul, Jens Beckmann, Vadepalli Chandrasekhar, Keith Izod, Cameron Jones, Sergey S. Karlov, Michael Mehring, Kieran Molloy, Muhammad Moazzam Naseer, Ponnadurai Ramasami, Karin Ruhlandt-Senge, Ales Ruzicka, Masaichi Saito, Yann Sarazin, Norihiro Tokitoh and Jörg Wagler
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Objective This journal is committed to the publication of short communications, original research, and review articles within the field of main group metal and semi-metal chemistry. Main Group Metal Chemistry is an open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes in ongoing way. Papers addressing the theoretical, spectroscopic, mechanistic and synthetic aspects of inorganic, coordination and organometallic main group metal and semi-metal compounds, including zinc, cadmium and mercury are welcome. The journal also publishes studies relating to environmental aspects of these metals, their toxicology, release pathways and fate. Articles on the applications of main group metal chemistry, including in the fields of polymer chemistry, agriculture, electronics and catalysis, are also accepted.
Main group metal and semi-metal compounds
Coordination compounds and metallo-organic complexes
Metal release pathways and fate
Applications of main group metal chemistry
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Editor-in-Chief Klaus Jurkschat (Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Technical University of Dortmund; Dortmund, Germany)
Editorial Board David Atwood (Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky; Lexington, USA) Tushar S. Basu Baul (Department of Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University; Shillong, India) Jens Beckmann (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry and Crystallography, University of Bremen; Bremen, Germany) Vadepalli Chandrasekhar (Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology; Kanpur, India) Keith Izod (School of Chemistry, Newcastle University; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK) Cameron Jones (School of Chemistry, Monash University; Clayton, Australia) Sergey S. Karlov (Department of Chemistry, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University; Moscow, Russian Federation) Michael Mehring (Institute of Chemistry, Chemnitz University of Technology; Chemnitz, Germany) Kieran Molloy (Department of Chemistry, University of Bath; Bath, UK) Muhammad M. Naseer (Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University; Islamabad, Pakistan) Ponnadurai Ramasami (Department of Chemistry, University of Mauritius; Réduit, Mauritius) Karin Ruhlandt-Senge (Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University; Syracuse, USA) Aleš Rùžička (Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, University of Pardubice; Pardubice, Czech Republic) Masaichi Saito (Department of Chemistry, Saitama University; Saitama, Japan) Yann Sarazin (Institute of Chemistry of Rennes, University of Rennes; Rennes, France) Norihiro Tokitoh (Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University; Kyoto, Japan) Jörg Wagler (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology; Freiberg, Germany)