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Emerging Trends in Metabolites


Focus and Scope

About the Journal

Emerging Trends in Metabolites is a peer-reviewed open-access journal launched in 2024 that aims to publish high-quality research on the latest advances and trends in the field of metabolomics. The journal covers all aspects of metabolomics research, including analytical methods, data analysis, bioinformatics, and the application of metabolomics in various fields such as medicine, agriculture, environmental science, and food science.

Emerging Trends in Metabolites is dedicated to promoting the advancement of metabolomics research and its application in various fields, and to providing a comprehensive and authoritative platform for the dissemination of knowledge and ideas in this rapidly evolving field.

Focus and Scope

Focus and Scope

  • Metabolite Profiling: Comprehensive analysis of primary and secondary metabolites in various biological samples including cells, tissues, biofluids, and microbiomes using advanced analytical techniques such as mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and chromatography.
  • Metabolic Pathways: Investigations into metabolic pathways and networks involved in cellular metabolism, energy production, and regulation of biochemical processes, encompassing both primary and secondary metabolism.
  • Metabolomics in Health and Disease: Studies exploring the role of metabolites as biomarkers for disease diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment monitoring, as well as their involvement in metabolic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and rare metabolic disorders.
  • Metabolomics and Precision Medicine: Applications of metabolomics in personalized medicine and precision nutrition to tailor interventions based on individual metabolic profiles and genetic makeup, with a focus on metabolic disease management and prevention.
  • Metabolites in Drug Discovery and Development: Utilization of metabolomics approaches for drug target identification, drug metabolism studies, pharmacokinetics, and toxicity assessment, particularly in the context of metabolic diseases and related disorders.
  • Environmental Metabolomics: Investigations into the impact of environmental factors on metabolite profiles and metabolic responses in organisms, as well as the potential use of metabolomics in environmental monitoring and risk assessment, including the study of environmental factors contributing to metabolic diseases.
  • Computational Metabolomics: Development and application of computational methods, algorithms, and bioinformatics tools for data processing, analysis, interpretation, and integration of metabolomics data, with a focus on elucidating metabolic disease mechanisms and identifying therapeutic targets.
  • Metabolite Engineering: Strategies for metabolic engineering and synthetic biology to design and manipulate metabolic pathways for the production of valuable metabolites, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, and industrial chemicals, including applications relevant to metabolic disease research and treatment.
  • Metabolomics in Agriculture and Food Science: Applications of metabolomics in crop improvement, food quality and safety assessment, and understanding the metabolic basis of plant-microbe interactions and food processing, with implications for metabolic diseases linked to diet and nutrition.
  • Emerging Technologies and Methodologies: Innovations in metabolomics technologies, methodologies, and instrumentation, as well as the integration of multi-omics approaches for comprehensive systems biology studies, with a focus on advancing our understanding of metabolic diseases and developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.


  • Metabolomics Technologies and Methods
  • Single-Cell Metabolomics
  • Spatial Metabolomics
  • Metabolomics Databases and Software Tools
  • Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence in Metabolomics
  • Metabolomics in Microbiome Research
  • Metabolomics in cancer research
  • Metabolomics in drug development and personalized medicine
  • Metabolomics in Environmental Monitoring and Toxicology
  • Metabolomics in food science and nutrition
  • Metabolomics in Agriculture and Plant Science
  • Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology
  • Metabolomics in Sports Science and Performance
  • Exposomics and exposome-wide association studies
  • Non-invasive metabolomics for disease diagnosis and monitoring
  • Metabolomics in aging research and gerontology.