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Journal of Molecular Biology

  • ISSN: 0022-2836

Editor-In-Chief: Summers

Next planned ship date: April 19, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 5.5
  • Impact factor: 5.6

Journal of Molecular Biology (JMB) provides high quality, comprehensive and broad coverage in all areas of molecular biology. The journal publishes original scientific research pap… Read more

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Journal of Molecular Biology (JMB) provides high quality, comprehensive and broad coverage in all areas of molecular biology. The journal publishes original scientific research papers that provide mechanistic and functional insights and report a significant advance to the field. The journal encourages the submission of multidisciplinary studies that use complementary experimental and computational approaches to address challenging biological questions.

Research areas include but are not limited to:

Biomolecular interactions, signaling networks, systems biology

Cell cycle, cell growth, cell differentiation

Cell death, autophagy

Cell signaling and regulation

Chemical biology

Computational biology, in combination with experimental studies

DNA replication, repair, and recombination

Development, regenerative biology, mechanistic and functional studies of stem cells

Epigenetics, chromatin structure and function

Gene expression

Receptors, channels, and transporters

Membrane processes

Cell surface proteins and cell adhesion

Methodological advances, both experimental and theoretical, including databases

Microbiology, virology, and interactions with the host or environment

Microbiota mechanistic and functional studies

Nuclear organization

Post-translational modifications, proteomics

Processing and function of biologically important macromolecules and complexes

Molecular basis of disease

RNA processing, structure and functions of non-coding RNAs, transcription

Sorting, spatiotemporal organization, trafficking

Structural biology

Synthetic biology

Translation, protein folding, chaperones, protein degradation and quality control

Important benefits for authors

Since 1959, JMB is ensuring some basic principles in the services it provides to all authors:

Fast-track option of time-sensitive research articles (please consult the Guide for Authors for details).

Anti-scooping policy: if a competitor paper has been published while yours is under peer-review in JMB, that will not affect the editorial outcome.

All editorial decisions are made by active scientists who are leading experts in the field.

Manuscripts are reviewed by leading experts in the field. JMB also supports mentoring of early career researchers in peer-review (please consult our VolunPeers program).

Availability: contact the Editor-in-Chief or the scientific editors via the Editorial Board page for any questions you may have.

See the impact, speed and readership of JMB here.

We provide upon request free PDFs to all authors who may not have access to their articles via their institution or library.

Publication is free to authors (no color or page charges)

Supporting open access: if your funding body or institution requires your article to be open access, JMB offers that option. Please see details here.

Reuse figures from any JMB article via "get rights and content" hyperlink available within each article (below author names and affiliations) on ScienceDirect.

Please click here for more information on more general author services Elsevier offers.