Improvements for Browsing Journal Content Implemented, October 10, 2014 08:19

We have implemented several minor changes to support users browsing and discovering content on Readers will notice new buttons on the right and left side of each article and issue page. These buttons facilitate navigation through an issue or volume. Related articles from our journals and other publishers are displayed on the abstract page of our Web of Science and PubMed covered journals. Further, keywords on article pages are now linked for a convenient search across all MDPI journals.

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Updated 2013 Impact Factor for IJMS, July 30, 2014 11:12


The Impact Factor for the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) for 2013 is slightly changed. According to the newly released 2013 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2014), the new Impact Factor for the IJMS is 2.339 (down from 2.464). The 5-year Impact Factor is 2.721. The IJMS now ranks 52/148 (Q2) in the category ‘Chemistry, Multidisciplinary’.

Evolution of the IJMS Impact Factor since 2006:

Evolution of citations to IJMS since 2006:

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IJMS Best Paper Award 2014, January 24, 2014 08:29

In 2012 International Journal of Molecular Sciences started to award an annual price to recognize outstanding papers related to chemistry, molecular physics and molecular biology that meet the high standards of this journal. We are pleased to announce the third “IJMS Best Paper Award” for 2014. Nominations were made by the Section Editors-in-Chief of IJMS from all papers published in 2010.

Article Award

1st prize: Parul Vatsa, Lisa Sanchez, Christophe Clement, Fabienne Baillieul and Stephan Dorey
Rhamnolipid Biosurfactants as New Players in Animal and Plant Defense against Microbes

2nd prize: Junko Okuda-Shimazaki, Saiko Takaku, Koki Kanehira, Shuji Sonezaki and Akiyohshi Taniguchi
Effects of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Aggregate Size on Gene Expression

3rd prize: Giuseppe Calogero, Gaetano Di Marco, Silvia Cazzanti, Stefano Caramori, Roberto Argazzi, Aldo Di Carlo and Carlo Alberto Bignozzi
Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Red Turnip and Purple Wild Sicilian Prickly Pear Fruits


Review Award

1st prize: Kati Hanhineva, Riitta Törrönen, Isabel Bondia-Pons, Jenna Pekkinen, Marjukka Kolehmainen, Hannu Mykkänen and Kaisa Poutanen
Impact of Dietary Polyphenols on Carbohydrate Metabolism

1st prize: Sonia De Pascual-Teresa, Diego A. Moreno and Cristina García-Viguera
Flavanols and Anthocyanins in Cardiovascular Health: A Review of Current Evidence


For more details, please refer to the IJMS Best Paper Award 2014 Editorial.


Earlier Editions of the Award

IJMS Best Paper Award 2012
IJMS Best Paper Award 2013

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