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We are pleased to report an increased Impact Factor for Toxins for 2013. According to the newly released 2013 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2014), the new Impact Factor for Toxins is 2.480. The 5-Year Impact Factor is 2.922. Toxins now ranks 43/87 (Q2) in the category ‘Toxicology’.
Evolution of the Toxins Impact Factor since 2012:
Evolution of citations to Toxins since 2010:
We are pleased to announce that Toxins recently established a new section entitled "Bacterial Toxins". Prof. Dr. Vernon L. Tesh from the Texas A&M University Health Science Center serves as the founding Section Editor-in-Chief. We have invited leading experts to join the Section Editorial Board to review manuscripts and serve as guest editors for special issues. More details regarding the "Bacterial Toxins" section can be found here.
We are pleased to report that special issue "Anthrax Toxin" has been successfully closed. 14 papers have been published in this issue.
Dr. Jean-Nicolas Tournier, the Guest Editor of this issue, says "The wide-ranging set of articles from authors all over the world reflects the growing importance of anthrax toxin research studies. The articles cover a comprehensive set of topics that deal with toxins molecular specificity, cellular targets, organ disruption, host effects, as well as therapeutics. These articles reflect the actual knowledge on anthrax toxins and open new perspectives in the field."
A new special issue on this topic is planned to be set up soon for the year 2013, aiming to further encourage scholars in this field to share their research results in a timely way.