Biology — Open Access Journal

Biology (ISSN 2079-7737; CODEN: BBSIBX) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of biological sciences published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. Covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in Web of Science, as well as BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record and Scopus.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 3.56, which equals rank 12/177 (Q1) in the category 'General Agricultural and Biological Sciences.'
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 15.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Biology
Models of CNS Regeneration: Mind the Gap! Guest Editor: Eustace Johnson
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Biology
Extremophilic Archaea Guest Editors: Nils-Kåre Birkeland, Yoshizumi Ishino
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Biology
Autophagy in Cancer Guest Editors: Nikolai Engedal, Mario Tschan
Deadline: 31 August 2019
Special Issue in Biology
Fish Metabolic Physiology in Response to Stress Guest Editors: Edward M. Mager, Ione Hunt von Herbing
Deadline: 1 September 2019
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