Cells — Open Access Journal

Cells (ISSN 2073-4409; CODEN: CELLC6) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of cell biology, molecular biology, and biophysics. Cells is published monthly online by MDPI. The Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM), Signal Transduction Society (STS) and Nordic Autophagy Society (NAS) are affiliated with Cells and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and BIOSIS Previews. Indexed for MEDLINE/PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • 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.
  • Sections: published in six topical sections.
Impact Factor: 4.366 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.276 (2019)
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Special Issue in Cells
TRPC Channels Guest Editor: Alexander G. Obukhov
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Leukocytes in Inflammation, Resolution of Inflammation, Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer Guest Editor: János G. Filep
Deadline: 15 October 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Mechanobiology Defects in Muscular Disorders Guest Editor: Catherine Coirault
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Sphingolipids in Cancer Progression and Therapy Guest Editor: Kazuyuki Kitatani
Deadline: 15 November 2020
Topical Collection in Cells
Membrane Lipids in the Interaction of Plants with Their Abiotic and Biotic Environment Collection Editors: Éric Maréchal, Rebecca Roston
Topical Collection in Cells
Feature Papers in Organelle Function Collection Editor: Paolo Bernardi
Topical Collection in Cells
Feature Papers in Cell Motility and Adhesion Collection Editor: Francisco Rivero
Topical Collection in Cells
Feature papers in Cellular Pathology Collection Editor: Ritva Tikkanen
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