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.  
  • 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. Citations available now in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.3 days (median values for papers published in the first six months 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.
  • Sections: published in six topical sections.

Impact Factor: 4.829 (2017)

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Latest Articles



2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Cells
Extracellular Matrix Remodeling Guest Editor: Nicoletta Gagliano
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Cells
Autophagy in Age-Related Human Diseases Guest Editor: Tassula Proikas-Cezanne
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Cells
Lipid Droplets in Disease Guest Editor: Paul Dalhaimer
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Cells
Tissue Regeneration and Fibrosis Guest Editor: Dimitrios Karamichos
Deadline: 15 February 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Cells
Lamins and Laminopathies Collection Editor: Thomas Dechat
Topical Collection in Cells
Celebrating the First Impact Factor of CellsCollection Editor: Alexander E. Kalyuzhny

Jobs in Research

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