International Journal of Molecular Sciences

International Journal of Molecular Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal providing an advanced forum for biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, molecular biophysics, molecular medicine, and all aspects of molecular research in chemistry, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS)Epigenetics Society, European Calcium Society (ECS), European Chitin Society (EUCHIS), Spanish Society for Cell Biology (SEBC) and Signal Transduction Society (STS) are affiliated with IJMS and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, MEDLINE, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Inorganic Chemistry)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about the IJMS.
  • Companion journals for IJMS include: BiophysicaObesities and Stresses.
Impact Factor: 5.923 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.132 (2020)

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Topic in Microorganisms, IJMS
New Insights on Cytoskeleton Proteins in Protozoan Parasites Editor-in-Chief: Mélanie Bonhivers
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Topic in Biomedicines, IJMS
Translation from Microgravity Research to Earth Application Editor-in-Chief: Daniela Grimm
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Topic in IJMS, Biomedicines, Antioxidants, CIMB, JCM
Sterile Inflammation in Solid Organ Transplantation Editors-in-Chief: Joan Roselló-Catafau, René Adam, Teresa Carbonell Camós, Arnau Panisello-Roselló
Deadline: 10 February 2022
Topic in IJMS, Biomedicines, Life, BioMed, Reprod. Med.
Pathogenesis of Pregnancy-Related Complications Editors-in-Chief: Ilona Hromadnikova, Katerina Kotlabova
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Special Issue in IJMS
The Effect of Probiotics on Gut Homeostasis Regulation Guest Editors: Luisa Seguella, Marcella Pesce, Giuseppe Esposito, Giovanni Sarnelli
Deadline: 25 September 2021
Special Issue in IJMS
Redox Modulation: Biological and Therapeutical Implication Guest Editors: Claudio Santi, Luca Sancineto
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in IJMS
Crosstalk between MicroRNA and Oxidative Stress in Physiology and Pathology 2.0 Guest Editors: Antonio Giordano, Luigi Pirtoli, Antonella Fioravanti, Francesco Dotta
Deadline: 15 October 2021
Special Issue in IJMS
Amyloid Toxicity in Alzheimer's Disease Guest Editor: Patrizia Hrelia
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Topical Collection in IJMS
Feature Papers in Materials Science Collection Editor: Marco d'Ischia
Topical Collection in IJMS
Feature Papers in Bioactives and Nutraceuticals Collection Editor: Maurizio Battino
Topical Collection in IJMS
The Adaptive Immunity in COVID-19 Collection Editors: Vincenzo Barnaba, Manlio Ferrarini, Jeffrey L. Platt
Topical Collection in IJMS
Novel Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine Collection Editor: Rivka Ofir
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