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International Journal of Molecular Sciences — Open Access Journal

International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067; CODEN: IJMCFK; ISSN 1661-6596 for printed edition) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal providing an advanced forum for biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, and molecular biophysics, and is published monthly online by MDPI. The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS) and Epigenetics Society 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MEDLINE (PubMed), Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.6 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about the IJMS.

Impact Factor: 3.687 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.878 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in IJMS
Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology of Strokes Guest Editors: Joen-Rong Sheu, Howard Prentice
Deadline: 20 November 2018
Special Issue in IJMS
Sex Hormone Receptor Signals in Human Malignancies Guest Editor: Hiroshi Miyamoto
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in IJMS
Therapeutic Aspects of Gasotransmitters in Cardiovascular and Renal Disease Guest Editors: Jaap A. Joles, Harry van Goor
Deadline: 21 December 2018
Special Issue in IJMS
Pathomechanisms of Atherosclerosis Guest Editor: Michael Henein
Deadline: 31 December 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in IJMS
G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling and Regulation Collection Editors: Vsevolod V. Gurevich, Kathleen Van Craenenbroeck
Topical Collection in IJMS
Human Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Disease Diagnostics Collection Editor: Emil Alexov
Topical Collection in IJMS
Programmed Cell Death and Apoptosis Collection Editor: Anthony Lemarié
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