International Journal of Molecular Sciences

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, 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 14.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about the IJMS.
  • Companion journals for IJMS include: BiophysicaObesities and Stresses.
Impact Factor: 4.556 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.653 (2019)

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Deadline: 30 November 2021
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Pro-inflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Cytokines in Autoimmune Diseases Guest Editor: Pio Conti
Deadline: 16 May 2021
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Bioactive Oxadiazoles Guest Editor: Antonio Palumbo Piccionello
Deadline: 31 May 2021
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Quantitative Structure–Retention Relationships and Related Methods in Separation Science: In Memory of Prof. Roman Kaliszan Guest Editors: Petar Žuvela, Mariusz Belka, Tomasz Bączek, Bogusław Buszewski
Deadline: 15 June 2021
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Ras Subfamily and Regulators in Human Disease and Repair Guest Editors: Rolf Heumann, Christian Herrmann
Deadline: 30 June 2021
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Feature Papers in Materials Science Collection Editor: Marco d'Ischia
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Feature Papers in Bioactives and Nutraceuticals Collection Editor: Maurizio Battino
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Transcriptional Regulation: Molecules, Involved Mechanisms and Misregulation Collection Editor: Amelia Casamassimi
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