Metabolites — Open Access Journal of Metabolism & Metabolomics

Metabolites (ISSN 2218-1989; CODEN: METALU) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of metabolism and metabolomics, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science from Vol. 6 (2016), EMBASE (Elsevier) and Scopus. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 3.35, which equals rank 47/209 (Q1) in the category 'Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism', 103/398 (Q2) in 'Biochemistry' and 127/367 (Q2) in 'Molecular Biology'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 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.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Metabolites
Cancer Metabolomics 2018 Guest Editors: Paula Guedes de Pinho, Márcia Carvalho, Joana Pinto
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Metabolites
Carbonic Anhydrases and Metabolism Guest Editor: Claudiu T. Supuran
Deadline: 21 December 2018
Special Issue in Metabolites
Bioinformatics in Metabolomics Guest Editor: Thusitha Rupasinghe
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Metabolites
Natural Products Metabolomics Guest Editor: Gustavo Zuñiga
Deadline: 31 January 2019

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