Metabolites — Open Access Journal

Metabolites (ISSN 2218-1989; CODEN: METALU) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of metabolism and metabolomics, published monthly online by MDPI. The Metabolomics Society (MetSoc) is affiliated with Metabolites, and its 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 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 (2018 Scopus data): 3.75, which equals rank 34/211 (Q1) in the category 'Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism', rank 88/407 (Q1) in 'Biochemistry' and rank 106/375 (Q2) in 'Molecular Biology'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 3.303 (2018)
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Special Issue in Metabolites
Animal and Cellular Models in Metabolomics Research Guest Editors: Michal Ciborowski, Joanna Godzien, Stanislaw Deja
Deadline: 30 May 2020
Special Issue in Metabolites
Cerebral Metabolism Guest Editors: Frantz Poulsen, Troels Halfeld Nielsen, Axel Forsse
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Metabolites
Oxidative Stress and Metabolic Disorders Guest Editors: Begoña Cerdá, Javier Marhuenda, Pilar Zafrilla
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Metabolites
Climatomix: Impact of Climate Change on Food Metabolomics Guest Editors: Anna Maria Timperio, Federica Gevi
Deadline: 30 July 2020
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