Metabolites is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of metabolism and metabolomics, published monthly online by MDPI.
  • 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, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 12.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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: 4.1 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.5 (2022)
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Topic in Biology, CIMB, IJMS, Metabolites, Plants
Metals in Plant Metabolism and Physiology Topic Editors: Jozef Kovacik, Ildikó Matušíková
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Topic in BioChem, Biology, Biomolecules, JDB, Metabolites
"Metabolites" as Metabolomics for Neuropsychiatric Diseases Topic Editors: Reiji Yoshimura, Hiroshi Kunugi, Takahiro Kato, Naomichi Okamoto
Deadline: 25 November 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Cancers, Diagnostics, JCM, Metabolites
Biomarker Development and Application Topic Editors: Sheng Cai, Linghui Qian, Su Zeng, Xin Su
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Analytica, Metabolites, Molecules, Separations, Toxins
Counter-Current Chromatography in Natural Products Isolation Topic Editors: Shihua Wu, Zhi Yang, Xinyi Huang
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Metabolites
The Role of Natural and Synthetic Antioxidants in Alzheimer’s Disease Guest Editors: Usama Ramadan Abdelmohsen, Omnia Hesham Abdelhafez, Nourhan Hisham Shady
Deadline: 5 October 2023
Special Issue in Metabolites
Rare Disorders—Challenging and Underdiagnosed Guest Editor: Justyna Paprocka
Deadline: 10 October 2023
Special Issue in Metabolites
Personalized Metabolomics Guest Editor: Petr G. Lokhov
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Metabolites
Advances in Understanding Altered Metabolism in SARS-CoV-2 Infection Guest Editors: Ruey Leng Loo, Samantha Lodge
Deadline: 15 November 2023
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Metabolome Mining Collection Editor: Hunter Moseley
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Metabolic Effects of Animal Growth Promoters Collection Editor: Chi Chen
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Feature Papers in Assessing Environmental Health and Function Collection Editor: David J. Beale
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Advances in Metabolomics Collection Editors: Leonardo Tenori, Edoardo Saccenti
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