Metabolites 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.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) / 2020 CiteScore - Q2 (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 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.
Impact Factor: 4.097 (2019)
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Special Issue in Metabolites
Applications of Magnetic Resonance (MR)-Based Metabolic Imaging in Medicine Guest Editors: Andre F. Martins, Myriam Chaumeil
Deadline: 16 June 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Metabolomics in Plant Environmental Physiology Guest Editors: Cecilia Brunetti, Antonella Gori
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Metabolic Research in Drosophila melanogasterGuest Editor: Youngseok Lee
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Microbiome and Metabolome Guest Editors: Laura-Isobel McCall, Hosein Mohimani, Andrés Mauricio Caraballo-Rodríguez
Deadline: 31 July 2021
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
Frontiers in Metabolomics Collection Editors: Leonardo Tenori, Edoardo Saccenti
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Natural Antioxidants to Food Preservation Collection Editor: Jose Lorenzo Rodriguez
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