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.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 5.581 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.531 (2021)
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Topic in Biomedicines, IJMS, Metabolites, Molecules, Proteomes
Proteomics and Metabolomics in Biomedicine Topic Editors: Michele Costanzo, Marianna Caterino, Lucia Santorelli
Deadline: 30 December 2022
Topic in Cancers, Cells, Endocrines, IJMS, Metabolites
Cancer Cell Metabolism Topic Editors: Sung Eun Kim, Arun Dharmarajan, Paula Guedes De Pinho
Deadline: 15 February 2023
Topic in Antioxidants, Brain Sciences, Medicina, Metabolites
Pathophysiology of Aging and Age-related Diseases Topic Editors: Yoko Ozawa, Yasumichi Arai, Sumihiro Maeda
Deadline: 15 March 2023
Topic in Cells, CIMB, Diseases, IJMS, IJNS, IJTM, JCM, Metabolites
Advances in Gaucher Disease: A Model for Rare Lysosomal Disorders Topic Editors: Ari Zimran, Shoshana Revel-Vilk, Edward I. Ginns
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Metabolites
Metabolites Focused on Wildlife and Conservation Biology Guest Editor: Jay F Levine
Deadline: 15 October 2022
Special Issue in Metabolites
Integrated Systems Biology: Challenges and Future Perspectives Guest Editors: David J. Beale, Katie E. Hillyer, Andrew Bissett, Pâmela A. Alexandre, Annette McGrath, James A. Broadbent
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Special Issue in Metabolites
Microbial Metabolic Engineering Guest Editors: Francois Coutte, Matthieu Jules
Deadline: 15 November 2022
Special Issue in Metabolites
Dietary–Microbiome–Metabolic Interactions in Cardiovascular Disease Guest Editor: Yen Chin Koay
Deadline: 30 November 2022
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
Frontiers in Metabolomics Collection Editors: Leonardo Tenori, Edoardo Saccenti
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