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 13.2 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 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 Analytica, Biomolecules, Metabolites, Molecules, Separations
Advances in Separation Methods for Metabolomics and Lipidomics Topic Editors: Eduardo Sommella, Giulia Mazzoccanti, Emanuela Salviati
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in BioChem, Biomedicines, Biomolecules, IJMS, Metabolites, Molecules
Natural Products in Prevention and Therapy of Metabolic Syndrome Topic Editors: Jianbo Wan, Ligen Lin
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Biomedicines, JCM, Membranes, Metabolites, Reports
Nephrology and Dialysis: From Bench to Bedside Topic Editors: Eiichi Sato, Tsukasa Nakamura
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Analytica, Metabolites, Separations, Toxins, Molecules
Application of Chromatography for Point of Care Diagnosis of Noncommunicable Diseases Topic Editors: Chiranjit Ghosh, Liqin Chen, Keshava Balakrishna, Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Special Issue in Metabolites
Mineral and Energy Metabolism of Mammals during Pregnancy Guest Editors: Wellison Jarles Da Silva Diniz, Priyanka Banerjee
Deadline: 25 May 2024
Special Issue in Metabolites
Neurometabolic Monitoring and Imaging in Pediatric Critical Care Guest Editor: Tiffany S. Ko
Deadline: 1 June 2024
Special Issue in Metabolites
Immunoregulatory Metabolites with Clinical Relevance Guest Editors: Johanna M. Gostner, Bohuslav Melichar, Dietmar Fuchs
Deadline: 15 June 2024
Special Issue in Metabolites
Open-Source Software in Metabolomics Guest Editor: Seongho Kim
Deadline: 25 June 2024
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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