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BMC Biology
BioMed Central

BMC Biology

ISSN: 1741-7007 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12915

BioMed Central

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  • Re-review opt-out – Rigorous peer review without frustrating iterations
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  • Authoritative commentary on papers of special interest
  • Review, opinion, comment and topical Q&As
  • Special collection - Open questions in biology from our Editorial Board

BMC Biology is the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, publishing peer-reviewed research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology, as well as commissioned reviews, opinion pieces, comment and Q&As on topics of special or topical interest.

Re-review opt-out - In response to widespread frustration with delays to publication through iterative reviewing, we give our authors a choice (see our Editorial: Q&A: Re-review opt-out and painless publishing).

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Impact Factor: 7.431 (2013) * 

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PubMed/Medline, SCOPUS, EMBASE, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Google Scholar, EBSCO, CSA, CAB International, Academic OneFile, Academic Search, ASFA, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CSA Environmental Sciences, Global Health, OCLC, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest, Thomson Reuters (ISI), Zoological Record

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    BMC Biology is the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, publishing peer-reviewed research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology, as well as commissioned reviews, opinion pieces, comment and Q&As on topics of special or topical interest.

    Re-review opt-out - In response to widespread frustration with delays to publication through iterative reviewing, we give our authors a choice (see our Editorial: Q&A: Re-review opt-out and painless publishing).

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