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Plant Molecular Biology

Plant Molecular Biology

An International Journal on Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry

Editor-in-Chief: Wilhelm Gruissem

ISSN: 0167-4412 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-5028 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11103

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...your source for the latest-breaking reports in plant molecular biology...
  • An international journal dedicated to rapid publication of original research in all areas of plant biology
  • Coverage includes research in comparative genomics, functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, computational biology, biochemical and regulatory networks, and biotechnology
  • Editor-in-Chief: Wilhelm Gruissem, Institute of Plant Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Plant Molecular Biology is an international journal dedicated to rapid publication of original research in all areas of plant biology. Since its founding in 1981, it has continually ranked among the leading journals. Coverage addresses important biological problems of broad interest. Coverage includes research in comparative genomics, functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, computational biology, biochemical and regulatory networks, and biotechnology. Preference is given to publication of results that provide significant new insights into biological problems and that advance the understanding of structure, function, mechanisms, or regulation.

The Editor-in-Chief is Wilhelm Gruissem, Institute of Plant Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich.

Related subjects » Biochemistry & Biophysics - Plant Sciences

Impact Factor: 4.072 (2013) * 

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    Plant Molecular Biology is an international journal dedicated to rapid publication of original research articles in all areas of plant biology.The Editorial Board welcomes full-length manuscripts that address important biological problems of broad interest, including research in comparative genomics, functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, computational biology, biochemical and regulatory networks, and biotechnology. Because space in the journal is limited, however, preference is given to publication of results that provide significant new insights into biological problems and that advance the understanding of structure, function, mechanisms, or regulation. Authors must ensure that results are of high quality and that manuscripts are written for a broad plant science audience.

    Plant Molecular Biology receives many gene discovery and/or gene sequence papers. While the Editorial Board encourages papers in plant functional genomics, computational approaches, and bioinformatics, we have made it a policy that gene discovery papers must be accompanied by significant new biological, biochemical or protein structural information. The Plant Molecular Biology Editorial Board discourages submission of manuscripts that do not follow this editorial policy. Manuscripts reporting the cloning of new genes without functional information obtained from biochemical assays, genetic analysis, or other appropriate experimental approaches will not be considered and returned without review. Reports on genes whose function has already been analyzed in other plant systems will be considered only if the research significantly advances our understanding of their biological function and regulation. Supporting results from DNA, RNA and protein blots, or limited in situ analysis experiments, are not sufficient documentation for gene function or regulation. Manuscripts reporting new experimental techniques, construction of DNA libraries, mutant collections, phylogenetic analysis, or computational methods will be considered only if they provide important new information or significant resources to the plant community. As a service to authors, Plant Molecular Biology offers:

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