Science China Life Sciences is an academic journal cosponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and published by Science China Press. It is committed to publishing high-quality, original results in both basic and applied Life Science research.

It publishes authoritative reviews, high-quality original research papers, insight, letter to the editor, highlight, and news and views.

  • Offers high-quality, original results in both basic and applied Life Science research
  • Covers a wide range of topics in the field of Life Sciences, including biology, medicine, and agriculture and ecology
  • Cosponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Jiayang Li
Editorial Director
  • Kexing Hu
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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10.372 (2021)
Impact factor
7.587 (2021)
Five year impact factor
306,166 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1869-1889
Print ISSN
1674-7305
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Co-publication with Science China Press
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  26. SCImago
  27. SCOPUS
  28. Science Citation Index
  29. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  30. TD Net Discovery Service
  31. UGC-CARE List (India)
  32. WTI AG
  33. Wanfang
  34. Zoological Record
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