Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (ABC) - the society journal for rapid publication and global visibility of (bio-)analytical research!

ABC is the only general analytical chemistry journal supported by a large group of learned societies around the world. Its mission is the rapid publication of excellent and high-impact research articles on fundamental and applied topics of analytical and bioanalytical measurement science. Its scope is broad, and ranges from novel measurement platforms and their characterization to multidisciplinary approaches that effectively address important scientific problems.

The journal provides Critical Reviews, current Trends and Communications in addition to Research Papers. Special features are the Analytical Challenge, educational articles and topical paper collections.

Benefits for authors and readers

  • Open Choice, offers authors to have their journal articles made available with full open access in exchange for payment of a basic fee
  • full-color illustrations of accepted articles free of charge
  • free online access for members of the co-owning societies
  • 98% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Journal information

  • Antje J. Baeumner,
  • Hua Cui,
  • Günter Gauglitz,
  • Gérard Hopfgartner,
  • Luigi Mondello,
  • Maria Cruz Moreno-Bondi,
  • Sabine Szunerits,
  • Qiuquan Wang,
  • Stephen A. Wise,
  • Joseph Zaia
Chair Editor
  • Adam T. Woolley
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

3.637 (2019)
Impact factor
3.444 (2019)
Five year impact factor
2,001,649 (2020)

Latest issue

Volume 413

Issue 13, May 2021

Beyond the bench: skills needed for success in the pharmaceutical industry/A portable instrument for on-site detection of heavy metal ions in water/Production and characterization of SARS-CoV-2 RNA reference material/Lysosomal escaped protein nanocarriers for nuclear-targeted siRNA delivery

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  • ABC Highlights and Papers in Forefront

    ABC Highlights are invited by the ABC Editors, authored by rising stars and top experts in the field. Papers in Forefront are exceptional papers that the Editors selected guided by peer review.

    You can freely access and read these most recent articles for a period of 8 weeks.

  • Analytical Challenges

    The Analytical Challenge series invites us to pause and think about some analytical problem using the old fashioned paper and pencil method. This column is not here to teach analytical chemistry but to offer glimpses of fundamental problems worth pondering over.

  • ABCs Educational Articles

    ABCs of Education and Professional Development in Analytical Science is a forum for articles that describe educational innovations or activities designed to advance the professional development of analytical and bioanalytical chemists or that help people better manage their careers and build the skills to thrive in their careers.

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