Medical Molecular Morphology is an international forum for researchers in both basic and clinical medicine to present and discuss new research on the structural mechanisms and the processes of health and disease at the molecular level. The normal function and structures of molecules, organelles, cells, tissues, and organs determine their normal function. Disease is thus best understood in terms of structural changes in these levels of biological organization, especially in molecules and molecular interactions as well as the cellular localization of chemical components. Medical Molecular Morphology presents articles on basic or clinical research in the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, and medical, veterinary, and dental sciences using techniques for structural research such as electron microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy, enzyme histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, radioautography, X-ray microanalysis, and in situ hybridization.

  • Discusses new research on structural mechanisms and processes of health and disease at the molecular level
  • Explores disease in molecules and molecular interactions as well as the cellular localization of chemical components
  • Presents articles on basic or clinical research in the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, and medical, veterinary, and dental sciences

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Takuya Moriya
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2.309 (2020)
Impact factor
2.070 (2020)
Five year impact factor
20 days
Submission to first decision
56 days
Submission to acceptance
38,005 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1860-1499
Print ISSN
1860-1480
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