Impact and Information
Print ISSN: 0071-1365
Online ISSN: 1744-1358
Frequency: 5 issues per year (one special Understanding Biochemistry issue published in October each year)
Impact Factor: 8.0 2020 Journal Impact Factor, (Web of Science Group, 2021)
The Impact Factor is a measure of the average number of citations an article in the journal will receive within the first 2 years of publication. It is calculated by dividing the number of times articles were cited by the total number of articles that are citable.
5-year Impact Factor: 9.671 2020 Journal Impact Factor,
Calculated as the number of times articles published in the past 5 years have been cited in the stated year divided by the number of articles which are citable.
Journal ranking: 40/298 (First Quartile) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Category,
Cited half-life: 4.2
The average age of articles cited by Essays in Biochemistry, where 50% of the articles cited will have been published in the last 6 years or so. This is due to the topics covered in the journal, which are recently established fields not yet covered by principle textbooks.
Immediacy Index: 1.136
This is the average number of times an article is cited in the year it is published.
Article influence score: 2.548
The article influence score aims to measure the influence of a journal's articles over the first 5 years following publication. It considers where articles are cited as well as how often, with a citation in a ‘higher influence’ journal weighted more than those in ‘lower influence’ journals.
An article influence score over 1.00 indicates articles published in the journal have an above-average influence.
Median time from submission to first decision in 2020 (following full peer review): 27 days
Median time from acceptance to online Version of Record publication in 2020: 22 days
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