Scimago Journal & Country Rank


CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Cancer Research
Molecular Biology

Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherLandes Bioscience
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15592294, 15592308
Scope Our goal is to establish Epigenetics as the lead journal in the newly emerging field of Epigenetics. The journal will cover epigenetics in its broadest interpretation to provide a comprehensive view of epigenetic modification, which spans biological systems and diseases. Epigenetics is beginning to form and take shape as a new scientific discipline, which will have profound impact on Medicine and essentially all fields of biology. The journal goal is to facilitate this process by providing a forum where epigenetic approaches to a variety of medical and biological issues could be discussed and where the common basic principles of epigenetics spanning different systems could be revealed and shared. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Cancer Research2007Q3
Cancer Research2008Q2
Cancer Research2009Q1
Cancer Research2010Q1
Cancer Research2011Q1
Cancer Research2012Q1
Cancer Research2013Q1
Cancer Research2014Q1
Cancer Research2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Molecular Biology2007Q4
Molecular Biology2008Q2
Molecular Biology2009Q2
Molecular Biology2010Q1
Molecular Biology2011Q1
Molecular Biology2012Q1
Molecular Biology2013Q1
Molecular Biology2014Q1
Molecular Biology2015Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.370
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.867
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.918
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.867
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.065
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.978
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.704
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.612
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.910
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.826
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.322
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.398
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20072
Self Cites20083
Self Cites200912
Self Cites201026
Self Cites201162
Self Cites2012104
Self Cites2013109
Self Cites2014120
Self Cites201587
Total Cites200737
Total Cites2008172
Total Cites2009453
Total Cites2010739
Total Cites20111122
Total Cites20122036
Total Cites20132349
Total Cites20142842
Total Cites20152380
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20071.296
External Cites per document20082.817
External Cites per document20093.938
External Cites per document20103.793
External Cites per document20113.841
External Cites per document20124.724
External Cites per document20134.838
External Cites per document20145.296
External Cites per document20154.532
Cites per document20071.370
Cites per document20082.867
Cites per document20094.045
Cites per document20103.931
Cites per document20114.065
Cites per document20124.978
Cites per document20135.073
Cites per document20145.529
Cites per document20154.704
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents201111
Non-citable documents201220
Non-citable documents201331
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201521
Citable documents200727
Citable documents200860
Citable documents2009112
Citable documents2010188
Citable documents2011276
Citable documents2012409
Citable documents2013463
Citable documents2014514
Citable documents2015506
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200714
Uncited documents200815
Uncited documents200923
Uncited documents201033
Uncited documents201168
Uncited documents201290
Uncited documents201395
Uncited documents201495
Uncited documents201591
Cited documents200716
Cited documents200850
Cited documents200996
Cited documents2010161
Cited documents2011219
Cited documents2012339
Cited documents2013399
Cited documents2014450
Cited documents2015436
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