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Biotechnology for Biofuelsopen access

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

Energy (miscellaneous)
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

Environmental Science
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

Immunology and Microbiology
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
PublisherBioMed Central
Publication typeJournals
Scope Biotechnology for Biofuels is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal featuring high-quality studies describing technological and operational advances in the production of biofuels from biomass. Biotechnology for Biofuels emphasizes understanding and advancing the application of biotechnology and synergistic operations to improve plants and biological conversion systems for the production of fuels from lignocellulosic biomass and any related economic, environmental and policy issues. (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.

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2009Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2010Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2011Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2012Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2013Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2014Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2015Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2009Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2010Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2011Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2012Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2013Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2014Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2015Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2009Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2010Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2011Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2012Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2013Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2014Q1
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment2015Q1

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)20094.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.682
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20116.913
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20126.803
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.943
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.080
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.941
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20116.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.548
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.784
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20105.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.938
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20156.717
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 Cites20095
Self Cites201023
Self Cites201145
Self Cites201277
Self Cites2013169
Self Cites2014224
Self Cites2015317
Total Cites200969
Total Cites2010250
Total Cites2011553
Total Cites2012798
Total Cites20131303
Total Cites20142293
Total Cites20152967
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 document20094.000
External Cites per document20105.159
External Cites per document20116.350
External Cites per document20125.722
External Cites per document20135.698
External Cites per document20146.121
External Cites per document20156.120
Cites per document20094.313
Cites per document20105.682
Cites per document20116.913
Cites per document20126.333
Cites per document20136.548
Cites per document20146.784
Cites per document20156.852
% 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 documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents201416
Non-citable documents201516
Citable documents200916
Citable documents201044
Citable documents201180
Citable documents2012126
Citable documents2013199
Citable documents2014338
Citable documents2015433
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 documents20094
Uncited documents20105
Uncited documents20117
Uncited documents201217
Uncited documents201327
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201534
Cited documents200913
Cited documents201040
Cited documents201174
Cited documents2012110
Cited documents2013177
Cited documents2014331
Cited documents2015415
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