Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Letters in Drug Design and Discovery

CountryUnited Arab Emirates
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Molecular Medicine

Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Drug Discovery
Pharmaceutical Science
PublisherBentham Science Publishers
Publication typeJournals
Scope Letters in Drug Design & Discovery – Online publishes online mini-reviews, letters and research articles in all areas of rational drug design and discovery including medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, and structure-activity relationships. The emphasis is on publishing quality papers very rapidly by taking full advantage of Internet technology both for the submission and review of manuscripts. The online journal is essential reading to all pharmaceutical scientists involved in research in drug design and discovery. (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.

Drug Discovery2006Q4
Drug Discovery2007Q3
Drug Discovery2008Q3
Drug Discovery2009Q3
Drug Discovery2010Q3
Drug Discovery2011Q3
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q3
Drug Discovery2014Q3
Drug Discovery2015Q3
Drug Discovery2016Q3
Molecular Medicine2006Q4
Molecular Medicine2007Q4
Molecular Medicine2008Q4
Molecular Medicine2009Q4
Molecular Medicine2010Q4
Molecular Medicine2011Q4
Molecular Medicine2012Q4
Molecular Medicine2013Q4
Molecular Medicine2014Q4
Molecular Medicine2015Q4
Molecular Medicine2016Q4
Pharmaceutical Science2006Q3
Pharmaceutical Science2007Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2008Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2009Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2010Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2011Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2012Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2013Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2014Q3
Pharmaceutical Science2015Q2
Pharmaceutical Science2016Q2

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)20060.697
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.689
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.693
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.856
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.865
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.030
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.767
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.862
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.961
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.689
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.716
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.746
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.745
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.697
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.709
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.910
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.906
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.942
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.821
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.174
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 Cites20064
Self Cites200710
Self Cites200812
Self Cites200918
Self Cites201029
Self Cites201144
Self Cites201261
Self Cites2013104
Self Cites201471
Self Cites201582
Self Cites201683
Total Cites200669
Total Cites2007119
Total Cites2008215
Total Cites2009214
Total Cites2010211
Total Cites2011264
Total Cites2012307
Total Cites2013393
Total Cites2014289
Total Cites2015380
Total Cites2016363
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 document20060.657
External Cites per document20070.512
External Cites per document20080.651
External Cites per document20090.656
External Cites per document20100.643
External Cites per document20110.738
External Cites per document20120.717
External Cites per document20130.777
External Cites per document20140.562
External Cites per document20150.762
External Cites per document20160.767
Cites per document20060.697
Cites per document20070.559
Cites per document20080.689
Cites per document20090.716
Cites per document20100.746
Cites per document20110.886
Cites per document20120.895
Cites per document20131.056
Cites per document20140.745
Cites per document20150.972
Cites per document20160.995
% 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 documents20061
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20163
Citable documents200699
Citable documents2007213
Citable documents2008312
Citable documents2009299
Citable documents2010283
Citable documents2011298
Citable documents2012343
Citable documents2013372
Citable documents2014388
Citable documents2015391
Citable documents2016365
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 documents200664
Uncited documents2007139
Uncited documents2008186
Uncited documents2009174
Uncited documents2010173
Uncited documents2011160
Uncited documents2012184
Uncited documents2013199
Uncited documents2014231
Uncited documents2015204
Uncited documents2016197
Cited documents200636
Cited documents200776
Cited documents2008128
Cited documents2009127
Cited documents2010111
Cited documents2011139
Cited documents2012161
Cited documents2013178
Cited documents2014163
Cited documents2015192
Cited documents2016171
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