Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Pharmacognosy Researchopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Drug Discovery
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals

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 Discovery2011Q3
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q2
Drug Discovery2014Q3
Drug Discovery2015Q2
Drug Discovery2016Q3

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)20110.973
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.660
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.596
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.444
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.973
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.274
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.973
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.521
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.443
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.188
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 Cites20116
Self Cites201223
Self Cites201311
Self Cites20149
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201612
Total Cites201173
Total Cites2012181
Total Cites2013259
Total Cites2014228
Total Cites2015214
Total Cites2016228
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 document20110.893
External Cites per document20121.328
External Cites per document20131.590
External Cites per document20141.659
External Cites per document20151.410
External Cites per document20161.207
Cites per document20110.973
Cites per document20121.521
Cites per document20131.660
Cites per document20141.727
Cites per document20151.486
Cites per document20161.274
% 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 documents20114
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20161
Citable documents201175
Citable documents2012119
Citable documents2013156
Citable documents2014132
Citable documents2015144
Citable documents2016179
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 documents201135
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201364
Uncited documents201449
Uncited documents201554
Uncited documents201667
Cited documents201144
Cited documents201283
Cited documents2013103
Cited documents201490
Cited documents201593
Cited documents2016113
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