Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Open Biologyopen access

CountryUnited Kingdom
30
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)

Immunology and Microbiology
Immunology

Neuroscience
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
PublisherRoyal Society Publishing
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20462441
Coverage2011-ongoing
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Immunology2012Q1
Immunology2013Q1
Immunology2014Q1
Immunology2015Q1
Immunology2016Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2016Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20122.401
20134.475
20144.448
20154.141
20162.794
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)20124.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.730
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.746
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.730
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.730
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.460
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20126
Self Cites20136
Self Cites201419
Self Cites20159
Self Cites201619
Total Cites201232
Total Cites2013298
Total Cites2014834
Total Cites20151049
Total Cites2016921
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20123.250
External Cites per document20134.635
External Cites per document20146.037
External Cites per document20155.417
External Cites per document20164.316
Cites per document20124.000
Cites per document20134.730
Cites per document20146.178
Cites per document20155.464
Cites per document20164.407
% 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
201235.09
201343.06
201449.25
201531.51
201639.37
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Citable documents20128
Citable documents201363
Citable documents2014135
Citable documents2015192
Citable documents2016209
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20121
Uncited documents20136
Uncited documents201413
Uncited documents201518
Uncited documents201624
Cited documents20128
Cited documents201360
Cited documents2014125
Cited documents2015178
Cited documents2016188
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