Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Frontiers in Bioscience - Elite

CountryUnited States
29
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)

Immunology and Microbiology
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous)

Medicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherFrontiers in Bioscience
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19450494, 19450508
Coverage2009-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)2010Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2010Q4
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2011Q3
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2012Q3
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2013Q2
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2014Q2
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
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
20100.376
20110.478
20120.563
20130.811
20140.853
20150.900
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)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.498
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.807
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.002
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.914
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.498
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.807
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.990
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.498
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.726
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.506
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.905
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20153
Total Cites201091
Total Cites2011331
Total Cites2012665
Total Cites20131277
Total Cites20141120
Total Cites2015772
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 document20101.400
External Cites per document20111.471
External Cites per document20121.799
External Cites per document20132.253
External Cites per document20142.218
External Cites per document20151.982
Cites per document20101.400
Cites per document20111.498
Cites per document20121.807
Cites per document20132.260
Cites per document20142.218
Cites per document20151.990
% 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
201026.92
201129.93
201222.52
201325.00
201420.00
20159.80
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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Citable documents201065
Citable documents2011221
Citable documents2012368
Citable documents2013565
Citable documents2014505
Citable documents2015388
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 documents201029
Uncited documents201197
Uncited documents2012140
Uncited documents2013190
Uncited documents2014161
Uncited documents2015142
Cited documents201036
Cited documents2011124
Cited documents2012228
Cited documents2013375
Cited documents2014344
Cited documents2015246
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