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Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
Publisher Cell Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00928674, 10974172
Scope Cell publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease mechanisms and therapeutics. The basic criterion for considering papers is whether the results provide significant conceptual advances into, or raise provocative questions and hypotheses regarding, an interesting and important biological question. In addition to primary research articles in four formats, Cell features review and opinion articles on recent research advances and issues of interest to its broad readership in the Leading Edge section.


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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.

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2011Q1
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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2019Q1

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)199936.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200034.166
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200131.207
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200228.380
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200328.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200427.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200525.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200625.296
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200724.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200824.369
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200925.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201027.297
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201126.885
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201228.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201329.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201429.603
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201528.945
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201627.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201727.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201828.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201930.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)199936.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200034.064
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200129.743
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200228.387
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200328.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200426.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200525.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200624.627
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200724.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200823.874
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200925.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201026.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201126.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201228.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201328.884
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201429.661
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201527.631
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201627.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201726.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201828.751
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201930.216
Cites / Doc. (2 years)199934.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200031.701
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200129.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200227.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200327.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200426.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200524.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200624.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200723.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200823.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200923.976
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201024.953
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201125.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201226.573
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201328.426
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201427.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201525.874
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201625.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201725.142
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201828.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201930.165
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 Cites1999908
Self Cites2000895
Self Cites2001663
Self Cites2002543
Self Cites2003503
Self Cites2004455
Self Cites2005482
Self Cites2006601
Self Cites2007705
Self Cites2008619
Self Cites2009713
Self Cites2010520
Self Cites2011604
Self Cites2012654
Self Cites2013852
Self Cites2014827
Self Cites2015728
Self Cites2016940
Self Cites2017754
Self Cites2018869
Self Cites2019717
Total Cites199947976
Total Cites200041626
Total Cites200133074
Total Cites200229721
Total Cites200329942
Total Cites200428048
Total Cites200527563
Total Cites200628026
Total Cites200731319
Total Cites200834164
Total Cites200938007
Total Cites201038918
Total Cites201137336
Total Cites201239798
Total Cites201341160
Total Cites201445173
Total Cites201544762
Total Cites201645396
Total Cites201745170
Total Cites201847496
Total Cites201949252
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 document199935.336
External Cites per document200033.331
External Cites per document200129.147
External Cites per document200227.868
External Cites per document200328.010
External Cites per document200426.105
External Cites per document200525.476
External Cites per document200624.099
External Cites per document200723.899
External Cites per document200823.442
External Cites per document200925.131
External Cites per document201025.805
External Cites per document201125.813
External Cites per document201228.060
External Cites per document201328.286
External Cites per document201429.118
External Cites per document201527.181
External Cites per document201626.573
External Cites per document201725.944
External Cites per document201828.225
External Cites per document201929.776
Cites per document199936.018
Cites per document200034.064
Cites per document200129.743
Cites per document200228.387
Cites per document200328.489
Cites per document200426.535
Cites per document200525.929
Cites per document200624.627
Cites per document200724.449
Cites per document200823.874
Cites per document200925.611
Cites per document201026.155
Cites per document201126.238
Cites per document201228.529
Cites per document201328.884
Cites per document201429.661
Cites per document201527.631
Cites per document201627.134
Cites per document201726.384
Cites per document201828.751
Cites per document201930.216
% 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 documents199926
Non-citable documents200024
Non-citable documents200120
Non-citable documents200228
Non-citable documents200333
Non-citable documents200445
Non-citable documents200574
Non-citable documents200699
Non-citable documents2007140
Non-citable documents2008141
Non-citable documents2009159
Non-citable documents2010162
Non-citable documents2011155
Non-citable documents2012151
Non-citable documents2013119
Non-citable documents2014123
Non-citable documents2015145
Non-citable documents2016197
Non-citable documents2017267
Non-citable documents2018250
Non-citable documents2019251
Citable documents19991332
Citable documents20001222
Citable documents20011112
Citable documents20021047
Citable documents20031051
Citable documents20041057
Citable documents20051063
Citable documents20061138
Citable documents20071281
Citable documents20081431
Citable documents20091484
Citable documents20101488
Citable documents20111423
Citable documents20121395
Citable documents20131425
Citable documents20141523
Citable documents20151620
Citable documents20161673
Citable documents20171712
Citable documents20181652
Citable documents20191630
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 documents199922
Uncited documents200025
Uncited documents200120
Uncited documents200228
Uncited documents200331
Uncited documents200459
Uncited documents200591
Uncited documents2006144
Uncited documents2007172
Uncited documents2008200
Uncited documents2009197
Uncited documents2010202
Uncited documents2011219
Uncited documents2012225
Uncited documents2013208
Uncited documents2014213
Uncited documents2015240
Uncited documents2016296
Uncited documents2017335
Uncited documents2018281
Uncited documents2019245
Cited documents19991336
Cited documents20001221
Cited documents20011112
Cited documents20021047
Cited documents20031053
Cited documents20041043
Cited documents20051046
Cited documents20061093
Cited documents20071249
Cited documents20081372
Cited documents20091446
Cited documents20101448
Cited documents20111359
Cited documents20121321
Cited documents20131336
Cited documents20141433
Cited documents20151525
Cited documents20161574
Cited documents20171644
Cited documents20181621
Cited documents20191636
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