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Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
74
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)

Neuroscience
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
PublishereLife Sciences Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN2050084X
Coverage2012-ongoing
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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)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
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2013Q1
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2014Q1
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2015Q1
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2016Q1
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2017Q1
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
20136.086
20147.888
20157.741
20167.296
20177.121
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20157.744
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20167.295
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20147.488
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20157.744
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20167.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20177.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20147.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20157.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.854
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 Cites20120
Self Cites201311
Self Cites201465
Self Cites2015283
Self Cites2016543
Self Cites2017801
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013246
Total Cites20142561
Total Cites20157380
Total Cites201613473
Total Cites201719862
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 document20120
External Cites per document20135.595
External Cites per document20147.298
External Cites per document20157.447
External Cites per document20166.929
External Cites per document20176.876
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20135.857
Cites per document20147.488
Cites per document20157.744
Cites per document20167.220
Cites per document20177.165
% 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
201222.22
201329.39
201425.48
201539.88
201639.60
201742.12
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents201433
Non-citable documents2015105
Non-citable documents2016145
Non-citable documents2017144
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201342
Citable documents2014342
Citable documents2015953
Citable documents20161866
Citable documents20172772
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201317
Uncited documents2014106
Uncited documents2015223
Uncited documents2016354
Uncited documents2017415
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201328
Cited documents2014269
Cited documents2015835
Cited documents20161657
Cited documents20172501
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