Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Frontiers in Bioscience - Elite

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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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
ISSN19450508, 19450494
Coverage2009-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)2010Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2018Q2
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
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2016Q3
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2017Q3
Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) 2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
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
20100.416
20110.509
20120.597
20130.864
20140.924
20150.992
20160.783
20170.602
20180.476
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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.591
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.929
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.202
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.322
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.722
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.767
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.591
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.420
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.558
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.826
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.761
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.475
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.928
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.940
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20117
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201087
Total Cites2011331
Total Cites2012675
Total Cites20131326
Total Cites20141177
Total Cites2015888
Total Cites2016360
Total Cites2017209
Total Cites2018187
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 document20090
External Cites per document20101.526
External Cites per document20111.558
External Cites per document20121.920
External Cites per document20132.466
External Cites per document20142.457
External Cites per document20152.411
External Cites per document20162.028
External Cites per document20171.771
External Cites per document20181.558
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.526
Cites per document20111.591
Cites per document20121.929
Cites per document20132.474
Cites per document20142.457
Cites per document20152.420
Cites per document20162.034
Cites per document20171.771
Cites per document20181.558
% 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
200914.04
201027.81
201130.99
201224.28
201325.53
201420.00
20159.43
201620.00
20176.25
201838.24
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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201057
Citable documents2011208
Citable documents2012350
Citable documents2013536
Citable documents2014479
Citable documents2015367
Citable documents2016177
Citable documents2017118
Citable documents2018120
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201185
Uncited documents2012123
Uncited documents2013164
Uncited documents2014124
Uncited documents2015106
Uncited documents201668
Uncited documents201743
Uncited documents201853
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201035
Cited documents2011123
Cited documents2012227
Cited documents2013372
Cited documents2014355
Cited documents2015261
Cited documents2016109
Cited documents201775
Cited documents201867
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