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Journal of Nephropathologyopen access


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category




Publication type



22518819, 22518363





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International quarterly journal in the fields of renal pathology, physiology, kidney transplantation, nephrology and hypertension. Journal of Nephropathology (JNP), a new peer reviewed quarterly medical journal, which is devoted to the basic and clinical researches in the fields of renal pathology, nephrology, kidney transplantation, renal physiology and hypertension. ( Journal of Nephropathology (p-ISSN: 2251-8363, e-ISSN: 2251-8819), is the official journal of the Society of Diabetic Nephropathy Prevention. The journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published four times a year and aims to reach all relevant national and international medical institutions and persons in printed and electronic versions. Join the conversation about this journal

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.


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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201320.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.094
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.610
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201320.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201320.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.436
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.042
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20158
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20187
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013441
Total Cites2014323
Total Cites2015319
Total Cites2016319
Total Cites2017172
Total Cites2018137
Total Cites2019172
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 document20120
External Cites per document201319.864
External Cites per document20146.019
External Cites per document20154.039
External Cites per document20163.987
External Cites per document20172.386
External Cites per document20181.204
External Cites per document20191.204
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document201320.045
Cites per document20146.094
Cites per document20154.143
Cites per document20164.090
Cites per document20172.457
Cites per document20181.269
Cites per document20191.211
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents201317
Non-citable documents201427
Non-citable documents201531
Non-citable documents201616
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents20189
Non-citable documents20199
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201322
Citable documents201453
Citable documents201577
Citable documents201678
Citable documents201770
Citable documents2018108
Citable documents2019142
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20138
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201531
Uncited documents201631
Uncited documents201725
Uncited documents201858
Uncited documents201985
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201331
Cited documents201465
Cited documents201577
Cited documents201663
Cited documents201755
Cited documents201859
Cited documents201966
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