|Country||United States - SIR Ranking of United States||
|Subject Area and Category||Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology|
Pathology and Forensic Medicine
|Scope||Cell Systems was established in 2015 to provide a home at Cell Press for elegant work that addresses fundamental questions in systems biology. "Systems biology," as we broadly define it, is work that develops a rigorous understanding of any biological phenomenon where one plus one does not apparently equal two. Disciplines in the physical sciences have met this challenge for a long time, and we've found that our strongest papers tend to apply classic approaches taken in physics, engineering, mathematics, and computer science to salient biological questions. Manuscripts describing discoveries, milestone achievements, broadly useful tools or resources, or insights into the use of technology may all be appropriate. Cross-disciplinary studies that reveal general principles of systems are particularly welcome. We believe it's our responsibility to ensure that the next generation of scientists can begin their work on solid ground. Accordingly, we focus our review process on validity and scientific acuity, rather than more subjective feelings and opinions. We also believe that scientific transparency is of paramount importance. A study's structure and presentation should be candid and forthright (e.g. it should ensure fair comparisons; it should either use non-arbitrary cut-offs or clearly explained arbitrary cut-offs that do not affect outcomes; its data visualization choices should promote objective understanding; its limitations should not be obscured). Fundamentally good scientific practice also demands that studies be repeatable. We encourage authors to make their code and data FAIR—that is findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable, as defined by the NIH Data Commons. Although it is too early to formally require that all studies we publish be FAIR, we consider that requirement annually.|
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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.
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||2016||Q1|
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||2017||Q1|
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||2018||Q1|
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||2019||Q1|
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.
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 document||Year||Value|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2015||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2016||5.686|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2017||6.730|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2018||7.372|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2019||9.085|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2015||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2016||5.686|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2017||6.730|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2018||7.372|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2019||8.340|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2015||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2016||5.686|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2017||6.730|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2018||6.679|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2019||7.441|
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.
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 document||2015||0|
|External Cites per document||2016||5.549|
|External Cites per document||2017||6.566|
|External Cites per document||2018||7.204|
|External Cites per document||2019||8.163|
|Cites per document||2015||0.000|
|Cites per document||2016||5.686|
|Cites per document||2017||6.730|
|Cites per document||2018||7.372|
|Cites per document||2019||8.340|
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.
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.
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.