|Country||United Kingdom - SIR Ranking of United Kingdom||
|Subject Area and Category||Agricultural and Biological Sciences|
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
|Publisher||Company of Biologists Ltd|
|Scope||Biology Open (BiO) is an online author-pays Open Access journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research in all areas of the biological and biomedical sciences. It is a requirement for consideration at BiO that the work addresses a clearly stated, non-trivial, biological hypothesis. Editors will also consider Methods & Techniques papers, papers on computational analysis, replication studies, and rigorous reports presenting negative results. It is published by The Company of Biologists, a not-for-profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. BiO does not consider articles in pure physics, chemistry, engineering, earth sciences, clinical studies, surgical procedures, public health, and homeopathy, complementary or alternative medicine. Since its launch in 2011, BiO has published more than 1100 peer-reviewed papers that have been accepted on the basis that they are technically sound and their conclusions are supported by the data shown – rather than on the perceived importance of the findings. The scope of BiO reflects The Company of Biologists' acknowledged expertise in cell, developmental, experimental and translational biology, and reaches further to support research communities across all aspects of the biological and biomedical sciences. Authors are encouraged to submit their work directly to BiO for consideration by an international board of research-active academic Editors led by Editor-in-Chief Steven Kelly, and Deputy Editors Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis and Jack Hayes.|
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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.
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2013||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2014||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2015||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2016||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2017||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2018||Q1|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)||2019||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2013||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2014||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2015||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2016||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2017||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||2018||Q1|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)||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)||2012||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2013||1.964|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2014||2.649|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2015||2.701|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2016||2.460|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2017||2.399|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2018||2.220|
|Cites / Doc. (4 years)||2019||2.314|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2012||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2013||1.964|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2014||2.649|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2015||2.701|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2016||2.379|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2017||2.375|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2018||2.201|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2019||2.240|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2012||0.000|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2013||1.964|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2014||2.649|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2015||2.465|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2016||2.263|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2017||2.321|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2018||2.031|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2019||2.026|
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||2012||0|
|External Cites per document||2013||1.920|
|External Cites per document||2014||2.622|
|External Cites per document||2015||2.661|
|External Cites per document||2016||2.349|
|External Cites per document||2017||2.331|
|External Cites per document||2018||2.159|
|External Cites per document||2019||2.215|
|Cites per document||2012||0.000|
|Cites per document||2013||1.964|
|Cites per document||2014||2.649|
|Cites per document||2015||2.701|
|Cites per document||2016||2.379|
|Cites per document||2017||2.375|
|Cites per document||2018||2.201|
|Cites per document||2019||2.240|
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.