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Reports of Biochemistry and Molecular Biologyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

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Varastegan Institute for Medical Sciences



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The Reports of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (RBMB) is the official journal of the Varastegan Institute for Medical Sciences and is dedicated to furthering international exchange of medical and biomedical science experience and opinion and a platform for worldwide dissemination. The RBMB is a medical journal that gives special emphasis to biochemical research and molecular biology studies. The Journal invites original and review articles, short communications, reports on experiments and clinical cases, and case reports containing new insights into any aspect of biochemistry and molecular biology that are not published or being considered for publication elsewhere. Publications are accepted in the form of reports of original research, brief communications, case reports, structured reviews, editorials, commentaries, views and perspectives, letters to authors, book reviews, resources, news, and event agenda. 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.

Biochemistry (medical)2018Q3
Biochemistry (medical)2019Q3
Biochemistry (medical)2020Q3
Biochemistry (medical)2021Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Molecular Biology2018Q4
Molecular Biology2019Q4
Molecular Biology2020Q4
Molecular Biology2021Q4

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.235
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.856
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.235
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.845
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.602
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 Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20208
Self Cites202157
Total Cites20170
Total Cites201842
Total Cites201985
Total Cites2020193
Total Cites2021238
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 document20170
External Cites per document20181.235
External Cites per document20191.620
External Cites per document20201.779
External Cites per document20211.403
Cites per document20170.000
Cites per document20181.235
Cites per document20191.700
Cites per document20201.856
Cites per document20211.845
% 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 documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20170
Citable documents201834
Citable documents201950
Citable documents2020104
Citable documents2021129
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 documents20170
Uncited documents201819
Uncited documents201916
Uncited documents202034
Uncited documents202140
Cited documents20170
Cited documents201815
Cited documents201934
Cited documents202070
Cited documents202189
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