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Revista Bionaturaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Ecuador

Subject Area and Category


Centro de Biotecnologia y Biomedicina, Clinical Biotec. Universidad Catolica del Oriente (UCO), Univesidad Yachay Tech

Universidad de Investigacion de Tecnologia Experimental Yachay in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



13909347, 13909355





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Bionatura is dedicated to the publication of manuscripts on topics concerning all aspects of biotechnology and life sciences. The topics include medical, industrial, veterinary, environmental biotechnology, and molecular investigations. Aspects of immunology, epidemiology, pharmacological research, and bioinformatics are also considered. Review articles about the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice (Bioethics) are welcomed. 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.

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2019Q4
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2020Q4
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2021Q4
Infectious Diseases2019Q4
Infectious Diseases2020Q4
Infectious Diseases2021Q4

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.112
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.209
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.131
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.265
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20212
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20173
Total Cites201811
Total Cites201915
Total Cites202014
Total Cites202138
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.059
External Cites per document20180.127
External Cites per document20190.132
External Cites per document20200.094
External Cites per document20210.224
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.077
Cites per document20180.131
Cites per document20190.112
Cites per document20200.094
Cites per document20210.209
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents201920
Non-citable documents202021
Non-citable documents202121
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201734
Citable documents201871
Citable documents2019114
Citable documents2020128
Citable documents2021161
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201736
Uncited documents201877
Uncited documents2019125
Uncited documents2020136
Uncited documents2021156
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20173
Cited documents20187
Cited documents20199
Cited documents202013
Cited documents202126
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