Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Mexican Journal of Biotechnology



Universities and research institutions in Mexico
Media Ranking in Mexico

Subject Area and Category


Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala



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Mexican Journal of Biotechnology considers for publication, original research, review articles, and short communication in all areas of study and application of Biotechnology including ecobiotechnology. Submissions of scientific results from research from both academia and industry are welcome. All the manuscripts are peer-reviewed for scientific quality and acceptance. AUDIENCE: Ecobiotechnologist, Microbiologists, Molecular Biologists, Environmental Scientists, Genetic Engineers. 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 Biotechnology2020Q4
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2021Q3
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2022Q4
Molecular Biology2020Q4
Molecular Biology2021Q4
Molecular Biology2022Q4

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)20170.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.220
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.097
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.291
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.383
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.615
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.606
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 Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20205
Self Cites20216
Self Cites20227
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20171
Total Cites20186
Total Cites201921
Total Cites202023
Total Cites202137
Total Cites202232
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 document20170.033
External Cites per document20180.097
External Cites per document20190.157
External Cites per document20200.228
External Cites per document20210.470
External Cites per document20220.472
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.033
Cites per document20180.097
Cites per document20190.236
Cites per document20200.291
Cites per document20210.561
Cites per document20220.604
% 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 documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201730
Citable documents201862
Citable documents201989
Citable documents202079
Citable documents202166
Citable documents202253
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 documents201729
Uncited documents201857
Uncited documents201976
Uncited documents202066
Uncited documents202148
Uncited documents202229
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20171
Cited documents20185
Cited documents201913
Cited documents202013
Cited documents202118
Cited documents202224
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