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Drug Development and Registrationopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation
Media Ranking in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category




Publication type



23052066, 26585049





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Research and production peer-reviewed journal «Drug development & registration» (Razrabotka i registraciâ lekarstvennyh sredstv) is an up-to-date quarterly free application publication and information portal for Professionals involved in the circulation of medicines. Journal is designed for pharmaceutical manufacturers and their employees from the departments of development, quality control, registration, production and development; employees of laboratory centers, contract research organizations, scientific and educational institutions. The main focus of the journal is to summarize scientific and practical achievements in the field of drug development and registration, to increase the scientific and practical qualifications of specialists in the field of drug circulation. The main five thematic sections of the journal «Drug development & registration» (Razrabotka i registraciâ lekarstvennyh sredstv) include the development lifecycle of a drug product from its creation to obtaining a marketing authorization. The first section is devoted to the research and development of new medicines, the second one provides information about pharmaceutical technology, pharmaceutical ingredients, and equipment for drug development. The third section describes analytical quality control methods; the fourth section is devoted to approaches to evaluating the efficacy and safety of medicines, conducting clinical and preclinical studies. The fifth section deals with the validation of methods, preparation of the registration dossier, the life cycle of the drug product in the GxP environment. 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.

Drug Discovery2021Q4
Drug Discovery2022Q4
Drug Discovery2023Q4
Pharmaceutical Science2021Q3
Pharmaceutical Science2022Q3
Pharmaceutical Science2023Q3

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.740
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.709
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.709
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.740
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.753
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.802
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20207
Self Cites202135
Self Cites202254
Self Cites202388
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202017
Total Cites202197
Total Cites2022163
Total Cites2023205
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.179
External Cites per document20210.473
External Cites per document20220.474
External Cites per document20230.408
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.304
Cites per document20210.740
Cites per document20220.709
Cites per document20230.714
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20211
Non-citable documents20224
Non-citable documents20238
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202056
Citable documents2021130
Citable documents2022226
Citable documents2023279
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202045
Uncited documents202167
Uncited documents2022125
Uncited documents2023164
Cited documents20190
Cited documents202011
Cited documents202164
Cited documents2022105
Cited documents2023123
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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