Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Biological Sciencesopen access

H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Molecular Biology

Immunology and Microbiology
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
PublisherIvyspring International Publisher
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Journal publishes papers of high quality in any area of biology and biological sciences. Submission to the Journal is on the understanding that the article has not been previously published in any other form and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. (source)
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 Biotechnology2006Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2007Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2008Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2009Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2010Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2011Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2012Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2013Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2014Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2015Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2016Q1
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology2017Q1
Cell Biology2006Q2
Cell Biology2007Q2
Cell Biology2008Q2
Cell Biology2009Q3
Cell Biology2010Q2
Cell Biology2011Q2
Cell Biology2012Q2
Cell Biology2013Q2
Cell Biology2014Q2
Cell Biology2015Q2
Cell Biology2016Q2
Cell Biology2017Q2
Developmental Biology2006Q2
Developmental Biology2007Q2
Developmental Biology2008Q2
Developmental Biology2009Q3
Developmental Biology2010Q2
Developmental Biology2011Q2
Developmental Biology2012Q2
Developmental Biology2013Q2
Developmental Biology2014Q1
Developmental Biology2015Q1
Developmental Biology2016Q2
Developmental Biology2017Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2006Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2007Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2008Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2009Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q1
Molecular Biology2006Q2
Molecular Biology2007Q2
Molecular Biology2008Q2
Molecular Biology2009Q3
Molecular Biology2010Q2
Molecular Biology2011Q2
Molecular Biology2012Q2
Molecular Biology2013Q2
Molecular Biology2014Q2
Molecular Biology2015Q2
Molecular Biology2016Q2
Molecular Biology2017Q2

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.

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.263
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.204
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.626
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.924
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.384
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.554
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.754
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.824
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.061
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.204
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.626
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.855
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.661
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.420
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.698
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.952
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.397
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.204
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.180
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.876
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.324
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.074
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20084
Self Cites200919
Self Cites201019
Self Cites201130
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201332
Self Cites201424
Self Cites201533
Self Cites201635
Self Cites201734
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200643
Total Cites2007108
Total Cites2008281
Total Cites2009394
Total Cites2010681
Total Cites2011684
Total Cites20121091
Total Cites20131569
Total Cites20141842
Total Cites20151694
Total Cites20161577
Total Cites20171649
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 document20050
External Cites per document20062.158
External Cites per document20072.163
External Cites per document20082.589
External Cites per document20092.717
External Cites per document20103.559
External Cites per document20113.270
External Cites per document20123.634
External Cites per document20134.644
External Cites per document20144.887
External Cites per document20155.003
External Cites per document20164.393
External Cites per document20174.307
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20062.263
Cites per document20072.204
Cites per document20082.626
Cites per document20092.855
Cites per document20103.661
Cites per document20113.420
Cites per document20123.698
Cites per document20134.740
Cites per document20144.952
Cites per document20155.102
Cites per document20164.493
Cites per document20174.397
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20074
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20175
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200619
Citable documents200749
Citable documents2008107
Citable documents2009138
Citable documents2010186
Citable documents2011200
Citable documents2012295
Citable documents2013331
Citable documents2014372
Citable documents2015332
Citable documents2016351
Citable documents2017375
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200610
Uncited documents200720
Uncited documents200835
Uncited documents200933
Uncited documents201034
Uncited documents201142
Uncited documents201257
Uncited documents201346
Uncited documents201457
Uncited documents201546
Uncited documents201639
Uncited documents201739
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200611
Cited documents200733
Cited documents200878
Cited documents2009111
Cited documents2010157
Cited documents2011164
Cited documents2012247
Cited documents2013296
Cited documents2014326
Cited documents2015293
Cited documents2016319
Cited documents2017341
Scimago Journal & Country Rank
Show this widget in your own website

Just copy the code below and paste within your html code:
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal. The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor.

Developed by:
Scimago Lab
Powered by:
Powered by scopus

Follow us on @ScimagoJR

Scimago Lab, Copyright 2007-2018. Data Source: Scopus®