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Impact and Information

Print ISSN: 0300-5127

Online ISSN: 1470-8752

Frequency: Bi-monthly (6 issues per year); articles published online ahead of print issues

Impact Factor: 5.160 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2020) 

The Impact Factor is a measure of the average number of citations an article in the journal will receive within the first 2 years of publication. It is calculated by dividing the number of times articles were cited by the total number of articles that are citable.

5-year Impact Factor: 3.982 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2020)

Calculated as the number of times articles published in the past 5 years have been cited in the stated year divided by the number of articles which are citable.

Journal ranking: 52/297 (top quartile) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Category, Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2020)

Within the 297 journals in the JCR category of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biochemical Society Transactions is ranked 52nd, within the top 20% of journals.

Cited half-life: 9.0

The average age of articles cited by Biochemical Society Transactions, where 50% of the articles cited will have been published in the last 9 years. The journal builds on established research while also summarizing current thinking.

Immediacy Index: 0.897

This is the average number of times an article is cited in the year it is published.

Article influence score: 1.292

The article influence score aims to measure the influence of a journal's articles over the first 5 years following publication. It considers where articles are cited as well as how often, with a citation in a ‘higher influence’ journal weighted more than those in ‘lower influence’ journals.

An article influence score over 1.00 indicates articles published in the journal have an above-average influence.

Median time from submission to first decision in 2018 (following full peer review): 29 days

Median time from acceptance to online Version of Record publication in 2018: 38 days

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