Impact and Information
Frequency: Bi-monthly (6 issues per year); articles published online ahead of print issues
Impact Factor: 4.291 Journal Impact Factor,
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: 3.448 Journal Impact Factor,
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: 75/298 (second quartile) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Category,
Within the 298 journals in the JCR category of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biochemical Society Transactions is ranked 75th, within the top 50% of journals.
Cited half-life: 9.3
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: 0.662
This is the average number of times an article is cited in the year it is published.
Article influence score: 1.271
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
Biochemical Society Transactions is abstracted/indexed in:
- CAB International
- Chemical Abstracts Service
- Current Contents
- Science Citation Index (ISI)
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