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Responding to stress: cellular and molecular mechanisms

Guest edited by Francesco Cappello and Ryo Higuchi-Sanabria


Chromatin structure in cancer

In this new Review Wang et al. describe recent insights into altered genome architecture in human cancer, highlighting multiple pathways that disrupt chromatin structure and contribute to tumorgenesis.


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BMC Molecular and Cell Biology, formerly known as BMC Cell Biology, is an open access journal that considers articles on all aspects of cellular and molecular biology in both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. The journal considers studies on functional cell biology, molecular mechanisms of transcription and translation, biochemistry, as well as research using both the experimental and theoretical aspects of physics to study biological processes and investigations into the structure of biological macromolecules.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.678 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.775 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    29 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    142 days submission to accept (Median)

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