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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

Black Lives Matter

A collection of books, journal articles and magazine content that amplifies Black voices and the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

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BMC Series Focus Issue

July: Inflammation

To celebrate World Allergy Week 2020, the BMC Series is proud to present July’s focus issue dedicated to inflammation. Browse our biology, chemistry and medical titles for insight into recent research in the field, including allergy, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions.

Featured article: Violet and blue light can halt bacterial growth

In a recent article published by BMC Molecular and Cell Biology, Najjar  et al, demonstrate that bacterial cell growth can be stopped by standard violet (405 nm) and blue light (CFP) (445-457 nm), but is largely unaffected by green light (YFP).  Please click the title to find out more.

Articles

  1. Authors: Mandana Mohyeddin Bonab, Kamran Alimoghaddam, Fatemeh Talebian, Syed Hamid Ghaffari, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh and Behrouz Nikbin

    Content type: Research article

Aims and scope

BMC Molecular and Cell Biology, formerly known as BMC Cell Biology, is an open access journal that considers articles on all aspects of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell and molecular biology, including structural and functional cell biology, DNA and RNA in a cellular context and 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.

Editor

  • Alison Cuff, BioMed Central

Manuscript Editor

  • Dylan Smith , BioMed Central

Assistant Editor

  • Alexandria Latto, BioMed Central

Section Editors

  • Matthias Falk, Lehigh University
  • Xuejun Jiang, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Andrew Koff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

We are recruiting!

We are currently looking for new Associate Editors to join our team of academic editors, assessing manuscripts in the field of molecular and cell biology.  We are particularly interested in hearing from researchers specializing in archaeal and prokaryote biology, cell signalling, cell death, and membrane processes and transport, but all applications will be welcomed. 

Journal Sections

Transcription and translation
Structure and function of macromolecules
Cell cycle and cell division
Signalling
Membrane processes/transport
Protein folding, proteasome, degradation
Cell death
Molecular basis of disease
Metabolism

Matthias Falk, Section Editor

Matthias Falk, PhD is Professor for Cell Biology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University, USA. His research investigates the biosynthesis, structure and function of gap junctions, plasma membrane channels that provide direct cell-to-cell communication and physical cell-cell adhesion. 

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2018 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact

    3.485 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.227 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.857 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.403 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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