American Journal of Physiology

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American Journal of Physiology  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Am. J. Physiol.
Discipline Physiology
Language English
Publication details
Publisher American Physiological Society (United States)
Publication history 1898–present
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0002-9513
LCCN 43003158 a 43003158
OCLC number 01480180

The American Journal of Physiology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal on physiology published by the American Physiological Society. It is one of the most prestigious such journals in the world.

Vols. for 1898–1941 and 1948-56 include the Society's proceedings, including abstracts of papers presented at the 10th-53rd annual meetings, and the 1948-56 fall meetings.


The American Journal of Physiology has 8 subjournals; according to the 2009 Journal Citation Reports their impact factors vary from 3.058 to 4.043:

  • AJP - Cell Physiology
  • AJP - Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • AJP - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
  • AJP - Heart and Circulatory Physiology
  • AJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
  • AJP - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
  • AJP - Renal Physiology
  • AJP - Legacy Content

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