BioEssays

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BioEssays  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
BioEssays
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by Andrew Moore
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1984–present
Frequency Monthly
5.423
Indexing
ISSN 0265-9247 (print)
1521-1878 (web)
LCCN 98641457
CODEN BIOEEJ
OCLC no. 11195715
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BioEssays is a monthly peer-reviewed review journal covering molecular and cellular biology. Areas covered include genetics, genomics, epigenetics, evolution, developmental biology, neuroscience, human biology, physiology, systems biology, and plant biology. The journal also publishes commentaries on aspects of science communication, education, policy, and current affairs.

History[edit]

The journal was established in December 1984 by founding editor-in-chief William J. Whelan under the auspices of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Adam S. Wilkins became editor in January 1990. Originally published by ICSU Press and The Company of Biologists, BioEssays has been published by John Wiley & Sons since January 1998. Andrew Moore became editor-in-chief in August 2008.

Post-publication commenting[edit]

BioEssays offers an article-commenting facility via its website. Topics of particular current attention are often highlighted for commenting.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 5.423.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BioEssays". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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