British Journal of Pharmacology

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British Journal of Pharmacology  
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Former names
British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Br. J. Pharmacol.
Discipline Pharmacology
Language English
Edited by J.C. McGrath
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Pharmacological Society (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
Hybrid, delayed (after 12 months)
ISSN 0007-1188 (print)
1476-5381 (web)
LCCN 2005204900
OCLC no. 01240522

The British Journal of Pharmacology is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of experimental pharmacology. It is published for the British Pharmacological Society by Wiley-Blackwell. From 1946 to 1968 it was published under the name British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013 impact factor is 4.99 ranking it 21st in the category Pharmacology & Pharmacy. The current editor-in-chief is J.C. McGrath. Previous editors-in-chief include Humphrey Rang, Alan North, Phil Moore, Bill Large, and Tony Birmingham. A sister journal, also published for the British Pharmacological Society by Wiley-Blackwell is the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. The journal publishes research papers, review articles, commentaries and correspondence in all fields of pharmacology. It also publishes themed issues, as well as supplements.

The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY[edit]

The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY is a supplement of the British Journal of Pharmacology, replacing the "Guide to Receptors and Channels". It is produced in association with the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. The current version, The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/2014, was published in December 2013, and edited by Stephen Alexander, Anthony Harmar, and John Peters. This edition is a compilation of the major pharmacological targets divided into seven sections: G protein-coupled receptors, ligand-gated ion channels, ion channels, catalytic receptors, nuclear receptors, transporters, and enzymes. These are presented with nomenclature guidance and summary information on the best available pharmacological tools, alongside suggestions for further reading. It is freely available online and also available in hard copy. Previous editions of the "Guide to Receptors and Channels" are available through PubMed Central. The content of the "Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY" is also available through the online portal Guide to PHARMACOLOGY.

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