Peptides (journal)

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Discipline Peptide sciences
Language English
Edited by Abba Kastin
Publication details
Elsevier (Netherlands)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0196-9781
LCCN 80644016
OCLC no. 5926089

Peptides is a monthly, peer reviewed, scientific journal published by Elsevier. It was established in 1980 and is edited by Abba Kastin (Pennington Biomedical Research Center). Publishing formats of this journal are original research articles, short communications (2 to 6 pages), and review articles. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the 2009 impact factor for this journal is 2.705.[1][2][3][4][5]


This journal's focus is original contributions involving the chemistry, biochemistry, neurochemistry, endocrinology, gastroenterology, physiology, and pharmacology of peptides. The neurological, psychological, and behavioral effects of peptides are also studied, as part of the focus.[3][5]

All topics regarding peptides are published in this journal. Coverage encompasses peptides research in plants, insects, lower vertebrates, animals and clinical studies in humans.[3][5]

Top ten cited articles[edit]

According to Scopus, the following are the top ten cited articles for Peptides:

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Peptides in indexed in the following databases:[1][2][6][7]


  1. ^ a b "Peptides.". Bibliographic information for this journal. Library of Congress. January 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI)". Bibliographic information for this journal.. American Chemical Society. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "Home page". Overview of journal. Elsevier. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Editorial Board". Elsevier. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  5. ^ a b c "Guide for Authors". Introduction (types of papers). Elsevier. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  6. ^ "Abstracting and Indexing". Elsevier. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  7. ^ "Master Journal search". Coverage. Thomson Reuters. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-16.