Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

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Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics  
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Former names
Archives of Biochemistry
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Arch. Biochem. Biophys.
Discipline Biochemistry, biophysics
Language English
Edited by Paul Fitzpatrick, Helmut Sies, Jian-Ping Jin, Henry Forman
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0003-9861 (print)
1096-0384 (web)
LCCN 44005905
OCLC no. 637968940
Molecular Cell Biology Research Communications:
ISSN 1522-4724

Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers research on all aspects of biochemistry and biophysics. It is published by Elsevier and as of 2012, the editors-in-chief are Paul Fitzpatrick (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio), Helmut Sies (University of Düsseldorf), Jian-Ping Jin (Wayne State University School of Medicine), and Henry Forman (University of Southern California).[1]


The journal was established in 1942 by Academic Press as the Archives of Biochemistry,[2] obtaining its current name in 1952.[3] It absorbed the journal Molecular Cell Biology Research Communications (formerly section B of Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications), which was published from 1999 to 2001.[4] An index to authors for the first 75 volumes, covering the period from 1943 to 1958, was published in October 1959.[5]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted or indexed in Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE, EMBiology, Excerpta Medica, Genetics Abstracts, MEDLINE, and the Science Citation Index.[6] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 3.017.[7]


  1. ^ "Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics Editorial Board". Elsevier. Archived from the original on October 20, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Archives of Biochemistry". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Molecular Cell Biology Research Communications: MCBRC". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ Books and Pamphlets: July to December 1959. Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third Series. Volume 13, Part 1, Number 2. Copyright Office, Library of Congress. 1960. p. 999. 
  6. ^ "Abstracting and Indexing". Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Elsevier. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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