BMC Biology

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BMC Biology  
Edited byMirna Kvajo
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BMC Biol.

BMC Biology is an online open access scientific journal that publishes original, peer-reviewed research in all fields of biology, together with opinion and comment articles.[1] The publication was established in 2003.[2] The journal is part of a series of BMC journals published by the UK-based publisher BioMed Central, owned by Springer Nature. The journal has an international editorial board of researchers [3] and editorial offices in London and New York.

Since 2010 it has incorporated what was previously the separate Journal of Biology.

Video abstracts associated with the BMC Biology articles are collected on the BMC YouTube Channel [4].

BMC Biology is covered by the following:[5] PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts Service, EMBASE, Scopus, Zoological Record, CAB International, Institute for Scientific Information and Google Scholar.

Impact factor[edit]

The journal has a (2018) impact factor of 6.723.[6]

Publication format[edit]

BMC Biology is published online only.[7]

Article accessibility[edit]

Accessibility to each article is free (by open access).

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "About".
  2. ^ "BMC Biology". DOAJ. IS4OA. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Editorial Board".
  4. ^ "BMC YouTube Channel".
  5. ^ "BMC Biology". Life Sciences. Springer. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
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