British Journal of Pharmacology
|British Journal of Pharmacology|
|Former name(s)||British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Br. J. Pharmacol.|
|Edited by||J.C. McGrath|
|Publisher||Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Pharmacological Society (United Kingdom)|
|Open access||Hybrid, delayed (after 12 months)|
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 has been published under the name British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 5.067 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.
Guide to Receptors and Channels
The Guide to Receptors and Channels is a supplement of the British Journal of Pharmacology. It is produced in association with the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. The current version of the Guide to Receptors and Channels, was published in November 2011, and edited by Steve Alexander, Alistair Mathie, and John Peters. This fifth 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 versions are available through PubMed Central. The content of the Guide to Receptors and Channels is now available through the online portal Guide to PHARMACOLOGY.