Drug Metabolism and Disposition

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Drug Metabolism and Disposition  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Drug Metab. Dispos.
Discipline Pharmacology, toxicology
Language English
Edited by Edward T. Morgan
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
After 12 months
ISSN 0090-9556 (print)
1521-009X (web)
OCLC no. 01784380

Drug Metabolism and Disposition is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the fields of pharmacology and toxicology. It was established in 1973 and is published monthly by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.[1][2] The journal publishes articles on in vitro and in vivo studies of the metabolism, transport, and disposition of drugs and environmental chemicals, including the expression of drug-metabolizing enzymes and their regulation.[1] As of 2011, the editor-in-chief is Edward T. Morgan (Emory University).[3]

All issues are available online as PDFs, with text versions additionally available from 1997. Content from 1997 is available freely 12 months after publication.[1]


Drug Metabolism and Disposition was established in 1973 by Kenneth C. Leibman.[3][4] The initial frequency was bimonthly (six annual issues); it increased to monthly in 1995. The journal was published on behalf of the society by Williams & Wilkins until the end of 1996.[4]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, Drug Metabolism and Disposition received a 2014 impact factor of 3.252, ranking it 68th out of 254 journals in the category Pharmacology & Pharmacy.[5] The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: [2][6][7][8][9]


  1. ^ a b c Drug Metabolism and Disposition, High Wire, retrieved 17 August 2010 
  2. ^ a b Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, National Library of Medicine, retrieved 18 August 2010 
  3. ^ a b Drug Metabolism and Disposition: Editorial Board, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, retrieved 10 September 2011 
  4. ^ a b Anon., "Editorial Board" (PDF), Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 1 (1), retrieved 17 August 2010 
  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Pharmacology & Pharmacy". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  6. ^ Journal Search: Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Thomson Reuters, retrieved 18 August 2010 
  7. ^ CAplus Core Journal Coverage List, Chemical Abstracts Service, retrieved 18 August 2010 
  8. ^ EMBASE coverage, Elsevier , downloaded from [1]; 18 August 2010
  9. ^ CAS Source Index (CASSI), American Chemical Society - CAS , downloaded from [2]; 26 August 2010

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