Journal of Immunology

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The Journal of Immunology  
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Discipline Immunology
Language English
Edited by Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D.
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 24/year
1998-Delayed 12 months
4.539 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
J. Immunol.
ISSN 0022-1767 (print)
1550-6606 (web)
LCCN 52052893
OCLC no. 1778718

The Journal of Immunology is a twice monthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes basic and clinical studies in all aspects of immunology. Established in 1916 it is the official journal of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) which publishes the journal. The editor-in-chief is Pamela J. Fink. Content from 1998 to the present is delayed open access with a 12-month embargo.

Indexing and abstracting[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 5.362, ranking it 24th out of 144 journals in the category "Immunology".[5]


The Journal of Immunology was established by Arthur Fernandez Coca in 1916 as the official journal of the American Association of Immunologists and the New York Society for Serology and Hematology.[6][7] Coca was sole editor from 1916 to 1925 when John C. Torrey joined the journal.[8] From 1916 to 1925 the journal was published every 2 months, from 1926 to 1985 (except in 1928) it was published monthly. The journal has been published twice a month since 1986.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Journal of Immunology". Ulrichsweb. ProQuest. Retrieved 2014-12-20. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ a b c "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
  3. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2014-12-20. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, MD: 1950)". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Immunology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 
  6. ^ "In Memoriam: Arthur F. Coca, Founder of the Journal of Immunology". Journal of Immunology. 85 (4): 331. 
  7. ^ "The founding of The Journal of Immunology" (PDF). American Association of Immunologists. Retrieved 2014-12-01. 
  8. ^ Emrich, John; Peery, Bryan (January–February 2014). "What's old is new again: Early editors of The JI act to address perennial challenges in the peer-review and editing process" (PDF). AAI Newsletter. American Association of Immunologists (AAI). Retrieved 2014-12-01. 

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