Journal of Leukocyte Biology

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Journal of Leukocyte Biology
Edited byLuis J. Montaner
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of the Reticuloendothelial Society
Delayed, after 12 months, and hybrid
4.289 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Leukoc. Biol.
ISSN0741-5400 (print)
1938-3673 (web)
OCLC no.10186822

The Journal of Leukocyte Biology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of immunology. The focus of the journal is on leukocyte physiology and leukocyte behavior within the immune system. Content is available for free after a 12-month embargo. Since 2009, the editor-in-chief has been Luis J. Montaner. The journal is published by the Society for Leukocyte Biology.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 4.289, ranking it 66th out of 184 journals in the category "Cell Biology",[5] 13th out of 68 journals in the category "Hematology"[6] and 31st out of 148 journals in the category "Immunology"[7]


The journal was established in 1955 as the Journal of the Reticuloendothelial Society. It was originally published by Academic Press. In 1984 the Reticuloendothelial Society changed its name to the Society for Leukocyte Biology and the journal obtained its current name. The original editors-in-chief were A.S. Gordon and B.N. Halpern. Other editors have included J.W. Rebuck, Quenten Myrvik (1974–1980), and Carleton Stewart (1981–1994).


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  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Cell Biology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.
  6. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Hematology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.
  7. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Immunology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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