RNA Biology

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RNA Biology  
RNA Biology cover.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
RNA Biol.
Discipline RNA
Language English
Edited by Renee Schroeder
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1547-6286 (print)
1555-8584 (web)
LCCN 2003215637
OCLC no. 53480455

RNA Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of ribonucleic acid (RNA) research. It is indexed for MEDLINE. The editor-in-chief is Renee Schroeder (University of Vienna).

Wikipedia initiative[edit]

The journal launched a new section for descriptions of families of RNA molecules in December 2008 and requires contributing authors to also submit a draft article on the RNA family for publication in Wikipedia. The journal submits the draft article to peer review and then publish it in Wikipedia. This initiative is a collaboration between the journal and the consortium that produces the Rfam database of RNA families.[1]

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 4.974.[2]


  1. ^ Butler, Declan (2008). "Publish in Wikipedia or perish". Nature. doi:10.1038/news.2008.1312. 
  2. ^ "RNA Biology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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