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BMC Biology- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

Impact Factor

7.431

h-Index

 106

Rank

 395

SJR

 3.952

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title BMC Biology
Abbreviation BMC Biol.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Developmental Biology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1); Structural Biology (Q1)
h-index 106
Overall Rank/Ranking 395
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 3.952
Impact Score 5.91
Impact Factor 7.431 (2020)
Publisher BioMed Central Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 17417007


Aim and Scope


BMC Biology - the flagship biology journal of the BMC series - publishes research and methodology articles of special importance and broad interest in any area of biology and biomedical sciences. BMC Biology (ISSN 1741-7007) is covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Zoological Record, Thomson Reuters (ISI) and Google Scholar.


About BMC Biology


BMC Biology is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Developmental Biology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1); Structural Biology (Q1). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of BMC Biology is 395. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.952. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 106. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of BMC Biology journal is 17417007. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. BMC Biology is cited by a total of 2551 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


BMC Biology Impact Factor 2020-2021


The impact factor (IF) 2020 of BMC Biology is 7.431, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. BMC Biology IF is increased by a factor of 0.67 and approximate percentage change is 9.84% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact factor (If), also denoted as Journal impact factor (JIF), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Web of Science data.

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Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of BMC Biology. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 7.431
2019 6.765
2018 6.723
2017 5.770
2016 6.779
2015 6.967
2014 7.984
2013 7.431
2012 6.531
2011 5.750
2010 5.203

BMC Biology Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of BMC Biology is 5.91, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. BMC Biology IS is increased by a factor of 0.5 and approximate percentage change is 9.24% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

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BMC Biology Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of BMC Biology is 5.91. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of BMC Biology. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.91
2019 5.41
2018 5.56
2017 4.73
2016 5.31
2015 5.03
2014 5.04

BMC Biology h-index


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BMC Biology has an h-index of 106. It means 106 articles of this journal have more than 106 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




BMC Biology ISSN


The ISSN of BMC Biology is 17417007. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

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BMC Biology Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of BMC Biology is 395. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.952. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


BMC Biology Publisher


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BMC Biology is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2003-2020. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of BMC Biology is BMC Biol.. This abbreviation ('BMC Biol.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in BMC Biology


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Developmental Biology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1); Structural Biology (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Journal of Modern Transportation journal 11161 Springer International Publishing AG 22 2.74
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Contaduria y Administracion journal 17355 Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 12 0.54
Social Sciences in China journal 24029 Taylor and Francis Ltd. 11 0.24
Electronics journal 25633 Faculty of Electrical Engineering Banja Luka 10 0.60
RIAI - Revista Iberoamericana de Automatica e Informatica Industrial journal 15887 Universitat Politecnica de Valencia 16 1.45
2018 IEEE Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, WMED 2018 conference and proceedings 25111 1 0.80
Akusherstvo i Ginekologiya (Russian Federation) journal 24069 Bionika Media Ltd. 6 0.40
MSMR journal 17606 Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center 16 0.82

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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of BMC Biology

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 7.431
2019 6.765
2018 6.723
2017 5.770
2016 6.779
2015 6.967
2014 7.984
2013 7.431
2012 6.531
2011 5.750
2010 5.203



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of BMC Biology

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.91
2019 5.41
2018 5.56
2017 4.73
2016 5.31
2015 5.03
2014 5.04



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