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General information ?

  • Published by: The Royal Society
  • ISSN: 2046-2441
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Original, high impact research in cell and developmental biology, molecular and structural biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, microbiology and genetics.
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  • Instructions for authors

Subject?

  • Main subject area: Biology
  • Breadth of subject area: Top level subject
  • Peer review?

  • Peer review type: Conventional
  • Peer review openness: Reports published with names
  • Selectivity: Somewhat selective (IF ~3-8)
  • Open access?

  • Free to read option: Paper can be free for anyone to read
  • Allows green OA: Not applicable as gold
  • Has waivers: Yes
  • Has membership system: Institutional membership
  • Access type: Full gold
  • Licence: All papers are CC BY
  • Level of APC: $1600-2500
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Less than a month
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Less than a month
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Society
  • Length restrictions: Encouraged but not insisted on
  • Provides altmetrics: Altmetric
  • CrossMark implemented: Yes
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes