BBA - Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

  • Welcome to the BBA

    BBA (Biochimica et Biophysica Acta) is among the most comprehensive and dynamic journals in life sciences. BBA is a set of 10 international journals , encompassing biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics, proteomics, systems biology, and now, clinical studies.

    Introducing the new Open Access title to the BBA portfolio – BBA Clinical

    BBA Editor-in-Chief
    Uli Brandt
    Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands

  • BBA Clinical

    We are proud to announce the launch of BBA Clinical as the 10th topical section of BBA and the first full open access title within the portfolio.

    With the launch of BBA Clinical, the BBA portfolio now extends its scope to clinical reaching to cover all aspects of molecular life sciences from structures and mechanisms at the atomic level to patients and personalized medicine.

    Discover more – BBA Clinical

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    Each year, the quality of papers published in by the BBA is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors

    Submit today and benefit from

    • Choice of 10 specialized titles
    • Open access options available for flexible publication
    • No charges for color figures
    • Your Paper Your Way – no unnecessary formatting requests
    • An Executive and Editorial Board of active scientists
    • Rigourous and constructive peer review on all published articles
    • Global distribution via ScienceDirect
  • BBA Open Access Options

    Want to Publish Open Access with BBA, now you can!

    BBA offers you the option to publish papers Open Access. All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download from ScienceDirect. Permitted reuse is defined by your choice of Creative Commons user licenses.

    To provide Open Access, BBA titles have a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published in this method. Further information can be found for each title via the Open Access Options tab.
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Special Issues

Recent advances in molecular engineering of antibody
Volume 1844, Issue 11, pages 1889-2058 (Publication: November 2014)
K. Tsumoto, Y. Hagihara, D. Saerens

Calcium Signaling in Health and Disease
Volume 1843, Issue 10, pages 2139-2364 (Publication: October 2014)
Geert Bultynck, Jacques Haiech, Claus W. Heizmann, Joachim Krebs, Marc Moreau

From genome to function
Volume 1842, Issue 10, pages 1887-2048 (Publication: October 2014)
Marten Hofker, Cisca Wijmenga

Volume 1839, Issue 10, pages 899-1050 (Publication: October 2014)
Tina Henkin

Interfacially active peptides and proteins
Volume 1838, Issue 9, pages 2139-2356 (Publication: September 2014)
William C. Wimley, Kalina Hristova