Biophysical Journal

Biophysical Journal - ISSN 0006-3495
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.049 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.018 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 3.665 (2018) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.845 (2018) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volumes 118-119
Issues: 24 issues
ISSN: 00063495

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Cell Press was chosen by the Biophysical Society to publish its premier journal, beginning in January 2009. Published semimonthly, the Biophysical Journal presents original articles, letters and reviews on the most important developments in modern biophysics, emphasizing the molecular and cellular aspects of biology.

Topics covered include:

  • Channels, Receptors, and Electrical Signaling
  • Proteins
  • Biophysical Theory and Modeling
  • Cell Biophysics
  • Photobiophysics
  • Membranes
  • Spectroscopy, Imaging, Other Techniques
  • Muscle and Contractility
  • Supramolecular Assemblies
  • Bioenergetics
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Electrophysiology