Cytokine - ISSN 1043-4666
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.913 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): 1.086 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: 2.952 (2019) 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: 3.396 (2019) 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: Volume 12
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 10434666
Editor-in-Chief: Kalvakolanu

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Cytokine will publish studies that report on the molecular biology, signal transduction, genetics, biochemistry, immunology, genome-wide association, pathobiology, diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic applications of all known and emerging cytokines, cytotoxins, interferons, chemokines, adipokines, matrikines, hematopoietic factors, and growth factors. Studies reporting all signaling molecules from the pathogens and host-endogenous sources, metabolic products/adducts that mediate inflammation and immunity, either influence and/or operate under this broad class of "biological response modifiers" as they relate to host defenses and immune responses will be considered for publication.

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