BBA - Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

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BBA is a set of international journals, encompassing biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics, proteomics, systems biology, and clinical studies.

BBA Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Ulrich BrandtDr. Ulrich Brandt

Dr. Ulrich (Uli) Brandt is Professor at the Nijmegen Center for Mitochondrial Medicine, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and Editor-in-Chief for the BBA portfolio. Prior to this appointment in December 2012, Dr. Brandt was Professor and Managing Director of the Centre for Biological Chemistry at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

BBA Rising Stars


We are seeking nominations for the biannual BBA Rising Stars in Biochemistry and Biophysics Special Issue and Prize which aims to recognize the accomplishments and promise of researchers in the early stages of their independent careers.

BBA Cover Image Competition


The BBA Journals are seeking striking and artistically impressive scientific images to use on each of the BBA journal covers for the 2021 calendar year.

BBA titles


BBA Bioenergetics

CiteScore: 8.9
Impact Factor: 3.465

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Executive Editor:
Susanne Arnold
Radboudumc, Netherlands

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BBA Biomembranes

CiteScore: 7.8
Impact Factor: 3.411

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Executive Editor:
Hans Vogel
University of Calgary, Canada

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BBA Gene Regulatory Mechanisms

CiteScore: 9.4
Impact Factor: 3.510

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Executive Editors:
Joseph Reese
Pennsylvania State University, United States
Patrick Linder

University of Geneva, Switzerland

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BBA General Subjects

CiteScore: 7.4
Impact Factor: 3.422

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Executive Editors:
Lee Graves
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, United States
Lennart Nilsson

Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Des R. Richardson

Griffith University, Australia
Tadashi Suzuki
RIKEN Glycometabolic Biochemistry Laboratory, Japan

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BBA Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids

CiteScore: 8.2
Impact Factor: 4.519

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Executive Editors:
Judith Storch
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, United States
Antonio Moschetta
Padiglione Chini, UOC Medicina Interna Frugoni, Università di Bari, Italy

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BBA Molecular Basis of Disease

CiteScore: 7.7
Impact Factor: 4.352

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Executive Editors:
Jeffrey Keller
Louisiana State University System, United States
Ronald Oude Elferink
Amsterdam UMC Location AMC Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research, Netherlands
M. Paul Murphy
University of Kentucky, United States
Michael Hsiao
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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BBA Molecular Cell Research

CiteScore: 9.9
Impact Factor: 4.105

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Executive Editors:
Athar Chishti
Tufts University School of Medicine, United States
Ida van der Klei
University of Groningen, Netherlands
Lienhard Schmitz
University of Giessen, Gie├čen, Germany

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BBA Proteins and Proteomics

CiteScore: 5.2
Impact Factor: 2.371

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Executive Editors:
Steve Matthews
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Daniel Otzen
Aarhus University, Denmark

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BBA Reviews on Cancer

CiteScore: 12.2
Impact Factor: 7.365

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Executive Editor:
Kornelia Polyak
Harvard Medical School, United States

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