BBA (Biochimica et Biophysica Acta) is the most comprehensive and dynamic set of international life sciences journals.

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Dr. Ulrich BrandtMeet our Executive Editors

Dr. Ulrich Brandt is Professor at the Nijmegen Center for Mitochondrial  Medicine and Editor-in-Chief for the BBA portfolio. Read Dr. Brandt’s profile and find out more about the Executive Editors of the  specialized BBA journals.
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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. Find out which journal can boost your research.
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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.
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Recent special issues

Beyond the Structure-Function Horizon of Membrane Proteins

Edited by Ute A. Hellmich, Rupak Doshi, Benjamin McIlwain
April 2018

Cholangiocytes in Health and Disease: From Basic Science to Novel Treatments

Edited by Jesus M. Banales, Marco Marzioni, Nicholas F. LaRusso, Peter Jansen
April 2018

Biophysical Exploration of Dynamical Ordering of Biomolecular Systems

Edited by Koichi Kato
February 2018

Cytochrome P450 biodiversity and biotechnology

Edited by Erika Plettner, Gianfranco Gilardi, Luet Wong, Vlada Urlacher, Jared Goldstone
January 2018

Gap Junction Proteins

Edited by Jean Claude Hervé
January 2018

Biophysics in Canada

Edited by John Baenziger, Lewis Kay, Albert Berghuis, Peter Tieleman
November 2017

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