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

Animal Models in Liver Disease
Edited by Peter Fickert, Martin Wagner
Last update 1 May 2019

Reproduction, Parental Health and the Offspring (BBA Collection)
A BBA collection curated by Scientific Editor Angela Schena, PhD
Last update 9 April 2019

The power of metabolism: Linking energy supply and demand to contractile function
Edited by Torsten Doenst, Michael Schwarzer, Christine Des Rosiers, Jan F.C. Glatz
Last update 1 April 2019

mRNA modifications in gene expression control
Edited by Matthias Soller, Rupert Fray
Last update March 2019

Brown and Beige Fat: From Molecules to Physiology
Edited by Paul Cohen
Last update January 2019

Protein Phosphatases as Critical Regulators for Cellular Homeostasis
Edited by Peter Ruvolo, Veerle Janssens
Last update January 2019

Electrophoresis in Proteomics
Edited by Tadashi Kondo
Last update January 2019

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