Cells — Open Access Journal

Cells (ISSN 2073-4409; CODEN: CELLC6) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of cell biology, molecular biology, and biophysics. Cells is published monthly online by MDPI. The Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM), Signal Transduction Society (STS) and Nordic Autophagy Society (NAS) are affiliated with Cells and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and BIOSIS Previews. Indexed for MEDLINE/PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Sections: published in six topical sections.
Impact Factor: 4.366 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.276 (2019)
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Special Issue in Cells
Molecular Biology of Retinal Ganglion Cells Guest Editor: Béla Völgyi
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Sex Differences in Signaling Pathways Guest Editor: Aditi Bhargava
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Ribosome Biogenesis in Health and Disease Guest Editor: Lorenzo Montanaro
Deadline: 15 September 2020
Special Issue in Cells
Biocomputing and Synthetic Biology in Cells Guest Editor: Quan Zou
Deadline: 28 September 2020
Topical Collection in Cells
Membrane Lipids in the Interaction of Plants with Their Abiotic and Biotic Environment Collection Editors: Éric Maréchal, Rebecca Roston
Topical Collection in Cells
Compartmentilisation of Cellular Signaling Collection Editor: Stephen Yarwood
Topical Collection in Cells
Feature Papers in Organelle Function Collection Editor: Paolo Bernardi
Topical Collection in Cells
Feature Papers in Cellular Immunology Collection Editor: Alessandro Poggi
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