BMC Biology

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BMC Biology  
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by Mirna Kvajo
Publication details
Publication history
License Creative Commons
Standard abbreviations
BMC Biol.
ISSN 1741-7007
  • Journal homepage

BMC Biology is an online open access scientific journal that publishes original, peer-reviewed research in all fields of biology, together with opinion and comment articles.[1] The publication was established in 2003.[2] The journal is part of a series of BMC journals published by the UK-based publisher BioMed Central, owned by Springer Nature. The journal has an international editorial board of researchers [3] and editorial offices in London and New York.

Since 2010 it has incorporated what was previously the separate Journal of Biology.

Video abstracts associated with the BMC Biology articles are collected on the BMC YouTube Channel [4].

BMC Biology is covered by the following:[5] PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts Service, EMBASE, Scopus, Zoological Record, CAB International, Institute for Scientific Information and Google Scholar.

Impact factor

The journal has a (2016) impact factor of 6.779.[6]

Publication format

BMC Biology is published online only.[7]

Article accessibility

Accessibility to each article is free (by open access).

External links

  • Official Website
  • Media related to BMC Biology at Wikimedia Commons


  1. ^ "About".
  2. ^ "BMC Biology". DOAJ. IS4OA. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Editorial Board".
  4. ^ "BMC YouTube Channel".
  5. ^ "BMC Biology". Life Sciences. Springer. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ [2]

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