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About the Journal

Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica (ABBS) is an internationally peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBS, CAS). ABBS aims to publish original research articles and review articles in diverse fields of biochemical research including Protein Science, Nucleic Acids, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics, Immunology, and Signal Transduction, etc.

ABBS was launched in 1958 by Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry (CAS) and has established itself over the past five decades as one of the most influential biochemical journals in China. It is highly appreciated by scientists throughout the country. Since 2004, ABBS has turned into a full English journal published monthly. From 2005 to 2008, ABBS launched its online version.


Year Impact Factor Si: Biophysics Si: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
2015 2.124 41 out of 72 195 out of 289
2014 2.191 46 out of 73 189 out of 289
2013 2.089 50 out of 74 204 out of 291
2012 1.807 51 out of 72 224 out of 290
2011 1.376 57 out of 74 236 out of 289
2010 1.547 58 out of 73 221 out of 286
2009 1.482 56 out of 74 216 out of 283
2008 1.086 57 out of 70 234 out of 276
2007 1.017

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

ABBS is covered by the following major indexing services:

Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
Agbiotech News and Information
Agroforestry Abstracts
Biocontrol News and Information
CAB Abstracts
Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts
Chemical Abstracts
Crop Physiology Abstracts
Dairy Science Abstracts
Field Crop Abstracts
Forest Products Abstracts
Forestry Abstracts
Global Health
Grasslands & Forage Abstracts
Helminthology Abstracts
Horticultural Abstracts
Index Veterinarius
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Pig News & Information
Plant Breeding Abstracts
Plant Growth Regulators
Potato Abstracts
Poultry Abstracts
Protozoological Abstracts
Sugar Industry Abstracts
Tropical Diseases Bulletin
Veterinary Bulletin
Weed Abstracts
Wheat, Barley and Triticale Abstracts

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