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About the Journal

Briefings in Bioinformatics is an international forum for researchers and educators in the life sciences. The journal will also be of interest to mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists who apply their work to biological problems. The journal publishes reviews for the users of databases and analytical tools of contemporary genetics, molecular and systems biology and is unique in providing practical help and guidance to the non-specialist in computerized methodology. Papers range in scope and depth, from the introductory level to specific details of protocols and analyses encompassing bacterial, plant, fungal, animal and human data.

Detailed subject areas covered by the journal include: genetic studies of phenotypes and genotypes, mapping, DNA sequencing, expression profiling, gene expression studies, microarrays, alignment methods, protein profiles and HMMs, lipids, metabolic and signalling pathways, structure determination and function prediction, phylogenetic studies and education and training.

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


Year Impact Factor Si: Biochemical Research Methods Si: Mathematical & Computational Biology Si: Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
2015 8.399 3 out of 77 2 out of 56
2014 9.617 3 out of 79 2 out of 56
2013 5.919 7 out of 78 2 out of 52
2012 5.298 9 out of 75 3 out of 47
2011 5.202 9 out of 72 3 out of 47
2010 9.283 2 out of 71 5 out of 160
2009 7.329 4 out of 65 7 out of 150
2008 4.627 7 out of 65 14 out of 144
2007 4.415 9 out of 60 14 out of 138
2006 24.370 1 out of 56 1 out of 139

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

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