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Biology is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of biological sciences published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, AGRICOLA, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Biology) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Foundations.
Impact Factor: 5.079 (2020)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Biology, Bioengineering, Medicina, Pathophysiology
Human Anatomy and Pathophysiology Editors-in-Chief: Francesco Cappello, Mugurel Constantin Rusu
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Vaccines, Biology, Pathogens
Global Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Serology Editors-in-Chief: Ger Rijkers, Jean-Luc Murk
Deadline: 20 April 2022
Topic in Dentistry Journal, Diagnostics, IJERPH, JCM, Biology
Diagnosis of Craniofacial Changes: Conventional Approaches and Novel Methodologies Editors-in-Chief: Nikolaos Gkantidis, Carlalberta Verna
Deadline: 20 October 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Biology, J. Imaging, Technologies
Digital Biotechnology Editor-in-Chief: Aristotelis Chatziioannou
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Biology
Deficiencies of Behavioral or Phenotypes Characteristics Based on Environments, Genetics, Disease and Another Factors Guest Editor: Tomoyoshi Komiyama
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Biology
Factors Affecting In Vitro Assessment of Sperm Quality Guest Editors: Miguel A. Silvestre, Jesús L. Yániz, Eva Mocé, Carles Soler, Eduardo Roldán
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Biology
AGAP2 and AGAP2-AS1: Roles and Regulation Guest Editor: Cristina Montiel-Duarte
Deadline: 16 November 2021
Topical Collection in Biology
Fish Immunity: From Genomes to Functional Understanding Collection Editor: Brian Dixon
Topical Collection in Biology
Featured Student Papers Collection Editor: Sanford I. Bernstein
Topical Collection in Biology
Extracellular Vesicles: From Biomarkers to Therapeutic Tools Collection Editors: Simona Bernardi, Carolina Balbi
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