Metabolites is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of metabolism and metabolomics, published monthly online by MDPI. The Metabolomics Society (MetSoc) is affiliated with Metabolites, and its members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
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Impact Factor: 4.932 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.98 (2020)
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Topic in Biomedicines, CIMB, Reports, Nutrients, Metabolites
Novel Therapeutic Nutrient Molecules Editor-in-Chief: Sathish Kumar Natarajan
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Antioxidants, Metabolites
Redox Metabolism Editor-in-Chief: Rosario Ammendola
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Metabolites
Iron Metabolism and Cancer Guest Editors: Jaroslav Truksa, Cristian Sandoval-Acuña
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Metabolomic Approaches to Investigating Marine Wildlife Guest Editors: Michael Stoskopf, Stasia Bembenek-Bailey
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
New Advances in Tissue Metabolomics Guest Editor: Philip Britz-McKibbin
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Host-Microbe-Metabolite Interaction in Intestinal Health Guest Editors: Yiorgos Apidianakis, Agapios Agapiou
Deadline: 15 January 2022
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Metabolic Effects of Animal Growth Promoters Collection Editor: Chi Chen
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Feature Papers in Assessing Environmental Health and Function Collection Editor: David J. Beale
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Frontiers in Metabolomics Collection Editors: Leonardo Tenori, Edoardo Saccenti
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Natural Antioxidants to Food Preservation Collection Editor: Jose Lorenzo Rodriguez
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