Metabolites (ISSN 2218-1989; CODEN: METALU) 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.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: Indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science from Vol. 6 (2016), EMBASE (Elsevier) and Scopus. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • JCR Category Rank: 95/297 (Q2) in 'Biochemistry & Molecular Biology'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.097 (2019)
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Special Issue in Metabolites
Metabolomics and Inter Organ Cross-Talk Guest Editor: Dominik Lutter
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Steroids in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Guest Editor: Walter Wahli
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Nutrition, Microbiota and Metabolism Guest Editors: Lluis Arola, Manuel Suárez Recio, Cristina Torres-Fuentes
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Metabolites
Caenorhabditis elegans Applied to Metabolism Research Guest Editors: Michael Witting, Horst Joachim Schirra
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Feature Papers in Assessing Environmental Health and Function Collection Editor: David J. Beale
Topical Collection in Metabolites
Exercise Metabonomics Volume 2 Collection Editor: Vassilis Mougios
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
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