Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651; CODEN: TOXIB7) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal which provides an advanced forum for studies related to toxinology and all kinds of toxins (biotoxins) from animals, microbes and plants. Toxins is published monthly online by MDPI. The French Society on Toxinology (SFET)International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM)Japanese Society of Mycotoxicology (JSMYCO) and European Uremic Toxins (EUTox) Work Group are affiliated with Toxins and their 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MEDLINE (PubMed) and other databases. Full-text available in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 5.1, which equals rank 29/128 (Q1) in 'Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis' and 35/116 (Q2) in 'Toxicology'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.8 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.
  • Sections: published in six topical sections.
Impact Factor: 3.531 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.832 (2019)
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Special Issue in Toxins
Bacterial Toxins: Protein Folding and Membrane Interactions Guest Editor: Alexandre Chenal
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
Basic Research for the Potential Use of Plant Toxins Guest Editor: Souichi Nakashima
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
Omic Technologies Applied to the Study of Marine Shellfish Toxins Guest Editors: Antonio J. Pazos, M. Luz Pérez-Parallé
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
New Challenges in Foodborne Botulism Outbreaks Guest Editor: Fabrizio Anniballi
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Toxins
Leading Opinions (Closed) Collection Editors: Holger Scheib, Gudula Schmidt, Marc Maresca
Topical Collection in Toxins
Bacterial Enterotoxins Collection Editor: Andreja Rajkovic
Topical Collection in Toxins
Fusarium Toxins – Relevance for Human and Animal Health Collection Editor: Sven Dänicke
Topical Collection in Toxins
Immunotoxins 2016 Collection Editors: Tomas Girbes, David J. Fitzgerald
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