Toxins 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Toxicology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 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.
  • Sections: published in six topical sections.
Impact Factor: 4.546 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.800 (2020)
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Topic in Microorganisms, Toxics, Toxins
Instrumental and Bioanalytical Methods for Food Contaminant Detection Editors-in-Chief: Jana Pulkrabova, Aristeidis Tsagkaris
Deadline: 30 September 2022
Special Issue in Toxins
The Behavioral Ecology of Venom Guest Editors: William K. Hayes, Matthew P. Rowe
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
Detection and Current Challenges in Marine and Freshwater Biotoxin Monitoring Guest Editor: Ronel Biré
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
New Insight into Ricin Toxicity Guest Editors: Nicholas Mantis, Marek Tchórzewski
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Toxins
Structure and Function of Clostridial and Botulinum-Like Neurotoxins Guest Editor: Geoffrey Masuyer
Deadline: 15 December 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: David J. Fitzgerald, Tomas Girbes
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