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Aims and scope of journal

Mission, vision and values of Cell Death & Differentiation:

  • To devote itself to scientific excellence in the field of cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry of cell death and disease.
  • To provide a unified forum for scientists and clinical researchers
  • It is committed to the rapid publication of high quality original papers relating to these subjects, together with topical, usually solicited, reviews, meeting reports, editorial correspondence and occasional commentaries on controversial and scientifically informative issues.

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The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Cell Death & Differentiation is 1350-9047, and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1476-5403.


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Bcl-2 family database

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