Aims & Scope

Cell Research (CR) publishes original research results that are of unusual significance or broad conceptual or technical advances in all areas of life sciences, as long as the study is closely related to molecular and cell biology. The journal has an international authorship and a broad scope in basic research including:

  • Cell growth, differentiation & apoptosis
  • Signal transduction
  • Stem cell biology & development
  • Chromatin, epigenetics & transcription
  • RNA biology
  • Structural & molecular biology
  • Cancer biology & metabolism
  • Immunity & molecular pathogenesis
  • Molecular & cellular neuroscience
  • Plant molecular & cell biology
  • Omics, system biology & synthetic biology

Cell Research is published by Springer Nature in partnership with the Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In CR the Editorial team and Springer Nature provide readers with high quality original articles and sharply focused reviews and research highlights which span broad areas in life sciences. CR is China's best international journal in life sciences and it is a valued member of Springer Nature's highly respected family of Molecular Cell Biology journals.