Journal Information

Nature Chemical Biology is an international monthly journal that provides a high-visibility forum for the publication of top-tier original research and commentary for the chemical biology community. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Chem. Biol.


Our international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1552-4450.Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1552-4469.


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