About the Journal

Aims & Scope

Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology aims to be the premier source of reviews and commentaries for the scientific communities we serve. We strive to publish articles that are authoritative, accessible and enhanced with clearly understandable figures, tables and other display items. We want to provide an unparalleled service to authors, referees and readers, and we work hard to maximize the usefulness and impact of each article. The journal publishes Reviews, Perspectives, Comments and Research Highlights relevant to molecular and cell biologists, with our broad scope ensuring that the articles we publish reach the widest possible audience.

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About the Editors

Nature Review Molecular Cell Biology has no external editorial board. All editorial decisions are made by a team of professional editorswho are PhD-level scientists.

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Journal Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol.


The international standard serial numbers (ISSN) for Nature Review Molecular Cell Biology are 1759-5029 (print) and 1759-5037 (online).