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Nature Structural & Molecular Biology is a monthly journal focusing on the functional and mechanistic understanding of how molecular components in a biological process work together. 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. Struct. Mol. Biol.


Our international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1545-9993. Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1545-9985.

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