Biology is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of biological sciences published monthly online by MDPI. The Spanish Society for Nitrogen Fixation (SEFIN) and Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) are affiliated with Biology, and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biology) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 18.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
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  • Companion journal: Foundations.
Impact Factor: 4.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.4 (2022)
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Deadline: 15 August 2023
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Deadline: 31 August 2023
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Deadline: 15 September 2023
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