Cells is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of cell biology, molecular biology, and biophysics, published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM), Nordic Autophagy Society (NAS), Spanish Society of Hematology and Hemotherapy (SEHH) and Society for Regenerative Medicine (Russian Federation) (RPO) are affiliated with Cells and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Cell Biology) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology)
  • 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 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Sections: published in 22 topical sections.
  • Companion journal: Organoids.
Impact Factor: 6.0 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.7 (2022)
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Topic in BioChem, Cancers, Cells, IJMS, IJERPH, Biomolecules, Environments, Toxics
Environmental Toxicology and Human Health Topic Editors: Esref Demir, Sam Kacew
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, Cells, CIMB, IJMS, JMP, Molecules, Proteomes
Metalloproteins and Metalloenzymes Topic Editors: Eugene A. Permyakov, Ludmilla Morozova-Roche
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Cells, Epigenomes, Genes, IJMS, IJTM
Stem Cell Differentiation and Applications Topic Editors: Hiroyuki Hirai, Haiyun Pei, Atsushi Asakura
Deadline: 20 October 2023
Topic in Cancers, Cells, Diagnostics, Future Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics
New Molecular Targets and Novel Strategies in Drug Development to Prevent Relapse in Acute Leukemia Topic Editors: Oxana Dobrovinskaya, Ivan Delgado-Enciso
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Cells
Crosstalk between the Bone Marrow Microenvironment and Breast Cancer Guest Editor: Pranela Rameshwar
Deadline: 10 August 2023
Special Issue in Cells
Inhibiting Immune Checkpoint-Expressing Cells for Tumor Therapy Guest Editor: Fabrizio Marcucci
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Cells
Cell and Molecular Causes of Joint Inflammation and Damage Guest Editor: Gundula Schulze-Tanzil
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Cells
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Its Regeneration Guest Editor: Hideki Sudo
Deadline: 10 September 2023
Topical Collection in Cells
Non-human Chromosome Analysis Collection Editor: Darren Griffin
Topical Collection in Cells
Role of Autophagy in Viral Infection Collection Editor: Grant R. Campbell
Topical Collection in Cells
Tumor Metabolism and Therapy Collection Editors: Guohui Sun, Jianhua Wang
Topical Collection in Cells
Molecular signaling, Circuit Neuroplasticity and the Cognitive Function Collection Editor: Francisco Monje
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