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About the Journal

Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica (ABBS) is an internationally peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBS, CAS). ABBS aims to publish original research articles and review articles in diverse fields of biochemical research including Protein Science, Nucleic Acids, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics, Immunology, and Signal Transduction, etc.

ABBS was launched in 1958 by Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry (CAS) and has established itself over the past five decades as one of the most influential biochemical journals in China. It is highly appreciated by scientists throughout the country. Since 2004, ABBS has turned into a full English journal published monthly. From 2005 to 2008, ABBS launched its online version.


YearImpact FactorSi: BiophysicsSi: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
20152.12441 out of 72195 out of 289
20142.19146 out of 73189 out of 289
20132.08950 out of 74204 out of 291
20121.80751 out of 72224 out of 290
20111.37657 out of 74236 out of 289
20101.54758 out of 73221 out of 286
20091.48256 out of 74216 out of 283
20081.08657 out of 70234 out of 276

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

ABBS is covered by the following major indexing services:

Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
Agbiotech News and Information
Agroforestry Abstracts
Biocontrol News and Information
CAB Abstracts
Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts
Chemical Abstracts
Crop Physiology Abstracts
Dairy Science Abstracts
Field Crop Abstracts
Forest Products Abstracts
Forestry Abstracts
Global Health
Grasslands & Forage Abstracts
Helminthology Abstracts
Horticultural Abstracts
Index Veterinarius
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Pig News & Information
Plant Breeding Abstracts
Plant Growth Regulators
Potato Abstracts
Poultry Abstracts
Protozoological Abstracts
Sugar Industry Abstracts
Tropical Diseases Bulletin
Veterinary Bulletin
Weed Abstracts
Wheat, Barley and Triticale Abstracts