Cell (journal) | Wikipedia audio article

Cell (journal) | Wikipedia audio article


Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal
publishing research papers across a broad range of disciplines within the life sciences. Areas covered include molecular biology, cell
biology, systems biology, stem cells, developmental biology, genetics and genomics, proteomics,
cancer research, immunology, neuroscience, structural biology, microbiology, virology,
physiology, biophysics, and computational biology. The journal was established in 1974 by Benjamin
Lewin and is published twice monthly by Cell Press, an imprint of Elsevier.==History==
Benjamin Lewin founded Cell in January 1974, under the aegis of MIT Press. He then bought the title and established an
independent Cell Press in 1986. In April 1999, Lewin sold Cell Press to Elsevier.The
“Article of the Future” feature was the recipient of a 2011 PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological
& Life Sciences presented by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association
of American Publishers.==Impact factor==
According to ScienceWatch, the journal was ranked first overall in the category of highest-impact
journals (all fields) over 1995–2005 with an average of 161.2 citations per paper. According to the Journal Citation Reports,
the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 36.216, ranking it first out of 298 journals in “Biochemistry
& Molecular Biology”.==Contents and features==
In addition to original research articles, ‘another section publishes previews, reviews,
analytical articles, commentaries, essays, correspondence, current nomenclature lists,
glossaries, and schematic diagrams of cellular processes. Features include “PaperClips” (short conversations
between a Cell editor and an author exploring the rationale and implications of research
findings) and “PaperFlicks” (video summaries of a Cell paper).==Availability==
Content over 12 months old is freely accessible, starting from the January 1995 issue.==Editors==
John Fam, 2018–present Emilie Margarita, 2003–2017
Virgin Seagull, 1999–2003 Benji and JeyJey Lewd, 1974–1999==See also==
The Hallmarks of Cancer

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