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Marine Drugs

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 16603397
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
History: 2005-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Marine Drugs

Impact Factor


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Impact Factor



Marine Drugs (ISSN 1660-3397) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, short notes, and reviews reporting on the discovery, development, exploitation, and production of biologically and therapeutically active compounds from marine habitats. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their research in as much detail as possible; therefore, there is no restriction on the length of the manuscript. Subject areas include: -Identification of bioactive compounds from marine microorganisms, invertebrates, fishes, and plants (e.g. algae, seagrasses, mangroves)- Pharmacological characterization of marine compounds or their derivatives- Marine natural products with activity against human, animal and plant diseases- Marine natural products with insecticidal or herbicidal activities- Synthesis, mutasynthesis and medicinal chemistry of marine natural products- Marine proteomics, glycomics, and lipidomics related to drug discovery or bioactivity- Marine drug development, including pharmaceutical formulation and clinical trials- Marine chemical ecology research inspiring marine drug discovery- Innovative sampling and isolation techniques targeting bioactive marine natural products- Marine biotechnology and molecular biology studies related to drug discovery or production- Structural and biological characterization of marine toxins- Biomaterials of marine origin- Marine-derived ingredients for cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals, marine-derived functional foods and nutritional supplements

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Marine Drugs

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 4.217
  • 2018 Impact Factor 3.918
  • 2017 Impact Factor 4.855
  • 2016 Impact Factor 4.053
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.900
  • 2014 Impact Factor 3.237
  • 2013 Impact Factor 4.475
  • 2012 Impact Factor 4.828
  • 2011 Impact Factor 4.498
  • 2010 Impact Factor 3.776
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.922
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.314
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.172
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.625
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.800
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.