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Impact Factor Database

Trends in Biochemical Sciences

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 09680004, 01677640
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1976-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Trends in Biochemical Sciences

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Trends in Biochemical Sciences (TiBS) keeps its readers up-to-date and well informed about recent advances in biochemistry and molecular biology through succinct articles. Our goal is to provide articles that do more than simply summarize the literature; they synthesize the data, put forward new ideas, provide insight into the direction of a field, and ultimately have a unique point of view. In addition to topical Reviews, which provide the main focus of each issue, Opinion articles provide a platform for debate and hypothesis where new ideas can be discussed. In addition, we publish a wide variety of very short articles that are designed to inform and provoke thought in a lively and widely-accessible manner. These including interviews (Trendstalks), discussion of issues at the interface of biochemistry and the general public (Science and Society), discussion of issues pertaining to the scientific community or the advancement of science (Scientific Life), highlights of exciting recent developments in the literature (Spotlights) and single-point hypotheses (Forums). Responses to previously-published TiBS content are welcome and encouraged in the form of Letters.

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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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Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 10.814
  • 2018 Impact Factor 13.115
  • 2017 Impact Factor 12.945
  • 2016 Impact Factor 15.297
  • 2015 Impact Factor 13.265
  • 2014 Impact Factor 12.029
  • 2013 Impact Factor 14.686
  • 2012 Impact Factor 14.766
  • 2011 Impact Factor 11.698
  • 2010 Impact Factor 10.831
  • 2009 Impact Factor 12.725
  • 2008 Impact Factor 13.423
  • 2007 Impact Factor 12.473
  • 2006 Impact Factor 12.887
  • 2005 Impact Factor 13.387
  • 2004 Impact Factor 10.027
  • 2003 Impact Factor 8.305
  • 2002 Impact Factor 11.735
  • 2001 Impact Factor 15.577
  • 2000 Impact Factor 13.171
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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.