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BioEssays is a monthly peer-reviewed review journal covering molecular and cellular biology. Areas covered include genetics, genomics, epigenetics, evolution, developmental biology, neuroscience, human biology, physiology, systems biology, and plant biology. The journal also publishes commentaries on aspects of science communication, education, policy, and current affairs.

BioEssays  
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DisciplineBiology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byAndrew Moore
Publication details
History1984–present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
4.725 (2015)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4BioEssays
Indexing
CODENBIOEEJ
ISSN0265-9247 (print)
1521-1878 (web)
LCCN98641457
OCLC no.11195715
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HistoryEdit

The journal was established in December 1984 by founding editor-in-chief William J. Whelan under the auspices of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Adam S. Wilkins became editor in January 1990. Originally published by ICSU Press and The Company of Biologists, BioEssays has been published by John Wiley & Sons since January 1998. Andrew Moore became editor-in-chief in August 2008.

Post-publication commentingEdit

BioEssays offers an article-commenting facility via its website. Topics of particular current attention are often highlighted for commenting.

Abstracting and indexingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BioEssays". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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