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ChemBioChem is a peer-reviewed journal of chemical biology, synthetic biology and bio-nanotechnology co-owned by 14 European chemical society members of ChemPubSoc Europe and published by Wiley-VCH. ChemBioChem has been published since 2000.

DisciplineChemical biology
Edited byRuben Ragg
Publication details
Publication history
2000 to present
Wiley-VCH (Germany)
Standard abbreviations
ISSN1439-4227 (print)
1439-7633 (web)

ChemBioChem is a sister publication to other scientific journals published by Wiley-VCH, including Angewandte Chemie, ChemMedChem, ChemPhysChem, ChemSusChem, ChemCatChem, and ChemistryViews. Its mission is to integrate the wide and flourishing fields of chemical biology and biological chemistry. Contributions in ChemBioChem cover all area of chemical biology, including bioinorganic and bioorganic chemistry, biochemistry, structural biology, synthetic biology and bio-nanotechnology; that is, research at the interface of chemistry and biology that deals with the application of chemical methods to biological problems or uses life science tools to address questions in chemistry.

ChemBioChem publishes Communications and Full Papers, Reviews, Minireviews, Highlights, Concepts, Book Reviews and Conference Reports. Viewpoints, Correspondence, Essays, and Web Sites and Databases are also occasionally featured.[1] The journal is indexed in major databases including the ISI's Web of Knowledge database;[2] the journal has been online-only since 2016.[3]


  1. ^ Notice to Authors, Wiley,
  2. ^ Web of Science, Thompson Scientific.
  3. ^ Campbell, Meghan A (2016). "At the Speed of Color". ChemBioChem. 17 (1): 3–6. doi:10.1002/cbic.201500640. PMID 26731045.