Cell is the premier journal of the life sciences, publishing the highest quality research across a broad range of disciplines. Published biweekly, Cell features papers that are exciting enough to capture attention at the time of publication, and rigorous enough to withstand the test of time. For 35 years, top international researchers have relied on Cell to publish high impact papers that have come to form the foundation of contemporary life science research.
Cell publishes original research articles of exceptional significance, and is cell biology’s top research journal with an impact factor of 31.253*. Topics covered include: molecular biology, cell biology, systems biology, stem cells, human disease, developmental biology, genetics and genomics, proteomics, cancer research, immunology, neuroscience, structural biology, microbiology, virology, physiology, evolution, biophysics and computational biology.
Cell’s Leading Edge section publishes previews, minireviews, reviews, analysis articles, commentaries, essays, correspondence and the highly popular Snapshot, a handy reference tool presenting up-to-date tables of nomenclature, glossaries, full signaling pathways and schematic diagrams of cellular processes.
Innovative features on Cell.com include PaperClips (short conversations between a Cell editor and an author exploring the rationale and implications of research findings), PaperFlicks (video summaries of a Cell paper - watch and listen as the authors take you on a brief personally-guided tour of their exciting results), podcasts, videos, links to Cell Press YouTube and Twitter websites, a comprehensive, interactive conference calendar, and more.
*Source: 2008 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports