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Trends in Biotechnology

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Trends in Biotechnology publishes reviews and perspectives on the applied biological sciences: useful technology derived from or inspired by living systems. Additionally, we welcome short articles on law and intellectual property, policy and regulation, bioethics, communication and public perception, and the economics of biotechnology.


Published research articles
The total number of research articles published as open access or subscription in the last five years
YearOpen accessSubscription
2021 29 94
2020 17 106
2019 13 112
2018 6 109
2017 3 102
Article publishing charge: $6,700
To provide gold open access, this journal has a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published open access

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Impact factor
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years. Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)
5-year impact factor
The 5-year Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited in the JCR year. It is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the five previous years.
Eigenfactor score
The Eigenfactor® score is a rating of the total importance of a specific journal. Journals are rated according to the number of incoming citations, with citations from highly ranked journals weighted to make a larger contribution to the Eigenfactor® than those from poorly ranked journals.


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