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Cover Image - Cell, Volume 185, Issue 17

Cell publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease mechanisms and therapeutics. 

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Published research articles
The total number of research articles published as open access or subscription in the last five years
Open accessSubscription
2021 99 389
2020 96 455
2019 65 459
2018 66 494
2017 46 430
Article publishing charge: $9,900
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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2.43 weeks
Time to first decision
The average number of weeks it takes for an article to go from manuscript submission to the initial decision on the article, including standard and desk rejects.
3.76 weeks
Publication time
The average number of weeks an article takes to reach from manuscript acceptance to the first appearance of the article online (with DOI).

Impact metrics

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66.850
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)
59.901
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.
77
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CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. 2018-2021) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of these documents in these same four years (e.g. 2018– 21).

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