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Submission guidelines

Before you submit your manuscript to Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, please ensure you have read and noted the below:

Formatting
Please ensure your manuscript conforms to the Journal's formatting guidelines.  Detailed instructions by article type are available in the 'Preparing your manuscript' section. 

Graphical abstract
A graphical abstract image must be uploaded during submission. This is a picture which will appear underneath the Abstract on the website. It should be relevant to the topic covered and serve to attract readers' attention to the article. The graphical abstract image may be one of the images included in the article or any other image the authors feel to be appropriate. See Submission Guidelines for details.

Copyediting
Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters provides a copy editing service for accepted manuscripts. To facilitate the copy editing process we ask that authors upload an editable version of their manuscript.


Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Now you’ve identified a journal to submit to, there are a few things you should be familiar with before you submit.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    Please note that manuscript can only be submitted by an author of the manuscript and may not be submitted by a third party. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    8.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    7.2 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.573 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.643 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    11 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    104 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
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