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  1. Volume 12

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    1. Beyond the Genome 2011

      Volume 12 Supplement 1

  2. Volume 11

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    1. Beyond the Genome: The true gene count, human evolution and disease genomics

      Volume 11 Supplement 1

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    1. The BioCreative II - Critical Assessment for Information Extraction in Biology Challenge

      Volume 9 Supplement 2

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    1. Transposons in vertebrate functional genomics

      Volume 8 Supplement 1

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 10.1
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 16.5
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 2.521
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 7.197

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 22
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 277

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 6,688,476
    Altmetric mentions: 12,515

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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