Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1979 under the title Journal of Applied Biochemistry and published by Academic Press. It assumed its present title in 1986 and publication was taken over by Portland Press in 1993. It is now published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell (since 2011). It is the official journal of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The journal publishes scholarly Articles and Reviews relating to biological and process-engineering sciences that underpin the translation of discovers in life sciences to therapeutic and diagnostic products for the benefit of mankind. Topics covered include nucleic acids and proteins engineering and purification; genes peptides and proteins therapy; biomaterials; biological modeling; stem cells and tissue engineering; bio-imaging; bio-sensors; biotechnology of food and natural compounds.

Since 2007, the journal has appeared monthly online. Content from 1998 is available online in PDF and HTML formats, with papers from 2005 also being available in an enhanced full-text format (EESI-View). The journal has introduced the facility for authors to pay for their papers to be available freely online.

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is indexed in the following databases:  BIOBASE/CABS, BIOSIS, CAB International, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Dechema, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, MEDLINE, International Food Information Service, IFIS Publishing and the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

Image Caption: November 2007 cover of ‘Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry’. Credit: Wikipedia

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