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IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 0.759
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.803

CiteScore 2016: 0.85

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.300
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.476

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    Your benefits:
    • Sixty years of publishing high quality research from Central Europe
    • Rapid publications of outstanding research papers from all over the world
    • Novel contributions to the understanding of any area of biology
    • Important forum for exchange of insights into questions in biology
    • High quality peer-review

    Aims and Scope

    Biologia (Biolog) is devoted to the publication of research results of scientific importance in botany, zoology, cellular and molecular biology. The primary mission of Biologia is to assist Central and Eastern European researchers in communicating their achievements to the global scientific community, nevertheless, contributions from other regions of the world are by no means excluded. The journal is peer-reviewed and is published monthly in paper and electronic versions. The language of the Biologia is English.

    • botany
    • zoology
    • cellular and molecular biology

    Article formats
    Research Papers, Review Papers, Rapid Communications, Reports, Commentaries, Book Reviews, Corrigenda

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    Type of Publication:
    researchers and professionals in the field of botany, cellular and molecular biology, zoology

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Manuscripts should be submitted by email: Your benefits of publishing with us
    • Fast, fair, and constructive peer review
    • Rapid online publication with short turnaround times
    • Optional open access publication
    • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
    • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
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    Submission process
    • Before preparing a manuscript please check the Instructions for Authors and Guidelines for Reviewers
    • Once the paper is accepted, authors are assumed to have transferred the copyright of the paper to the publisher
    • Decision on your paper
    • If accepted: you have the option to publish it open access
    • Publication online and in print
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    • Agreement Submission of a manuscript indicates a tacit understanding that the paper is not actively under consideration for publication with other journals
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    Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter's OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

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    Editorial Information

    F. Hindák (Bratislava, Slovakia)

    Section Botany

    Managing Editor:

    I. Mistrík (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Editorial Board:
    M. Čiamporová (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    F. Hindák (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    J. Kochjarová (Blatnica, Slovakia)
    J. Šibík (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    B. Šingliarová (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    M. Valachovič (Bratislava, Slovakia)

    Advisory Board:
    R. A. V. Alvés (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    P. Bureš (Brno, Czech Republic)
    Ch. Brochmann (Oslo, Norway)
    A. Carni (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
    J. Chrtek (Prague, Czech Republic)
    A. Davis (Kew, United Kingdom)
    E. Eleftheriou (Tessaloniky, Greece)
    L. Hedenäs (Stockholm, Sweden)
    J. Kolbek (Průhonice, Czech Republic)
    I. Lichtscheidl (Wien, Austria)
    S. Loppi (Siena, Italy)
    K. Marhold (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    L. Mucina (Perth, Australia)
    A. Poulíčková (Olomouc, Czech Republic)
    T. Rich (Cardiff, United Kingdom)
    H. Sluiman (Edinbourg, United Kingdom)
    J.-S. Song (Andong, South Korea)
    E. Tanimoto (Nagoya, Japan)
    A. Tribsch (Salzburg, Austria)
    C.I. Ullrich (Darmstadt, Germany)
    K. Wolowski (Kraków, Poland)

    Section Zoology

    Managing Editor:

    Maria Kazimírová (Bratislava, Slovakia)

    Editorial Board:
    Peter Bitušík (Banská Bystrica, Slovakia)
    Gwendolyn D. Carroll (Statesboro, Georgia, USA)
    Igor Hudec (Košice, Slovakia)
    Peter Kaňuch (Zvolen, Slovakia)
    Alexander Kiss (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Alena Kohoutová-Šedivá (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Ján Koščo (Prešov, Slovakia)
    Natraj Krishnan (Corvallis, Oregon, USA)
    Anton Krištín (Zvolen, Slovakia)
    Pavol Prokop (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Zbyšek Šustek (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Ian A. Todd (Bath, United Kingdom)
    Radovan Václav (Bratislava, Slovakia)
    Advisory Board:
    P.G. Bianco (Napoli, Italy)
    W. Bogdanowicz (Warszawa, Poland)
    J. Boháč (České Budějovice, Czech Republic)
    B. Coad (Ottawa, Canada)
    M. Chvála (Prague, Czech Republic)
    W. Foissner (Salzburg, Austria)
    L. Forró (Budapest, Hungary)
    U. Fritz (Dresden, Germany)
    H. Hoi (Vienna, Austria)
    A. Kotov (Moscow, Russia)
    M.J. Collares Pereira (Lisboa, Portugal)
    B. Rossaro (Milano, Italy)
    A. Saboori (Tehran, Iran)
    P. Tryjanowski (Poznań, Poland)
    F. Valera (Almería, Spain)

    Section Cellular and Molecular Biology

    Managing Editor:
    Š. Janeček (Bratislava, Slovakia)

    Editorial Board:
    Š. Janeček, Bratislava
    H. Brumer, Stockholm
    M.M. Gromiha, Tokyo
    S. Kjelleberg, Sydney
    R. Lessire, Bordeaux
    P. Martinez-Gomez, Murcia
    J.L. McKillip, Muncie
    M. Mkandawire, Dresden
    A. Pandey, Trivandrum
    B. Patel, Brisbane
    P. Rosa, Hamilton
    B. Svensson, Kgs. Lyngby
    M. Wolf, Würzburg

    Advisory Board:
    R. Aldonyte, Gainesville
    P.M. Coutinho, Marseille
    G. Feller, Liège
    M.Y. Galperin, Bethesda
    M. Kettner, Bratislava
    M. Kollarova, Bratislava
    T. Kuriki, Osaka
    W. Liebl, Göttingen
    S. Longhi, Marseille
    G. Malloch, Dundee
    M. Miko, Bratislava
    J. Polaina, Valencia
    B. Polek, Bratislava
    J. Raine, Guelph
    M. Sipiczki, Debrecen
    J. Spižek, Prague
    J. Štefanovič, Bratislava
    J. Timko, Bratislava
    D. Tóth, Nitra
    A. Tramontano, Rome
    J. Turňa, Bratislava
    R. Ulbrich-Hofmann, Halle
    M.J.E.C. van der Maarel, Groningen
    D. Vlček, Bratislava

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