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What is the scope of Protein & Cell?

Is Protein & Cell exclusively in English?

What types of manuscripts does Protein & Cell accept?

If my manuscript is rejected from other journals, will the reviews be helpful for publishing the manuscript at Protein & Cell?

Can I submit my manuscript to Protein & Cell and other journal(s) at the same time?

How to submit my manuscript to Protein & Cell?

Will my manuscript be published online before print?

 

What is the scope of Protein & Cell?

Protein & Cell publishes novel research of special significance in biological and biomedical fields, focusing on protein and cell research. Our subject areas include, but are not limited to biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, oncology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, stem cell, plant science, protein science, structural biology and translational medicine. In addition, Protein & Cell publishes Vantage points, Perspectives, News and views about life sciences and up-to-date research highlights/commentaries around the world. Recollections, contributed by you, are also warmly welcomed.


Is Protein & Cell exclusively in English?

Yes, Protein & Cell is a peer-reviewed international journal and is exclusively in English.


What types of manuscripts does Protein & Cell accept?

<> Research articles: original experimental reports within the journal's scope.

<> Reviews, Mini-review: comprehensive, authoritative descriptions of any subject within the journal's scope. They may cover 
basic science and clinical reviews.

<> Vantage points, Perspectives: advanced/preliminary/provocative observation/hypothesis on cutting edge subjects. 

<> News and views, Highlights, Commentaries : up-to-date research highlights and commentaries covering research policies and funding trends in China as well as in other countries.


If my manuscript is rejected from other journals, will the reviews be helpful for publishing the manuscript at Protein & Cell?

Yes. Papers that have been reviewed, if the authors choose, may be submitted with previous reviews and decision letters. This allows for accelerated review process.


Can I submit my manuscript to Protein & Cell and other journal(s) at the same time?

No. When a manuscript is submitted, the Editors assume that similar paper has not been previously published, and has not been submitted elsewhere while under review by Protein & Cell. Further, it is understood that all authors listed on the manuscript have agreed to its submission.


How to submit my manuscript to Protein & Cell?

Please prepare your manuscript in the appropriate format and submit online. If you have any questions, please contact Protein & Cell Editorial Office (protein_cell@biols.ac.cn)


Will my manuscript be published online before print?

Yes. Papers will be published online within two weeks after acceptance.