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Journa Name:

PLoS Biology


15449173, 15457885


Public Library of Science


Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)

Subject Area:

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)


United States


Northern America

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Aims & Scope of the Journal

PLoS Biology is a research journal that publishes research related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous). This journal is published by the Public Library of Science. The ISSN of this journal is 15449173, 15457885. Based on the Scopus data, the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of PLoS Biology is 4,005.
Also, check the other important details below like Publisher, ISSN, Ranking, Indexing, Impact Factor (if applicable), Publication fee (APC), Review Time, and Acceptance Rate of PLoS Biology.
According to Clarivate's JCR, the journals indexed in SCIE/SSCI have an impact factor.

How to publish in PLoS Biology

This journal covers the fields/ categories related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous). If your research field is related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous), then visit the official website of PLoS Biology and send your manuscript.

Tips for publishing in PLoS Biology:
  • - Selection of research problem.
  • - Presenting a solution.
  • - Designing the paper.
  • - Make your manuscript publication worthy.
  • - Write an effective results section.
  • - Mind your references.

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance rate is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published. Researchers can check the acceptance rate on the journal website. Even you can Contact the editor of the journal.

Journal Publication Time

Journals usually ask reviewers to provide their reviews within 3-4 weeks. However, few journals have a mechanism to enforce the deadline, which is why it can be hard to predict how long the peer review process will take.
The review time also depends upon the quality of a research paper.

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