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Impact Factors for Portland Press journals announced



The 2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports® (Source: 2015 Web of ScienceTM Data) for Portland Press Publishing journals have been announced (see table). We are pleased that the Biochemical Journal continues to be ranked in the top third of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology category of journals and that Clinical Science has retained its spot in the top 20 journals in the Medicine (Research & Experimental) category.


Much of our journal content, particularly in the Biochemical Journal and Clinical Science, is frequently cited in high ranking journals (article influence score) and continues to be influential for a significant amount of time after publication (cited half-life). Clinical Science papers are also cited soon after publication (immediacy index), showing the relevance and timeliness of the published research.


We are pleased to see that the impact factor for Essays in Biochemistry has gone up from 2.844 in 2014 to 3.378 in 2015. Some recent topic highlights from the journal that have contributed to this increase include: Amyloids in Health and Disease, Autophagy: molecules and mechanisms and the Role of Non-Coding RNAs in Biology.  


Portland Press remains dedicated to promoting and sharing scientific research and as a publisher wholly-owned by the Biochemical Society continues to provide sustainable support for the advancement of life science research. 


Journal  2015 Impact Factor   Cited half-life Immediacy Index   Article influence score
 Clinical Science  4.996  9.3 1.273  1.461 
 Biochemical Journal  3.562 >10.0  0.938  1.338 
 Essays in Biochemistry  3.378 5.5  0.966  1.338 
 Biochemical Society Transactions  2.679 8.0  0.438  1.092 
 Bioscience Reports (open access)  2.446 7.8  0.432  0.741