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The Biochemical Society owns a range of journals, a magazine and free online resources, publishing the latest research and news within the molecular and cellular biosciences.


Our journals are published through Portland Press. Community owned, Portland Press works in partnership with active researchers and information professionals to share knowledge and advance the life sciences. As an independent Society publisher we are a strong voice, advocating for our international community and for molecular life science research.


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Research Journals


Biochemical Journal

Clinical Science

Bioscience Reports

Neuronal Signaling

Explores the molecular mechanisms that underpin key biological processes.

Translates molecular bioscience and experimental research into medical insights.  A full Open Access journal providing a home for sound scientific research in all areas of cell biology and molecular life sciences. 

This exciting new fully Open Access journal publishes high-quality molecular and cellular neuroscience research

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Review Journals

Biochemical Society Transactions Essays in Biochemistry
Emerging Topics in Life Sciences

Publishes mini-reviews by experts in the field providing a timely snapshot of the latest developments across a range of topics in the cellular and molecular life sciences.

Offers reviews from experts in the field highlighting recent hot topics in biochemistry, written to be accessible for those not yet immersed in the subject.
Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of life science research, each issue focuses on new, or growing, field. 


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Books, magazines and online resources


The Biochemist

The Biochemist Blog

Biochemical Society Symposia


The Biochemical Society's bi-monthly magazine is a great way to keep up with news and views on issues of relevance to the molecular bioscience community. 

A forum for news, views and opinions on issues of relevance to the molecular bioscience community. 

This journal is no longer actively publishing, but carries 7 years of published proceedings from the Biochemical Society's Annual Symposia up to 2007.

A diverse collection of books from the bioscience sector published by Portland Press.


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