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Acceptance Rate

The definition of journal acceptance rate is the percentage of all articles submitted to International Journal of Molecular Sciences that was accepted for publication. Based on the Journal Acceptance Rate Feedback System database, the latest acceptance rate of International Journal of Molecular Sciences is 100.0%.

100.0 %
Latest Reviews
Year Outcome Editor
Year Outcome Editor
2020 Accepted Jerry Wang
2018 Accepted -
2019 Accepted -
2019 Accepted -
2019 Accepted -

Annual Publication Volume

Publications Cites Dataset

Year Publications
Year Publications
2000 13
2001 29
2002 83
2003 45
2004 28
2005 26
2006 43
2007 97
2008 187
2009 296
2010 337
2011 630
2012 1080
2013 1366
2014 1435
2015 1738
2016 2160
2017 2802
2018 4158
2019 6533
2020 9857
2021 460
Journal Ranking
Subcategory Quartile Rank Percentile
Organic Chemistry 1 43/183

Organic Chemistry 76%

Spectroscopy 1 17/74

Spectroscopy 77%

Molecular Biology 2 157/381

Molecular Biology 58%

Physical and Theoretical Chemistry 1 40/162

Physical and Theoretical Chemistry 75%

Catalysis 2 24/57

Catalysis 58%

Inorganic Chemistry 1 14/69

Inorganic Chemistry 80%

Computer Science Applications 1 136/636

Computer Science Applications 78%

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate for an academic journal is dependent upon the relative demand for publishing in a particular journal, the peer review processes in place, the mix of invited and unsolicited submissions, and time to publication, among others. As such, it may be a proxy for perceived prestige and demand as compared to availability. However, locating acceptance rates for individual journals or for specific disciplines can be difficult, yet is necessary information for promotion and tenure activities. Journals with lower article acceptance rates are frequently considered to be more prestigious and more “meritorious”. As an internal benchmark, most journals will not publish their acceptance rates on their website. From their perspective, a consistently low acceptance rate may prove to be a deterrent to future submissions. Moreover, the method of calculating acceptance rates varies among journals. Some journals use all manuscripts received as a base for computing this rate. Other journals allow the editor to choose which papers are sent to reviewers and calculate the acceptance rate on those that are reviewed that is less than the total manuscripts received. Also, many editors do not maintain accurate records on this data and provide only a rough estimate.

Journal Acceptance Rate Feedback System

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Journal Profile
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International Journal of Molecular Sciences | Academic Accelerator - About the Journal


The International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067; CODEN: IJMCFK; ISSN 1661-6596 for printed edition) provides an advanced forum for molecular studies in biology and chemistry, with a strong emphasis on molecular biology and molecular medicine. Our aim is to provide rigorous peer review and enable rapid publication of cutting-edge research to educate and inspire the scientific community worldwide.We encourage scientists to publish their experimental, theoretical, and computational results in as much detail as possible, in a regular section ( or in a Special Issue ( Therefore, there is no restriction on the length of the papers or the number of electronic multimedia and supplementary files. For all articles, the full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files regarding the full details of the experimental procedure, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary material (including animated pictures, videos, interactive Excel sheets, software executables and others).Manuscript categories: original scientific research articles, comprehensive reviews, communications, case reports, letters, commentaries, editorials, etc.In the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, molecules are the object of study; among those studies, we find:fundamental theoretical problems of broad interest in biology, chemistry and medicine;breakthrough experimental technical progress of broad interest in biology, chemistry and medicine; andapplication of the theories and novel technologies to specific experimental studies and calculations. The International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering research in chemistry, molecular physics (chemical physics and physical chemistry), and molecular biology. It is published by MDPI and was established in 2000. The editors-in-chief are Maurizio Battino, Paschalis Alexandridis, Bamin Khomami, Dongho Kim, Maurizio Margaglione, Micheline Misrahi, Antonio Pisani, Jeffrey L. Platt, José L. Quiles, Antonio Rescifina, Claudiu T. Supuran, Irmgard Tegeder, Charles Brennan, Kurt A. Jellinger, Stephen A. Bustin, Xiaofeng Jia, Guido R.M.M. Haenen, Vladimir N. Uversky, Michael Welsh, Marco d'Ischia, Andreas Taubert, Setsuko Komatsu, Ian A. Nicholls.

MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Publication Frequency
2000 - Present
Open Access
Publication Fee