Who we are: Founded in 1906, the ASBMB has a storied history of advancing the mechanistic understanding of nature through promotion of the highest-quality research in biochemistry and molecular biology.

What we do: The society is committed to advancing scientific knowledge by publishing and reporting on significant and enduring research.

Why us?: ASBMB journals are committed to helping scientists disseminate their findings in the most efficient and effective way. We strive to keep review times short, provide useful feedback and promote contributions after publication. As always, our publications are free to any reader, increasing visibility and ensuring research equity.

Journal of Biological Chemistry

JBC

The Journal of Biological Chemistry focuses on science at the intersection of chemistry and biology, illuminating the mechanistic details of biological processes.

All accepted manuscripts are available to the public for free on the day of acceptance. The average time from submission to first decision is 17 days for regular articles and shorter for accelerated communications.

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  • Editors’ Picks — the top-rated papers published in JBC accompanied by commentaries and author profiles.
  • JBC Reviews — authoritative analysis of topics including recent advances in specialized areas, methodologies and technology, and interdisciplinary research.
  • Classics — highlighting breakthrough papers published in JBC with context about the field and authors.
  • Reflections — scientific memoirs by trailblazers in the field of biological chemistry.
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Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

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Molecular & Cellular Proteomics fosters the development and applications of proteomics in both basic and translational research. It showcases cutting-edge advances in proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics.

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Journal of Lipid Research

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The Journal of Lipid Research is the most-cited journal devoted to lipids in the world, focusing on the science of lipids in health and disease.

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ASBMB Today

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ASBMB Today is the society's news magazine, containing extensive coverage of awards, meetings, research highlights, job placements and human interest articles.

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ASBMB welcomes new members

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed almost 120 new member in September.

Games memorialize Conn; remembering Kurt Ebner

UCDavis finds a unique way to honor the memory of plant biochemist Eric Conn. Kurt Ebner was a department chair at the University of Kansas Medical Center for two decades.

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

In the U.S., about 2.8 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. Learn about recent research on TBI-related dementia, dysfunctional mitochondria and other work powering the march toward better therapies.