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BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of chemically defined therapeutic and toxic agents. The journal welcomes submissions from all fields of experimental and clinical pharmacology including clinical trials and toxicology.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.605 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    2.943 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    0.953 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.497 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    42 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    59 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    588,461 Downloads (2021)
    402 Altmetric mentions (2021)

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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