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Welcome to the World Journal of Stem Cells

World Journal of Stem Cells (WJSC, World J Stem Cells) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJSC accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJSC are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJSC is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of stem cells, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJSC include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2020 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Carlo Ventura, MD, PhD, Director, Full Professor, (E-mail: carlo.ventura@unibo.it) Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine (DIMES), School of Medicine University of Bologna, Bologna 40129, Italy
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJSC is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2019 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2018 impact factor for WJSC as 3.534 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJSC as 14 among 26 journals in Cell and Tissue Engineering (quartile in category Q3), and 94 among 193 journals in Cell Biology (quartile in category Q2).
ISSN
1948-0210 (online)
Review
Minireviews
Basic Study
John Underwood, Mahvish Rahim, Carijo West, Rebecca Britton, Elaine Skipworth, Vicki Graves, Steven Sexton, Hillary Harris, Dave Schwering, Anthony Sinn, Karen E Pollok, Kent A Robertson, W Scott Goebel, Kerry M Hege 
World J Stem Cells 12(5):359-367. Published online May 26, 2020. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v12.i5.359
Systematic Reviews
Mariana Penteado Nucci, Igor Salerno Filgueiras, João Matias Ferreira, Fernando Anselmo de Oliveira, Leopoldo Penteado Nucci, Javier Bustamante Mamani, Gabriel Nery Albuquerque Rego, Lionel Fernel Gamarra 
World J Stem Cells 12(5):381-405. Published online May 26, 2020. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v12.i5.381