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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Tong Cao, DDS, PhD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:dencaot@nus.edu.sg) Department of Oral Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119085, Singapore
  • Shengwen Calvin Li, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Research Scientist, Senior Research Fellow, (E-mail: choc.uci@gmail.com) Center for Neuroscience and Stem Cell Research, CHOC Children’s Research Institute/UCI, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Neuroscience Institute, Children's Hospital of Orange County Research Institute, Orange, CA 92868-3874, United States
  • 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
Systematic Review
Camila Maria Ribeiro Pacheco, Priscila Elias Ferreira, Claudia Sayuri Saçaki, Luana Alves Tannous, Idiberto José Zotarelli-Filho, Luiz Cesar Guarita-Souza, Katherine Athayde Teixeira de Carvalho 
World J Stem Cells 11(11):1005-1019. Published online Nov 26, 2019. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v11.i11.1005