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Name of Journal World Journal of Stem Cells
Title Abbreviation World J Stem Cells
ISSN 1948-0210 (online)
DOI 10.4252
Aim The WJSC is a high-quality, peer reviewed, open-access journal. The primary task of WJSC is to rapidly publish high-quality original articles, reviews, editorials, and case reports in the field of stem cells. In order to promote productive academic communication, the peer review process for the WJSC is transparent; to this end, all published manuscripts are accompanied by the anonymized reviewers’ comments as well as the authors’ responses. The primary aims of the WJSC are to improve diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive modalities and the skills of clinicians and to guide clinical practice in stem cells.
Scope Adult Stem Cells, Embryoid Bodies, Embryonal Carcinoma Stem Cells, Embryonic Stem Cells, Hemangioblasts, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Lymphoid Progenitor Cells, Mesenchymal Stromal Cells, Myeloid Progenitor Cells, Myoblasts (Cardiac, Skeletal, and Smooth Muscle), Neoplastic Stem Cells, Neural Stem Cells, Pluripotent Stem Cells, Side-Population Cells, and Totipotent Stem Cells.
Open Access Open access
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).
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Editors-in-Chief Tong Cao, Shengwen Calvin Li, Carlo Ventura
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Research Domain Cell Biology
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