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The Editors of BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making are pleased to invite submissions to our Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics cross-journal collection, guest edited by Frank Eisenhanber, Somali Chaterji, Khanh N.Q Le  and Placide Poba-Nzaou.

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The Xenopus phenotype ontology: bridging model organism phenotype data to human health and development

A-Prot: protein structure modeling using MSA transformer


Aims and scope

BMC Bioinformatics is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles describing novel computational algorithms and software, models and tools, including statistical methods, machine learning and artificial intelligence, as well as systems biology.

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Improving function prediction by considering proteins in terms of their constituent domains

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    3.328 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    4.341 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.105 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.246 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    15 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    56 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    6,337,109 Downloads (2021)
    8,344 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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