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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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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.938 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.100 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

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    19 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    146 days submission to accept (Median)

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