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Who we are: Founded in 1906, the ASBMB has a storied history of advancing the mechanistic understanding of nature through promotion of the highest-quality research in biochemistry and molecular biology.

What we do: The society is committed to advancing scientific knowledge by publishing and reporting on significant and enduring research.

Why us?: ASBMB journals are committed to helping scientists disseminate their findings in the most efficient and effective way. We strive to keep review times short, provide useful feedback and promote contributions after publication. As always, our publications are free to any reader, increasing visibility and ensuring research equity.

Journal of Biological Chemistry

The focuses on science at the intersection of chemistry and biology, illuminating the mechanistic details of biological processes.

All accepted manuscripts are available to the public for free within 48 hours of acceptance. The average time from submission to first decision is 21 days for regular articles and shorter for .

Explore JBC papers:

  • — the top-rated papers published in JBC accompanied by commentaries and author profiles.
  • — authoritative analysis of topics including recent advances in specialized areas, methodologies and technology, and interdisciplinary research.
  • — highlighting breakthrough papers published in JBC with context about the field and authors.
  • — scientific memoirs by trailblazers in the field of biological chemistry.
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Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

fosters the development and applications of proteomics in both basic and translational research. It showcases cutting-edge advances in proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics.


Learn more about MCP

Explore MCP papers:

  • — themed issues on topics such as immunopeptidomics and glycoproteomics.
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Journal of Lipid Research

The is the most-cited journal devoted to lipids in the world, focusing on the science of lipids in health and disease.

Explore JLR papers:

  • — a series of articles on a hot lipid-related topic appearing in consecutive issues. 
  • — based on human data collected for genetic or characterization studies.
  • — highlighting an especially significant article, JLR editorial board members discuss the importance of the research and examine its potential consequences.
  • — peer-reviewed, one-page articles celebrating scientists and the images they create.
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ASBMB Today

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ASBMB Today is the society's news magazine, containing extensive coverage of awards, meetings, research highlights, job placements and human interest articles.

Recent articles from ASBMB Today
'Challenging membrane' researcher wins Tabor award

Hannah Kondolf and her colleagues developed a system that activates gasdermin proteins in an efficient and equivalent manner and showed differences in two gasdermins.

The language barrier: Daily struggles of an immigrant in science

“Because I’m afraid of being misunderstood or judged for my accent or grammar mistakes, I sometimes hesitate to speak up in meetings or share my ideas with colleagues,” Thiago Pasin writes.

Water is the 2024 molecule of the year

The 54 nominees included proteins and protein complexes, RNAs, lipids, drugs and therapeutics, signaling mediators and more. ASBMB members cast their votes and determined the winner.