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JBC Virtual Issues

JBC Virtual Issues

Virtual issues are collections of recently published JBC papers in a particular field. These issues are created by the JBC editorial team to highlight a topic that has attracted significant publications in JBC. The redacted versions of papers appearing in JBC Virtual Issues are free for 14 days after the issue is posted, like all accepted versions of papers in JBC. We welcome your suggestions for future topical collections.

Plant biology

Plant biology from chemistry to the field

This issue highlights work at the interface of plant science and biological chemistry that contribute to understanding fundamental processes in a range of "green" organisms.

Assembled by Joseph Jez

Published August 2017

Ion channels

Ion channels

This issue highlights papers from the last 12 months that reflect the breadth of recent studies advancing our understanding of the biological chemistry of voltage- and ligand-gated ion channels.

Assembled by Roger Colbran

Published July 2017

Structural biology

Structural biology

This issue captures the new scientific insights across all areas of biology made possible by rapidly expanding structural biology capabilities.

Assembled by Norma Allewell, Wolfgang Peti and Catherine Goodman

Published June 2017

Highlights of 2016

Highlights of 2016

This issue presents our “Highlights of 2016” – articles selected from each of our topical subdisciplines that showcase some of the compelling science published at JBC in the past year.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published February 2017

Enzymology

Enzymology

This issue delves into the mechanistic mysteries of cellular machines, discovering the details of enzymes that act on nucleic acids, natural products, metabolites and more.

Assembled by F. Peter Guengerich and Ruma Banerjee

Published January 2017

Autophagy

Autophagy

This issue honors the foundations and current highlights of research on autophagy, a field recognized by the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.

Assembled by George DeMartino

Published December 2016

Focus on China

Focus on China

This issue pays tribute to the theme of “Integrative Biochemistry”, at the heart of this year’s international conference of the Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Assembled by Catherine Goodman and Martin Spiering

Published October 2016

Epigenetics, gene regulation, and cell fate

Epigenetics, gene regulation, and cell fate

This issue explores the epigenetic marks that program our genome to control cellular and organismal outcomes.

Assembled by John Denu and Catherine Goodman

Published October 2016

Protein folding Issue Artwork

Protein folding in the cell

This issue celebrates studies of how cells ensure the health of their proteomes and guard against deleterious outcomes when proteins misfold.

Assembled by Lila Gierasch and Catherine Goodman

Published July 2016

DNA Issue Artwork

DNA Polymerases, Damage and Repair

This issue captures our growing understanding of nucleotide recognition in normal cellular processes and in response to environmental insults.

Assembled by F. Peter Guengerich and Catherine Goodman

Published May 2016

Best of 2015

Best of 2015

This issue announces the “Best of the Year” articles of 2015, selected from Papers of the Week.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published January 2016

Best of 2014

Best of 2014

This issue announces the “Best of the Year” articles of 2014, selected to represent each of the broad themes covered by JBC.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published January 2015

Best of 2013

Best of 2013

This issue announces the “Best of JBC” articles of 2013, selected to represent each of the broad themes covered by JBC, and includes four podcasts that dive deeper into some of the articles' contents.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published January 2014

 Best of 2012

Best of 2012

This issue announces the “Best of JBC” articles of 2012, selected to represent each of the broad themes covered by JBC.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published January 2013

Best of 2011

Best of 2011

This issue announces the “Best of JBC” articles of 2011, selected to represent each of the broad themes covered by JBC.

Assembled by the editors of JBC

Published January 2012

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