September 2017: Editorial - On the costs of scientific publishing
September 2017: Check out our newsroom for the latest JBC news!
September 2017: News Release - Scientists find cellular backup plan for keeping iron levels just right.
September 2017: News release - Sugary secrets of a cancer-related protein.
September 2017: Manuscript System Change for JBC
September 2017: News release - New insights into bacterial toxins.
August 2017: News release - Expanding the reach of therapeutic antibodies.
August 2017: News release - A metabolic pathway that feeds liver cancer.
August 2017: News release - Tracing the path of Parkinson's disease proteins.
June 2017: Editorial - ASBMB and JBC: A truly synergistic relationship
May 2017: A new thematic minireview series on Host-Microbiome Metabolic Interplay explores natural product discovery, metabolomics methods, pathogen colonization resistance, and more!
May 2017: 9 Papers withdrawn. Learn more.
April 2017: Editorial - JBC is on a mission to facilitate scientific discovery
February 2017: Highlights of 2016
January 2017: 2016 Minireview Compendium
January 2017: Editorial - What Happens When You Submit a Paper to JBC?
October 2016: 19 papers withdrawn. Learn more
September 2016: The JBC implements one-click manuscript transfer from bioRxiv to the JBC’s submission site. Learn more
September 2016: Editorial - A Loyal Friend of ASBMB and JBC: Howard Schachman, 1918–2016
August 2016: Editorial - What's in a Name?
July 2016: The JBC publishes Accelerated Communications (replacing Reports), which have an even shorter time from submission to first decision than the JBC’s 21-day average. The JBC also welcomes Methods and Resources papers that describe new technical advances and large data sets. Learn more in Lila M. Gierasch’s editorial.
July 2016: Editorial - The Journal of Biological Chemistry: 2016 Onward
May 2016: The JBC relaxes its guidelines for initial submissions. Authors no longer are asked to fix formatting issues upon first submission.
December 2015: Please note that the following sections of the instructions to authors have been updated to conform to the recent policy changes outlined in the Dec. 11 “Transparency Is the Key to Quality” editorial: