Scopus indexed biotechnology journals

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed biotechnology journals.

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There are more than 500 Scopus indexed journals that publish biotechnology-related research. However, we are listing the top 25 Scopus indexed biotechnology journals. More biotechnology journals can be found at

Top 25 Scopus indexed biotechnology journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherE-ISSNJournal ScopeSJR
1Nature MicrobiologyNature Publishing Group20585276Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)9.69
2Nature Biomedical EngineeringNature Publishing Group2157846XBioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.635
3PLoS MedicinePublic Library of Science15491277, 15491676Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)4.18
4Nano TodayElsevier17480132Bioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1); Pharmaceutical Science (Q1)3.89
5SmallWiley-VCH Verlag16136829, 16136810Biomaterials (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)3.225
6Nature BiotechnologyNature Publishing Group15461696, 10870156Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Bioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1)20.12
7Plant CommunicationsCell Press25903462Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)2.742
8Plant Biotechnology JournalWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd14677644, 14677652Agronomy and Crop Science (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)2.699
9Trends in BiotechnologyElsevier Ltd.01677799, 18793096Bioengineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1)2.681
10BMC BiologyBioMed Central Ltd.17417007Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Developmental Biology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Physiology2.673
11Protein and CellHigher Education Press16748018, 1674800XBiochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Drug Discovery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)2.636
12Annual Review of Animal BiosciencesAnnual Reviews Inc.21658110, 21658102Animal Science and Zoology (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Genetics (Q1); Veterinary (miscellaneous) (Q1)2.62
13Molecular Ecology ResourcesWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd1755098X, 17550998Biotechnology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Genetics (Q1)2.496
14Biotechnology AdvancesElsevier Inc.18731899, 07349750Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Bioengineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1)2.482
15Ageing Research ReviewsElsevier Ireland Ltd15681637Aging (Q1); Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Neurology (Q1)2.437
16Trends in Food Science and TechnologyElsevier Ltd.9242244Biotechnology (Q1); Food Science (Q1)2.402
17Bioactive MaterialsKeAi Communications Co.2452199XBiomaterials (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1)2.281
18ACS PhotonicsAmerican Chemical Society23304022Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1)2.273
19Current Opinion in BiotechnologyElsevier Ltd.18790429, 09581669Bioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1)2.17
20Reviews in Environmental Science and BiotechnologySpringer Netherlands15691705, 15729826Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Environmental Engineering (Q1); Pollution (Q1); Waste Management and Disposal (Q1)2.13
21NanophotonicsWalter de Gruyter21928614, 21928606Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1)2.124
22Biosensors and BioelectronicsElsevier Ltd.18734235, 09565663Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biophysics (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Electrochemistry (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)2.113
23Biofuel Research JournalGreen Wave Publishing of Canada22928782Biotechnology (Q1); Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Environmental Engineering (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q1); Waste Management and Disposal (Q12.001
24Nature MethodsNature Publishing Group15487091, 15487105Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)12.115
25Metabolic EngineeringAcademic Press Inc.10967176, 10967184Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Bioengineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1)1.998
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