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About the Journal
The Journal was founded in 1975 by Prof. Yurii A. Ovchinnikov. The Editorial Board uses the term "bioorganic chemistry" to cover a wide range of problems related to the investigation of the structure and function of biomolecules using the methods of organic, biochemical and physical chemistry.
The Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry (Bioorganicheskaya Khimiya) welcomes papers on all aspects of bioorganic chemistry, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, immunology, molecular virology, molecular evolution and developmental biology.
The Journal publishes reviews, minireviews, research articals and theoretical investigations, hypothesis and short communications.
The Journal is published in Russian (under the name Bioorganicheskaya Khimiya in the Russian Federation) and in English (under the name Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry) six times a year by Izdatel'stvo Nauka in Moscow (Russia) and Pleiades Publishing Inc. in the United States. The English edition is distributed worldwide by Springer.
Articles are published in Russian with the exception of papers and symposium reports of foreign authors. These can be written and published in English. The other articles submitted in English are translated to Russian.
The journal is indexed according to its English version and included in the bibliographic databases: Chemical Abstracts, Science Citation Index, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Reaction Citation Index, Biochemistry and Biophysics Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Chemistry Citation Index, and ISI Altering Services. Russian version is also included into the databases MEDLINE, EMBASE (Excerpta Medica), AGRICOLA and some others.