About the Journal

Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences (BJ-BABS) is an open access, quarterly, English language, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the areas of biomedical sciences. It is published by the College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University and edited by an international group of eminent researchers. BJ-BABS welcomes manuscript submissions from national and international authors. The journal publishes original papers, reviews, and short communications on topics including but not limited to:

  • Biochemistry (medical, clinical, analytical)
  • Biotechnology (medical)
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
  • Microbiology (medical, food)
  • Molecular and cell biology

Submission to First Decision (2022): 15.2 days
Acceptance to Online Publishing (2022): 6.4 days
Acceptance rate (2022): 33%
Desk rejection (2022): 45%
Post-review rejection (2022): 22%
Authors’ diversity (2022): Map
Additional statistics (2020-2022): Here

Publication advantages in Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences are:

  • Free of charge publication for all types of articles
  • Fast and constructive peer review
  • Easy and quick online submission of manuscripts
  • Author-friendly review
  • Rapid publication by means of running issue concept, which gives authors the benefit of "No Waiting Time" for the officially accepted manuscripts
  • Free publication of color images
  • Worldwide visibility of papers (Open Access Journal)


Current Issue

Vol. 4 No. 02 (2023): April-June (2023)
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