About the Journal

About the Journal: Aims & scope

Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences (BJ-BABS) is an international, English language, open access, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the area of biomedical sciences and published by the College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University and edited by an international group of eminent researchers. BJ-BABS publishes original papers, reviews, and short communications on, but not limited to:

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


BJ-BABS welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published within approximately 7 days after acceptance.

BJ-BABS is using the Open Journal System for online manuscript submission, review, and status tracking. Editorial board members of the journal or outside experts review manuscripts; at least two independent reviewers' approval followed by the editor's approval is required for the acceptance and publication of any citable manuscript.

A manuscript number will be emailed to the corresponding author within 72 hours.

Note: The authors are solely responsible for any scientific misconduct, including plagiarism, in their research articles; the publisher is not responsible for any scientific misconduct that happened in any published research article. As a publisher, we will follow strictly scientific guidelines and EIC’s advice to retract or erratum of any article at any time if scientific misconduct or errors happened in any article.