About the Journal


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

  • Biochemistry (Clinical, Medical, Analytical)
  • Biotechnology (Medical)
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism 
  • Microbiology (medical, food)
  • 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 seven days after acceptance.

BJ-BABS uses 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 to accept and publish 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 strictly follow scientific guidelines and EIC’s advice to retract or erratum of any article at any time if scientific misconduct or errors happen in any article.