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The Biochemical Society owns a range of journals, a magazine and free online resources, publishing the latest research and news within the molecular and cellular biosciences.


Our journals are published through Portland Press Limited, our wholly-owned trading subsidiary. The surplus income from our journals is returned to the Biochemical Society to support the pursuit of its charitable objectives.


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Research Journals

Biochemical Journal Clinical Science Bioscience Reports ANNOUNCING 
Neuronal Signaling

Explores the molecular mechanisms that underpin key biological processes. Find out more.

Translates molecular bioscience and experimental research into medical insights. Find out more. A full Open Access journal providing a home for sound scientific research in all areas of cell biology and molecular life sciences. Find out more.

This exciting new journal will focus on all aspects of signaling within and between neurons. First issue: early 2017. Find out more.



Review Journals

Biochemical Society Transactions Essays in Biochemistry ANNOUNCING
Emerging Topics in Life Sciences

Publishes mini-reviews by experts in the field providing a timely snapshot of the latest developments across a range of topics in the cellular and molecular life sciences. Find out more. 

Offers reviews from experts in the field highlighting recent hot topics in biochemistry, written to be accessible for those not yet immersed in the subject. Find out more. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of life science research, each issue will focus on new, or growing, field. First issue: early 2017. Find out more.




Books, magazines and online resources

The Biochemist Biochemical Society Symposia Books

The Biochemical Society's bi-monthly magazine.

This journal is no longer actively publishing, but carries 7 years of published proceedings from the Biochemical Society's Annual Symposia up to 2007.

A diverse collection of books from the bioscience sector.