|Discipline||Comparative physiology, integrative biology|
|The British Journal of Experimental Biology|
|After 6 months|
|ISO 4||J. Exp. Biol.|
Journal of Experimental Biology (formerly The British Journal of Experimental Biology) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of comparative physiology and integrative biology. It is published by The Company of Biologists. The journal is partnered with Publons and has two-way integration with bioRxiv.Journal of Experimental Biology is now a hybrid journal and publishes 24 issues a year. Content over six months old is free to read.
The British Journal of Experimental Biology was established in Edinburgh in 1923 (Br. J. Exp. Biol.: ISSN 0366-0788). It was published by Oliver and Boyd and edited by F. A. E. Crew with an Editorial Board of nine members, including Julian Huxley. When the journal ran into financial trouble, George Parker Bidder II, the founder of The Company of Biologists, rescued it in 1925.Sir James Gray was appointed as the journal's first Editor-in-Chief in 1925 and the journal was renamed The Journal of Experimental Biology in 1929 (ISSN 0022-0949).
Journal content from 1923 is available online via the journal website. Content over six months old is freely available, and authors may choose to make their article Open Access by paying a subsidised fee.All journal content is freely available to community members in developing countries through the Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative.
Journal of Experimental Biology publishes original research articles, methods and techniques, and reviews in the field of comparative physiology.
The journal currently publishes papers on a wide range of subjects from biomechanics and metabolic physiology, to neurophysiology and neuroethology. Besides peer-reviewed research, the journal features additional material such as "Inside JEB", which provides information about some of each issue's content, "Outside JEB", which discusses literature published in other journals, "JEB Classics", which revisit key papers published in the journal's history, and "Commentaries", which review topics of current interest.
The journal operates on a continuous publication model. The final version of record is released online as soon as it is ready.
Journal of Experimental Biology is abstracted and/or indexed by:
Journal of Experimental Biology is a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).
Since the journal's establishment in 1923, there have been seven Editors-in-Chief: