ISSN 0717-6287 online version
ISSN 0716-9760 print version


Basic information

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH (former title, "Archivos de Biología y Medicina Experimentales") is the official journal of the Chilean Biology Society. This journal, founded in 1964 and renamed in 1992, is a quarterly publication that covers the broad spectrum of experimental biological research.

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH is an open access journal which publishes original articles and invited reviews in the diverse fields of experimental biology such as biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, genomics, immunology, marine biology, molecular biology, plant biology, physiology, and systems biology. Upon special requests to the Editor, manuscripts outside of these fields may also be considered for publication, Manuscripts should be presented as full-length papers, short communications, or review articles (invited by the editors).

In an attempt to continually improve the impact and competitively of this journal, manuscripts will receive immediate attention upon their arrival. The entire editorial board of Biological Research is committed to processing manuscripts rapidly. Submitted manuscripts will be critically refereed by at least two independent reviewers who are either members of the Editorial Board or ad hoc referees. Reviewers, experts in the area to which the manuscript pertains, will critically analyze the manuscript in a timely manner. Acceptance is based upon scientific content, originality and presentation of the material. Accepted manuscripts will be published within 3 months of their final approval date.

The official abbreviation of Biological Research is Biol Res., and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.

Information services

The articles published in Biological Research are indexed or summarized by:

  • Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO
  • Medline
  • Biosis
  • Embase
  • Lilacs
  • Periodica
  • Research Alert
  • Science Citation Index Expanded - ISI
  • Web of Science - ISI
  • Abstracted in Biological Abstracts
  • Excerpta Medica
  • Index Medicus and Medlars


  • This journal authorizes the publication of the information herewith contained, only if the source has been duly cited.


The publication of this journal is financially supported by:

  • Funds for Publication of Scientific Journals
  • National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research -CONICYT

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Sociedad de Biología de Chile

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Santiago - Chile
Tel.: (56-2) 2093503
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