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Current Issue






Current Issue:


Vol. 73, Issue 1, 2024


Current Issue:

Vol. 73, Issue 2, 2024

Supplement 5:

Vol. 72, Suppl 5, 2023

Physiological Research

- Open Access Journal

Physiological Research (online ISSN 1802-9973) is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal published bimonthly online by Institute of Physiology,  Czech Academy of Sciences. It publishes articles on normal and pathological physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and pharmacology.For more, visit Journal Aims and Scope

The articles are available in full versions as pdf files beginning with volume 40, 1991.

The Current Impact Factor 2023

The latest impact factor of Physiological Research is 2.103.

Physiological Research Quartile

The latest Quartile of Physiological Research is Q3.

Physiological Research Indexing

Physiological Research (ISSN 1802-9973) is indexed and abstracted in:

  •  PubMed/MEDLINE


  • ProQuest

  • Web of Science/Web Core Collection

  • Current Contents®/Life Sciences

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)

  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

  • BIOSIS Previews/EBSCO

For Authors

Authors submitting their articles should follow the new form of References. More in Instruction for Authors.

Publication Fee

Our journal is turning from Page Charges to the Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers which will be published since 2021.

Physiological Research APCs will be 1155 / 955 / 505 EUR (including tax) per an article. To know more about the prices, please visit our Article Processing Charges (APCs) page.

Call for Proposal of Invited Review Articles

The Editorial Board of Physiological Research is ready to consider your proposals of review articles. More information

Highly Cited Papers

Editorial Office of Physiological Research would like to congratulate authors Jan Paces, Zuzana Strizova, Daniel Smrz, and Jan Cerny, of the Review: COVID-19 and the Immune System, published in Issue 3/2020.

As of January/February 2024, this highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Biology & Biochemistry based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year, with more than 220 citations in Web of Science Core Collection.

Editorial Office of Physiological Research would like to congratulate Prof. Tomasz Szkudelski (Poznan, Poland) for achieving close to 2200 citations for his article The mechanism of alloxan and streptozotocin action in B cells of the rat pancreas published in Physiological Research in 2001.(March 2024)

Most cited papers according to WOS/SCOPUS (2/2024)

Manuscript Submission

Authors can submit original, previously unpublished research articles, review articles, rapid or short communications.

Instructions for Authors - Respect the instructions carefully when submitting your manuscript. Submitted manuscripts or revised manuscripts that do not follow these Instructions will not be included into the peer-review process.

Open Access Journal Policy

Physiological Research is an Open Access journal under the Creative Commons license (CC BY) since July 1, 2023.


As an Open Access journal, we provide online access free of charge plus additional re-use rights. Visit our Journal Policy page.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Advertising Policy

Occasional advertising should be discussed with Editorial Office.


Bibliographic information:
Physiological Research (online) ISSN 1802-9973

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