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Current Issue:

Vol. 70, Issue 1, 2021

Published February, 2021

Suppl 4:

Vol. 69, Suppl 4, 2020

Published December, 2020

Past Issues: Archive of Online Issues |Full text since Volume 40, 1991

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 (The Czech Academy of Sciences).

Publication Fee

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

Physiological Research APCs will be 1000 / 800 / 400 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

The Current Impact Factor


  • Web of Science Impact Factor 2018: 1.70
  • Web of Science Impact Factor 2019: 1.655 (June, 2020)
    • WOS 5-year IF 2018: 1.66
    • WOS 5-year IF 2019: 1.82 (June, 2020)
  • SCOPUS Impact Factor 2018: 1.67
  • SCOPUS Impact Factor 2019: 1.86 (April 10,2020)

  • CiteScore 2019 Scopus:  2.9 (May 6, 2020)

  • 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 November/December 2020, 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. (In Web of Science Core Collection, 28 Times Cited. )

    Editorial Office of Physiological Research would like to congratulate Prof. Tomasz Szkudelski (Poznan, Poland) for achieving more than 1600 citations for his article The mechanism of alloxan and streptozotocin action in B cells of the rat pancreas published in Physiological Research in 2001.(April 2020)

    Most cited papers according to WOS/SCOPUS

    Physiological Research (ISSN 1802-9973) is indexed and abstracted in: Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences and EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, ProQuest, EBSCO, and by Thompson Scientific services in:

    • Current Contents®/Life Sciences

    • Science Citation Index®

    • Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)

    • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

    • Biological Abstracts

    • BIOSIS Previews

    • Biochemistry & Biophysics Citation Index®

    Journal's Aims & Scope

    Physiological Research is a peer reviewed Open Access journal that publishes articles on normal and pathological physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and pharmacology.

    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.

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

    The journal publishes the online Ahead of Print /Pre-Press version of the articles that are searchable in Medline and can be cited.

    Physiological Research is published bimonthly by the Institute of Physiology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Vídeňská 1083, 142 20 Prague 4, Czech Republic.

    Open Access Journal Policy

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

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

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