Reproduction - The official journal of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Anniversary Issue: 30 years of interferon-tau
Professor Michael Roberts is the guest editor of Reproduction’s anniversary issue commemorating 30 years of interferon-tau.
Read Professor Roberts’ editorial here.
Professor Roberts has also kindly recorded a video linked to this anniversary issue that can be viewed below.
Anniversary Reviews comprising the anniversary issue:
The evolution of interferon-tau by Alan D Ealy and Lydia K Wooldridge
Chronicling the discovery of interferon tau by Fuller W Bazer and William W Thatcher
Transcriptional control of IFNT expression by Toshihiko Ezashi and Kazuhiko Imakawa
Interferon-tau and fertility in ruminants by N Forde and P Lonergan
Paracrine and endocrine actions of interferon tau (IFNT) by Thomas R Hansen, Leticia D P Sinedino, and Thomas E Spencer
08.6.17 – ANNOUNCING THE NEW SRF-REPRODUCTION PRIZE
This is a new prize, being launched to celebrate and distinguish excellence in reproductive biology research. The prize recognises the best research published in SRF’s journal Reproduction.
Read more about the prize here.
2016 Impact Factor
We are pleased to advise that Reproduction remains 7th out of 29 journals in reproductive biology and is 11th out of 41 in the developmental biology category. It remains strong with an impact factor of 3.100.
The five-year impact factor, providing a longer term view of the journal’s impact, is 3.493.
Aims and scope of Reproduction
Reproduction publishes original research articles, debates and topical reviews on the subject of reproductive and developmental biology, and reproductive medicine. Topics include, but are not limited to, reproductive immunology, stem cells, and epigenetic effects on reproductive and developmental processes. We consider studies in humans and all animal species. Reproduction publishes articles that make a clear advance in the field. Papers of mechanistic, descriptive and technical focus will all be considered if they meet this criterion. The journal will publish clinical studies if they advance our understanding of the underlying causes and/or mechanisms of disease
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Reproduction the official journal of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility, publishes reviews, research articles and debates on the reproductive biology and medicine. Its focus is on cellular and molecular biology of reproduction, including the development of gametes and early embryos in all animal species including the human, developmental processes and regulatory mechanisms, assisted reproductive technologies and reproductive physiology. Additional topics include cloning, the biology of embryonic stem cells, environmental effects on reproductive potential and health, and epigenetic effects on reproductive and developmental processes.
Reproduction is indexed in: Biological Abstracts/BIOSIS, Biological and Agricultural Index Plus, CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Current Content/Life Sciences, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus.
Reproduction has an international Editorial Board with expertise across different branches of reproductive biology. Its Editor-in-Chief is Professor Kevin D Sinclair, Professor of Developmental Biology at the University of Nottingham, UK.
The journal has an international readership, attracting over 51,000 unique users each month. For authors, there are no submission fees or page charges, they can expect an average receipt-to-first response of 22 days and, if accepted, their article will be online and fully citable within 24 hours of acceptance.
Reproduction articles are featured in an endocrinology and reproduction journal-based learning programme. Multiple-choice questions are written for selected published articles to guide reading of Reproduction articles and test understanding. Learners get real-time scores, including explanations of the correct and incorrect answers. Users will be able to keep a record of the activities that they participate in, and download formal certificates of completion. The journal-based learning programme is completely free to use. To participate in an activity, all you need to do is register.
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Reproduction is published by Bioscientifica.