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Aims and scope

Cell Regeneration aims to provide a worldwide platform for researches on stem cells and regenerative biology to develop basic science and to foster its clinical translation in medicine. Cell Regeneration welcomes reports on novel discoveries, theories, methods, technologies, and products in the field of stem cells and regenerative research, the journal is interested, but not limited to the following topics:

◎ Embryonic stem cells
◎ Induced pluripotent stem cells
◎ Tissue-specific stem cells
◎ Tissue or organ regeneration
◎ Methodology
◎ Biomaterials and regeneration
◎ Clinical translation or application in medicine

Open access


All articles published by the Cell Regeneration are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

As authors of articles published in the Cell Regeneration​​​​​​​ you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement.

For those of you who are US government employees or are prevented from being copyright holders for similar reasons, SpringerOpen can accommodate non-standard copyright lines. Please contact us if further information is needed.

Article-processing charges

The publication costs for Cell Regeneration are covered by Chinese Society for Cell Biology so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

Indexing services

ll articles published in Cell Regeneration are included in:

  • DOAJ
  • PubMed
  • Scopus

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. You can also access all articles published by SpringerOpen on SpringerLink. We are working closely with relevant indexing services including Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) to ensure that articles published in Cell Regeneration will be available in their databases when appropriate.

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

Citing articles in Cell Regeneration


Articles in Cell Regeneration should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.
Article citations follow this format:

Authors: Title. Journal Abbreviation [year], [volume number]:[article number].

e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Egypt J Otolaryngol 2009, 1:115.

1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.

Editorial policies


All manuscripts submitted to Cell Regeneration should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.

Once your article is accepted, it will be processed by production and published shortly afterwards. In some cases, articles may be held for a short period of time prior to publication. If you have any concerns or particular requirements please contact the Journal.

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Appeals and complaints


If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.

Why publish your article in Cell Regeneration?


High visibility

Cell Regeneration's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

Cell Regeneration offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Cell Regeneration and SpringerOpen.

Flexibility

Online publication in Cell Regeneration gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).

Promotion and press coverage

Articles published in Cell Regeneration are included in article alerts and regular email updates. 
In addition, articles published in Cell Regeneration may be promoted by press releases to the general or scientific press. These activities increase the exposure and number of accesses for articles published in Cell Regeneration

Copyright

Authors of articles published in Cell Regeneration retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work (for further details, see the copyright and license agreement).

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