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Thematic Series 
The Lineage and Plasticity of Adult Stem/Progenitor Cells
Leading Editors: Shengda Lin, Gufa Lin and Jing-Wei Xiong

Thematic Series 
Neural protection, repair and regeneration: New frontiers with cutting edge technology
Leading Editors: Fengquan Zhou and Saijilafu

Thematic Series 
Multi-dimensional RNA regulation in stem cells and development
Leading Editors: Yangming Wang, Xiaohua Shen and Jia Yu


Thematic Series 
Signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation
Leading Editors: Bing Zhao, Xin-Hua Feng and Ye-Guang Chen

Thematic Series 
Molecular Mechanism of Embryo Development and Cell Reprogramming
Leading Editors: Shaorong Gao and Wei Xie


Thematic Series 
Organoids as Models for Development (or Cell Fate Determination) and Diseases
Leading Editors: Ye-Guang Chen and Lijian Hui

Thematic Series 
Skeletal Muscle Regeneration
Leading Editors: Dahai Zhu and Ping Hu

Thematic Series
Subcellular Structures in Wound Response, Repair and Regeneration
Leading Editors: Xiaochen Wang, Junjie Hu, Anbing Shi and Suhong Xu

Thematic Series 
Stem Cell Differentiation, Transdifferentiation, and Reprogramming
Leading Editors: Yeguang Chen and Guanghui Liu

Thematic Series
Engineering Biointerface for Organ Regeneration
Leading Editors: Yanan Du and Yue Shao

Thematic Series
Regeneration in Emerging Model Organisms
Leading Editors: Ji-Feng Fei and An Zeng

Thematic Series 
Developmental Hematopoiesis and Stem Cells
Leading Editors: Feng Liu, Zilong Wen and Ling Li


Thematic Series
Studying Stem Cell and Developmental Biology with Single Cell Technologies
Leading Editors: Guoji Guo and Naihe Jing

Thematic Series
Organ Regeneration in Model Organisms
Leading Editors: Jingwei Xiong, Jinrong Peng and Lingfei Luo


Thematic Series
Gene Editing and Stem Cells
Leading Editors: Jinsong Li and Liangxue Lai

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 4.0
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: N/A
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.618
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.047

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 8
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 95

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 241,999
    Altmetric mentions: 146