|Journal of Biological Chemistry|
|Abbreviated title||J Biol Chem, JBC|
|Discipline||Biochemistry, molecular biology|
|Edited by||Herbert Tabor|
|Publisher||The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (USA)|
|Publication history||1905 to present|
The Journal of Biological Chemistry (often abbreviated JBC) is a scientific journal founded in 1905 and published since 1925 by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. An academic discipline or field of study is a branch of Knowledge which is taught or Researched at the college or university level Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes in living Organisms It deals with the Structure and function of cellular components such as Molecular biology is the study of Biology at a molecular level English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An International Standard Serial Number ( ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify a print or electronic Periodical publication. For a broader class of publications which include scientific journals see Academic journal. American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an Academic society founded in 1906 It publishes research in any area of biochemistry or molecular biology, both in print and online, weekly. Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes in living Organisms It deals with the Structure and function of cellular components such as Molecular biology is the study of Biology at a molecular level The Editor is Herbert Tabor. All its articles are available for free on its website. The impact factor of the journal in 2005 was 5. The impact factor, often abbreviated IF, is a measure of the Citations to science and social science journals. 854.  In 2005 JBC was the scientific journal that received the largest total number of citations.
The journal was founded in 1905 by John Jacob Abel and Christian Archibald Herter, who also served as the first editors. John Jacob Abel ( May 19, 1857 – May 26, 1938) was a significant American biochemist and pharmacologist. Christian Archibald Herter ( September 3, 1865 – December 5, 1910) was an American Physician and pathologist They sent letters to 21 other American biochemists, inviting them to join the founding editorial board. This founding board (which eventually numbered 22 in addition to Abel and Herter), consisted of: R. H. Chittenden, Otto Folin, William J. Gies, Reid Hunt, Walter Jones, J. Russell Henry Chittenden ( February 18, 1856 &ndash December 26, 1943) was an American physiological chemist. Otto Knut Olof Folin (born April 4, 1867 &ndash October 25, 1934) was a Swedish -born American Chemist William John Gies ( February 21, 1872 - May 20, 1956) was a US Biochemist and Dentist. H. Kastle, Waldemar Koch, P. A. Levene, Jacques Loeb, Graham Lusk, A. B. Macallum, J. J. R. Macleod, A. Phoebus Aaron Theodore Levene MD ( 25 February, 1869 &mdash 6 September, 1940) was a Russian-American Biochemist who studied the Jacques Loeb (born April 7, 1859, in Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate; died February 11, 1924, in Hamilton, Archibald Byron Macallum, FRS (1858 &ndash April 5, 1934) was a Canadian biochemist and founder of the National Research Council of Canada. John James Richard Macleod ( September 6, 1876 &ndash March 16, 1935) was a Scottish physician physiologist and recipient of P. Mathews, L. B. Mendel, F. Lafayette Benedict Mendel ( February 5, 1872 &ndash December 9, 1935) was an American Biochemist known for his work in G. Novy, W. R. Orndorff, T. B. Osborne, Franz Pfaff, A. E. Taylor, V. C. Vaughan, A. J. Wakeman, H. L. Wheeler.
The first issue appeared in October 1905.
Other people associated with the journal included Henry Drysdale Dakin, E. V. McCollum, Hans Thacher Clarke, Konrad Emil Bloch, Efraim Racker, and Mildred Cohn. John Tileston Edsall (3 November 1902 - 12 June 2002 was anearly protein scientist who contributed significantly to the understanding of the Hydrophobic interaction. William Howard Stein ( June 25, 1911 &ndash February 2, 1980) was an American Biochemist. Henry Drysdale Dakin (1880 - 1952 was an English Chemist. He was born in London as the youngest of 8 children to a family of steel merchants from Elmer Verner McCollum (1879 – 1967 was an American Biochemist known for his work on the influence of diet on Health. Hans Thacher Clarke (27 December 1887 Harrow England - October 21 1972 was one of the world's leading biochemists Konrad Emil Bloch (b January 21 1912 &ndash October 15 2000) was a German American biochemist. Efraim Racker (1913-1991 was an Austrian biochemist who was responsible for identifying and purifying Factor 1 (F1 the first part of the ATP synthase enzyme to be characterised Mildred Cohn (born 1913 in New York City) is a retired biochemist The location of the journal's editorial offices has included Cornell Medical College (until 1937), Yale University (1937-1958), Harvard University (1958-1967), and New York (from 1967). The Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, formerly named the Joan and Sanford I New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous In 1958 the format of the journal changed to a larger size with a layout of two columns.