Developmental Dynamics

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Edited By: Parker B. Antin

Impact Factor: 2.233

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 3/21 (Anatomy & Morphology); 22/41 (Developmental Biology); 22/41 (DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY)

Online ISSN: 1097-0177


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Aims and Scope

DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS provides a focus for communication among developmental biologists who study the progressive and dynamic emergence of form and function during embryonic development. The journal is an international forum for the exchange of novel and substantive information on mechanisms that control development. We seek manuscripts presenting work done at all levels of biological organization, ranging from the molecular to the organismal, using both animal and plant model systems, and we welcome studies that advance our understanding of the developmental basis of human disease.

DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS is fully compliant with current open access policies of major funding agencies including those of the NIH, HHMI, and Wellcome Trust. In addition, all of our content is open access one year after publication, and more than 30% of our content—including all reviews, special issues, primers, and highlights—is open access immediately upon publication.

DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS reviews and publishes rapidly: averaging 3 weeks from submission to decision, 4-6 weeks to online publication after acceptance, and 90 days to print publication. There are no page or color charges, and the length of the articles (and the number of figures and references included) are limited only by what is required to tell a novel and significant scientific story.

How to cite: To make sure that references to this journal are correctly recorded and resolved (for example in CrossRef or ISI Web of Science), please use the following abbreviated title in any citations: "Dev Dynam." Punctuation may vary according to the style of the citing journal.


Developmental biologists · molecular and cellular biologists · biochemists · geneticists · neurobiologists · anatomists · pathologists · physiologists


development, morphogenesis, pattern formation, organogenesis, neurogenesis, tissue organization and repair, cell-cell signaling, cell-matrix interactions, stem cells, regeneration, transgenic approaches, gene expression, morphogenetic processes, mathematical models, journal, online journal, Wiley Online Library

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