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Edited By: Danny Altmann

Impact Factor: 3.735

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 46/144 (Immunology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2567


Aims and Scope

  • Recognised as one of the leading journals in its field

  • One of the longest established immunology journals

  • Wide trans-continental representation in authors, editors and reviewers

 Immunology publishes papers describing original work in all areas of immunology including:

  • Cellularand molecular immunology

  • Immunochemistry

  • Immunogenetics

  • Imaging

  • Mathematical modelling

  • Allergy

  • Transplantation immunology

  • Cancer immunology

  • Clinical immunology

Original articles describing mechanistic insights to the immune system are particularly welcome.

The journal also publishes commissioned review articles on subjects of topical interest to immunologists. The editors are also prepared to consider unsolicited review suggestions in the form of submitted Abstracts.

Immunology is essential reading for workers in all areas of immunological research.

Free Access in the Developing World
Free online access to this journal is available within institutions in the developing world through the HINARI initiative with the World Health Organization (WHO), and the AGORA initiative with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Authors of articles in this journal can now choose to make their articles open access and available free for all readers through the payment of an author fee. Read more.


Immunology provides a sound advertising medium for related laboratory and pharmaceutical products. See Aims and Scope for more details. The readership includes research workers, university and college lecturers and clinical researchers (approx 80%); and laboratory technicians (20%).


immunology, allergy, antibodies, antigens, autoimmunity, blood cells, cancer immunology, cellular immunology, clinical immunology, histocompatibility, immunochemistry, immunogenetics, immunoglobulins, immunology, transplantation immunology

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • AgBiotech News & Information (CABI)
  • AgBiotechNet (CABI)
  • AGRICOLA Database (National Agricultural Library)
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Reuters)
  • BIOSIS Previews (Thomson Reuters)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • Chemoreception Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (ProQuest)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (ProQuest)
  • CSA Microbiology Databases (ProQuest)
  • CSA Virology & AIDS Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Thomson Reuters)
  • Dairy Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Forest Products Abstracts (CABI)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Helminthological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Immunology Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Index Medicus/MEDLINE (NLM)
  • Index Veterinarius (CABI)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series A: Human & Experimental (CABI)
  • Pig News & Information (CABI)
  • Poultry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (CABI)
  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset (NLM)
  • Review of Agricultural Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology (CABI)
  • Review of Plant Pathology (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • Seed Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Veterinary Bulletin (CABI)
  • VINITI (All-Russian Institute of Science & Technological Information)
  • Weed Abstracts (CABI)