About the Journal

Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences (BJ-BABS) is an open access, quarterly, English language, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the areas of biomedical sciences. It is published by the College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University and edited by an international group of eminent researchers. BJ-BABS welcomes manuscript submissions from national and international authors. The journal publishes original papers, reviews, and short communications on topics including but not limited to:

  • Biochemistry (medical, clinical, analytical)
  • Biotechnology (medical)
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
  • Microbiology (medical, food)
  • Molecular and cell biology

Submission to First Decision (2022): 15.2 days
Acceptance to Online Publishing (2022): 6.4 days
Acceptance rate (2022): 33%
Desk rejection (2022): 45%
Post-review rejection (2022): 22%
Authors’ diversity (2022): Map
Additional statistics (2020-2022): Here

Publication advantages in Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences are:

  • Free of charge publication for all types of articles
  • Fast and constructive peer review
  • Easy and quick online submission of manuscripts
  • Author-friendly review
  • Rapid publication by means of running issue concept, which gives authors the benefit of "No Waiting Time" for the officially accepted manuscripts
  • Free publication of color images
  • Worldwide visibility of papers (Open Access Journal)


Call for papers


Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences (BJB-ABS) [e –ISSN: 2706-9915, p- ISSN: 2706- 9907] provides quarterly publication of articles in all areas related to Biochemistry, Analytical Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Physical Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology. Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published approximately 7 days after acceptance.

The “Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences” is using the Editorial Manager System for online manuscript submission, review and tracking. Editorial board members of the journal or outside experts review manuscripts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by the editor is required for the acceptance and publication of any citable manuscript.

Baghdad Journal of Biochemistry and Applied Biological Sciences invites all authors to submit their manuscripts for possible publication in the forthcoming first issue.

Submit manuscript at http://www.bjbabs.org/index.php/BJB-ABS/admin/contexts?openWizard=1 or send as an e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at [email protected] and [email protected]

A manuscript number will be e-mailed to the corresponding author within 72 hours.

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Current Issue

Vol. 4 No. 02 (2023): April-June (2023)
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Published: 01-04-2023

Narrative reviews

  • Nose-to-brain delivery of insulin nanoparticles for diabetes management: A review

    Manoj Kumbhare, Ajaykumar R. Surana, Pravin G. Morankar
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47419/bjbabs.v4i01.178

Research articles

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