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Cell Structure and Function’s articles are freely available and are published under a CC BY 4.0 license. The journal publishes articles as soon as they are ready, with two issues collated per year. The rich archive extends for over 40 years.

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Scholarly publishing continues to develop rapidly. Over the past few years, we have witnessed many developments – including the continued rise of Open Access, new applications of technology, ethical considerations and more.


The journal maintains a rapid turnaround for the benefit of authors and readers, and our downloads and citations continue to increase. We present information on turnaround times and for several key journal indicators.