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PAMs inhibits monoamine oxidase a activity and reduces glioma tumor growth, a potential adjuvant treatment for glioma

Natural plant antimicrobial solution alone or co-administration with low doses of temozolomide may be a potential adjuvant to reduce the toxicity of temozolomide and to evade drug resistance for the effective treatment of glioma.

Determining the antimicrobial activity of plant extracts and publishing the results

In this review one of our Section Editors, Jacobus Eloff, provides advice for researchers who wish to investigate the antimicrobial properties of plant derived extracts.   

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High resolution biology

High-resolution imaging and genomic technologies are changing the way we view the environment, cells, chromosomes and molecules. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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Aims and scope

BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles on interventions and resources that complement or replace conventional therapies, with a specific emphasis on research that explores the biological mechanisms of action, as well as their efficacy, safety, costs, patterns of use and/or implementation.

About to Submit a Systematic Review?

BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies is affiliated with Cochrane Complementary Medicine. The purpose of this affiliation is to improve the standard of Systematic Review reporting at the journal.  Click the link below for an Editorial with more information on this partnership and how the journal treats Systematic Reviews.

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BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies – we’ve updated our Research Standards

We are pleased to announce the new Research Standards for manuscripts submitted to BMC Complementary Medicine and TherapiesThese changes renew the journal’s commitment to providing objective evidence for the efficacy or utilisation of complementary and alternative therapies. We will consider all manuscripts which meet these criteria.  Click the button below to read more.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    For BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (former title)
    2.838 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    2.838 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.471 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.674 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Speed
    3 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    186 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    3,053,194 downloads (2021)

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here