This guide for reviewers contains information about basic considerations that should be applied when reviewing a manuscript that has been submitted to Mol. Cells, and about the editorial standards of the journal. Other relevant information about the journal's aims and scope and editorial policies can be found at 'Instructions to Authors'. Peer reviewers will be asked to recommend whether a manuscript should be accepted, accepted after minor revision, major revision and re-review or rejected. They should also alert the editors of any issues relating to author misconduct such as plagiarism and unethical behavior.
Mol. Cells operates using a closed peer review system.
Publication of research articles by Mol. Cells is dependent primarily on their validity, as judged by peer reviewers and editors. The reviewers may also be asked whether the writing is comprehensible and how interesting they consider the article to be. Submitted manuscripts will be sent to peer reviewers, unless they are out of scope or below the interest threshold of Mol. Cells.
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