Journal of Cellular Biotechnology

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The Journal of Cellular Biotechnology is a peer-reviewed international journal for advancing research activities in the field of cellular biotechnology. It serves as a medium for the publication of full papers, invited reviews, short communications, technical notes and letters to the Editor-in-Chief on all aspects of cellular biotechnology. This comprises molecular biological topics covering biochemical, chemical, pharmacological or bioprocess engineering aspects, as well as the development of novel biomaterials. Therefore, cellular biotechnology differs from biology, biochemistry, and other basic life sciences by its emphasis on using the knowledge of bioscience to solve important practical problems. Papers presenting information of a multidisciplinary nature - not suitable for publication in a journal devoted to a single discipline - are particularly welcome.

Manuscripts submitted for the Journal of Cellular Biotechnology are expected to cover activities related to molecular diagnostics, the expansion of human primary cells for individualized therapies or drug testing, 2- and 3-dimensional co-culture techniques, cell line validation, tissue engineering, and stem cell biology for the treatment of human pathologies. This includes studies on the design of reactors and research on cellular biology and physiology of mammalian cells in vitro and in vivo, and tissue. Of special interest is the rational manipulation of reactions through metabolic engineering techniques or specific reactor operations that lead to biomaterials with unique properties. Also, biochemical and physiological studies of metabolism and enzymes as relevant for tissue culture cells, investigations at the molecular level including transcription/translation control; design and engineering of products by molecular strategies; engineering of cellular modification and transport systems such as post-translational protein modifications as well as protein and metabolite secretion; molecular strategies of screening for new or modified products (e.g. pharmaceuticals or bioactive compounds). In addition, investigations in preclinical animal experiments are welcome.

The endeavour of the Editor-in-Chief and publisher of the Journal of Cellular Biotechnology is to bring together contributions from those working in various fields related to cell-cell or cell-material interactions all over the world. The editorial board members of the Journal of Cellular Biotechnology are from those countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and America where appreciable work in cellular biotechnology is being carried out. Each editor takes responsibility to decide on the acceptance of a manuscript. He/she is required to have the manuscript appraised by two referees and may be one of them himself. The executive editorial office, to which the manuscripts have been submitted, is responsible for rapid handling of the reviewing process.


F. Jung
Institute of Biomaterial Science and Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies, Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Teltow, Germany

Editorial Board
T. Alexy
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

N. Antonova
Department of Biomechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

M. Behl
Institute of Biomaterial Science and Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies, Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Department of Biointerface Engineering, Teltow, Germany

S. Braune
Institute of Biomaterial Science and Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies, Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Department of Biointerface Engineering, Teltow, Germany

I. Cicha
Cardiovascular Nanomedicine Unit, Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

D. Clevert
Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital Munich-Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

P. Connes
Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France

N. Dikmenoglu-Falkmarken
Hacettepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

A. Eatemadi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Department of Medical Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran

Y. Feng
Tianjin University, Key Laboratory of Systems Bioengineering, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin, China

R.P. Franke
Central Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

R. Ganesan
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Department of Chemistry, Hyderabad, India

M. Hafner
Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany
Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

B. Hiebl
Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Centre for Medical Research, Halle, Germany

E. Kaliviotis
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Limassol, Cyprus

J.-H. Kuepper
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), Senftenberg, Germany

S. Lee
Catholic Kwandong University, Gangneung, South Korea

D. Liu
Department of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, New York, USA

N. Ma
Institute of Biomaterial Science and Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies, Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Department of Biocompatibility, Teltow, Germany

R.G. Meyer
Utah State University, School of Veterinary Medicine (WIMU), College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences (ADVS), Logan, UT, USA

A. Muravyov
Department of Medicine and Biology, University of Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl, Russia

S. Niehues
Department of Radiology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

J. Pietzsch
Helmholtz-Centre Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany

L. Prantl
Center of Plastic-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

M. Rampling
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

I. Reviakine
Institute of Functional Interfaces, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

C. Saldanha
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

S. Shin
Green Nanotechnology Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

D. Sriram
Department of Pharmacy, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Hyderabad, India

G. Tripodo
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

F. Wenzel
Bio and Process Engineering, Furtwangen University, Schwenningen, Germany

M.B. Yerer-Aycan
Erciyes University, Department of Pharmacology, Kaysere, Turkey


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[3] Berkow R, Fletcher AJ, editors. The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy. 16th ed. Rahway (NJ): Merck Research Laboratories; 1992.
[4] Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGrawHill; 2002. p. 93-113.
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[7] Fletcher D, Wagstaff CRD. Organisational psychology in elite sport: its emergence, application and future. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2009;10(4):427-34. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2009.03.009.


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