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Nature Chemical Biology changes article formats

Nature Chemical Biology is updating the formats of its original research papers, as announced in an editorial in this month’s (November’s) issue (3, 679; 2007). Based on feedback from the community, the editors have decided to discontinue the publication of Letters to Nature Chemical Biology. From the January 2008 issue, the journal will publish original research contributions as Brief Communications or Articles. To accommodate this change, the guidelines to authors have been updated to provide two clearly defined formats for research papers in Nature Chemical Biology. Naturally, as the editorial concludes: “Independent of the classification of our papers or how policies are implemented at the journal, authors and readers can be confident that maintaining the high quality and broad interest of the content in Nature Chemical Biology remains our highest priority.”  … Read more