Journal of Integrative Plant Biology （JIPB） is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that reports the latest plant biology discoveries. It was established in 1952 as Acta Botanica Sinica， and is sponsored by the Botanical Society of China and the Institute of Botany， Chinese Academy of Sciences. The journal publishes 5 types of articles: commentaries， invited expert reviews， letters to the editor， new technologies， and full-length research articles.
All review articles are by invitation from board members， and all research articles explore fundamental plant biological questions using integrative genetic， biochemical， cell and molecular biological tools， with proper experimental design and statistical analyses.
Virologica Sinica is an academic journal which aims at presenting the cutting-edge basic and applied research on viruses all over the world. The journal publishes the peer-reviewed original research articles and reviews， as well as commentaries and letters to the editor， to encompass the latest developments in all branches of virology， including research on animal， plant and microbe viruses. The journal welcomes articles on virus discovery， viral pathogenesis， virus-host interaction， vaccine development， antiviral agents and therapies， and virus related bio-techniques. Virologica Sinica， the official journal of Chinese Society for Microbiology， will serve as a platform for the communication and exchange of academic information and ideas in an international context.
The journal editorial board is composed of virologists， immunologists， biologists from a broad range of research fields worldwide to maintain the high standard of excellence for the journal. All submissions to Virologica Sinica are handled electronically， via ScholarOne online submission and review system. The journal is indexed by many international databases: Science Citation Index Expanded （SCIE）， Journal Citation Reports/ Science Edition， PubMed/Medline， Scopus， BIOSIS Previews®， EMBASE， Google Scholar， SCImago， and etc.