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30 Jun., 2023 2022 Journal Impact Factor of Biophysics and Physicobiology is given as 1.5 by Clarivate.
21 Mar., 2023 Special Issue: "Recent Advances in Retinal Protein Research" has been published.
26 Dec., 2022 The manuscript Template for LaTeX is available and is downloaded from the web site of Biophysics and Physicobiology.
21 Dec., 2022 The “Instruction for Authors” for Biophysics and Physicobiology has been updated. In particular, statements for Data Availability are requested to be added in the manuscript.
01 Sep., 2022 On 1st September 2022, we invite the following four new Editorial Board members for the Biophysics and Physicobiology (BPPB): Prof. Jie Yan (SNU, Singapore), Prof. Gautam Basu (Bose Inst., India), Prof. Raymond S. Norton (Monash Univ., Australia), and Prof. Steve Pressé (Arizona State Univ., USA). In addition, we invite Prof. Lee-Wei Yang (National Tsing-Hua Univ. Taiwan) as a new Associate Editor, and Prof. Robert E. Campbell (Univ. Alberta, Canada), Prof. Soichi Wakatsuki (Stanford Univ., USA), and Dr. Damien R. Hall (Kanazawa Univ., Japan) as new Advisory Board members.
01 Jun., 2022 On the J-STAGE web page for Advance online publication of each article, the Abstract and the Graphical Abstract are displayed.
26 Mar., 2022 A new preprint server, Jxiv, which has been developed and is operated by JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency), started on 24 March 2022, and the manuscript posted on Jxiv before submission to the BPPB is not considered as publication.
This announcement is included in the updated Instruction for Authors on 26 March 2022.
05 Jan., 2022 From Volume 19, each article published in Biophysics and Physicobiology (BPPB) is identified by the Article ID not by the sequential page numbers. Thus, Formatting Templates and Instruction for Authors have been updated, and they are available from the BPPB web pages.
10 Dec., 2021 Special Issue: "The Oosawa Lectures on DIY Statistical Mechanics" has been published by Editorial team for the Special Issue on Oosawa's Lectures
20 Nov., 2021 Instruction for Authors and the formatting Template for each category have been updated. In addition, the Notes for manuscript preparation are available from the web page of Instruction for Authors.
17 Nov., 2021 An article with the title "Announcing changes to the publishing procedures of “Biophysics and Physicobiology” (BPPB) - the Biophysical Society of Japan’s English language biophysics journal" by Haruki Nakamura is published as a Commentary in Biophysical Reviews that is the IUPAB's official journal.
12 Nov., 2021 The BPPB web pages have been fully updated.
01 Oct., 2021 Style of articles in Biophysics and Physicobiology is changed with largely reducing the publication time and cost. See the updated Instruction for Authors.
22 Jun., 2021 The CSL (Citation Style language) for References list in articles of the BPPB has been registered at the GitHub site, and the details are described in the revised "Instructions for Authors” updated on 19th June 2021.
27 Nov., 2020 A preprint server, bioRxiv, starts a direct transfer service (B2J) of the manuscript, which has been submitted to bioRxiv, to the BPPB, after concluding a contract between Biophysical Society of Japan (BSJ) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSH) on 11 November 2020. The details are shown on the bioRxiv webpage.

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Recent Articles

Advance online publication
E. coli production of a multi-disulfide bonded SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.5 RBD exhibiting native-like biochemical and biophysical properties
Rawiwan Wongnak, Subbaian Brindha, Takahiro Yoshizue, Sawaros Onchaiya, Kenji Mizutani, Yutaka Kuroda

ReceivedJuly 27, 2023   
AcceptedSeptember 19, 2023   
ReleasedSeptember 21, 2023   

Review Article (Invited)
Description of peptide bond planarity from high-resolution neutron crystallography
Yuya Hanazono, Yu Hirano, Taro Tamada, Kunio Miki

ReceivedMay 31, 2023   
AcceptedSeptember 04, 2023   
ReleasedSeptember 06, 2023   

Review Article (Invited)
Population dynamics models for various forms of adaptation
So Nakashima, Tetsuya J. Kobayashi

ReceivedMay 11, 2023   
AcceptedAugust 31, 2023   
ReleasedSeptember 02, 2023   

Commentary and Perspective
Frontiers of microbial movement research
Tohru Minamino, Daisuke Nakane, Shuichi Nakamura, Hana Kiyama, Yusuke V. Morimoto, Makoto Miyata

ReceivedAugust 17, 2023   
AcceptedAugust 29, 2023   
ReleasedAugust 31, 2023   

Review Article (Invited)
Unveiling the physics underlying symmetry breaking of the actin cytoskeleton: An artificial cell-based approach
Ryota Sakamoto, Yusuke T. Maeda

ReceivedJune 26, 2023   
AcceptedAugust 18, 2023   
ReleasedAugust 19, 2023   

Note (Invited)
SATORI: Amplification-free digital RNA detection method for the diagnosis of viral infections
Tatsuya Iida, Hajime Shinoda, Rikiya Watanabe

ReceivedApril 20, 2023   
AcceptedJuly 10, 2023   
ReleasedJuly 12, 2023   

Regular Article
Joule heating involving ion currents through channel proteins
Tetsuichi Wazawa, Takeharu Nagai

ReceivedMarch 27, 2023   
AcceptedJune 26, 2023   
ReleasedJune 28, 2023   

Review Article (Invited)
Methods to spontaneously generate three dimensionally arrayed microdroplets triggered by capillarity for bioassays and bioengineering
Hiroki Yasuga

ReceivedFebruary 07, 2023   
AcceptedJune 08, 2023   
ReleasedJune 09, 2023   

Regular Article
Ring formation by Vibrio fusion protein composed of FliF and FliG, MS-ring and C-ring component of bacterial flagellar motor in membrane
Kanji Takahashi, Tatsuro Nishikino, Hiroki Kajino, Seiji Kojima, Takayuki Uchihashi, Michio Homma

ReceivedMarch 22, 2023   
AcceptedJune 05, 2023   
ReleasedJune 09, 2023   

Review Article (Invited)
LOV2-based photoactivatable CaMKII and its application to single synapses: Local Optogenetics
Yutaro Nagasawa, Hiromi H. Ueda, Haruka Kawabata, Hideji Murakoshi

ReceivedMay 08, 2023   
AcceptedJune 02, 2023   
ReleasedJune 06, 2023   

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