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Last updated: October 28, 2015

Publications that provide information on scientific and/or policy issues relevant to in vitro and in silico toxicology. Journals providing free online access are labeled as OPEN access.

The content of many journals is available at PubMed Central, a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health. PubMed Central Journal List:

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is an online directory of open access, peer-reviewed journals.

 In Vitro/Cellular Research Journals

AATEX Journal: Journal of the Japanese Society for Alternatives to Animal Experiments (JSAAE)

Advances in Tissue Engineering, Volume 1: Angiogenesis

Advances in Tissue Engineering, Volume 2: Stem Cells

Alternatives to Laboratory Animals (ATLA): scientific journal published by FRAME

ALTEX: official journal of CAAT, the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing at the Johns Hopkins University

American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology

American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology

Applied Cell Biology

Applied In Vitro Toxicology: new, quarterly peer-reviewed journal; OPEN Access option

BMC Cell Biology: OPEN access journal

Cancer Cell International


Cell Adhesion and Migration

Cell Biology and Toxicology

Cell Communication and Signaling: official journal of Signal Transduction Society; OPEN access

Cell Death & Disease: OPEN Access

Cell Death & Differentiation: partial OPEN access

Cell Death Discovery: OPEN Access

Cell Research

Cell Reports

Cell Stem Cell

Cell Stress and Chaperones

Cell Systems: new journal as of July 2015; OPEN Access option

Cell and Tissue Banking

Cell and Tissue Research

Cells, Tissues, Organs

Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry

Cellular Reprogramming

Cytotechnology: Incorporating Methods in Cell Science

Developmental Cell


Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience: OPEN access

Human Cell: official English language journal of the Japan Human Cell Society

In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology – Animal: official journal of SIVB (Society of In Vitro Biology), free access to Editor’s Choice articles

Journal of Cell Biology

Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling

Journal of Cell Science

Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Lab on a Chip

Molecular Cell

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Nature Cell Biology


Stem Cells

Stem Cell Reports: OPEN Access

Tissue Engineering, Parts A, B, & C

Toxicology In Vitro

Trends in Cell Biology

 Molecular & Computational Biology Journals

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics


BMC Genomics: OPEN access

BMC Systems Biology: OPEN access

Chemico-Biological Interactions

Genome Biology: partial OPEN access

Genome Research: all papers are freely available online six months after publication

In Silico Pharmacology: OPEN access

Journal of Computational Biology

Molecular & Cellular Proteomics: OPEN access

Molecular Systems Biology: OPEN access

Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

Nucleic Acids Research

OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology

PLoS Computational Biology: OPEN access

 Toxicology Journals

Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Aquatic Toxicology

Archives of Toxicology

Birth Defects Research Part B: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology


Chemical Research in Toxicology

Communications in Toxicology

Critical Reviews in Toxicology

Current Environmental Health Reports: OPEN access

Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology

DNA Repair

Dose Response: official journal of International Dose-Response Society; OPEN access

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety: OPEN access option

Environment International

Environmental Epigenetics: OPEN Access; NEW journal summer 2015

Environmental Health: OPEN access

Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP): published by the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; OPEN access

Environmental Health Perspectives, Chinese Edition

Environmental Health and Toxicology: journal of the Korean Society of Environmental Health and Toxicology

Environnement Risques et Santé: official journal of French Society of Health and Environment

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: official journal of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Journal: OPEN access

Food and Chemical Toxicology

Genes and Environment: official journal of Japanese Environmental Mutagen Society

Interdisciplinary Toxicology

Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology

Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods


Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis

Mutation Research – Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis

Mutation Research – Reviews

Neurotoxicity Research


Neurotoxicology and Teratology

NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: online journal of the Chemicals Policy & Science Initiative

Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology: OPEN access

Regulatory Research Perspectives: highlights research of US FDA NCTR; online journal

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (RTP): official journal of International Society of Regulatory Toxicology & Pharmacology (ISRTP)

Reproductive Toxicology

Teratogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Mutagenesis

Toxicology: official journal of British Toxicology Society and German Toxicology Society

Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology

Toxicology International

Toxicology Letters: official journal of EUROTOX

Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods

Toxicological Sciences: official journal of the Society of Toxicology; partial OPEN access

 Other Journals

Assay and Drug Development Technologies: OPEN access

Biological Procedures Online: OPEN access

Chemical & Engineering News: partial OPEN access

Development: OPEN access

Drug Discovery & Development: online journal

eLife: OPEN Access

EMBO Journal

EMBO reports

FASEB Journal

Genes & Development: OPEN access after 6 months

Immunology & Cell Biology

Integrative Biology

International Journal of Oral Science: OPEN Access

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS)

Journal of Biological Chemistry

Journal of Biological Methods

Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

Metabolomics: OPEN Access

Molecular Carcinogenesis

nanoEHS: online journal


The Pharmacogenomics Journal: partial OPEN access

PLoS Biology: OPEN access

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Redox Biology: OPEN Access


Scientific Reports: OPEN access

Stem Cells and Development: OPEN Access option