Russian Journal of Developmental Biology


Russian language title: Онтогенез

ISSN PRINT: 1062-3604
ISSN ONLINE: 1608-3326


The Russian Journal of Developmental Biology was founded in 1970 by the outstanding Russian biologist Boris L. Astaurov. The journal has made an important contribution to the development of embryology in the former Soviet Union. The journal publishes reviews and experimental papers by Russian and foreign authors dealing with various aspects of developmental biology. It presents fundamental and applied research on development, regeneration, and carcinogenesis at the molecular, cellular, and organismic levels. It also publishes papers on events in science and the history of developmental biology in Russia.

The Russian Journal of Developmental Biology is abstracted and/or indexed in:
AGRICOLA, Academic OneFile, Academic Search, BIOSIS, Biological Abstracts, CSA, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Current Abstracts, EBSCO Discovery Service, EMBiology, Gale, Google Scholar, INIS Atomindex, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, OCLC, SCImago, Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Summon by ProQuest, Zoological Record.


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Phone: +7 (499) 135-0128
Fax: +7 (499) 135-8012

Editorial Board


Sergei G. Vassetzky (Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Moscow, Russia)


Vladimir A. Golichenkov (Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)
and Vladimir N. Simirsky (Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Moscow, Russia)


Olga F. Gordeeva (Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Moscow, Russia)


M.A. Aleksandrova (Moscow, Russia), L.V. Beloussov (Moscow, Russia), V.Ya. Brodsky (Moscow, Russia), Yu.S. Chentsov (Moscow, Russia), M.B. Evgen’ev (Moscow, Russia), T.A. Ezhova (Moscow, Russia), V.B. Ivanov (Moscow, Russia), B.V. Konyukhov (Moscow, Russia), A.M. Olovnikov (Moscow, Russia), N.D. Ozernyuk (Moscow, Russia), N.A. Tchurikov (Moscow, Russia), A.V. Vasiliev (Moscow, Russia), and A.G. Zaraisky (Moscow, Russia).


B.M. Carlson (USA), Yu.A. Chelyshev (Kazan, Russia), O.T. Demkiv (Ukraine), A.K. Dondua (St. Petersburg, Russia), A.-M. Duprat (France), H. Grunz (Germany), V.N. Kalyunov (Belarus), Y.K. Kärner (Estonia), D.Kh. Khamidov (Uzbekistan), Z. De Laat (Netherlands), A.T. Mikhailov (Spain), T. Okada (Japan), O.L. Serov (Novosibirsk, Russia), A.K. Tarkowski (Poland), J. Wartiovaara (Finland), and S.M. Zakiyan (Novosibirsk, Russia).


Elena D. Gasilo

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2017, Volume 48 (6 issues)

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