Impact Factor Collection


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The Journal of Endocrinology’s 2021 Journal Impact FactorTM has increased substantially from 4.286 to 4.669, with the Five-Year measure also increasing to its best-ever score at 5.533. The journal now ranks 57 out of 146 journals in the category of ‘Endocrinology and Metabolism’ in the latest Journal Citation ReportsTM.

We would like to convey our deepest thanks to all of our amazing authors, hard-working reviewers, passionate readers, and our world-class Editors; without your hard work, dedication, and continued support of the journal, none of this incredible success and growth would have been possible.

We are also proud to announce that Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, the sister journal of Journal of Endocrinology, has received a Journal Impact FactorTM of 4.869.

Explore the following collection of the top-cited research articles and reviews from 2021.




Inhibitors of apoptosis protect the ovarian reserve from cyclophosphamide
Yi Luan et al.

Effect of exercise and butyrate supplementation on microbiota composition and lipid metabolism
Chunxia Yu et al.

Hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance modulate gravid uterine and placental ferroptos's in PCOS-like rats
Yuehui Zhang et al.

SCFAs alleviated steatosis and inflammation in mice with NASH induced by MCD
Mingjuan Deng et al.

Liraglutide and sitagliptin counter beta- to alpha-cell transdifferentiation in diabetes
Neil Tanday et al.

Liver-expressed antimicrobial peptide 2 antagonizes the effect of ghrelin in rodents
María F Andreoli et al.

Estrogen accelerates heart regeneration by promoting the inflammatory response in zebrafish
Shisan Xu et al.

CoQ10 ameliorates mitochondrial dysfunction in diabetic nephropathy through mitophagy
Jia Sun et al.

Short-term strength training reduces gluconeogenesis and NAFLD in obese mice
Rodrigo Martins Pereira et al.

JAK2/STAT3 regulates estrogen-related senescence of bone marrow stem cells
Wenjing Wu et al.

Obesity dysregulates fasting-induced changes in glucagon secretion
Jennifer H Stern et al.

Irisin in the primate hypothalamus and its effect on GnRH in vitro
Fazal Wahab et al.




New insights into the secretory functions of brown adipose tissue
Joan Villarroya et al.

Epigenetic responses and the developmental origins of health and disease
Dipali Goyal, Sean W Limesand, and Ravi Goyal

The melanocortin pathway and control of appetite-progress and therapeutic implications
Giulia Baldini and Kevin D Phelan

Novel mechanisms for the metabolic control of puberty: implications for pubertal alterations in early-onset obesity and malnutrition
M J Vazquez, I Velasco, and M Tena-Sempere

Endocrine aspects of ACE2 regulation: RAAS, steroid hormones and SARS-CoV-2
Morag J Young, Colin D Clyne, and Karen E Chapman

Adipose tissue browning in mice and humans
Carsten T Herz and Florian W Kiefer

Mechanisms controlling hormone secretion in human gut and its relevance to metabolism
Alyce M Martin, Emily W Sun, and Damien J Keating

Androgens and ovarian function: translation from basic discovery research to clinical impact
K A Walters et al.

Leptin resensitisation: a reversion of leptin-resistant states
María F Andreoli et al.

Periconceptional environment and the developmental origins of disease
Miguel A Velazquez, Tom P Fleming, and Adam J Watkins

Emerging role of testosterone in pancreatic beta cell function and insulin secretione
Weiwei Xu, Jamie Morford, and Franck Mauvais-Jarvis