Molecular Biology Research Communications (MBRC) is an international pree-reviewed journal. It is published quarterly by Shiraz University. The journal welcomes submission of Original articles, Short communications, Invited review articles, and Letters to the Editor which meets the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence in all fields of molecular biology. The journal's short title is Mol. Biol. Res. Commun., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


The key of success is commitment to excellence. The journal celebrates its recent recognition by the Scopus, "Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, Emerging Sources Citation Index) Thomson Reuters" and Pubmed as a step of achieving excellence and beyond. Congratulation to all contributors including authors and reviewers.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

What are some advantages of publishing your work in MBRC?

- Free access for all users worldwide

- First decision within 6-8 weeks of submission

- Prompt and fair peer review from two expert peer reviewers

- Frequent updates on your paper’s status

- Friendly responsive staff

- Increased visibility and readership of your papers

- No page charge



Molecular Biology Research Communications is published quarterly in the following months; March, June, September, and December.  


Rejection rate: 66%                                                       

Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021 

2. Oral administration of marijuana produces alterations in serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 3A gene (HTR3A) and electrolyte imbalances in brain of male Wistar rats

Pages 5-11


Odunayo Anthonia Taiwo; Oluwatosin Adebisi Dosumu; Regina Ngozi Ugbaja; Solomon Oladapo Rotimi; Oluwafemi Paul Owolabi; Oluwafemi Adeleke Ojo

4. Generation and evaluation of polyclonal antibodies specific for ToxA from Vibrio parahaemolyticus causing acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) in shrimp

Pages 23-32


Khai-Hoan Nguyen-Phuoc; Ngoc-Diem Duong; Thach Van Phan; Kim-Yen Thi Do; Nguyet-Thu Thi Nguyen; Thuoc Linh Tran; Hieu Tran-Van

6. The effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on cell cycle control gene expressions in breast cancer cells

Pages 39-43


Tuğçe Balc-Okcanoğlu; Sunde Yilma-Susluer; Cagla Kayabasi; Besra Ozme-Yelken; Cigir Biray-Avci; Cumhur Gunduz