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BMC Structural Biology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on investigations into the structure of biological macromolecules, including solving structures, structural and functional analyses, and computational modeling.

It is journal policy to publish work deemed by peer reviewers to be a coherent and sound addition to scientific knowledge and to put less emphasis on interest levels, provided that the research constitutes a useful contribution to the field.

Each article type published by BMC Structural Biology follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to BMC Structural Biology, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

BMC Structural Biology publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

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