Focus and Scope

The M3 journal covers all aspects of mitochondrial metabolism and interconnecting cellular metabolic pathways including the normal metabolic processes and the breakdowns in primary and secondary mitochondrial and metabolic diseases and the treatment of these diseases.

M3 publishes medical case report, editorial, commentary, hypothesis, short and full-length reviews, full-length clinical or translational science research articles and short articles of immediate scientific or clinical significance.

The areas of interest include but are not limited to day-to-day needs of practicing mitochondrial specialist, approaches to the patient with various symptoms; case-reports, clinical ethical issues; updates on diseases and disorders; diagnostic and therapeutic approach; mechanisms at the molecular, genetic, metabolic and physiological levels underlying the metabolic diseases; office-based and practice management issues and tips; as well as health policy discussions when appropriate.

Peer Review Process

Authors interested in submitting an article, should consult the author guidelines and are encouraged to provide name, and current email address of three to five potential expert reviewers. 

All articles submitted to the M3 Journal are subjected to a two-tier review using our online peer review system. The preliminary review is conducted by an editor to make sure the article conforms to the requirements of the journal and research area is appropriate for M3. The editor also ensures that the article brings new scientific knowledge to the field. In the second stage of the review process, articles are assigned to expert reviewers from the field. Following feedback of reviewers, the editor makes the final decision on acceptance of the article.

Manuscript submitted by author --> Editor Preliminary review --> Expert Peer Reviewer --> Decision to Accept/Reject by Editor --> Submission of revised manuscript by author --> Article formatting and layout --> DOI assignment --> Publication on company of scientists website --> Archival of published articles

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.