|Impact factor can be defined as a measure of journal average citations of a journal which in turn highlights the readability and importance of the journal in a particular field. Impact factor is validated and given by Institute of scientific information. This is considered as an indirect value that defines journals standards and quality. The practice of calculating impact factor started in the year of 1975 and is continued till now. Since citation is the only mandate for defining the impact factor, there are several controversies going on regarding this. There are several upcoming issues which affects the credibility of this absolute measure of journal standards.
Journal of Clinical and cellular immunology is an international journal started in the year of 2010. The journal has released five consecutive volumes in a bimonthly manner and 11 special issues on hot topics in immunology. This open access peer review journal publishes different types of articles such as research articles, reviews, commentaries, letter to editors, and short communications coming under the journal scope. All articles published in the journal has under-went rigorous peer review process executed by highly efficient editors and review board of journal. The journal serves the scientific community by sharing the recent information in toxicology research without any restrictions.