Brazil is the fifth largest and largest country in South America and the world respectively. It is a country of great diversity. In 1808, Brazil became the centre of the Portuguese Empire. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language. According to the Global Information Technology Report (2009-2010) of the World Economic Forum, Brazil is listed as the 61 world's largest developer of information technology.
Science and Technology in Brazil have achieved a significant position in the international arena in the last decades. The country has a great history of molecular biology research. Brazil is the one of only two Latin American countries to have own contract research organization (CRO) association, and one of only a handful of countries on Earth to do so. The launch of many molecular biology journals has facilitated the clinical and research updates to the readers over the world.
The research advancements in the country have been disseminated through molecular biology journals. Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics is one of the well-known journals among great international circulations. This major proteomics journal reports all major studies in the popular labs of Brazil. Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics stands first in the list of molecular journals. The high volume of research and publication enabled various molecular biology journals Brazil to include in the list of molecular biology journals internationally.