Biomolecular Detection and Quantification (BDQ)
The new online, open access, peer-reviewed journal in molecular methodology applications
BDQ is listed in PubMed Central (PMC)


Dear researcher,

Biomolecular Detection and Quantification (BDQ) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to championing excellence in molecular study design, measurement, data analysis and reporting. Download recent BDQ papers on Elsevier Science Direct.

Its focus is on the application of qualitative and quantitative molecular methodologies to all areas of clinical and life sciences. The journal has two main aims: 

  • to provide a forum for discussion and recommendation of guidelines designed to improve the accuracy of molecular measurement, its data analysis and the transparency of its subsequent reporting;
  • to publish molecular biology based studies that adhere to best practice guidelines, both current and future.

Benefits of publishing open access with Elsevier's Biomolecular Detection and Quantification:

  • Peer-reviewed journal indexed by Scopus and supporting ORCID and Crossref to help maintain your publication record.
  • A renowned and respected editorial team with extensive knowledge of your research field. BDQ was established by a group of scientists based on their experience developing and publishing the Minimum Information for Publication of Quantitative Real-Time (and Digital) PCR Experiments (the MIQE and digital MIQE guidelines).
  • Reaching key audiences with 10 million active users per month using our publishing platform ScienceDirect.
  • Choice of user licenses so authors can decide how best to publish open access.
  • A discount on the publication fee for a limited time.

For more information about publishing Open Access with Elsevier, including funding body arrangements, institutional agreements and more, visit:

We look forward to receiving your paper!

Kind regards,

The Editors

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Biomolecular Detection and Quantification is an Open Access Journal

Stephen Bustin, Jim Huggett, Justin O'Grady, Michael W. Pfaffl, Carl Wittwer, Ron Cook

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Stephen Bustin Stephen Bustin
Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Jim Huggett Jim Huggett
Managing Editor
Just O'Grady Just O'Grady
Managing Editor
University of East Anglia, UK