History of the Journal

The Ukrainian Biochemical Journal (Ukr.Biochem.J.) was founded by Prof. O V Palladin in Kharkiv in 1926 and was titled “Scientific Records of Ukrainian Biochemical Institute”.

In 1986-1992 the journal was published in English at Allerton Press in New York. In different years the journal run was distributed in 25-30 countries of five continents. It is reviewed by the major reference editions of the world (Dzherelo (The Source), Fiziko-khimicheskaya biologiya (Physici-Chemical Biology), Current Contents, Index medicus, PubMed, Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports, etc.). The post of the journal Editor-in-Chief was occupied by O.V.Palladin (1926-1972), M.F.Guly (1973-1981), V.K.Lishko (1981-1989), S.V.Komissarenko (1990-1992), G.V.Donchenko (1993-1998). Acting Editors-in-Chief were Ya.V.Belik (1989-1990) and Yu.D.Kholodova (1993). Beginning from 1998 this post is occupied by S.V.Komissarenko.

The stages of development of biochemistry are traced on pages of Ukr.Biochem.J during its nearly 90-year existence. The journal always published and continues publishing reviews in practically all biochemical problems, which development has formed biochemistry as the basic science among biological sciences which investigate the living matter.

Earlier, The Ukrainian Biochemical Journal was published under other titles:

Berichte des Ukrainischen Biochemischen Institutes in Kyev (1926-1933),

Ukrains’kyi Biokhimichnyi Zhurnal (1934-1937),

Biokhemichnyi Zhurnal (1937-1938),

Biokhimichnyi Zhurnal (1939-1941),

Ukrains’kyi Biokhimichnyi Zhurnal (1946-1977),

Ukrainskii Biokhimicheskii Zhurnal (1978-1992),

Ukrains’kyi Biokhimichnyi Zhurnal (1992-2013),

The Ukrainian Biochemical Journal (since 2014).