Journal abbreviation: Biology letters

The abbreviation of the journal title "Biology letters" is "Biol. Lett.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BiologyBiol.matches the stem "biolog-"
lettersLett.matches the stem "letter-"

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleBiology letters
AbbreviationBiol. Lett.
ISSN (print)1744-9561
ISSN (online)1744-957X
NLM catalog101247722

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