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                        Ole Petersen, CBE, FRS

                        Executive Editors

                        Allen W. Cowley Jr, PhD
                        Patricia Molina, MD PhD
                        Mark Nelson, PhD
                        Colin Nichols, PhD FRS
                        Valerie O’Donnell, PhD
                        Anant Parekh, PhD FRS
                        Tullio Pozzan, MD FRS
                        Richard W. Tsien, PhD
                        Editorial Board

                        About the journal

                        Function provides a high caliber and broad spectrum open-access platform for researchers to publish their major advances in basic, translational, and clinical sciences. From organelles to organisms, Function seeks papers that contribute to defining the mechanistic basis of living systems in health and disease and extending the physiological understanding of biological function.

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                        Function is currently accepting high-quality papers relating to all aspects of the field. Submit your work

                        Are oral rinses active against SARS-CoV-2?

                        Could existing oral rinses be active against the lipid membrane of SARS-CoV-2? As emerging studies have shown the importance of the oropharynx and salivary glands as early viral replication and transmission sites, Professor Valerie O’Donnell (Cardiff University, UK) and her colleagues explored this possibility in a review article. Read more.

                        How is Function Unique?

                        Function is proud to offer several new features to expedite the publication of your most important physiology research. For example, authors receive a final decision about acceptance or rejection after the initial review, even if revisions are needed. Explore the other unique features of Function.

                        Meet the Executive Editors

                        The Function editorial board is comprised of top-tier international scientists, including past APS presidents, Fellows of the Royal Society (FRS) and members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Meet the team

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                        Open Access

                        Function is a peer-reviewed fully open access, online only journal. Find out more about licensing and publishing charges. 

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                        Function is the newest publication in the APS family of journals. Explore the full collection.

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