Journal of Smooth Muscle Research
Online ISSN : 1884-8796
Print ISSN : 0916-8737
ISSN-L : 0916-8737
About the journal

 The Journal of Smooth Muscle Research is an open access online journal which publishes original research papers and reviews concerned with smooth muscle tissues and organs. Papers dealing with relevant cells and tissues with smooth muscles are also welcome. Researches at any levels from the molecular studies to the clinical trials are all considered. The Journal welcomes submitted research papers from all over the world.
 All articles are distributed under the terms of the latest version of CC BY-NC defined by the Creative Commons Attribution License, which is allowing others to download the material and share it (either whole or parts of it) with others without any permission as long as they credit the original source and indicate if modifications were made, but they can't use the material commercially. The original source should also be included in the reference list, if any. For commercial use of a whole paper, contact Japan Academic Association For Copyright Clearance. For commercial use of the part of a paper, contact the Press Office.
 The Journal of Smooth Muscle Research do not impose submission or page charges including color pages.
 The Journal of Smooth Muscle Research is referenced in the NLM Catalog (MEDLINE/PubMed). The papers are archived in both J-STAGE and PMC.

Published by Japan Society of Smooth Muscle Research   

Our Editorial team
  • Yoshimichi YAMAMOTO

    Nagoya City University, Japan

  • Chris J. GARLAND

    Oxford University, UK

  • Ken HARUMA

    Kawasaki Medical School, Japan

  • Katsuya HIRANO

    Kagawa University, Japan

  • Satoshi IINO

    Fukui University, Japan

  • Masahiko INAMORI

    Yokohama City University, Japan

  • Hiroko KISHI

    Yamaguchi University, Japan

  • Richard J. LANG

    Monash University, Australia

  • Shinsuke NAKAYAMA

    Nagoya University, Japan

  • Mark T. NELSON

    University of Vermont, USA

  • Takafumi SAKAI

    Saitama University, Japan

  • Kenton M. SANDERS

    University of Nevada, USA

  • Sushil K. SARNA

    University of Texas Medical Branch, USA

  • Reza SHAKER

    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

  • Insuk SO

    Seoul National University, Korea

  • Akira TAKAI

    Asahikawa Medical University, Japan

  • Yoshio TANAKA

    Toho University, Japan

  • Yoshihisa URITA

    Toho University, Japan

  • Michael P. WALSH

    University of Calgary, Canada

Subject Area
  • Biology, Life Sciences and Basic Medicine
  • Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • General Medicine, Social Medicine, and Nursing Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Nanosciences and Materials Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Sciences
Other relevant information
  • TitleJournal of Smooth Muscle Research
  • PublisherJapan Society of Smooth Muscle Research
  • AddressDepartment of Surgery, The Jikei University, 3-25-8 Nishishinbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
  • Contact email addressjsmr-adm(at)
  • URL
  • Tel+81-3-3433-1111
  • FAX+81-3-5472-4140
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