Drug Metabolism and Disposition
DisciplinePharmacology, toxicology
Edited byXinxin Ding
Publication details
After 12 months
3.922 (2020)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Drug Metab. Dispos.
ISSN0090-9556 (print)
1521-009X (web)
OCLC no.01784380

Drug Metabolism and Disposition is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the fields of pharmacology and toxicology. It was established in 1973 and is published monthly by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.[1][2] The journal publishes articles on in vitro and in vivo studies of the metabolism, transport, and disposition of drugs and environmental chemicals, including the expression of drug-metabolizing enzymes and their regulation.[1] As of 2022, the editor-in-chief is XinXin Ding.[3]

All issues are available online as PDFs, with text versions additionally available from 1997. Content from 1997 is available freely 12 months after publication.[1]


Drug Metabolism and Disposition was established in 1973 by Kenneth C. Leibman.[3][4] The initial frequency was bimonthly (six annual issues); it increased to monthly in 1995. The journal was published on behalf of the society by Williams & Wilkins until the end of 1996.[4]

Abstracting and indexing

According to the Journal Citation Reports, Drug Metabolism and Disposition received a 2020 impact factor of 3.922. The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases:[2][5][6][7][8]


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  2. ^ a b Drug Metabolism and Disposition, National Library of Medicine, retrieved 18 August 2010
  3. ^ a b Drug Metabolism and Disposition: Editorial Board, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, archived from the original on 10 August 2011, retrieved 19 May 2022
  4. ^ a b Anon., "Editorial Board" (PDF), Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 1 (1), retrieved 10 February 2020
  5. ^ Journal Search: Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Thomson Reuters, retrieved 18 August 2010
  6. ^ CAplus Core Journal Coverage List, Chemical Abstracts Service, archived from the original on 27 September 2007, retrieved 18 August 2010
  7. ^ EMBASE coverage, Elsevier, downloaded from [1]; 18 August 2010
  8. ^ CAS Source Index (CASSI), American Chemical Society - CAS, downloaded from [2]; 26 August 2010
  9. ^ "ASPET Journals to be indexed by Meta/CZI (page 185)" (PDF). ASPET.