question about Physiological Reviews journal quality

Elzi Volk none at
Thu Jan 25 14:23:27 EST 2001

jubjub at (jubjub) wrote:

>I am planning on doing a paper on the mitochondrial damage theory of
>aging.  I am reading an article from the journal Physiological Reviews
>entitled "Genetic and Functional Changes in Mitochondria Associated
>With Aging" by Takayuki Ozawa.  Vol. 77, No. 2, April 1997.  I was
>wondering if someone could give me some help with this journal.  It
>seems this article has some obvious sentence errors that I think are
>due to the author's lack of knowledge of English.  I am wondering if
>Physiological Reviews is a quality journa?.  I assume it's
>peer-reviewed?  I don't know much about scientific journals, this is
>kind of my first time doing this.  I was just worried that the
>spelling errors were signs that the journal is not good quality.
>thanks for any help

The journal Physiological Reviews is peer-reviewed and is a
well-respected jounal. The published grammatical errors merely reflect
the poor job of the copy editor.

Elzi Volk

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