Aims and Scope

The Reproductive & Developmental Biology is the official journal of the Korean Society of Animal Reproduction. Abbreviated title is ‘Reprod. Dev. Biol.’. It was launched in 1977. The Reproductive & Developmental Biology welcomes original articles, reviews and rapid communications that report new findings or concepts in reproductive biology, reproductive endocrinology, developmental biology, animal biotechnology, and other relevant fields of scientific research. The journal is published quarterly by March 31, Jun 30, September 30 and December 31, and supplemental issues are published occasionally. No responsibility is assumed by the Society for statements and opinions expressed by the contributors to the journal.

Authors who wish to publish in Reproductive & Developmental Biology should conform to the “Instruction to Authors” which is printed in the each issue of the journal. Membership is not a prerequisite for submission. The articles published in this journal are indexed and/or abstracted in KCI and DOI/Crossref. Full text is freely available from:

All correspondence regarding submission of paper should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Hakhyun Ka, Division of Biological Science & Technology, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-Gil, Wonju 220-710, South Korea., Tel: 82-33-760-2369, Fax: 82-33-760-2183, E-mail:

All membership and subscription matters should be addressed to the Secretary-General, The Korean Society of Animal Reproduction, #207, Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Center, Animal Biotechnology Division National Institute of Animal Science, RDA, 143-13 Seosuwon-Ro, Kwonsun-Gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi 441-706, South Korea., Tel: 82-31-290-1548, Fax: 82-31-290-1622, E-mail: The annual personal and institutional fee of printed journal subscription is ₩30,000 and ₩100,000, respectively.

The journal is published in part with financial support from the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government (MEST) and National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF), and printed by Guh-Mok Print Publishing Co., 291-16 Eulgiro 3 ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-193, Korea. Tel:82-2-2277-3324, Fax:82-2-2277-3390,