BMC Bioinformatics is an online open access scientific journal that publishes original, peer-reviewed research in bioinformatics. The journal is part of a series of BMC journals published by the UK-based publisher BioMed Central.
The journal was founded in 2000 publishing its first article on Metabolic flux analysis. In 2008 the journal published 606 articles and 1 review. The journals that cited BMC Bioinformatics the most were Nucleic Acids Research, Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, PLoS Computational Biology and Genome Biology.