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Bioinformatics

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Duration first review round 3.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 5.5 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 17 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.8 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 2.8 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 2.3 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 2.3 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 10.6 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The review process from Bioinformatics was awful. The reviewers' comments themselves were ok, but I only need to cut and paste the statement from the editor, it needs no other comment. "I am sorry for the long delay in reviewing this paper. We normally do not like to make a decision with less than three reviews, but ***one of the three reviews on your paper is greatly overdue and we have not been able to get a response from the referee***. It is especially difficult on your paper, since the two reviewers we have rate the paper very differently. ***Nonetheless, we do not want to attempt to find a new reviewer so late in the process and will make the best judgment we can from the reviews we have.*** "

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