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A scientometric analysis was conducted on 2835 articles published in the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering from 2007-2016, downloaded from Web of Science on 12.03.2017 and analysed using Bibexcel and MS Excel. The study reveals that : Year 2009 had seen a maximum of (709, 25.01%) articles; volume 108 is most productive; RGR decreased from 1.00 in 2009 to 0.08 in 2016. The doubling time of the research output kept on increasing from 2009 ; Kondo A is the most productive author with 52 (1.83%) articles; Only 56 (1.98%) articles were contributed in single author style ; The authors working in small research teams have contributed the most; The overall degree of collaboration for the study period is 98.02; Fukusaki E has the highest h-index of 14 for his 46 articles and 582 citations; Bamba T and Fukusaki E are the most prolific joint authors who have contributed 35 articles; 1/4th of the articles (25.26 %, 176) did not receive any citation and 10% of the articles received just one citation. Less number of articles received highest number of citations; the articles published during 2006-2010 have received more citations than those during 2013-2016; Average citations per volume is 1095; Average citations per article is 8; Japan has emerged as the most productive country with the SPI of 63.21 (1792 articles); Japan and china have collectively published 47 articles; Osaka University is the most productive organization with 276 articles; a majority of 21.09% (598) of articles have 6 pages.