Dear readers of the Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry,
It is now past 10 years since I become an editor of the journal with the ideas to create a peer-reviewed journal to focus upon the rapidly moving and exciting interdisciplinary area of natural sciences where science, technology and engineering combines and interacts. As a chief editor I have watched the growth and success of the journal with pleasure. This is the short review of the results and statistics of the previous ten years; 41 issues and 451 articles were published in the past ten years, which have the acceptable quality from many countries. We also have published 6 special issues including on the honor of the Nobel Prize of Aziz Sancar. The diversity and high standard work published in the journal is reflected in the content of the present issue of the journal, as well.
For Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry to continue to thrive with that standard and diversity we look forward to the submission and publication of novel and leading articles in the future. Finally, when launching the first volume of the tenth year, I wish to thank all authors, readers and referees for their invaluable efforts.