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AAC is devoted exclusively to antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic agents and chemotherapy, making it indispensible for infectious disease specialists. AAC features interdisciplinary studies involving animal models, pharmacological characterization, and clinical trials that contribute to the underlying mechanisms and therapeutic applications of antimicrobial and antiparasitic agents and chemotherapy. #AACJournal
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AEM publishes broad-based research that focuses on applied microbiology, basic microbial ecology, and genetic and molecular investigations of microbial topics of practical value. Featuring topics on food, genomic and aquatic microbiology, among others, the journal sheds new light on the key principles and fundamental processes in applied and environmental microbiology. #AppEnvMicro
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CMR offers reviews on developments in clinical microbiology and immunology, overviews on the current state of knowledge and thought-provoking perspectives on controversial issues important to microbiologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, pathologists, public health workers and infectious disease specialists. Topics include pathogenic mechanisms, specific or groups of microbial pathogens and new diagnostic laboratory technology. #ClinMicroRev
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CVI publishes discoveries in clinical, laboratory and vaccine immunology. CVI advances aspects of vaccine research and immunization, including discovery of new vaccine antigens and vaccine design, development and evaluation of vaccines in animal models and humans, characterization of immune responses and mechanisms of vaccine action. #CVIJournal
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EcoSal Plus virtually covers all aspects of E. coli, Salmonella and other Enterobacteriaceae and their use as model microbes for biological explorations. Reviews focus on physiology, metabolism, genetics, pathogenesis, ecology, genomics, systems biology and history of E. coli and its relatives, providing the integrated background needed in microbiology investigations.  


GA is an open-access journal that publishes short articles on recently sequenced genomes of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbes and viruses in public databases. GA announces the availability of new sequences and provides rationale for sequencing a particular organism, including the methodologies and protocols used in assembly of the sequence. #GenomeA
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IAI provides new insights on interactions between bacterial, fungal and parasitic pathogens and their hosts. Areas of interest include infections caused by pathogenic bacteria, fungi and parasites, mechanisms of pathogenicity, virulence factors, cellular microbiology, experimental models of infection, host resistance or susceptibility, and the generation of innate and adaptive immune responses. #IAIJournal
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JB, established in 1916, is a journal that advances and disseminates broad-based fundamental knowledge of bacteria and other microorganisms. Articles investigate processes in bacteria, archaea, their viruses and the molecular mechanisms through which they interact. Published research articles addressing developments in fast-moving areas provides invaluable reading for busy researchers. #JBacteriology
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JCM publishes cutting-edge research on human and animal infections and infestations with emphasis on etiologic agents, diagnosis and epidemiology. JCM focuses on the laboratory’s role in both the management of infectious diseases and the elucidation of the epidemiology of infections. Topics inlcude bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and clinical veterinary microbiology.   #JClinMicro
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JMBE is an open-access journal that features original, previously unpublished, peer-reviewed articles that foster good pedagogy and design, scholarly teaching, student interest and motivation, faculty development and institutional transformation. JMBE provides biology education resources for K-12 up to graduate and professional levels.
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JVI features all cross-disciplinary approaches related to virology. JVI explores viruses of all organisms and accepts research on viral structure, assembly, genome replication, regulation of gene expression, genetic diversity, evolution, virus-cell interactions, cellular responses to infection, transformation and oncogenesis, gene delivery, prions, viral pathogenesis and immunity, vaccines and antiviral agents. #JVirology
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mBio® is an open-access journal offering rapid review and research publication that encompasses the entirety of the microbial world. This includes the highly interconnected biosphere that hosts microbes interacting with living and nonliving matter related to topics such as climate change, food and drug production, and emerging infections. @mbiojournal
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MCB publishes all aspects of the molecular biology of eukaryotic cells related to microbiology and associated fields. MCB articles report the discoveries that build our understanding of bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and higher eukaryotes. MCB publishes work on microbial, viral and higher organismal systems, with an emphasis on the cell. #MCBJournal
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MMBR is a comprehensive review journal in the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, and molecular and cellular biology. Its review articles explore the significance and the interrelationships of the latest discoveries that build our understanding of bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and other higher eukaryotes. #MMBRJournal


Microbiology Spectrum publishes commissioned review articles that are written and peer-reviewed by leading researchers. Topics range across archaea, bacterial genetics, cell biology and physiology, food microbiology, clinical microbiology, environmental microbiology and ecology, eukaryotic microbes, genomics, computational and synthetic microbiology, immunology, pathogenesis and virology.


mSphere is an open-access, rapid-publication journal that features a range of fields within the microbial sciences. Topics include human, animal, and plant health and disease, ecosystems, neuroscience, energy production, climate change, evolution, biogeochemical cycling and food and drug production. @mSphereJ
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mSystems is an open-access journal that publishes research that applyies technologies for high-throughput analyses toward metabolic and regulatory systems studies at both the single cell and microbial community scale. mSystems feaures important biological and biochemical findings from large data sets analyses, plus new computational approaches for deriving these insights. @mSystemsJ

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