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Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology is a leading specialty journal, publishing rigorously peer-reviewed research across all pathogenic microorganisms and their interaction with their hosts. Chief Editor Yousef Abu Kwaik, University of Louisville is supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics, clinicians and the public worldwide.
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology includes research on bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses, endosymbionts, prions and all microbial pathogens as well as the microbiota and its effect on health and disease in various hosts. The research approaches include molecular microbiology, cellular microbiology, gene regulation, proteomics, signal transduction, pathogenic evolution, genomics, structural biology, and virulence factors as well as model hosts. Areas of research to counteract infectious agents by the host include the host innate and adaptive immune responses as well as metabolic restrictions to various pathogenic microorganisms, vaccine design and development against various pathogenic microorganisms, and the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and its countermeasures.
One of our major purposes is to accelerate scientific communication of high quality research findings, with worldwide open and free access to these findings. Our open-access approach will stimulate research activity and advance scientific knowledge in this field and related ones throughout the world.
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology is member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.
Short Name: Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.
Electronic ISSN: 2235-2988
Indexed in: PubMed, MEDLINE, PubMed Central (PMC), Scopus, Web of Science Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Google Scholar, DOAJ, CrossRef
PMCID: all published articles receive a PMCID
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology is composed of the following Specialty Sections:
The specialty sections of Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology welcome submission of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review and Specialty Grand Challenge.
When submitting a manuscript to Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, authors must submit the material directly to one of the specialty sections. Manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the respective specialty section.
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