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Microorganisms (ISSN 2076-2607) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that provides an advanced forum for studies related to prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and prions. It publishes original scientific research articles, comprehensive reviews, comments, commentaries, perspectives, etc. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers. Full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files and software regarding the full details of the calculation or experimental procedure, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary electronic material.
- Microbial physiology
- Microbial ecology
- Microbial genetics
- Evolutionary microbiology
- Systems microbiology
- Medical microbiology
- Pharmaceutical microbiology
- Industrial microbiology
- Agricultural microbiology
- Microbial biotechnology
- Food microbiology
- Environmental microbiology
More detailed information of topics and subject areas can be found at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/sections. Contributions that solely report single-gene phylogenies, descriptions of single species or isolation and characterization of novel species are not in the scope of the journal.
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Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.
Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .
For further MDPI contacts, see here.