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About the journal
FEMS Microbiology Letters focuses largely on concise articles in all topics in microbiology, particularly those meriting urgent publication by virtue of their originality, general interest and their contribution to new developments in their field …Find out more
The 16S rRNA gene (16S rDNA) codes for RNA that plays a fundamental role during translation in the ribosome and is used extensively as a marker gene to establish relationships among bacteria.Read the full article
Marine viruses are the most abundant biological entity in the oceans, the majority of which infect bacteria and are known as bacteriophages.
Conserved OmpA-like protein in Legionella pneumophila required for efficient intracellular replication
The OmpA-like protein domain has been associated with peptidoglycan-binding proteins, and is often found in virulence factors of bacterial pathogens.Read the full article
Latest Thematic Issues
This thematic issue on biobutanol, edited by Michael Sauer, is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first industrial exploitation of Chaim Weizmann's acetone-butanol-ethanol fermentation process.
Over 100 years after the first documented isolation of bacteriophages, this thematic issue illuminates often overlooked areas of the field as well as emerging issues and new discoveries.
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Read a collection of papers from the five FEMS journals which bring together the key themes of the 16th International Symposium on Microbiology Ecology (ISME).
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Tracey Palmer, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology in the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, discusses her current research, her career, and offers advice to early-career researchers in Microbiology.
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