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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. MiniReviews synthesising the latest progress in specific areas, or highlighting interdisciplinary developments – are also encouraged.

The Editors of FEMS Microbiology Letters give priority to concise papers that merit urgent publication by virtue of their originality, general interest and their contribution to new developments in microbiology. All aspects of microbiology are covered.

FEMS Microbiology Letters covers the following subject categories:

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental microbiology; plant-microbe interactions
  • Eukaryotic cells
  • Evolution, taxonomy and typing
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Genomics and bioinformatics
  • Pathogenicity including veterinary microbiology
  • Physiology and biochemistry
  • Professional Development
  • Virology

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Year Impact Factor SI: Microbiology
2013 2.046  
2012 2.049 71 out of 116
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