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Ranking 4th in Microbiology in the 2012 Thomson-Reuters Citation Reports, FEMS Microbiology Reviews publishes invited reviews from leading authors to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage on key issues …

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antibiotic dialogues: induction of silent biosynthetic gene clusters

Antibiotic dialogues: induction of silent biosynthetic gene clusters by exogenous small molecules

Microbial secondary metabolites represent a significant source of potential drug leads; this review assesses the capacity of exogenous small molecules, especially antibiotics, to activate these silent gene clusters.

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spread of arteminsinin resistance in Southeast Asia

The clinical impact of artemisinin resistance in Southeast Asia and the potential for future spread

Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria is causing failure of artemisinin-based combination therapies across an expanding area of Southeast Asia, undermining control and elimination efforts.

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emerging facets of prokaryotic glycosylation

Emerging facets of prokaryotic glycosylation

This review summarizes current knowledge of prokaryotic glycobiology, focusing on structures and molecular details of biosynthesis concepts of glycoproteins and secondary cell-wall polymers.

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Thematic Issues

Signals to Sociality

Read the latest Thematic Issue from FEMS Microbiology Reviews which frames the important question of how microbes communicate and why it’s so important.

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RNA in Bacteria

Explore a Thematic Issue from FEMS Microbiology Reviews, RNA in Bacteria: biogenesis, regulatory mechanisms and functions. Edited by Guest Editors Emmanualle Charpentier and Wolfgang Hess.

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Yeasts as models in Cell Biology

This Thematic Issue assembles a panel of 9 reviews that cover a wide range of fields in which yeast models continue contributing seminal discoveries, covering topics such as DNA structure, physiology, and many more.

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Virtual Special Issues

An Expanded View of Viruses

Read a collection of nine articles on virology, selected by Urs Greber, Editor of FEMS Microbiology Reviews, and Ralf Bartenschlager, winner of the prestigious Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award.

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ISME 2016

This collection of papers from the five FEMS journals brings together the key themes of the 16th International Symposium on Microbiology Ecology.

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We’d like to thank our reviewers for their contribution to FEMS Microbiology Reviews in 2015. We are sincerely grateful for your efforts. Click below to see a full list of reviewers.

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