mBio

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mBio

General information ?

Published by:

American Society of Microbiology

ISSN:

2150-7511

Last checked date:

03/2020

Scope:

mBio® is a broad-scope open access journal edited by active research scientists. It strives to publish the best research in microbiology and allied fields. mBio publishes outstanding papers in all disciplines that address microbiological problems, including, but not limited to, biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics and genomics, environmental science, evolution, immunology, infectious disease, and physiology. Topics covered include bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and simple eukaryotic organisms, as well as all types of host-microbe interactions. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biology

Breadth of subject area:

Top level subject

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Somewhat selective (IF ~3-8)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Not applicable as gold

Has waivers:

For society members etc

Has membership system:

Personal membership

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$2500-4500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than a month

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Unknown

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Society

Length restrictions:

Strong

Provides altmetrics:

Accesses only

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes