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Life Sciences - Microbiology | AMB Express - Applied and Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology - a SpringerOpen journal

AMB Express

AMB Express

Editor-in-Chief: Alexander Steinbüchel

ISSN: 2191-0855 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13568

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  • Wide ranging coverage of White, or industrial, biotechnology, and Red, or pharmaceutical and medical biotechnology
  • Presents research papers as well as shorter reviews summarizing and evaluating new developments, products and process
  • An essential resource for researchers in academia and industry

AMB Express is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. This high-quality journal brings together research in the expanding, innovative field of Industrial Microbiology. Its coverage includes processes employing microorganisms, eukaryotic cell cultures or enzymes for the biosynthesis, transformation and degradation of compounds including fine and bulk chemicals, polymeric compounds and enzymes or other proteins. The primary areas of focus are White Biotechnology which broadly includes biotech applications and processes used in industrial settings; and Red Biotechnology, covering pharmaceutical and medical uses of biotechnology.

In addition to original research papers, the journal publishes short reviews which critically summarize and evaluate new developments, new processes, new products, features of production organisms or industrially relevant enzymes.   

Related subjects » Biotechnology - Microbiology

Impact Factor: 1.825 (2016) * 

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    AMB Express is a high quality journal that brings together research in the area of Applied and Industrial Microbiology with a particular interest in 'White Biotechnology' and 'Red Biotechnology'. The emphasis is on processes employing microorganisms, eukaryotic cell cultures or enzymes for the biosynthesis, transformation and degradation of compounds. This includes fine and bulk chemicals, polymeric compounds and enzymes or other proteins. Downstream processes are also considered. Integrated processes combining biochemical and chemical processes are also published.

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