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Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins

Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Chikindas

ISSN: 1867-1306 (print version)

Journal no. 12602


  • Michael Chikindas, Rutgers University, USA

Associate Editors

  • Marcela Carina Audisio, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina
  • Leon Dicks, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Patricia Ruas-Madiedo, Instituto de Productos Lácteos de Asturias-CSIC, Spain
  • Santosh Tiwari, Maharshi Dayanand University, India
  • Svetoslav Todorov, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Yannick Fleury, Université de Brest, France
  • Min-Tze Liong, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia


Editorial Board

  • Alla Aroutcheva, Rush University Medical Center, USA
  • Alexander Cole, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Paul Cotter, Teagasc-Moorepark Food Research Centre, Ireland
  • Charles Franz, Max-Rubner-Institut, Germany
  • Richard Gallo, University of San Diego, USA
  • Antonio Galvez, University of Jaen, Spain
  • Kazuhiro Hirayama, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Gerardo Nava, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
  • Denis Roy, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  • Alex Tossi, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Marco Van Belkum, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Koen Venema, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Yen-Wenn Liu, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

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    Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins publishes reviews, original articles, letters (short notes) and technical (methodological) communications targeted towards the advancement of the fundamental knowledge and exploration of the applications of probiotics, natural antimicrobial proteins and their derivatives in biomedical, agricultural, veterinary, food, and cosmetic products. The Journal equally welcomes fundamental research articles and reports on applications of these microorganisms and substances. The Journal encourages structural studies and studies that correlate the structure and functional properties of antimicrobial proteins.

    Authors are expected to submit manuscripts dealing with all aspects of probiotics and antimicrobial peptides, from their discovery and understanding mechanisms of action to biophysical experiments/simulations that clarify mechanisms of action on molecular level, testing pharmacological profiles (activity and toxicity) and design of novel antimicrobial proteins and/or probiotic-containing or probiotic-derived products with therapeutic, food or consumer health formulation potential.

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