VIRUS GENES publishes

  • studies on analysis of virus genes, gene products and functions, regulation of virus gene function, cell biology of virus infection
  • functional studies of genes and gene families, encoded by eukaryotic,  prokaryotic and archaeal viruses, viroids, as well as unconventional and novel infectious agents
  • phylogenetic and evolutionary data from all virus genera and families
  • systems biology of virus-host interactions
  • next generation sequencing of complex infectious samples for genomic, transcriptomic, and metagenomic studies
  • the role of virus genes in studies on antivirals affecting specific virus or host gene functions

Publications are in the form of Original work (Full papers), Short reports, (Mini-) Reviews, Correspondence (letters to editor), and Editorials.

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  • Covers genetics of virus-host interactions in humans, animals, plants, and insects
  • Presents state of the art tools in virology
  • Fast time to first decision

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Joachim J. Bugert,
  • Detlev H. Kruger
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2.332 (2020)
Impact factor
2.000 (2020)
Five year impact factor
41 days
Submission to first decision
175,427 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1572-994X
Print ISSN
0920-8569
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