Current Microbiology is a well-established journal that publishes articles in all aspects of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and the interactions between the microorganisms, their hosts and the environment.

Current Microbiology publishes original research articles, short communications, reviews and letters to the editor, spanning the following sections:

Infectious Diseases
Antimicrobial Resistance
Host-Microbe Interactions
Environmental Diversity
Food Microbiology
Microbial Biotechnology
Microbial Physiology & Metabolism
Systematics
Genomic Microbiology and Microbial Evolution
Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Viruses
An international peer-reviewed journal that explores all aspects of microbial cells including prokaryotes, eukaryotes and, viruses

Coverage spans general, environmental, and applied microbiology

Draws on physiology, biochemistry, genetics, morphology, taxonomy, immunology and more

98% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Erko Stackebrandt
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Journal metrics

2.188 (2020)
Impact factor
2.197 (2020)
Five year impact factor
65 days
Submission to first decision
171 days
Submission to acceptance
347,864 (2020)
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1432-0991
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0343-8651
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