Microbiology (journal)

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Discipline Microbiology
Language English
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of General Microbiology
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
Hybrid, delayed after 12 months
Standard abbreviations
ISSN 1350-0872 (print)
1465-2080 (web)
OCLC no. 29693815

Microbiology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers research in all aspects of microbiology, including the biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, physiology, pathogenicity, biodiversity, biotechnology, evolution, and genetics of microorganisms and viruses. It also covers plant-microbe interactions, and environmental and theoretical microbiology. The journal is published monthly by the Microbiology Society. It was established in January 1947 as the Journal of General Microbiology and obtained its current name in 1994.[1] Since 2015, the editor-in-chief Tanya Parish (Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle), who took over from Agnès Fouet (Institut Cochin), who served since 2010.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 2.268.[4]


  1. ^ Postgate, J. (1995). "Fifty years of the SGM". Trends in Microbiology. 3 (7): 249–50. doi:10.1016/S0966-842X(00)88935-0. PMID 7551634. 
  2. ^ a b c "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Source details: Microbiology". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2017-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Microbiology". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2016. 

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