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Guide to Authors

Please read this section before submitting anything to Nature Microbiology. This section explains our editorial criteria, and how manuscripts are handled by our editors between submission and acceptance for publication. 

How to Submit

This section contains information about submitting your article to Nature Microbiology, including:

  • Presubmission enquiries
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For Referees

This section contains guidelines for refereeing for Nature Microbiology.