About the Journal

Aims & Scope

Nature Reviews Microbiology aims to be the premier source of reviews and commentaries for the scientific communities we serve. We strive to publish articles that are authoritative, accessible and enhanced with clearly understandable figures, tables and other display items. We want to provide an unparalleled service to authors, referees and readers, and we work hard to maximize the usefulness and impact of each article. Nature Reviews Microbiology publishes Reviews, Perspectives and Comments from across the field of microbiology, with our broad scope ensuring that the work we publish reaches the widest possible audience.

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About the Editors

Like the other Nature titles, Nature Review Microbiology has no external editorial board. Instead, all editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors, who are PhD-level scientists. 

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Contact

General editorial inquiries and correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, at nrmicro@nature.com.

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Journal Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Rev. Microbiol.

ISSN and EISSN 

The international standard serial numbers (ISSN) for Nature Review Microbiology are 1740-1526 (print) and 1740-1534 (online).

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