Life at the Extreme - Open for Submissions
Living creatures can be found thriving in the harshest of environments - from the deepest parts of the ocean to dry arid deserts, and even in the vacuum of space. This cross-journal series looks at the mechanistic adaptation of any species which thrive in extreme environments.
Aims and scope
The aim of Annals of Microbiology is the advancement and dissemination of microbiological knowledge in the general, environmental, ecological (e.g. water, soil ecosystems, cultural heritage sites) and applied (e.g. food and industrial) fields. The methodology is usually derived from the areas of biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, biotechnology and taxonomy. Papers reporting work on bacteria, fungi, microalgae, and bacteriophages are welcome. The journal addresses researchers from both, academia and industry, working in microbiology, biotechnology or ecology. Annals of Microbiology publishes Original Articles, Reviews and Mini-Reviews, Short Communications, and Editorials.
The journal’s scope does not include theoretical bioinformatics, medical microbiology or phytopathological microbiology.
Originally founded as Annali Di Microbiologia Ed Enzimologia in 1940, Annals of Microbiology, an official journal of the University of Milan, is a well-established microbiology journal and has a long tradition of publishing sound international research.
Annals of Microbiology operates a single-blind peer-review system. Articles are reviewed by at least two external referees who are aware of the authors’ names and affiliations while the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous. Single-blind peer review is the traditional model of peer review.
58 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
37 days to first decision for all manuscripts
117 days from submission to acceptance
31 days from acceptance to publication
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