Top 10 Microbiology Journals with Impact Factor 4.96/5 (25)

Top 10 Microbiology Journals with Impact Factor

Here are the list of top 10 Microbiology Journals based on their impact factor of 2015. These are only the name and some description of the journals with their website link. Name and Description of the journal is given in this page for the educational purposes only.

Top 10 Microbiology Journals with Impact Factor



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1. Nature Reviews Microbiology

Nature Reviews Microbiology publishes the highest-quality reviews and perspectives highlighting important developments in our understanding of bacteria, archaea, viruses, fungi and protozoa, their interaction with their environments, how these organisms are harnessed in human endeavor and their impact on society.

Impact Factor: 24.727 (2015)


2. Clinical Microbiology Reviews (CMR)

Clinical Microbiology Reviews (CMR) analyzes the latest developments in clinical microbiology and immunology, providing the current state of knowledge in the field, as well as balanced, thought-provoking perspectives on controversial issues.

Impact Factor: 16.187 (2015)


3. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews (MMBR)

Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews (MMBR) keeps researchers current with the latest developments in microbiology as well as related fields such as immunology and molecular and cellular biology. Review articles explore the significance and the interrelationships of the latest discoveries that build our understanding of bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and other higher eukaryotes.

Impact Factor: 14.167 (2015)


4. FEMS Microbiology Reviews

FEMS Microbiology Reviews publishes invited reviews from leading authors to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage on key issues in microbiology.

Impact Factor: 13.687 (2015)


5. Cell Host & Microbe

Cell Host & Microbe publishes novel findings related to microbes (which includes bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) from molecular and cellular biology to translational studies with particular emphasis on the interface between the microbe and its host (vertebrate, invertebrate, or plant; unicellular or multicellular).

Impact Factor: 12.552 (2015)


6. Annual Review of Microbiology

The Annual Review of Microbiology, in publication since 1947, covers significant developments in the field of microbiology, encompassing bacteria, archaea, viruses, and unicellular eukaryotes.

Impact Factor: 10.536 (2015)


7. Trends in Microbiology

Trends in Microbiology provides a multidisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of microbiology: from cell biology and immunology to genetics and evolution, and ranges across virology, bacteriology, protozoology and mycology.

Impact Factor: 9.500 (2015)


8. The ISME Journal

The ISME Journal seeks to promote diverse and integrated areas of microbial ecology spanning the breadth of microbial life, including bacteria, archaea, microbial eukaryotes, and viruses. Contributions of broad biological interest and impact are especially encouraged.

Impact Factor: 9.328 (2015)


9. Microbiome

The central purpose of Microbiome is to unite investigators conducting microbiome research in environmental, agricultural, and biomedical arenas. Topics broadly addressing the study of microbial communities, such as, microbial surveys, bioinformatics, meta-omics approaches and community/host interaction modeling will be considered for publication.

Impact Factor: 9.000 (2015)


10. Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID)

Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) publishes articles on a variety of subjects of interest to practitioners and researchers. Topics range from clinical descriptions of infections, public health, microbiology, and immunology to the prevention of infection, the evaluation of current and novel treatments, and the promotion of optimal practices for diagnosis and treatment.

Impact Factor: 8.736 (2015)


Top 10 Microbiology Journals with Impact Factor

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