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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology focuses on research regarding prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells, relevant enzymes and proteins, and applied genetics and molecular biotechnology.

  • Publishes full-length papers and mini-reviews of new and emerging products, processes, and technologies.
  • Covers a wide range of topics including environmental biotechnology, process and products, genomics, and proteomics.
  • Offers swift and expert assessment from our editorial team, ensuring high levels of author satisfaction.

  • Alexander Steinbüchel
Journal Impact Factor
3.9 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
4.9 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
15 days
3,614,179 (2023)

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  • Call for Editor-in-Chief

    Springer Nature announces an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as Editor-in-Chief for the journal Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (AMBB).

  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology is now fully open access!

    We are excited to announce that Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology has now become a fully open-access (OA) journal as of January 2024. This means that we will only be publishing articles as Open Access meaning content will be freely available to readers worldwide, enabling the widest possible dissemination and reuse.

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  2. BFI List
  4. Baidu
  5. Biological Abstracts
  6. CAB Abstracts
  8. CNKI
  10. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  11. Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  12. Current Contents/Life Sciences
  13. Dimensions
  14. EBSCO
  15. EI Compendex
  16. EMBASE
  17. EMBiology
  18. Engineering Village – GEOBASE
  19. Gale
  20. Google Scholar
  21. IFIS Publishing
  22. INIS Atomindex
  23. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  24. Medline
  25. Meta
  26. Naver
  27. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  28. Pathway Studio
  29. Portico
  30. ProQuest
  31. Reaxys
  32. SCImago
  33. SCOPUS
  34. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  35. TD Net Discovery Service
  36. UGC-CARE List (India)
  37. Wanfang
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