Cell Host & Microbe

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Cell Host & Microbe is a scientific journal that focuses on the study of microbiology, pathology, and immunology. The journal is published by Cell Press, a division of Elsevier, and is known for its high impact factor and rigorous peer-review process.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Cell Host & Microbe was first published in March 2007. The journal publishes research articles, reviews, and commentaries that provide a comprehensive understanding of the interactions between microbial pathogens and their hosts. The scope of the journal includes studies on bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and prions, as well as the host response to these microbes.

Content[edit | edit source]

The content of Cell Host & Microbe is diverse, covering a wide range of topics related to microbiology, pathology, and immunology. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, and commentaries. The research articles report significant and original observations in the field of host-microbe interactions. The reviews provide a synthesis of the latest developments in the field, while the commentaries offer a platform for debate and discussion.

Impact[edit | edit source]

Cell Host & Microbe has a high impact factor, indicating that the research published in the journal is frequently cited by other scientists. The journal's impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. It is used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field.

Editorial Process[edit | edit source]

The editorial process at Cell Host & Microbe is rigorous and involves a thorough peer-review process. The journal's editors are active scientists who are experts in their respective fields. They are responsible for the initial screening of manuscripts, selecting reviewers, and making decisions on the acceptance or rejection of manuscripts based on the reviewers' comments.

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