Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.
The Editors of BMC Cancer and BMC Microbiology are exited to announce the launch and invite of submissions to our ‘Microbiome and Cancer’ collection. Guest edited by Prof Christopher Staley and Dr. Sean Devlin.
BMC Series Focus Issues
In recognition of World Patient Safety Awareness day on 17th September, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in research. We have collated free-to-read content from across our journals - showcasing patient perspectives, research into the study of PPI, and engaging public partners as co-authors in research.
In celebration of World Breastfeeding week in the beginning of August, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Breastfeeding. We have collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into breastfeeding behaviors and care for lactating women, infant and child health, biology of breastfeeding, and more.
This study finds that changes in soil microbial communities can influence and are associated with deterioration of the earthen site over time.
In this recent study, authors find that paternal weight of ducks influence the offspring's small intestine function and cecal microbiome.
BMC Microbiology and BMC Veterinary Research are happy to join forces and present a cross-journal collection that focuses on veterinary antimicrobial resistance. Click to view and read the articles in the collection.
Aims and scope
BMC Microbiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all microorganisms - bacteria, archaea, algae and fungi, viruses, unicellular parasites and helminths. It considers studies on all aspects of the biology and biochemistry of microorganisms including but not limited to cell biology, genomics, signalling, the interaction of the microbes with the environment and host, mechanistic and functional insights into infection and disease, and biotechnological application in science and industry.
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BMC Microbiology is Recruiting new Associate Editors
BMC Microbiology is currently participating in a pilot project in which all accepted papers are evaluated for eligibility to receive an Open data badge.
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
Find a selection of articles published across Springer Nature, as well as additional commentary and books relevant to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research.Read more
BMC Series Blog
26 August 2021
Annual Journal Metrics
61 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
48 days to first decision for all manuscripts
158 days from submission to acceptance
17 days from acceptance to publication
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