|Edited by||Eric O. Freed|
|ISSN|| 1999-4915 |
Viruses is a monthly peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by MDPI covering all aspects of virology. It was established in 2009. The editor-in-chief is Eric O. Freed (National Cancer Institute). The journal is associated with the American Society for Virology, Australasian Virology Society, Brazilian Society for Virology, Canadian Society for Virology, German Society for Virology, Italian Society for Virology, Spanish Society for Virology, and Swedish Society for Virology.
Open access (OA) is a mechanism by which research outputs are distributed online, free of cost or other barriers, and, in its most precise meaning, with the addition of an open license that removes most restrictions on use and reuse.
In academic publishing, a scientific journal is a periodical publication intended to further the progress of science, usually by reporting new research.
MDPI is an organisational acronym used by two related organisations, Molecular Diversity Preservation International and Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, which were both co-founded by Shu-Kun Lin. The first organisation, Molecular Diversity Preservation International, founded in 1996, is primarily a chemical sample archive, with some scholarly publishing and conference activities. The second organisation, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, was founded in 2010, primarily as a publisher. MDPI published 213 academic journals, including 37 with an impact factor. MDPI was listed a level 1 publisher in the Norwegian Scientific Index for the year 2019, the standard rating of an academic publisher.
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Biological Abstracts is a database produced by Clarivate Analytics. It includes abstracts from peer-reviewed academic journal articles in the fields of biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, pre-clinical and experimental medicine, pharmacology, zoology, agriculture, and veterinary medicine published since 1926.
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FSTA, also known as FSTA – Food Science and Technology Abstracts, is produced by IFIS Publishing.
According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 3.811, ranking it 11th out of 36 journals in the category "Virology".
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is an annual publication by Clarivate Analytics. It has been integrated with the Web of Science and is accessed from the Web of Science-Core Collections. It provides information about academic journals in the natural sciences and social sciences, including impact factors. The JCR was originally published as a part of Science Citation Index. Currently, the JCR, as a distinct service, is based on citations compiled from the Science Citation Index Expanded and the Social Science Citation Index.
The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric index which reflects the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field; journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to be more important than those with lower ones. The impact factor was devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Impact factors are calculated yearly starting from 1975 for journals listed in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR).
Molecules is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal that focuses on all aspects of synthetic organic chemistry and natural product chemistry. It was established in March 1996 and is published monthly by MDPI. From 1997 to 2001, Molbank was published as a section of the journal, before splitting into its own journal.
The Journal of Virology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers research concerning all aspects of virology. It was established in 1967 and is published by the American Society for Microbiology. Research papers are available free online four months after print publication.
Virology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in virology. Established in 1955 by George Hirst, Lindsay Black and Salvador Luria, it is the earliest English-only journal to specialise in the field. The journal covers basic research into viruses affecting animals, plants, bacteria and fungi, including their molecular biology, structure, assembly, pathogenesis, immunity, interactions with the host cell, evolution and ecology. Molecular aspects of control and prevention are also covered, as well as viral vectors and gene therapy, but clinical virology is excluded. As of 2013, the journal is published fortnightly by Elsevier.
Sensors is a monthly peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal that is published by MDPI. It was established in June 2001. The editors-in-chief are Vittorio M.N. Passaro, Assefa M. Melesse, Mohamed F. Younis, W. Rudolf Seitz, and Alexander Star. Sensors covers research on all aspects of sensors and biosensors. The journal publishes original research articles, short notes, review articles, book reviews, product reviews, and announcements related to academia.
The International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering research in chemistry, molecular physics, and molecular biology. It is published by MDPI and was established in 2000. The editors-in-chief are Michael Iba, Charles Brennan, Stephen Bustin, Mark Cronin, Claude A. Daul, Claire Hellio, Kurt A. Jellinger, Ian A. Nicholls, and Andreas Taubert.
The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by MDPI. The editor-in-chief is Paul B. Tchounwou. According to the Journal Citation Reports 2018 edition, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.145, ranking 116/241 (Q2) in the ‘Environmental Sciences’ category and 73/180 (Q2) in 'Public, Environmental & Occupational Health' in the Science Citation Index Expanded.
Marine Drugs is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal publishing reviews and regular research papers on the research, development, and production of therapeutic agents from marine natural products. It is published by MDPI and was established in 2003. The editor-in-chief is Prof. Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati.
Retrovirology is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering basic research on retroviruses. The journal was established in 2004 and is published by BioMed Central. The editors-in-chief are Andrew Lever and Mark Wainberg ; earlier, Kuan-Teh Jeang was editor-in-chief.
Nutrients is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing reviews, regular research papers, and short communications on all aspects of nutrition. It was established in 2009 and is published by MDPI.
Energies is a monthly peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal. It was established in 2008 and is published by MDPI. The editor-in-chief is Enrico Sciubba. The journal publishes original papers, review articles, technical notes, and letters to the editor.
The Journal of Medical Virology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering fundamental and applied research concerning viruses which affect humans. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell and was established in 1977. The editor-in-chief is Arie J. Zuckerman.
Atmosphere is a monthly peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering research related to the Earth's atmosphere. The journal is published by MDPI and was established in 2010. The founding editor-in-chief was Daniela Jacob until 2014. She was succeeded by Robert Talbot.
Future Microbiology is a peer-reviewed medical journal that was established in 2006 and is published by Future Medicine. The editors-in-chief are Richard A. Calderone and B. Brett Finlay. The journal covers all aspects of the microbiological sciences, including virology, bacteriology, parasitology, and mycology.
Intervirology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of virology, especially concerning animal viruses. It was established in 1973 and is published by Karger Publishers. The editor-in-chief is Jean-Claude Manuguerra.
Future Virology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Future Medicine. The editor-in-chief is Mark Wainberg. The journal covers all types of virus, both from the perspective of human health (vaccines and disease prevention, disease treatment, and drug resistance. The journal was established in 2006 and is published by Future Science Group.
The International Journal of Food Microbiology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research papers, short communications, review articles, and book reviews in area of food microbiology and relates fields of mycology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, and immunology. It is currently published by Elsevier on behalf of the International Union of Microbiological Societies and Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene, and edited by L. Cocolin.
Sustainability is a monthly peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal that is published by MDPI. It was established in 2009. The journal explores the likelihood of cultural, environmental, economic and social sustainability for human beings.
The Insects is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal of entomology published monthly by MDPI since 2010. The editor-in-chief is Brian T. Forschler from. The journal is affiliated with the American Association of Professional Apiculturists. According to the 2018 edition of the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.848, ranking 27th out of 135 in the category "Insect Science".. CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 1.85, which equals rank 27/135 in 'Insect Science'.
Polymers is an international peer-reviewed open access scientific journal of polymer science that provides an interdisciplinary forum for publishing papers which advance the field of polymerization methods among others. It was established in 2009 and is published monthly by MDPI.The editor-in-chief is Alexander Böker.
Catalysts is a monthly peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal covering catalysts and catalyzed reactions. The journal was established in 2013 and is published by MDPI. The journal has a partnership with the Swiss Chemical Society. The editor-in-chief is Keith Hohn.