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Microbes and Innate Immunity, a specialty section within Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, publishes high quality research focused on the initial microbial sensing by the host, and the innate immune response and its modulation upon infection by human and zoonotic microbial pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and parasites.
Microbes and Innate Immunity, a specialty section within Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, publishes high quality research focused on the initial microbial sensing by the host, and the innate immune response, and its modulation upon infection by human and zoonotic microbial pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and parasites.
The following areas of research will be considered for publication in this section:
Research focusing on the molecular, cellular, and functional aspects of innate immunity, as well as on the responses elicited by microbes in the host, should be submitted to Molecular Innate Immunity and Microbial Immunology respectively. These are different sections within our sister journal, Frontiers in Immunology.
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Microbes and Innate Immunity welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Editorial, Methods, Mini Review, Original Research, Perspective, Review and Specialty Grand Challenge.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Microbes and Innate Immunity, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Microbes and Innate Immunity will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Cellular and Infection Microbiology.
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