Anaerobe

The Official Journal of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, and the Japanese Association for Anaerobic Infection Research

Anaerobe - ISSN 1075-9964
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.204 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.144 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 2.742 (2017) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.943 (2017) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volumes 55-60
Issues: 6 issues
ISSN: 10759964

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Description

Anaerobe is essential reading for those wishing to remain at the forefront of discoveries relating to life processes of strict anaerobes. Created especially for the international community, it addresses the needs of those working on a group of organisms of exceptional academic, economic, medical, and veterinary importance. The journal is multi-disciplinary, and provides a unique forum for those investigating infections caused by anaerobic bacteria in humans and animals.


Anaerobe publishes original research articles, notes and case reports. Reviews and mini reviews are welcome at the invitation of the editor. Relevant topics fall into the broad categories of Anaerobes in human and animal diseases, Anaerobes in the microbiome, Anaerobes in the environment, Diagnosis of anaerobes in clinical microbiology laboratories, Molecular biology, Genetics, Pathogenesis, Toxins and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Anaerobic Bacteria.


Papers describing innovative methodologies, technologies, and applications to investigate strict anaerobic bacteria are also of interest. Manuscripts describing new species of obligate anaerobes will be reviewed if the description of the new species also includes information showing novel phenotypic characteristics, pathogenicity and/or unique metabolic activity within the microbiome from which it was isolated. New anaerobic species that are only different from other related members of a genus based on genomic information will not be reviewed.


Please note:


  1. Anaerobe is no longer accepting manuscripts on descriptive, sequence-based surveys of microbiomes, even if the environments of the sampled ecosystems select for anaerobic species. However, when studies such as these are accompanied by direct, mechanistic assays of strictly anaerobic components, they will be considered for publication.
  2. Anaerobe will also not consider manuscripts that deal only with descriptive accounts of the beneficial effects of potentially novel probiotic strains, unless such strains belong to strictly anaerobic species that have previously not been associated with probiotic features. Anaerobe will continue to consider manuscripts for publication that address determinations of the specific mechanism(s) of action of all strictly anaerobic probiotic strains.





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