ISSN 1517-8382 printed version
ISSN 1678-4405 online version



Basic information

The Brazilian Journal of Microbiology - ISSN 1517-8382 - is the new journal published quarterly by the Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia - SBM (Brazilian Society for Microbiology), replacing the Revista de Microbiologia - ISSN 0001-3714.

The new journal begins with vol. 31, issue 1, of January/March 2000, following the sequence of numbering of its predecessor, which was published from 1970 to 1999, vol. 1 to vol. 30.

The Brazilian Journal of Microbiology is intended to publish original research papers and reviews, covering all aspects of Microbiology. The texts submitted for publication must be written in English. The journal has a severe policy of manuscript evaluation, and each manuscript is evaluated by at least two criteriously selected referees.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Braz. J. Microbiol., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographical references and strips.


Indexing sources

The journal is indexed in several sources such as:
  • Current Contents (ISI – USA)
  • Web of Science (ISI – USA)
  • Chemical Abstracts (CAS – USA)
  • Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS – USA)
  • Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA – USA)
  • Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB – UK)
  • Ulrich’s International Periodicals (USA)
  • LILACS (La Literatura Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Información en Ciencias de la Salud – BIREME/PAHO/WHO)
  • SCOPUS (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ) (Lund, Sweden)
  • OpenJ-Gate (India)
  • Genamics Journal Seek (Hamilton, New Zealand)



The publication of the journal receives financial support from:
  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)

  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior (CAPES)


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