FEMS Microbiology Reviews

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Edited By: Alain Filloux

Impact Factor: 13.806

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 4/119 (Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1574-6976

Associated Title(s): Pathogens and Disease, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, FEMS Microbiology Letters, FEMS Yeast Research

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Protein-mediated warfare among pseudomonads

Protein-mediated warfare among pseudomonads

Recent knowledge on secreted and contact-dependent Pseudomonas peptides and proteins exhibiting antibacterial activity has expanded enormously, warranting a timely update of this aspect of sociomicrobiology for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other Pseudomonas species.

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Bitter-sweet symphony: glycan–lectin interactions in virus biology

Bitter-sweet symphony: glycan–lectin interactions in virus biology Glycans and lectins cover crucial roles in virus biology and their interplay often shapes the virus-host interaction. This review reflects on glycan-lectin interactions in the context of viral infection and anti-viral immunity, and explores potential targets for antiviral strategies.

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New Editor Karine A Gibbs

Karine Gibbs

Karine Gibbs is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. Her research group uses the bacterium Proteus mirabilis as a bacterial communication model system. She graduated with an A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University. As a graduate student, she studied the cell biology of pathogens and developed tools to follow the movements of proteins on the bacterial surface. She studied for her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington where she began her investigations of the molecular mechanisms underlying self-recognition in bacteria.

Pseudomonas Special Joint Virtual Issue


Special Joint Virtual Issue

To mark the 14th International Conference on Pseudomonas held in Lausanne in September 2013, FEMS is publishing a Virtual Thematic Issue across four FEMS journals: FEMS Microbiology Letters, FEMS Microbiology Reviews, Pathogens and Disease, and FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Pseudomonas Editorial by Dieter Haas