A Leading Journal for Microbial Ecology
Impact Factor: 2.444, 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.205
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Microbes and Environments (M&E) is a Leading Journal for Microbial Ecology

  • Impact Factor: 2.444
  • Open access policy
  • Topics of interest include all aspects of research on microbial ecology and environmental microbiology

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Current Highlights


Ecological Perspectives on Microbes Involved in N-Cycling
Challenges for Complex Microbial Ecosystems:
Combination of Experimental Approaches with Mathematical Modeling
Spatial and Temporal Oxygen Dynamics in Macrofaunal Burrows in Sediments:
A Review of Analytical Tools and Observational Evidence
CARD-FISH for Environmental Microorganisms:
Technical Advancement and Future Applications

Research Highlight

Microbial Ecology Pushes Frontiers in Biotechnology
Recent Trends in Microbial Inoculants in Agriculture
Rediscovery of the Microbial World in Microbial Ecology
Cultivating Yet-to-be Cultivated Microbes:
The Challenge Continues

Highly downloaded articles (February, 2014)

Interspecies Interaction between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Other Microorganisms
Yosuke Tashiro, Yutaka Yawata, Masanori Toyofuku, Hiroo Uchiyama, Nobuhiko Nomura
Vol. 28 (2013) No. 1 p. 13-24
Characterization of Early Microbial Communities on Volcanic Deposits along a Vegetation Gradient on the Island of Miyake, Japan
Yong Guo, Reiko Fujimura, Yoshinori Sato, Wataru Suda, Seok-won Kim, Kenshiro Oshima, Masahira Hattori, Takashi Kamijo, Kazuhiko Narisawa, and Hiroyuki Ohta
Advance Publication (as of Mar.18)
Escherichia coli in the Environment: Implications for Water Quality and Human Health
Satoshi Ishii, Michael J. Sadowsky
Vol. 23 (2008) No. 2 P 101-108

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Current Issue:
2014, Vol. 29, No.1

- Impact Factor: 2.444
- 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.205