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1 About Molecular Pathogens
Molecular Pathogens (ISSN 1925-1998) is an open access and peer reviewed online journal published by BioPublisher. The journal is committed to publishing and disseminating all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of molecular pathogens. The range of topics including isolation and identification of emerging pathogens viruses, pathogen-host interactions, genetics and evolution, genomics and gene regulation, proteomics and signal transduction, glycomics and signal recognition, virulence factors and vaccine design and other topical advisory subjects.

2 Aims and Scope
Molecular Pathogens is committed to publishing and disseminating all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of molecular pathogens. The range of topics including isolation and identification of emerging pathogens viruses, pathogen-host interactions, genetics and evolution, genomics and gene regulation, proteomics and signal transduction, glycomics and signal recognition, virulence factors and vaccine design and other topical advisory subjects.

The primary criterion for publication is creative insights that are not only of broad interest to microbiologist, geneticist, and molecular biologists, but are also attractive for teachers or students or researchers engaged in biology, as well as for the public interested in pathogens.

3 Publication mode
We are following the Open Access publishing model. All papers published in this journal are licensed to all users under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 (CCAL), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any media, provided the original work is properly cited (see BioPublisher Open Access Policy).


Manuscripts can be submitted by BioPublisher online Manuscripts Handling System, or send your manuscript directly to the submission email of Molecular Pathogens: edit@mp.biopublisher.ca. For details please see Instructions for Authors.

4 Criteria for publication
4.1 Similarity check

All submissions must be subjected to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck. Only those with no any similarity compared in the CrossCheck database can be proceeded for peer review. Plagarism check in this journal is solely for the purpose of submission’s language arts and does not imply any plagiarism or forging existed.

4.2 Peer-review
Scientists in the world are invited to be as peer reviewer in this journal. All submission will be automatically transferred online to the reviewers by Manuscript Handling System in the BioPublisher prior to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck.

4.3 Online publication
There are much more advantages for online publishing, including:
--  Peer review quickly and professionally
--  Anti-Plagiarism by CrossCheck
--  Publish on line immediately upon acceptance
--  Deposit permanently and track easily
--  Open Access under the terms of CCAL
--  Disseminate multilingual publishing possible


4.4 Indexing and archiving

Molecular Pathogens is archived in LAC (Library and Archives Canada) and deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by ProQuest as well.


5 Publication Period 

Molecular Pathogens promises to offer much faster publication schedules, normally it is four to six weeks depending on the speed of peer review. Using the recommended manuscript preparation formats will largely speed up the paper procedures and shorten the periods. Research articles will be published electronically in provisional PDF immediately upon acceptance. A fully HTML web version and PDF download version will be available within four weeks after acceptance.


6 Preferred citation

Articles in this journal should be recommended to follow regular citation rules. There is an exception for unique article series and doi instead of the page number.


The Preferred citation:
Authors' name, Publishing year, Article title, Journal name, Volume, Article number and DOI