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Molecular Pathogens (ISSN 1925-1998) is an open access and peer reviewed online journal published by MicroSciPublisher. 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.

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

Molecular Pathogens is published online by the MicroSciPublisher, an independent publishing platform in life science based British Columbia of Canada. The MicroSciPublisherapplies the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works published in this journal. Under the terms of CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article and have granted to any third party to reuse, reprint, disseminate and unlimited download, provided the original authors and source are right cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

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