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All Life

The Microbiology Section of All Life considers articles on prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and small parasites, and their interaction with the environment.

In this section of All Life, we consider for publication:

Microbial Systematics

Evolutionary and Molecular Biology



Natural Products


Host-Microbe Interactions

Microscopy and Imaging


Proteomics and Metabolomics

Physiology and Metabolism

Biotechnology and Bioremediation

Cell Biology


Ecology and Environmental Microbiology

Agricultural and Food Microbiology

Systems Biology

Synthetic Biology



All Life

2019 Impact Factor 1.273

Five-Year Impact Factor 3.093


2019 CiteScore 5.50

All Life is linked with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We invite researchers to share research and data towards Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being, Goal 14: Life Below Water, and Goal 15: Life on Land.

Meet the Section Editors

Editorial board for All Life

Clare Taylor

Napier University, UK

Clare is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology in the School of Applied Sciences, Napier University, UK. She is a trustee and current General Secretary of the Society for Applied Microbiology where she also chairs the Society's Policy Sub-Committee. She is an elected member of the Young Academy of Scotland where she leads the 'Equal' theme.

Editorial board for All Life

Lorenzo Pecoraro

Tianjin University, China

Lorenzo Pecoraro is Associate Professor at School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Health Sciences Platform, Tianjin University, China. His research interests mainly focus on plant-fungus interactions, including mycorrhizal associations and endophytic fungi, as well as on fungal taxonomy, community ecology, environmental microbiology for the analysis of microbial communities in different habitats using molecular analysis, and fungal biotechnology such as medicinal mushrooms cultivation.

Publicly Available Data Sharing Policy

All Life authors are required to make supporting data and materials freely available before submission in a suitable repository under any Creative Commons license.

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Why Submit to All Life?

All Life is a fully Open Access journal to serve the ever-growing expansion of multi- and inter-disciplinary research in the life sciences:

  • Unique aims and scope welcoming truly multidisciplinary research in the life sciences (indexed in the Multidisciplinary Sciences JCR category).

  • Supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals for positive societal impact, providing a platform for reaching policymakers and professionals who are tackling today’s problems.

  • Pushing the boundaries of science by accepting submissions of negative/null data as well as replication and reproduction studies.

  • Promoting better information sharing through mandating public availability of all data associated with submissions.

  • Rigorous peer review process led by our team of subject experts across specialty sections.

  • Disseminating accessible and trustworthy research that has an impact on all life.

  • Indexed by EBSCOhost, Academic Search Complete, TOC Premier (Table of Contents), OCLC, Arts and Humanities Search, Ovid, Inspec, and Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)

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