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Featured article: Gut microbiota changes in children with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
As more animal studies start to disentangle pathways linking the gut microbial ecosystem and neurobehavioral traits, human studies have grown rapidly. This review aims to provide a detailed dissection of the current literature on gut microbiota and Autism spectrum disorder.
Gut Pathogens celebrates its 10th anniversary
Gut Pathogens launched in 2009 and its growth has followed the fast-paced developments of the field in the last ten years, from probiotics to bacterial genomics, to the rise of microbiome research. Dr. Niyaz Ahmed, Editor-in-Chief, tells us more about the success stories.
We also look back on just some of the high quality work published by Gut Pathogens as we look forward to the next ten years
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Niyaz Ahmed, University of Hyderabad, India
Call for papers: cross-journal series
Aims and scope
Gut Pathogens publishes research on both biological and clinical aspects of the pathogens, commensals and functional microbiota of the gut, including probiotic bacteria and yeasts and their products. The journal also considers timely reports on the novel aspects of genomics, metagenomics, microbiota profiling and systems biology, as well as studies identifying new genome sequences of gut microbes.
Annual Journal Metrics
49 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
29 days to first decision for all manuscripts
112 days from submission to acceptance
14 days from acceptance to publication
3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
3.522 - 5-year Impact Factor
0.987 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.183 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
270 Altmetric Mentions