About Antibiotics


Antibiotics (ISSN 2079-6382) is an open access, peer reviewed journal on all aspects of antibiotics. Antibiotics is a multi-disciplinary journal encompassing the general fields of biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, microbiology and pharmacology. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. Therefore, there is no restriction on the length of papers.

Unique features of this journal:

  • manuscripts regarding original research and ideas will be particularly welcomed. Antibiotics also accepts reviews, clinical studies and case reports, communications, and short notes.
  • computed data or files regarding the full details of experimental procedures can be deposited as supplementary material.


  • advances in research on new and current antibiotics and related bioactive medicinal agents
  • antibiotic administration, drug-drug interactions and pharmacodynamics
  • biochemical and genetics studies on microorganisms for improved antibiotics
  • uses of antibiotics, including on animals and in agriculture
  • clinical trials
  • new methods for assaying and evaluating antibiotics
  • production and characterization of antibiotics
  • classes of antibiotics
  • antibiotic resistance and misuse
  • natural antibiotics
  • epidemiology of antimicrobial use
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • qualitative and quantitative research exploring the determinants of antimicrobial use and resistance
  • prescribing sciences

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Antibiotics is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel
E-mail: support@mdpi.com

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Antibiotics will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2016 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact publisher@mdpi.com for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is antibiotics@mdpi.com.

Editorial Office

Ms. Jocelyn Wang
Assistant Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: Fax: +86 10 59011089

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Journal Contact

Antibiotics Editorial Office
St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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