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 maximum length of the 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

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Book Reviews

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© 2024 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/).


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