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Special Issue "Fungal Biofilms 2020"
A special issue of Journal of Fungi (ISSN 2309-608X). This special issue belongs to the section "Fungal Cell Biology, Metabolism and Physiology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2020) | Viewed by 24574
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Special Issue Editors
Interests: biofilms; infections; resistance to antimicrobials; pathogen detection; alternative therapies
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Interests: medical mycology; fungal biofilms; gastrointestinal colonization; polymicrobial biofilms; fungal-bacterial interactions; Clostridioides difficile; anti-virulence; drug discovery and development
Special Issue Information
Fungal infections are an important and increasing global threat, carrying not only high morbidity and mortality rates, but also high healthcare costs. Without an effective response, it is predicted that 10 million people will die per year as a result of multidrug-resistant pathogens. A high percentage of the mortalities caused by fungi are known to be biofilm-related.
This Special Issue, “Fungal Biofilms 2020”, is intended to cover the state of fungal biofilm research, from virulence and pathogenicity, to new compounds with antibiofilm and antifungal activity. We welcome reviews and original research articles covering the development/evaluation/validation of recent studies, especially those regarding multidrug resistance.
Dr. Célia Fortuna Rodrigues
Dr. Jesus A. Romo
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Fungi is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.