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About the Journal

Korean Journal of Microbiology (Korean J. Microbiol., KJM) is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by the Microbiological Society of Korea (MSK). The journal has published sound achievements in microbial research since 1963.

Copyright of the Journal is reserved by MSK.

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Publications of this journal are supported in part by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government.

Paper submission should be made electronically via the website All queries regarding the submission should be directed to the Editorial office.

Aim and Scope

KJM publishes papers that deal with research on microorganisms, including archaea, bacteria, yeasts, fungi, microalgae, protozoa, and simple eukaryotic microorganisms. Topics considered for publication include biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, molecular biotechnology, virology, immunology, microbial pathogenesis, ecology, environmental microbiology, molecular systematics, bioinformatics, chemical or physical characterization of microbial structures or products, and basic biological properties of organisms.

Genetics and Molecular Biology
Physiology and Biochemistry
Immunology and Microbial Pathogenicity
Ecology and Environmental Microbiology
Systematics and Evolution
Industry and Applied Microbiology
Genome Announcements


The Journal is indexed in Scopus, KCI, and Google Scholar.

Print ISSN: 0440-2413 Online ISSN: 2383-9902

March 2024, 60 (1)