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Journal of Virology

Journal of Virology
Abbreviated title J Virol, JVI
Discipline Virology
Language English
Publication details
Publisher American Society for Microbiology (U.S.A)
Publication history founded 1967
Frequency 24 per year
Open access after 4 months
Impact factor 5.341 (2006)
ISSN 0022-538X (print)
1098-5514 (web)
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The Journal of Virology is an academic journal that covers research concerning viruses, using cross-disciplinary approaches including biochemistry, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, morphology, physiology and pathogenesis. Established in 1967, it is published twice monthly by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Like other primary journals from the ASM, research papers are currently available free online four months after print publication.

Its 2006 impact factor was 5.341, with a ranking of third of 23 journals in virology.[1] The journal is indexed in Agricola, BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, EMBASE, Medline/Index Medicus and Science Citation Index.

As of 2007, the Editor-in-Chief is Lynn W. Enquist (Princeton University, New Jersey, USA).


  1. ^ About the Journal of Virology (accessed 23 October 2007)
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