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Vaccines for Infectious Diseases

Cross-journal collection with BMC Biotechnology and BMC Infectious Diseases

Guest Editors: Rajib Deb, Sandeep Kumar Dhanda and Wen-Qiang He

Submission Deadline: 3 April 2023

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Conformational flexibility of MHC bound to TCR

Using molecular dynamics simulations Tomasiak et al. demonstrate the conformational flexibility of pMHC bound to TCR.

Dynamics of TFRs in HIV infection

Mahlogo et al. investigate the role of follicular regulatory T cells in HIV pathogenesis and describe their dynamic changes during infection and heterogeneity in lymph node tissues.


Aims and scope

BMC Immunology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in molecular, cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of the immune system as well as clinical studies and animal models of human diseases.  

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  • Citation Impact
    3.594 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    3.857 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    0.924 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.828 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    50 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    79 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

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