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Special Issue "Regulation of Food Fermentations by Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi"

The Impact Factor of Foods has increased from 4.350 to 5.561 in the recent release of the Journal Citation Reports®. Foods now ranks 35/143 (Q1) in the category “Food Science & Technology”.

Extendion of the Special Issue "Regulation of Food Fermentations by Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi" deadline. The new submission deadline is 31 August 2022. 50 and 30 % discounts in APC’s.

As the Guest Editor of this Special Issue "Regulation of Food Fermentations by Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi" in Foods (ISSN 2304-8158, IF 4.350), I would like to invite you to contribute an article or review paper focuses on the recent studies on all scientific aspects of food fermentation by bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi (moulds), as well as the by-products of fermentation processes across the whole production line. Please access the detailed Special Issue information at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/regulation_fermentation

Benefits of publishing with Foods:

  1. Open access. Open access (unlimited and free access to readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies.
  2. High visibility and impact. Foods is indexed by the leading indexing services, like SCIE, PubMed, and Scopus, and has an Impact Factor of 4.350.
  3. Rapid publication times combined with thorough peer review. The average whole processing period from submission to publication is about 35 days.

An Article Processing Charge (APC) of CHF 2200 currently applies to all accepted papers. You may be entitled to a discount if you have previously received a discount code or if your institute is participating in the MDPI Institutional Open Access Program (IOAP), for more information see: http://www.mdpi.com/about/ioap.

You are welcome to send a tentative title to the Section Managing Editor Ms. Linda Zhao (linda.zhao@mdpi.com) for checking the suitability. I believe your contribution will be highly appreciated by our readers.

In the hope that this invitation receives your favorable consideration, we look forward to our collaboration.

Kind regards,

João M. Rocha

Fatih Özogul

Helena Bartkiéne

 

 

Special Issue: “Development of Analytical Methodologies for Selective Extraction, Separation, Identification, and Purification of Valuable Compounds”. 300-400 CHF and 50% discounts in APC’s. [Molecules: IF (2020): 4.411. 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.588 (2)

Dear colleagues:

(with cc. Dr. Jessiz Zhang, Assistant Editor of MDPI):

As co-guest editors, we would like to invite you to contribute with a manuscript to the:

×         Special issue: Development of Analytical Methodologies for Selective Extraction, Separation, Identification, and Purification of Valuable Compounds

×         Journal (open access): Molecules

×         Article processing charges (APC’s): see below applicable discounts

×         Website of the SI: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/special_issues/analytical_methodologies_compounds

×         Guest editors: João M. Rocha, Kristian Pastor, Nataša Nastić and Fatih Özogul

×         Submission deadline of the manuscripts: 30th November 2022.

 

Manuscripts may be submitted from now on, which will be published on an ongoing basis. We also encourage authors to send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance, chiefly:

×         Working Group(s) of SOURDOMICS, CA18101:

×         Main proposer (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Possible list of co-authors (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Tentative Title:

×         Proposed content and topic coverage (a 2-3 lines description if it is not clear from the title) or abstract:

Please send the required information by replying to these both emails (jmfrocha@fe.up.pt; jessiz.zhang@mdpi.com).

Molecules is an open-access journal with article processing charges (APC’s) of 2300 CHF(Swiss francs) (≈2 258,49 €): https://www.mdpi.com/journal/cosmetics/apc. On the scope of this invitation from SOURDOMICS, MDPI provides discounts

Four 50% discounts for high-quality review papers from leading experts in this field (On the condition of no “reject” report during the peer review process)

- Early bird discounts for submissions to this Special Issue, as follows:

Submission before the end of May: 400 CHF discount; and

Submission before the end of July: 300 CHF discount

If you have questions about discounts, please contact Jessiz Zhang <jessiz.zhang@mdpi.com>

Regarding the type of article, Review, Article, Communication, etc are acceptable. Molecules has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, provides that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/instructions.

 

Kind regards,

João M. Rocha

Kristian Pastor

Nataša Nastić

Fatih Özogul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special issue: Aromatic and medicinal plants as source of bioactive natural compounds with cosmetic application

Manuscripts may be submitted from now on, which will be published on an ongoing basis. We also encourage authors to send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance, chiefly:

  • Working Group(s) of SOURDOMICS, CA18101:
  • Main proposer (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):
  • Possible list of co-authors (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):
  • Tentative Title:
  • Proposed content and topic coverage (a 2-3 lines description if it is not clear from the title) or abstract:

Please send the required information by replying to these both emails (jmfrocha@fe.up.pt; lila.zhao@mdpi.com).

Cosmetics is an open-access journal with article processing charges (APC’s) of 1600 CHF CHF(Swiss francs) (≈1533.23€): https://www.mdpi.com/journal/cosmetics/apc. On the scope of this invitation from SOURDOMICS, MDPI provides a discount of 30%.

Regarding the type of article, Review, Article, Communication, etc are acceptable. Cosmetics has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, provides that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/cosmetics/instructions.

 

Special issue: “Regulation of Food Fermentations by Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi

×         Journal (open access): Foods (ISSN 2304-8158)

×         Impact factor: 4.350 (2020); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.957 (2020)

×         Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Food Science & Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Health Professions, miscellaneous)

×         Article processing charges (APC’s): see discounts below

×         Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/regulation_fermentation

×         Guest editors: João M. Rocha, Fatih Özogul and Elena Bartkiéne

×         Submission deadline of the manuscript: 5th May 2022.

 

As it happened before, we are collecting “Expressions of interest” from our members of SOURDOMICS, CA18101. Information needed is:

×         Working Group(s):

×         Main proposer (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Possible list of co-authors (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Tentative Title:

×         Proposed content and topic coverage (a 2-3 lines description if it is not clear from the title) or abstract:

Please send the required information by replying to these both emails: jmfrocha@fe.up.pt; linda.zhao@mdpi.com.

 

Foods is an open-access journal with article processing charges (APC’s) of 2000 CHF(Swiss francs) (≈1889.60€), until December 31st 2021, and 2200 CHF (≈2078.56€) (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/apc) in 2022. On the scope of this invitation from SOURDOMICS, MDPI provide a 30-35% waiver in APC’s for the invited papers by us as Guest editors.

 

Regarding the type of article, Review, Article, Communication, etc are acceptable. Foods has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, providing that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/instructions.

 

Foods (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/), is a peer-reviewed, open access journal advancing knowledge in the field of food research. The aims of the journal and subject areas are described at http://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/about. Foods is covered by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, Web of Science), PubMed (NLM) and Scopus (Elsevier).

 

a) The submission system for the Special Issue "Scientific Insights and Technological Advances in Gluten free product development " of FOODS journal will silently remain open until May 2022 (official deadline 10 January 2022). Relevant contributions are welcome!

 https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/Scientific_Insights_Technological_Advances_Gluten_Free_Products_Development

 
a) The submission deadline for the Special Issue “New Insights into Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods, Volume II” https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/cereals_foods_Volume_II has been extended to September 2022.
 

Dear colleagues:

(with cc. Dr. Josephine Xue, Assistant Editor of MDPI):

As guest editor, I would like to invite you to contribute with a manuscript to the:

×         Special issue: “Screening and characterization of the diversity of food microorganisms and their metabolites 2022” (2nd Edition)

×         Journal (open access): Microorganisms.

×         Section: Food Microbiology.

×         Article processing charges (APC’s): see below applicable discounts of 800 or 400 CHF (Swiss francs)

×         Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/special_issues/micro_metabo2

×         Guest editors: João M. Rocha and Mercedes Tamame

×         Submission deadline of the manuscripts: 31st May 2022.

 

As it happened recently, we are also collecting “Expressions of interest” from our members of SOURDOMICS, CA18101. Information needed is:

×         Working Group(s):

×         Main proposer (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Possible list of co-authors (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):

×         Other authors can participate/be included? (Yes/No):

×         Tentative Title:

×         Proposed content and topic coverage (a 2-3 lines description if it is not clear from the title) or abstract:

Please send the required information by replying to these both emails (jmfrocha@fe.up.pt; josephine.xue@mdpi.com).

 

Microorganisms is an open-access journal with article processing charges (APC’s) of 2000 CHF (Swiss francs) (≈1889.60€), until December 31st 2021, and after 2200 CHF (≈2078.56€): https://www.mdpi.com/journal/Microorganisms/apc. On the scope of this invitation from SOURDOMICS, MDPI provide a discount of:

-        800 CHF (≈765.40€) discount for 5 papers invited by the guest editors

-        400 CHF (≈382.70€) discount for other papers

 

Regarding the type of article, Review, Article, Communication, etc are acceptable. Microorganisms has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, provides that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/instructions

 

Kind regards,

João M. Rocha

Mercedes Tamame

 

Special Issue: Regulation of Food Fermentations by Bacteria, Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi

Journal (open access): Foods (ISSN 2304-8158)

  • Impact factor: 4.350 (2020); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.957 (2020)
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Food Science & Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Health Professions, miscellaneous)
  • Article processing charges (APC’s): see discounts below
  • Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/regulation_fermentation
  • Guest editors: João M. Rocha, Fatih Özogul and Elena Bartkiéne
  • Submission deadline of the manuscript: 5th May 2022.

As it happened before, we are collecting “Expressions of interest” from our members of SOURDOMICS, CA18101. Information needed is:

  • Working Group(s):
  • Main proposer (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):
  • Possible list of co-authors (Name, Email, Institution, City, Country):
  • Tentative Title:
  • Proposed content and topic coverage (a 2-3 lines description if it is not clear from the title) or abstract:

Please send the required information by replying to these both emails: jmfrocha@fe.up.pt; linda.zhao@mdpi.com.

Foods is an open-access journal with article processing charges (APC’s) of 2000 CHF(Swiss francs) (≈1889.60€), until December 31st 2021, and 2200 CHF (≈2078.56€) (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/apc) in 2022. On the scope of this invitation from SOURDOMICS, MDPI provide a 30-35% waiver in APC’s for the invited papers by us as Guest editors.

Regarding the type of article, Review, Article, Communication, etc are acceptable. Foods has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, providing that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/instructions.

Foods (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/), is a peer-reviewed, open access journal advancing knowledge in the field of food research. The aims of the journal and subject areas are described at http://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/about. Foods is covered by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, Web of Science), PubMed (NLM) and Scopus (Elsevier).

 

If you are editor or guest editor and want to disseminate a Special issue through our website (News / Events) and mailing list, please contact the Chair. Here you can find some invitations to contribute to Special Issues.

 Re-launching of the following Special issue in Frontiers in Plant Science with the title:Aegilops: Promising Gene Sources to Improve Agronomical and Quality Traits of Wheat, Volume II

https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/26636/aegilops-promising-gene-sources-to-improve-agronomical-and-quality-traits-of-wheat-volume-ii.

Special Issue "Flavors, Essential Oils and Natural Antioxidants Encapsulation for Food Applications" in Foods (ISSN 2304-8158, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods), we would like to invite you to contribute an article or review paper focusing on recent studies dealing with encapsulation of active and natural compounds, novel encapsulation techniques or encapsulation matrices, physicochemical characteristics of the encapsulation systems and their food applications.

Please access the detailed Special Issue information at:
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/flavors_antioxidants_encapsulation_food

Benefits of publishing with Foods:
1. Open access. Open access (unlimited and free access to readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies.
2. High visibility and impact. Foods is indexed by the leading indexing services, like SCIE, PubMed, and Scopus, and has an Impact Factor of 4.092.
3. Rapid publication times combined with thorough peer review. The average whole processing period from submission to publication is about 33 days.

An Article Processing Charge (APC) of CHF 2000 currently applies to all accepted papers. You may be entitled to a discount if you have previously received a discount code or if your institute is participating in the MDPI Institutional Open Access Program (IOAP), for more information see: http://www.mdpi.com/about/ioap.

 Assistant Editor Ms. Alisa An (alisa.an@mdpi.com)

Special issue: Invitation from Assoc. Prof. Dr. Magdalena Ligor and Prof. Aleksandra Szydłowska-Czerniak: Molecules (IF 3.267)—Special Issue “Isolation and Structure Determination of Bioactive Natural Products”

I have recently agreed to take on the role of Guest Editor for a Special Issue on the topic of  „Isolation and Structure Determination of Bioactive Natural Products” which will be published in Molecules (IF 3.267), an open access journal published by MDPI.

Given your work in this exciting field I would be delighted if you would join us to contribute a review or a primary research article for inclusion in this special issue, covering recent advances in your own areas of interest and expertise, or may be a focused review article on some aspect of the subject. All submissions will be subject to peer review. If you plan to submit a review article please provide me with a title and brief description at your earliest convenience, in order to avoid multiple reviews covering the same material.

Special Issue: Isolation and Structure Determination of Bioactive Natural Products

Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/special_issues/isolation_natural_products

Molecules is fully open access. Open access (unlimited and free access by readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies. Open access is supported by the authors and their institutes. Article Processing Charges of CHF 2000 (APC) apply to accepted papers. As an invited contributor, you will enjoy a 10% discount if your paper is accepted after peer review.

We would appreciate if you could let us know of your interest in putting together a manuscript for this Issue, and I will send you more detailed instructions for submission.

Special issue: Screening and characterization of the diversity of food microorganisms and their metabolites. Journal Microorganisms (MDPI).

For further information, please see the file “2019-11-16 Microbial Safety of Fermented Products” and contact the Chair.

Special issue: Microbial Safety of Fermented Products. Journal Microorganisms (MDPI). Deadline was extended to June 2020. For further information, please see the file “2019-11-16 Microbial Safety of Fermented Products” and contact the Chair.

Special issue: New Insights into Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods. Journal Foods (MDPI).

For further information, please see the file “2019-12-09 New Insights into Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods” and “2020-09-21 New Insights into Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods.docx”, and contact Professor Maria Papageorgiu (mariapapage@food.teithe.gr. Members of SOURDOMICS receive a 30% discount.

Special issue: In response to several requests of our community of SOURDOMICS (https://sourdomics.com/), the deadline of the Open Access Journal Special Issue “Screening and characterization of the diversity of food microorganisms and their metabolites” in the Journal Microorganisms has been extended to 30th June 2021. Three APC’s discounts of 50% have been applied, so there are still two to be allocated. In addition, 20% APC’s discount is applied to all the manuscripts. More info below. Several manuscripts are still being prepared for submission by different authors. The list of published manuscripts can be found at: Microorganisms is an open-access peer-reviewed journal, with the article processing charges (APC’s) in 2021 of 2000 CHF (Swiss francs) (≈1857.5€) (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/Microorganisms/apc). On the scope of this invitation, MDPI provided a 50% discount to the first accepted 5 papers and all the other papers will enjoy a 20% discount. These 50% discounts are limited to 5 papers and applied according to the date of acceptance after the peer-review process. For more information on this subject, please contact the Assistant Editor of MDPI: josephine.xue@mdpi.com.Regarding the type of article, Reviews, Regular Articles, Communications, etc are acceptable. Microorganisms has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, provides that the text is concise and comprehensive. For more information, please visit the Instructions for Authors: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/instructions.

According to the information given by MDPI, the Journal Microorganisms has been indexed by Scopus in July 2019 (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/indexing) and belongs to the 2nd Quartile (Q2) in Scimago. The Impact factor (IF) is 4.167.

 

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