Special issue: Call for paper

As Guest Editors of Applied Food Biotechnology, we would be pleased to invite you to submit your research findings in Prebiotics, Probiotics & Synbiotics Special issue.


Aims & Scope

This special issue of Applied Food Biotechnology will publish frontier research articles, short communications and reviews on all the latest advances on Prebiotics, Probiotics & Synbiotics. Please visit the journal’s Web site at http://journals.sbmu.ac.ir/afb/index for the aims and scope, instructions to Authors, published issues, editorial board, etc.


Potential topics include, but are not limited to: Microbiota, Food enrichment and characterization, prebiotics, screening of new probiotics, probiotics survival, functional food, synbiotics


Timelines (2017-2018):

Beginning of paper submission: 1 November 2017

Manuscript submission deadline: 31 January 2018

Revision Due: 31 March 2018

Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2018

Final manuscripts due: 31 May 2018


Submission guidelines:

Authors are invited to submit an original manuscript, short communication or review paper for publication in a “Applied Food Biotechnology” thematic issue dedicated to Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics.


Papers must be submitted electronically via Guest Editors Email:

Prof. Cristobal N. Aguilar                                       (cristobal.aguilar@uadec.edu.mx)

Prof. Arely Prado-Barragán                                       (lapb@xanum.uam.mx)

Prof. Gpe. Virginia Nevárez-Moorillòn                 (vnevare@uach.mx)


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