About the Journal

1. About Us

Frontiers in Bioscience-Elite (Elite) is comprised of research in all fields of biotechnology and applied microbiology. Starting from 2021, our international board of research-active academic Editors, led by Editor-in-Chief Baohong Zhang, is comprised of leaders in their respective fields.

Elite is a modern forum of scientific communication for global researchers, without regard to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, or socio-economic status.

ISSN Numbers:

Print: 1945-0494

Online: 1945-0508

CD-ROM: 1944-7892


2. Copyright / Open Access

Starting from 2021, all content of Elite is available online, and is fully viewable and searchable. All manuscripts of Elite are published as open access articles under the unrestricted CC-BY license. The copyright is retained by the author(s).

BRI will insert the following note in the footer of the first page of the published text:

This is an open access article under the CC BY 4.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

© 2021 The Authors. Published by BRI.

BRI has obtained the copyright of Elite's articles from Frontiers in Bioscience, Inc. which have been published from 1996 to January 2021.


3. Publication Ethics Statement

In line with our commitment to ethical publishing, we are dedicated to maintaining standards in areas such as publishing ethics, open access, and digital preservation of content.

Elite follows the best practices such as those outlined by these organizations:

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Council of Scientific Editors (CSE)

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)

World Medical Association (WMA)


4. Journal Metrics

Publication Frequency: 2 issues per year

Scopus CiteScore: 4.9