Journal of Applied Biotechnology Reports (JABR) is a quarterly, international, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal dedicated to the various disciplines of Applied Biotechnology. The journal publishes original/research articles, review articles, mini-reviews, short communication, letters to the editors, commentaries, and editorials.

Journal of Applied Biotechnology Reports (JABR) is the new presentation and publication resource for biotechnology researchers. The journal publishes strictly peer-reviewed papers covering novel aspects and methods in all areas of biotechnology. It provides a medium for the rapid publication of full-length articles, short communications, and technical reports on novel and innovative aspects of biotechnology. The Journal of Applied Biotechnology Reports also welcomes Review Articles. The journal has 4 issues per year that are published concurrently in English and all officially accepted manuscripts will be immediately published online. The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results.

Submitted manuscripts should present new results of original research or describe new theoretical or methodological approaches in biotechnology. Original articles of no more than five typed pages, including figures, tables, and references, are published as short communications. This journal accepts articles in all fields of biotechnology, especially DNA/Protein Engineering, all Cell Analysis fields (Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Systems biology, etc.), Bioinformatics (Docking and Modeling), Imaging, Analytical Biotechnology (Sensors/Detectors for Analytes/Macromolecules), Plant/Agricultural, Food, Microbial or Environmental Biotechnology, Health and Therapeutical Biotechnology (Including Antisense/siRNAs and PNAs, Enzymes, Peptides ...), Regenerative Medicine (Stem cells, Tissue engineering, and Biomaterials), Translational Immunology (Antibody engineering, Xenotransplantation, T-cell therapies), Medical Biotechnology, Biosafety or Biosecurity.

Article Processing Charges

The JABR publishes all its manuscripts in full open access, meaning unlimited use and reuse of articles, in addition to giving credit to the authors. 

Iranian authors must pay Article Processing Charges (APC) which cover the costs of peer review administration and management, designing, professional production of articles in PDF and other formats, and dissemination of published papers in various venues, in addition to other publishing functions. 

There are no charges for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no charges based on the length of an article, figures, or supplementary data. Please note that these fees apply only to accepted articles. 

The APC for Iranian authors (manuscripts submitted from the 1st of January 2023) is 7,000,000 Rials

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Frequency: 4 Issues Per Year

Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2022, Pages 790-863 

Review Article

Efficacy and Adverse Effects of the Most Common COVID-19 Vaccines: a Rapid Review Study

Pages 790-798


Alireza Soleymanitabar; Mohammad Amin Gharekhanloo; Mohammad Parsa Khalaj; Mohammad Mahdi Radfar; Danial Mansour Kiaei; Alireza Bolouriyan; Mohammad Ali Abyazi; Hamed Gholizadeh; Mohammad Heiat

Original Article

The Potential of Using Microbial Fuel Cells as a "Quality" Monitor for Ornamental Seawater Aquarium

Pages 799-806


Jing Ya Hsu; Chia-Chun Lee; Zhang Ron Jian; Jaw-Chyun Chen; Chorng-Horng Lin

The Immunogenicity of a YncE Antigen from E. coli Enterotoxigenic (ETEC) by Edible Delivery of Transgenic Hairy Roots Tobacco

Pages 856-863


Mahmoodi Lamooki Fatemeh; Jafar Amani; Mohammad Javad Motamedi; Rouhollah Kazemi; Farajollah Shahriari Ahmadi