Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology (JPAM) is a peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly published international journal of microbiology strives to provide a forum for worldwide scientific researchers, academics, clinicians and microbiologists for publication of high quality reviews, research articles, short communications and clinical studies pertaining to all aspects of microbiology and its allied disciplines. All original articles reporting work on micro-organisms including viruses, bacteria, algae and fungi are welcomed. Articles must present information that is novel, has high impact and interest, and is of high scientific quality that makes significant contribution to the field as a whole. Read more

Editorial Board


Dr. Iqbal Ahmad
Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Kuldeep Dhama
Division of Pathology, ICAR – Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly,

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We are pleased to announce that Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology has been accepted for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, Web of Science Core Collection, Clarivate Analytics. This inclusion in the ESCI demonstrates our dedication to providing the most relevant and influential Microbiology content to our community.


Review Article | Open Access
Repurposing of the Herbals as Immune-Boosters in the Prevention and Management of COVID-19: A Review
Rinki Kumari1* , Anita Venaik2, Md Al Hasibuzzaman3, Simon Agongo Azure4, Rudra P. Ojha5 and Ajay Kumar Sahi6

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Exploring Small Heat Shock Proteins (sHSPs) for Targeting Drug Resistance in Candida albicans and other Pathogenic Fungi
Rahul Dev

Review Article | Open Access
Nigella sativa (Black Seed) as a Natural Remedy against Viruses
Rasha Saleh Basurra1,2, Seok Mui Wang3,4 and Mohammed Abdelfatah Alhoot5*

Review Article | Open Access
Microbiota and their Influence in the Human Body
Awatif Abid Al-Judaibi

Review Article | Open Access
Microbial Mechanisms for Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium and their Large-Scale Applications; Current Research and Future Directions
Amr Arishi1* and Ibrahim Mashhour2

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