African Journal of Biotechnology

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Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.

Language: English

ISSN: 1684-5315

DOI: 10.5897/AJB

Start Year: 2002

Published Articles: 11981

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About AJB


Aims & Scope

The African Journal of Biotechnology (AJB) is a peer reviewed journal which commenced publication in 2002. The journal is now published weekly and the following areas are covered:


  • Bioinformatics
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Food And Agricultural Technologies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genomics And Proteomics
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies
  • Industrial Bioprocesses


AJB has an h5-index of 35 on Google Scholar Metrics


Types of Articles

Full length research  articles

Short communications




Open Access

AJB is an open access journal. Abstracts and full texts of all articles published in the journals can be read online without any form of restriction.


Creative Commons

All AJB articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License. Readers can copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.



Submission of a manuscript implies that authors have met the requirements of the editorial policy and publication ethics. Authors retain the copyright of their articles published in the journal. However, authors agree that their articles remain permanently open access under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License.


Review Policy

The journal operates a blind review policy. Manuscripts are reviewed by editorial board members or other qualified persons.


Manuscript Handling Fee

The manuscript handling fee for AJB is $650 (USD).


Contacts AJB

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