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  • family
  • We aim for Herpesviridae to be our community's premier journal, bringing together the interdisciplinary niches of research on this important virus family Our goal is to focus the efforts of many specialities into one journal by providing an Open Access platform to gather and advance our scientific efforts. (biomedcentral.com)
  • species
  • At least five species of Herpesviridae - HSV-1 and HSV-2 (both of which can cause orolabial herpes and genital herpes), varicella zoster virus (the cause of chickenpox and shingles), Epstein-Barr virus (implicated in several diseases, including mononucleosis and some cancers), and cytomegalovirus - are extremely widespread among humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Articles
  • Herpesviridae uses a closed peer review system in which articles are reviewed by at least two experts selected by the assigned Editors-in-Chief, after an initial screening for suitability. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Universal accessibility, together with the fact that Herpesviridae will publish high quality articles that have undergone stringent peer review, will hopefully result in high citations for published articles and consequently a high Impact Factor in the future. (biomedcentral.com)