Anaerobe is a multi-disciplinary microbiology journal that provides a forum for research on the biology of anaerobic microorganisms. The journal focuses on life processes in strict anaerobes and anaerobic activities of facultative or microaerophilic bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Created for the international community, it addresses the needs of those working on a group of organisms of exceptional academic, environmental, industrial, economic, and medical importance. Anaerobe publishes original research articles, short communications, reviews and mini reviews at the invitation of the editor. Papers describing innovative methodologies, technologies, and applications are also featured. Examples of topics welcomed include pathogenesis, clinical infections, industrial processes, stress responses, evolution, environmental activities, food spoilage, bioremediation, and dental disease.