Molecular Biology Research Communications (MBRC) is an international pree-reviewed journal. It is published quarterly by Shiraz University. The journal welcomes submission of Original articles, Short communications, Invited review articles, and Letters to the Editor which meets the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence in all fields of molecular biology. The journal's short title is Mol. Biol. Res. Commun., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


The key of success is commitment to excellence. The journal celebrates its recent recognition by the Scopus, "Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, Emerging Sources Citation Index) Thomson Reuters" and Pubmed as a step of achieving excellence and beyond. Congratulation to all contributors including authors and reviewers.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

What are some advantages of publishing your work in MBRC?

- Free access for all users worldwide

- First decision within 6-8 weeks of submission

- Prompt and fair peer review from two expert peer reviewers

- Frequent updates on your paper’s status

- Friendly responsive staff

- Increased visibility and readership of your papers

- No page charge



Molecular Biology Research Communications is published quarterly in the following months; March, June, September, and December.  


Rejection rate: 66%                                                       

Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2020 

1. Analyzing Signal Peptides for Secretory Production of Recombinant Diagnostic Antigen B8/1 from Echinococcus granulosus: An In silico Approach

Pages 1-10

Seyyed Hossein Khatami; Mortaza Taheri-Anganeh; Farzane Arianfar; Amir Savardashtaki; Bahador Sarkari; Younes Ghasemi; Zohreh Mostafavi-pour

3. Molecular detection of Mycobacterium leprae using RLEP-PCR in post elimination era of leprosy

Pages 17-22

Partha Sarathi Mohanty; Farhah Naaz; Avi Kumar Bansal; Dilip kumar; Sandeep Sharma; Mamta Arora; Haribhan Singh; Pradhumn Katara; Namrata Soni; Shripad A. Patil; Manjula Singh

4. Production of phenolic acids in hairy root cultures of medicinal plant Mentha spicata L. in response to elicitors

Pages 23-34

Shirin Yousefian; Tahmineh Lohrasebi; Mohsen Farhadpour; Kamahldin Haghbeen