Due to Tokyo Tech's online journals agreement (publish and read agreement) with Microbiology Society covers both open access publishing fee and access to the society's journals, corresponding authors from Tokyo Tech may publish open access at no cost.
Articles that meet all of the following conditions will be open access immediately:
- The date of acceptance is between January 1 and December 31, 2022
- The corresponding Author is affiliated with Tokyo Tech
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