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Reviews published by BMC Biology are authoritative syntheses of topics of current interest, written by leaders in the field. Most Reviews are commissioned by the BMC Biology editors and we do not encourage uncommissioned submissions for this type of article. However, potential authors are welcome to email a presubmission enquiry to bmcbiologyeditorial@biomedcentral.com.

All Reviews published by BMC Biology are peer reviewed.

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    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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