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Instruction to authors

Instructions to Authors

All papers are subjected to a blind peer review process. Manuscripts are invited from academicians, research students, and scientists for publication consideration. Papers are accepted for editorial consideration with the understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers accepted for publication may not be published elsewhere in the same form, either in the language of the paper or any other language, without the consent of the Editorial Board.

ETHICAL COMPLIANCE:

Research papers reporting animal or clinical studies should, where appropriate, contain a statement that they have been carried out with animal or human ethics committee approval. All scientific studies should be carried out in accordance with the relevant national and local guidelines. Each author(s) warrants that his or her research institution has fully approved the protocol for all scientific studies involving animals or humans and that all experiments of any kinds were conducted in compliance with ethical and humane principles of research after ethics committee approval

Manuscript preparation

The manuscript should be prepared in English using “MS Word” with 1 inch margin on all sides of the page. Font used should be “Times New Roman” and the font size should be of 12pt in general but main Title should be of 16pt bold uppercase, main headings should be of 14pt uppercase, subheadings should be of 12pt bold lowercase. Manuscript should be concisely typewritten in 1.5 spaces in A4 sized sheets. The pages shall be numbers consequently. The length of Review/Science Education article should not exceed 25 manuscript pages to include figures, tables and references. No abbreviations on acronyms shall be used in the titles or Abstract acronyms except for measurements. These entire MS word document with graphs and illustration pasted in it shall not exceed 2 MB.

Sequence for Manuscripts Submission

Article Title

Authors and Co-Authors details and their affiliations

Abstract (200 to 250 words)

Key words (maximum 6)

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Results and Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgement (optional)

References

Figure

Table

ARTICLE TITLE:

The title must be as brief as possible, comprehensive and descriptive. It should not be more than 20 words. Title should be of 16pt bold uppercase.

AUTHORS AND CO-AUTHORS DETAILS AND THEIR AFFILIATIONS

Each author must provide their full name including their forenames and surname. The Corresponding Author of the manuscript must be marked with an asterisk, and should be listed first. In addition the corresponding author must include Telephone and E-mail address at the bottom left corner of the title page. If any of the co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned and indicated using numbers after their names. Maximum 6 authors should be allowed.

ABSTRACT:

Abstract should present the novelty of the study, the main findings or object of present work, and principle conclusions, not more than 250 words. All the three categories, Review Articles, Original Research papers and Short Communications should have an Abstract.

KEYWORDS:

3-6 keywords are to be provided by the authors. These keywords should be typed at the end of the abstract on the same page.

INTRODUCTION:

The introduction should not be an extensive literature review although it should provide sufficient background information for the reader to understand and evaluate the results of the present study.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

The section should include sufficient technical information to allow the experiments to be performed. Procedural detail that has been published previously should be referred to by citation.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION:

Results should be described as concisely as possible in one of the following ways: text, table(s), or figure(s). The reproducibility and statistical significance of measurements, material or biological data, must be included where relevant. The Discussion should provide an interpretation of the results and their significance with regard to previously published work. There should not be any significant repetition of the experimental procedures or reiteration of the introduction.

CONCLUSION:

A short, paragraph summarizing the most important finding(s) of the research is required.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

The source of any financial support, gifts, technical assistance and advice received for the work being published must be indicated in the Acknowledgments section.

REFERENCES:

Referencing is a standardized way of acknowledging the sources of information and ideas that you have used in your research work and which allows the sources to be identified. It is important to be consistent when you are referencing.

For Journal Reference

Gregoriadis G., Engineering liposomes for drug delivery: progress and problems. Trends Biotechnol, 13 (12): 527–537, (1995)

For Book Reference

Joseph R. Robinson and Vincent HL Lee, Ed. Controlled Drug Delivery Fundamentals and applications, 2nd Edn, Vol 29, Lippincott Williams’s publisher: 555–561, (1994)

For Chapters in Book Reference

P. S. Meltzer, A. Kallioniemi and J. M. Trent. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: B. Vogelstein, and K. W. Kinzler (eds.), The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2002, pp. 93-113.

For Patent Reference

H. Aviv, D. Friedman, A. Bar-Ilan and M. Vered. Submicron emulsions as ocular drug delivery vehicles, U.S. Patent US 5496811, 1996.

FIGURE

Figures should be numbered consecutively with numerals (i.e. Figure 1, 2, 3 etc.). Provide a brief title with each figure. All figures should be cited in the text.

TABLES

Tables should be numbered consecutively (Table 1, Table 2 etc) and each table must start on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Each table must have a title. Each table legend, in paragraph form, should briefly describe the content and define any abbreviations used. If values are cited in a table, the unit of measurement must be stated. Tables should not be ruled. Tables should be created using Microsoft Word table formatting tools (do not use the tab key to form rows and columns of data as tab information is lost when the document is processed.

Copy Right:

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of copyright form before publication of the work.

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