Guide to Authors
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure that you have carefully considered the following points:
For all articles
ü The manuscript should include: 1) Title page, 2) Abstract (up to 250 words subdivided into
ü Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion), 3) keywords, 4) main text including a) Introduction, b) Methods, c) Results, d) Discussion, 5) Acknowledgments, 6) References, 7) Tables and/or Figures.
ü Separate the title page with all authors` affiliations clearly given.
ü Title should be maximum 120 characters and spaces.
ü Ethics statement should be included in methods section.
ü On acceptance, the corresponding author will be contacted to submit an electronic copyright form.
ü References should be in correct Journal style, as below:
Journal article (List the first six authors followed by et al.)
Rose ME, Huerbin MB, Melick J, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical contusion injury. Brain Res. 2002; 935 (1-2): 40- 6.
Breedlove GK, Schorfheide AM. Adolescent pregnancy. 2nd ed. Wieczorek RR, editor. White Plains (NY): March of Dimes Education Services; 2001.
Chapter in book:
Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. p. 93-113.
For further guidance, please refer to: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html
ü Articles would be in one of the following types:
Original articles: Text should be up to 2500 words; A structured abstract should be 250 words; maximum number of tables/figures should not be more than 6; maximum number of references should not be more than 30.
Brief reports: Text should be up to 1000 words; An unstructured abstract should be 100 words; Maximum number tables/figures should not be more than 2; Maximum number of references should not be more than 10.
Correspondence, Letter to Editor: Text should be up to 500 words;Maximum number of references shouldn’t be more than 5.
Review articles: Text should be up to 4500 words; A structured or unstructured abstract should be 250 words; Maximum number of tables/figures shouldn’t be more than 8; Maximum number of references shouldn’t be more than 90.