Authors Instruction

Submission using our online submission manager: Prepare the Manuscript: Title page (Authors and their institution/s, Corresponding author addresses, Abstract and Key points in the first page); and Text (Introduction, Methods & Materials, Results, Figures and/or Table, Discussion, Acknowledgement and References). Figures should be prepared separately for each (although they are present in the manuscript). Each figure should be renamed when send separately with last name of corresponding author and consequent figure number (e.g. jhon_fig1, jhon_fig2 etc.). Figures and Tables should be placed in the text where the authors prefer to see.

Submission via e-mail: Write the Title and Abstract in the body of e-mail. Attach the manuscript as an attachment as a single file. Manuscript should contain: Title page (Authors and their institution/s, Corresponding author addresses, Abstract and Key points in the first page); Text (Introduction, Methods & Materials, Results, Figures and/or Table, Discussion, Acknowledgement, and References). Figures and Tables should be placed in the text where the authors prefer to see.

2. Types of papers

Full length research: It will be maximum of 10-15 printed pages. Title, Authors and their institution/s, Corresponding author addresses, Abstract and Key points should be in the first page. Text: Introduction, Methods & Materials, Results, Figures and/or Tables, Discussion, Acknowledgement and References. Figures and Tables should be placed in the text where the authors prefer to see.

Rapid Communications: Not more than 4-5 printed pages. Title, Authors and their institution/s, Corresponding author addresses, Abstract and Key points should be present in the first page. Text: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods and Materials (Briefly), Result, Figure and/or Table, Discussion, and References.

Reviews: It will be maximum of 10-15 printed pages. Title, Authors and their institutions, Abstract, Key words should be present in the first page. Main text should be start from second page as needs for details of the topics.

Mini-Reviews: It will be maximum of 5-8 printed pages. Title, Authors and their institution, Abstract, Key words should be present in the first page. Manuscript should be start from second page as needs for details of the topics.

3. Manuscript in details

I. Title page of the manuscript will contain the following sections:

(a) Title: A concise and informative title not more than 100 words. Font 14pt Bold
(b) The name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliations.
(c) Corresponding author: Addresses (post and e-mail), telephone and faximile (if any).
(d) Abstract : Not more than 350 words. No undefined abbreviations. No references.
(e) Keywords: 4 to 6 keywords that can be used for indexing purposes.

II. Manuscript Body: 

Heading: All headings such as Introductions, Methods, Materials, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgement, Reference etc. should be in CAPITAL letter, 12 font-size (bold).

Text: Word Document format. Font: Times New Roman (Plain), Alignment: Justified, Line space: 1.5, Font size: 12. Use internationally accepted signs and symbols for units, SI units. Genus and species names should be in italics.

Abbreviations: Abbreviate at first mention and use thereafter.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments of organization, funds/grants, people etc. should be placed before the references.

References: Use the Citation style of Bioscience (by default available in Endnote). You can download the style for Endnote here. For manual citation insert, the instructions are following: In case of single author: Xie JX, 2000, In case of two authors: Xie and Li, 2000, More than two authors: Xie et. al, 2000

Examples for citations are as follows:

Journal Papers
Format: [Name of authors]. [Title of the paper]. [Name of Journal]. [Year, Volume: Page Number].

Example: Xie JX, Li X, Xie Z. Application of fuzzy theory to writer recognition of Chinese characters. J Clin Invest. 2012, 2: 112-116.

Books
Format: [Name of authors]. [Name of Book]. [Name of Publisher, Edition]. [Year: Page Number].

Example: Xie JX. Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. Cell Press, 5th Ed. 2012:212-215.

Chapter in Book
Format: [Name of Author]. [Title of Chapter]. [Name of Book]. [Publisher, Edition]. [Year: Page Number].

Example: Xie JX. Neurophysiology of binocular vision. Vision Biology. JBC press, 5th Edition. 2012: 214-215.

Theses
Format: [Name of the Authors]. [Title of thesis]. [Degree for this thesis]. [Institute/University, Country]. [Year]. Example: Xie JX. Theory and implementation of multidimensional discrete systems for signal processing. PhD. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. 1978.

III. Tables: Cite the Table in the text as Table 1, Table 2, etc. Table should have a title indicating the contents or summery of the Table data. Describe the symbol or abbreviations, if any, under the table.

IV. Artworks / illustrations / Figures: File format: .tiff, .jpg, .png, or .bpg of not more than 3 Mb in size of each. Place the image or figure in the manuscript where you prefer to see (in addition we require the original image separately during submission). Write figure legends below the figure to explain the Figure/image contents as possible. Name of the figure/ image file should be start with last name of the first author (eg- rabby_01, rabby_02 etc.).

4. Supplementary materials: Following files are allowed as the supplementary materials in electronics (Total should not exceed 5 Mb): Doc, Image, Table, Excel, PDF

5. Conflict of interest: Disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations during submission of your work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence the others work.

6. Article Processing Charge (APC): Open access publishing has advantages and limitations. As there is no subscription charge, the journal manages its entire costs of publication process from article processing charge. Currently Biojournal of Science and Technology apply only 50 USD or equivalent from authors as APC. There is no extra charge (such as article submission charge) or restrictions on color figures or illustrations. Waiver are considered upon request on suitable condition such as author’s from developping countries, research without funding etc. 

7. Declaration: By submitting an article, authors imply that the work described has not been published previously elsewhere and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, its publication is approved by all the authors and by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out. In necessary cases, the work should be permitted by ethical review committee of the respective institution/organization and/or country. After acceptance, the work will not be published elsewhere in the same or different form or in any other languages without the written consent of the copyright holder.