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Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Nanomedicine

ISSN 2330-9318 (Print)

ISSN 2330-9326 (Online)

Website: http://www.researchpub.org/journal/bmbn/bmbn.html

Manuscript submission/Authors Guidelines

Submission

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through email to the editor-in-chief at bmbn@researchpub.org

Submission of a manuscript indicates that the paper has not been published, nor is under consideration for publication with other journals. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article's publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. It is also the authors' responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution

Manuscript Requirements

Manuscripts must strictly follow the BMBN template.

Word Template is available here: template_rp.doc

Endnote reference style is available here: rp.ens

Please send a PDF file of your manuscript to us together with the word file. The paper should be typeset in black and white or grayscale, including the figures.

Review

All manuscripts are subject to peer review and are expected to meet standards of academic excellence. Submissions will be considered by an editor and—if not rejected right away—by peer-reviewers, whose identities will remain anonymous to the authors.

Article Processing Charges

Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Nanomedicine is an open access journal. Open access charges allow publishers to make the published material available for free to all interested online visitors. Authors of accepted papers are requested to arrange page charges of their papers at the rate of $300 (maximum 10 pages). Extra pages beyond 10 pages will be charged at the cost of $40 per page. The payment method will be notified by the editor-in-chief after the acceptance of the paper.

Publication fee is waived for all accepted papers during the first year of BMBN publication.

Title and Authorship Information

The following information should be included

Paper title
Full author names
Full institutional mailing addresses
Email addresses

Abstract

The manuscript should contain an abstract. The abstract should be self-contained and citation-free and should not exceed 250 words.

Introduction

This section should be succinct, with no subheadings.

Acknowledgments

All acknowledgments (if any) should be included at the very end of the paper before the references and may include supporting grants, presentations, and so forth.

References

Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is complete and accurate. All references must be numbered consecutively and citations of references in text should be identified using numbers in square brackets (e.g., "as discussed by Smith [9]"; "as discussed elsewhere [9, 10]"). In the list, please also place numbers in square brackets. Cite all authors’ names when there are six or fewer authors. If there are seven or more authors, list the first six authors followed by et al. Article titles should not be bolded and journal’s names should not be italicized. Journal names abbreviations should be the same as those used in PubMed.

Examples:

Citation of journal articles:

(Six or fewer authors)

[1] Curtis JM, Hahn WS, Long EK, Burrill JS, Arriaga EA, Bernlohr DA. Protein carbonylation and metabolic control systems. Trends Endocrinol Metab 2012; 23:399-406.

(Seven or more authors)

[2] Hendgen-Cotta UB, Merx MW, Shiva S, Schmitz J, Becher S, Klare JP, et al. Nitrite reductase activity of myoglobin regulates respiration and cellular viability in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008; 105:10256-1026.

Citation of books:

[3] Graves DJ, Martin BL, Wang JH. Co- and post-translational modification of proteins: Chemical principles and biological effects. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994.

Citation of a chapter in an edited book:

[4] Bernstein H, Gensler HL. DNA damage and aging. In: Yu BP, editor. Free radicals in aging, Tokyo: CRC Press; 1993, p. 89-122.

Preparation of Figures

Upon submission of an article, authors are supposed to include all figures and tables in the WORD file of the manuscript. Figures and tables should not be submitted in separate files. All figures should be cited in the paper in a consecutive order.

Preparation of Tables

Tables should be cited consecutively in the text. Every table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading. Vertical rules should not be used.

Proofs

Corrected proofs must be returned to the publisher within 2-3 days of receipt. The publisher will do everything possible to ensure prompt publication. It will therefore be appreciated if the manuscripts and figures conform from the outset to the style of the journal.

Copyright

Open Access authors retain the copyrights of their papers, and all open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited. The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations. While the advice and information in this journal are believed to be true and accurate on the date of its going to press, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

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