Manuscript preparation

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File Formats

  • Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

General Formatting

  • Document should be single-colomn text without manual hyphenating at the breaks.
  • Use double line spacing throughout the manuscript.
  • Font type should be (Times New Roman) 10pt.
  • Use “symbol” font type for greek/special characters.
  • Numbers, either at the beginning of the paragraph or within the text should be elaborated, If it is less than ten

Full length research papers should be formatted as given below

  • Title
  • Author name and Affiliations
  • Keywords
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgements, If any
  • References

Title

The title should be clear, short and informative. As far as possible, abbreviations should be avoided. If used, the name should be first indicated in full; by the short form.

Authors names and affiliations

Provide names of all authors who have made substantial contributions to the work with their first name and last (family) name and designate the corresponding author with an asterisk. Below this, the complete insti-tutional address should be given. Arabic numerical should procede the address and the place them as superscript after the respective author‟s name.

Running Title

A running title is mandatory and should not exceed 60 characters and spaces.

Abstract

The abstract should not exceed 350 words. The abstract should not be structed and clearly describe the major findings reported in the manuscript. Avoid using citations or references in the abstract. Standard abbreviations such as ATP or DNA need not be defined; However, a list of non-standard abbreviations is encouraged and should be elaborated in parentheses the first time it is used in the text.

Keywords

Authors are requested to supply 3 to 6 keywords separated by a semicolon that will provide indexing ref-erences to the article.

Introduction

The introduction should outline the background of the research, purpose, significance and should include the rationale of the work being reported.

Materials and Methods

Author should describe the experimental methods employed in the work in sufficient detail. Use of sub-headings is encouraged. The statistical method and level of significance, if any, should be stated clearly.

Results and Discussion

Results and Discussion should be clear and precise. The results should be explained with respect to the findings in author‟s experiments. Information provided in tables or figures should not be reiterated in the text. Include subheadings for proper explanation of results.

Conclusions

Present the major interpretations and conclusions of the paper.

Tables

Table should be kept to a minimum, inserted at appropriate places in the text and it should have only top header and bottom borders. Each table should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and sup-plied with a heading on the top of the table

Figures

Figures should be high resolution (300dpi) and attach them as separate files either in GIF or JPEG formats or embed at appropriate places in the text. Use Arabic numerals to designate figures (For example, Figure 1: Heading…) when referring figures in the text, authors are encouraged to cite them as Fig.1 and so on. Description of the figure should be given below each figure.

References

References should be numbered in square brackets (For example:[4], [7-9], 6,12] ) and listed at the end in the order of appearance in the text. Unpublished or submitted manuscript should not be included in the reference list. When there are more than three authors, then the first three author‟s name should be men-tioned followed by „et al‟. Journal should be abbreviated according to chemical abstracts. Authors are fully responsible for the accuracy of the references.

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