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Author Guidelines

Author’s Guidelines

As an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-refereed journal Bio-ChemiaeActa accepts for submission either original, hypothesis-driven studies, survey based studies or reviews covering subjects in biological and chemical sciences. Journal provides a platform for the publication of most advanced scientific research that are considered to have general interest for wide audience. Interdisciplinary research opportunities are highly encouraged.

Online Manuscript Submission

Submitting a manuscript online and tracking it via internet is a speedy, cost-effective and efficient method of manuscript submission. Manuscript must be submitted by the corresponding author of the manuscript. The Principal/Corresponding Author will be required to submit a copyright letter, on behalf of the Co-Author’s (if any) along with the manuscript. The author’s needs to confirm that the manuscript or any part of it has not been published anywhere else or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Changes to Authorship

Authors are expected to provide the list and order of Authors before submitting their manuscript. Any addition, deletion or arrangement of Author’s name will be possible only if approved by the Journal Editor.

Manuscript Length

Review Articles: Total number of words for review articles is from 8000 to 40000 words and for mini-review the word limit is from 3000 to 6000 excluding figures, tables, references etc.

Research Articles: Total number of words for research article is from 3000 to 6000 words excluding figures, tables, references etc.

Manuscript Preparation

Manuscript should be written in English, in a clear, direct and simple manner to make it understandable for mass.


Manuscript Sections:

Manuscript sections may be divided into following sub-sections:

Copyright letter


Title Page


Key words



List of Abbrevations

Conflict of interest

Acknowledgements (if any)


Figures (if any)

Tables (if any)

Copyright Letter: At the time of manuscript submission, Authors will be asked to complete a “Journal Publishing Agreement’’ stating that; upon acceptance of an articles, Authors needs to take permission from Publisher regarding distribution of the work outside the institution. Publisher will not be responsible for any unlawful, defamatorty, fabricated, plagiarized work mentioned by the Authors in manuscript. Publishers have the legal rights to take appropriate action against Authors for any such violation of the terms and conditions as laid down in the copyright agreement. (Link to download Copyright letter)

Title: Title of the article should be precise and brief and must not be more than 150 characters.

Running Title: Authors also needs to provide a short running title and it must not be more than 60 characters. Although it’s not necessary to provide a running title, but highly encouraged if provided.

Title Page: Title page should include Paper title, Author’s complete name, Corresponding author’s name, address, contact number and E mail address.

Abstract: The abstract should be clear and precise. Abstract should not be more than 300 words. Use of abbreviations should be avoided and references should not be cited in the abstract. Abstract should be given on a separate page.

Key words: 5-7 keywords must be provided below the abstract.

Text: Text should begin from a fresh page followed by acknowledgements (if any), conflict of interest, references etc. For research articles text should be divided into different sections: introduction, material and methods, results, discussions and conclusion. Review articles needs to elaborate the important old and recent views of that field. It should be written in a simple, direct manner and should discuss the salient features of concerned area.

Conclusion: A precise and brief conclusion needs to be provided at a separate page. Conclusion should provide a glimpse of future perspectives also.

List of Abbreviations: List of abbreviations needs to be provided if any.

Conflict of Interest statement: Financial contributions and potential conflict of interest must be clearly mentioned under the heading “Conflict of Interest statement“. The corresponding author should declare the conflict of interest statement if any on behalf of all the Authors related with the article.

Acknowledgements: List here those individuals who provided you help for financial assistance, language help, writing assistance or proof reading if any.

References: All the references should be arranged in a Vancuver format and should start from a separate page. Please ensure that all the references are properly cited in the text

Journal Reference

[1] Mittal R, Chaudhry N, Pathania S and Mukherjee T.K. Mechanistic Insight of Drug Resistance with Special Focus on Iron in Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2014; 15, 1141-1157.


[2] Malik P, Chaudhry N, Mittal R and Mukherjee T.K. Role of receptor for advanced glycation end products in the complication and progression of various types of cancers. BiochimicaetBiophysicaActa, 2015;1898–1904.

Book Reference

[1] Crabtree R.H. The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals. 3rded, 2001, Wiley & Sons: New York.

Web Page

[1] National Library of Medicine. Specialized Information Services: Toxicology and Environmental Health. Accessed May 23, 2004

Figures and Tables: In order to support and enhance your Scientific research, figures and tables are highly encouraged.

Manuscript Formatting: The manuscript style should be uniform throughout the text with font size 14 of the title in bold and rest of the manuscript with 12 font size with 1.5 spacing. Times new Roman fonts should be used throughout the manuscript on A4 size sheet with 1 inch margins.




Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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