Instruction to Authors
Organic Chemical and Biological Sciences (OCBS) is published in quarterly and open access the International Journal for the month of March, June, September, and December.
Organic Chemical and Biological Sciences (OCBS) peer-reviewed papers for the growing scientific body of researchers involved in organic chemistry, phytochemistry, essential oils chemistry, pharmacology. It publishes original contributions into drug development of natural product and medicine etc..
Guidelines for preparation of manuscript should be following:
The following types of papers are considered by the Editors: Research Articles, Review Articles, and Short Reports. Papers are preferable to be written in English. Papers are accepted on the understanding that they have not been published or being submitted for publication elsewhere.
Submission made electronically to email@example.com. If the article is accepted for publication, an electronic copy of the final version of the manuscript will be requested. If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the author must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article.
The manuscript must be typed, double-spaced on one side of A4 paper (212 x 297 mm or 8.5 x 11 inches) using 1 inch margins. All pages in the manuscript should be numbered consecutively. The tables and figure should be grouped at the end of the manuscript.
The manuscript should be prepared in the following order: (1) Title, (2) Abstract, (3) Keywords, (4) Text, (5) Acknowledgements, (6) References, (7) Tables, (8) Figures. The text for research articles should contain the following sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion (or Results and Discussion) and Conclusions.
Review of Manuscripts
Upon receipt, a manuscript will be peer-reviewed. The reviewers' relevant comments and the editor's decision will be communicated to the authors. The qualified reviewer can be recommended by the authors; however the selection of reviewers will be at the discretion of the Editor. Papers accepted become the copyright of the Journal.
The title should be on the first page and provide precise information about the contents. Title should not exceed 120 characters (space included). The title should be followed by the list of author(s) and affiliation(s).
Corresponding author should be indicated with the postal address, phone and e-mail address.
Abstract and Keywords
Papers must begin with an abstract not exceeding 250 words. It should contain a brief description of the aim, principal results and major conclusions. Minimum 5 keywords are required.
For research article, It should contain Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion (or Results and Discussion) and Conclusion
The chemical terms must conform to IUPAC rules and the SI units must be used throughout. The specification of materials and equipment must be given.
For experiments involving human or animal subjects, authors must state in the manuscript the approval of the protocol by an institutional or local ethics committee. The Declarations of Helsinki, Tokyo for humans, the European Community and Indian Council of Medical Research guidelines as accepted principles for the use of experimental animals, must be adhered to.
Equations must be consecutively numbered on the right hand side using numbers in parentheses.
Each table should be titled, typed on separate sheets in consecutive order using Arabic numerals. Indicate SI units of measure in parentheses.
Figures must be presented on separate sheets in consecutive order using Arabic numerals. The legend should be typed separately from the figures. Indicate SI units of measure in parentheses.
The original photograph, chromatogram or drawings are required with the submission.
Due to the technical complications which can arise, please submit in addition black and white prints corresponding to the color figures.
References must be arranged as follows:
Yamada, H., Yoshino, M., and Matsumoto, T. 1987. Effects of phytosterols on anti-complementary activity. Chem. Pharm. Bull.,35: 4851- 4855.
Edwards, S. A.,2006. The Nanotech Pioneers, Wiley-VCH Verlag, Weinheim, pp. 1-14.
Meltzer, P.S. Kallioniemi, A. and Trent, J.M.2002. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: B. Vogelstein, and K.W. Kinzler (eds.), The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer, McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. 93-113.
Aviv, H. Friedman, D. Bar-Ilan, A. and Vered, M.1996. Submicron emulsions as ocular drug delivery vehicles, U.S. Patent US 5492811.
The short report section is open to interesting results worthy of publication without requiring extensive introduction and discussion.
This section should contain the same heading and subheadings as research articles. The length of the article should not more than 8 pages (A4) or 2500 words. Tables, figures and references are to be arranged according to research papers.
The organization of review articles can be arranged at the author's discretion. Abstract and keywords are requested. Tables, figures and references are to be arranged according to research papers.
Three experts should be evaluation of the Manuscript.
The editorial office will send the proofs to authors for correction. Only typesetting errors may be corrected; changes in, or additions to, the accepted manuscript will be allowed. The reprints in PDF will be supplied free of charge to the corresponding author. The authors are responsible for the contents appeared in their published manuscripts.
Printing & process charges National Rs.2050/- International US 200/-.
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