International Journal of
Clinical and Biological Sciences

ISSN: 2455-6858

Submit Manuscript

Please read the Author guidelines carefully before submitting your manuscript to International Journal of Clinical and Biological Sciences (IJCBS). Submit manuscripts as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at: submitijcbs@gmail.com (or) editor@ijcbs.com. A manuscript ID will be mailed to the corresponding author within 72 hours of manuscript submission. Any correspondence regarding the manuscript should be done using the Manuscript ID.


Author Guidelines

Submission of an article to International Journal of Clinical and Biological Sciences (IJCBS) implies that it has not been previously published (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published thesis) and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. IJCBS is a multidisciplinary peer reviewed online journal and therefore manuscripts of general significance will be given preference. All manuscripts will be first assessed by Editorial board members in terms of the overall requirements of the journal and the manuscripts found unsuitable will be returned to the authors at this stage. Other manuscripts will be sent for detailed review and the authors will be notified regarding the status (acceptance/ revision/ rejection) of the manuscript within 45 days of their submission.

All manuscripts are subjected to rapid double blinded peer review process and those of high quality would be published without any delay in subsequent issue.

Categories of Manuscripts:

  • Research articles 
  • Reviews
  • Short communications 
  • Case reports
  • First Reports/ Disease reports
  • Correspondence 
  • Editorial

Manuscript preparation:
Manuscripts should be typed and double-spaced. The order of the manuscript should be as follows: Title page, abstract, key words, text, acknowledgements, references, tables, figure legends (on separate page), figures (one figure per page; the figures should be labeled). The title page should contain Manuscript Title, Author details, Affiliations, and details of the Corresponding author (including Email address).


Manuscript title:
The title should be brief describing the contents of the paper and should not contain any abbreviations. The title should be specific and amenable to indexing.


Author details:
Complete names and affiliations of all authors should be clearly mentioned.


Abstract:
Abstract should not exceed 300 words and should briefly state the background, materials & methods, results & discussion and finally conclusion. The abstract should be informative and should clearly indicate the major findings of the study.


Keywords:
A list of 3-5 keywords should be included.


Introduction:
The introduction should brief the purpose of the study, and relevant literature on the study.


Materials and Methods:
This section should provide detailed descriptions about materials/ participants, instrumentation used, comparisons, interventions and types of analysis performed. Well established procedures should be properly cited and modifications of the procedures (if any) should be clearly mentioned. New procedures should be described in detail. Studies involving animals/human subjects should be approved by the Institutional Animal/Human Ethical Committee and should be clearly mentioned in the manuscript accordingly.


Results and Discussion:
Results and discussion may be combined or can be written in a separate section. The results section should provide details of the experiment that are required to support the conclusion of the study. The discussion part should include the detailed interpretation of results.


Conclusion:
This section (not more than 300 words) of the manuscript should be briefly concluded reflecting the importance and future scope of the study.


Conflict of Interest
Manuscript should have the declaration of conflict of interest. If there is no conflict of interest, Please Include the following line. We declare that we have no conflict of interest.


Acknowledgement:
Acknowledgements should be as brief as possible. This section includes acknowledgment of people, funding source, and grant details.


References:
References should be listed and numbered in the order that they appear in the text. In the text, citations should be indicated by the reference number in square brackets. Only published manuscripts/Conference abstracts should be included in the reference list.


Examples:

Published Papers:

  • Laemmli UK (1970) Cleavage of structural proteins during the assembly of the head of bacteriophage T4. Nature 227: 680-685.
  • Ignatov A, Hidam K, Kuginuki Y (1999) Pathotypes of Xanthomonas campestrispv. campestris in Japan. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica 34: 177-182..
  • Tandon R, Adak S, Kaye JA (2006) Neural networks for longitudinal studies in Alzheimer’s disease. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 36: 245-255.

Note: Please list the first five authors followed by "et al." if there are additional authors.


Books:

  • Sambrook J, Russell DW (2001) Molecular Cloning: A laboratory manual. (3rd edn) Coldspring Laboratory Press, NY.
  • Bryk AS, Raudenbush SW (1992) Hierarchical Linear Models in Social and Behavioral Research: Applications and data analysis methods. Sage Publications, Newbury Park, CA, USA


Conferences:

  • Hofmann T (1999) The Cluster-Abstraction Model: unsupervised learning of topic hierarchies from text data. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

Tables:
IJCBS strongly encourage authors to submit tables in as .doc format. Tables should be typed double-spaced throughout, including headings, footnotes and should be self-explanatory. The tables should be placed at the end of the manuscript and should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals. The same data should not be presented in both table and graphical form or repeated in the text.


Figures:
Images should be submitted in either TIFF or JPEG format. All images should be of high resolution.


Tables and Equations as Graphics:
Equations should be typed in Math type equation 3.0 format.


Galley Proofs and Reprints:
Galley proofs of the manuscript (PDF file) will be sent as an e-mail attachment to the corresponding author. With the exception of typographical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at this stage. The corresponding author should carefully check the manuscript, list out the corrections in a word file and send back to editorial office within 72 hours. Authors will have free access to the full text of the article and can freely download the PDF file of the articles from the journal website.


Copyright:
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published thesis) and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

 

Cover photographs:
High quality colour photographs pertaining to a submitted manuscript will be considered for use on the cover page of the journal.


Manuscript Charges
IJCBS is an open access journal. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors need to pay US dollar $150 (Indian Authors 3000 INR) per article towards processing and publishing. The modes of fee payment will be intimated in the acceptance email letter sent to corresponding author.


Plagiarism
Plagiarism is a solemn issue across the globe in the ground of manuscript writing. Plagiarism is defined as "Use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work." It has been noticed that, authors are simply copying scientific data and information from the other published papers, which is an unpleasant practice in academic community. The authors are suggested to implement the universal & realistic approach to design the manuscript. The journal will not be responsible for further action on Plagiarism issue. The author will be solely responsible for plagiarism issue.


Some of the Useful sites for plagiarism detection are as follows:
http://www.ithenticate.com/
www.articlechecker.com/
www.plagtracker.com/upload/#

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Volume 3, Issue 1, Jan - July 2018