Instructions for Authors
Submission: Contributions will be considered for publication with the understanding that they are exclusively submitted to JJNPP, have not been previously published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as a part of published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not under consideration by another journal. Manuscripts should be written in clear and concise English. The attached letter should designate one author as correspondent. Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submission to Biomedical Journals” proclaimed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (The Complete Document appears in http://www.icmje.org). Authors are responsible for all statements made in their work. The right is reserved to incorporate any changes deemed necessary by the editorial Board to make contributions harmonize the editorial standards of the Journal. Accepted manuscripts become the property of JJNPP. One original along with three copies of the manuscript should be submitted to the Editor: Professor H. Kalantari Editorial Office, School of Pharmacy. Ahwaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. P.O. Box: 61355-138 Ahwaz. Iran.
Authors must submit an electronic version together with their manuscript. The electronic version of the manuscripts can best be submitted in the form of a PC compatible disc or by email. It should be in Microsoft Word for PC (5.0 or later) format. Manuscripts should be typewritten as one-column format with double spacing and adequate margins on one side of the sheet only (not more than 26 lines per page).
Structure of Articles
Articles, Short communications and reviews that address scope of the journal will be considered for publication. Articles should include title page, abstract, keywords, introduction, material/patients, methods, results, discussion, acknowledgement, references, tables, figures and legends enumerated from the title page. While there are no fixed limitations to the length of an article, authors are asked to write their manuscripts in clear and concise English and to include only data crucial to arriving at their final conclusions. Short communications or preliminary reports should be limited to approximately 1500 words and must be of sufficient importance and general interest to justify accelerated publication. Reviews are by invitation only. Authors interested in preparing a review article should provide a brief outline to the editor, requesting an invitation to submit a manuscript within the scope of the journal.
It should include title, full name(s) of the author(s) and by his (her, their) affiliation(s), running title (≤50 characters, including spaces), full postal address, e-mail address, phone and facsimile of author to whom correspondence and reprint requests should be addressed. Different affiliations should be indicated by suitable superscripts.
Should include aims, methods, results and conclusion. It should not be more than 250 words. The abstract should include all keywords pertinent to the subject.
Indicate 4 to 7 English keywords. They should be carefully selected in order to improve accessibility of scientific information in the manuscript.
The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the bibliographic information. References must be numbered consecutively in order of citation in the text. Mark reference citations in parentheses. Personal communications and unpublished data, including manuscripts submitted for publication, may also be used as a reference. Periodical titles should be abbreviated according to the Index Medicus. Inclusive page numbers should be given for all references. Print surnames and initials of all authors (Do not use “et al”).
1. Abel T, Martin KC, Bartsch D, Kandel ER. Memory suppressor genes: Inhibitory constraints on the storage of iong-tem1 memory. Science 1998; 279: 338-41.
2. Sewan R, Subrana L. The antioxidant activity of Curcuma longa. J. Ethnopharmacol. 1995; 45(2): 59-67.
3. Guyton AC. Textbook of Medical Physiology. 8th ed., WB Saunders' Co., London, 1996.
4. Schiebler GL, Van Mierop LHS, Kravetz U. Diseases of the tricuspid valve. In: Moss AJ, Adams F. (eds.) Heart Diseases in Infants, Children and Adolescents. 2nd ed. Williams- & Wilkins, London, 1988: 134-9.
Enumerate tables with Arabic numerals. They should provide easier understanding and not duplicate information already included in the text or figures. The table number and title should be typed at the top of the table and presented in a separate page.
Figures and drawings should be prepared professionally by computer with, a minimum of 300 dpi laser printer output. Illustrations should be numbered as cited in the sequential order in the text and each should have a legend on a separate sheet.
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