Author Guidelines

Bio accent open access journal invites authors to submit their original research work in our resource center where we will maximize the information to the public very easily. This section will give guidance for authors how to prepare, construct and submit the manuscript. Every author should read the guidelines page before submitting the article. This page will provide you with all the necessary information needed about Ethical guidelines, plagiarism and all other details needed for developing the manuscript.We request all the authors to read the below instructions thoroughly before submitting the manuscript online. After the successful submission of your manuscript, an Email acknowledgement along with the manuscript ID will be sent to the author immediately.

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Basic Guidelines for Authors:
Plagiarism and duplication:
Bio accent never accepts any plagiarized materials or manipulated data's from previous publication. Author is the only sole responsibility for plagiarism and duplication of content.

If the author wants to reproduce any figures or schemes from other published materials, then it is the author's concern to seek approval from the appropriate publishers.

Any articles submitted to the Bio accent journal will be checked for the plagiarism before proceeding to the next level of process. If our Editors, Editorial staffs or peer-reviewers find any plagiarized or duplicated contents the same will be notified to the author immediately asking the author to rewrite the same in their article. In any form if the article contains 25% or more of plagiarized content then the manuscript will be rejected and the same will be intimated to the author.

The manuscript should contain the summary of up to 300 words if it is a Research article. The summary should not contain reference numbers, units, references, measurementsor abbreviations only if it is essential.However, summary can include sub-headings of 40 characters followed by listing the main results and conclusions.

Cover Letter
Authors are requested to submit the cover letter during the online submission of the article. It should be uploaded as a separate file. The cover letter should contain the following information's.
• Study should be properly summarized.
• Article type should be specified (Research article, review article, mini review, case reports, Editorials and short communications).
• Author should mention telephone number, fax number, along with postal and E-mail address.

Manuscript Title
The word limit for the manuscript title should not be more than 25-30 words. The following details should be present in the manuscript title:
• Name, e-mail address of the corresponding author along with the telephone number and postal address should be mentioned.
• Full name, institution, department, country and city name of the co-author should be provided.
• Key words should be listed in the manuscript which will help us to find the reviewer easily to review your manuscript.

An abstract is a summarizing statement which should be very informative and self- explanatory with the word limit of between 250-300 words. The abstract should give the readers the reason, methods, results and conclusion of the article. The abstract should be placed on the top of the page just below the title. The abstract should be written in such a way that, the readers feel to read the entire article.

The good abstract should have the following details:
• Reason: mention the reason for preparing the manuscript
• Methods: state the method used to resolve the issue
• Results: mention one or two results
• Conclusion: main conclusion should be provided.

The introduction should be very clear and should be easily understand even by the non-technical person. The purpose and the impact of the study should be clearly explained in order to make the readers very interesting to read the entire article.
A short review on the key literature should be included. The introduction should also explain about the aim of the research and the way it is achieved.

The submitted manuscript should be provided with a detailed description about the participants or materials, interventions and the type of analysis. Results and acknowledgement should be explained in the conclusion part. Author's research findings should be written in past tense only. The author should acknowledge everyone who is involved in the study and also the organization that have provided with the funds and grants. Only published or accepted articles should be included as reference in the reference list.

Acknowledgements should be provided to the people who don't meet the authorship criteria's. Those names should be listed under the acknowledgement section along with the description of their contribution in the study such as those involved in the technical help, department chair, or writing assistance.

Authors should ensure that, the names mentioned under the Acknowledgement section should be agreed to be named.

Any type of published or accepted manuscripts should be cited in the reference list. Unpublished work or the manuscript yet go get the acceptance for publishing should not be cited as reference.

Author should follow the following citation rules:
• References should be listed at the end of the manuscript.
• Abstract or summaries should not contain any citations.
• We adhere to the numbered citation (citation – sequence) method.
• References are listed and numbered in the order that they appear in the text.
• Citations should be indicated by the reference number in brackets.
• Multiple citations within a single set of brackets should be separated by commas.
• If there are three or more sequential citations, they should be given as a range.
• Authors are requested to provide at least one online link for each reference.
• We ensure that, references are properly formatted, as all references will be linked electronically to the papers they cite.

Examples of formattedreferences:

General References:
1. Komadiai H, Hirana M, Tokyo H, Isha Y, Kudo MN, et al. (1989) Concept of the clinical trials in clinical research. Am J Pharm 3: 511-549.
2. Komadiai H, Hirana M (1989) Concept of the clinical trials in clinical research. Am J Pharm 3: 511-549.

Book References:
1. Kudo M (1983) Concept of the clinical trials in clinical research. (1stedn), W.B. Saunders Company, Canada,Toranto.
2. Hirana M (2001) Tools for differential analysis of clinical trials. Taylor & Francis CRC Press.

• Tables must be prepared using the table feature in Microsoft Word, tables prepared in other programs (e.g., Excel), will not be used as it cause errors while converting.
• Place the tables below the paragraph where exactly it should be included in the manuscript. Don't send the tables in separate files.
• Submitted tables should be properly labeled (e.g Table 1) and title should also be framed and positioned above the table. Foot notes or descriptive notes about the table should be placed below the table.
• Bold or italic typefaces should not be used in tables. If needed it should be given as foot note.
• Footnotes in tables should be numerals. Each footnote should begin in a new line.
• Tables should be organized to fit across the page without running broadside. Limit the data field to the minimum needed for meaningful comparison within the accuracy of the methods.
• Abbreviations should conform to journal style and be consistent with those used in the text.

Authors should follow the following instructions while submitting the figures of your manuscript:

• The preferred file formats for the submission of figures are .doc, TIFF, EPS or JPEG.
• It should be cross platform compatible.
• Do not include thumbnail versions of full images.
• The image resolution should be 300 dpi for gray scale and color figures, and 600 dpi for line art.
• To facilitate review, figures should be placed at the end of the manuscript separated by section breaks. Each figure should be placed on a separate page, and identified by the last name of the first author and figure number.
• Figure captions should be typed (double spaced) on a separate page.