IJAPSBS is an International Online annual Journal and working for the Rapid Publication of full-length Research Papers and Reviews in Areas of the pharmacy & Biological sciences . The primary objective of the IJAPSBS is to become the premier source of high quality research in the areas of Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Applied sciences. Manuscripts will be reviewed by members of the editorial board, whose opinions will form the basis for the final decision by the editor.
IJAPSBS accepts the original and innovative submissions in English on the understanding that the work is unpublished and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
Submission of Manuscript
Manuscripts should be submitted to Chief Editor, IJAPSBS as an E-mail attachment of full length article, copy right and authorization form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preparation of Manuscript
Manuscripts should be submitted as per order: Title Page, name of author (s), Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussion (Result and Discussion sections should be combined), Figures and tables, conclusion, Acknowledgements (if necessary) and References.
All the manuscripts must be submitted in M.S word format using times New Roman font with font size as 12 (Main headings are bold and capital; sub headings are bold and normal) and single spacing. Both the main and subheadings are consecutively numbered except the abstract and keywords. All the pages should be numbered consecutively in the bottom of page.
Review articles should include the extensive data collections with illustrative tables and diagrams. It describes recent advances in pharmaceutical and applied sciences. Authors should include abstract for the review articles also.
All manuscripts should start with a title page. Title of the manuscripts is followed by the names of authors and initials of all authors. The author to whom correspondence should be addressed must be indicated by an asterisk (*). The complete address of the authors should be written. (Including phone numbers and email address).
An abstract must be concise (not exceeding 250 words), clear and informative and should be describe the purposes of the study or investigation, the method adopted in the investigation, the findings of the investigation and the main conclusions reported in the paper.
Please provide 4 to 9 keywords that will assist in cross-indexing the article. It must be reflect the scientific content of your study.
Introduction should be brief, indicates the state of the art of the topic, background information and significance of the study by considering the relevant literature.
Materials and Methods
It is obvious to elaborate the experimental protocols that were employed in the study/ investigation in this section. The information furnished should be clear and unambiguous.
Results and Discussions
In this part, the same data/ information given in a table must not be repeated in a figure, or vice versa. It is not acceptable to repeat extensively the numerals from tables into text and give lengthy and unnecessary explanations of the Tables and Figures. This part must be written with reference to the tables and figures and by considering information from the literature. Statements made in the Introduction and Results sections should not be repeated here. The results and their wider implications should be fully discussed.
Major findings of the study, their importance and relevance shall be summarized.
It should be placed in a separate section before the references. Authors should acknowledge the sources of financial and material support and also acknowledge the names of persons whose contribution to the study, to generate the research results.
Table and Figures
Tables and figures should not be embedded in the text, but should be included at the end of the manuscript on separate pages, indexed as Table 1 and Figure 1. Each table should have a short, descriptive title and numbered in the order cited in the text. Only MS word table format should be used for preparing tables. Graphs and bar graphs should preferably be prepared using Microsoft excel and submitted as Excel graph pasted on word. Photos or drawings must have a good contrast of dark and light. Legends of figures should be brief, but complete and self explanatory.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References cited only in tables or figure legends should be numbered in accordance with the sequence established by the first identification in the text of the particular table or figure. Avoid using abstracts as references.
The commonly cited types of references are shown here:
Articles in Journals
Devi KV, Pai RS. Antiretrovirals: Need for an Effective Drug Delivery. Indian J PharmSci 2006; 68:1-6. List the first six contributors followed by et al.
Volume with Supplement
Shen HM, Zhang QF. Risk assessment of nickel carcinogenicity and occupational lung cancer. Environ Health Perspect 1994; 102 Suppl 1:275-82.
Issue with supplement: Payne DK, Sullivan MD, Massie MJ. Women’s psychological reactions to breast cancer. Semin Oncol 1996; 23(1, Suppl 2):89-97.
Books and Other Monographs
Ringsven MK, Bond D. Gerontology and leadership skills for nurses. 2nd ed. Albany (NY): Delmar Publishers; 1996.
Editor(s), compiler(s) as author:
Norman IJ, Redfern SJ, editors. Mental health care for elderly people. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996.
Chapter in a book:
Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, editors. Hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995. p. 465-78.
Electronic Sources as reference
Journal article on the Internet
Abood S. Quality improvement initiative in nursing homes: the ANA acts in an advisory role. Am J Nurs [serial on the Internet]. 2002 Jun [cited 2002 Aug 12];102(6): [about 3 p.]. Available from:http://www.nursingworld.org/AJN/2002/june/Wawatch.htm
Monograph on the Internet
Foley KM, Gelband H, editors. Improving palliative care for cancer [monograph on the Internet]. Washington: National Academy Press; 2001 [cited 2002 Jul 9]. Available from: http://www.nap.edu/books/0309074029/html