Author Guidelines

Preparation of Manuscript

The manuscript should be typed, double-spaced on standard-sized – paper (8.5" x 11") with 1" margins on all sides. Times New Roman font 12 pt should be used.

 A research paper typically should include the following in the order given below:

        * Title

        * Abstract

        * Keywords

        * Introduction

        * Materials and Methods

        * Results including Tables and/or Figures

        * Discussion

        * Conclusion

        * Acknowledgements (If any)

        * References

        * Appendixes (if necessary)

        * Abbreviations used (if necessary)


The title page should contain a clear, concise, and informative title of the article followed by the names and affiliations of the authors. The affiliation should comprise the department, institution, city, and state (or nation) and should be typed as a footnote to the author's name. The Corresponding Author must indicate his or her complete mailing address, phone number, and email address.


The abstract should not be more than 250 words and should provide brief details about the objectives of the study, materials and methods, Results, and Conclusions. The abstract should not be structured; it should be a single paragraph without subheadings. The abstract must be followed by four-six keywords.


This should be brief and indicates the aim of the study and the essential background information. The hypothesis or purpose statement, how and why the purpose or hypothesis was developed and why the author seems it important should be included in this section.

Materials and methods

Please provide concise but complete information about the Materials and/or subjects utilized in the study as well as the procedures undertaken to complete the work. The methods should be described in sufficient detail such that they could be repeated by a competent researcher. All procedures involving experimental animals or human subjects must give the details of ethical approval.

Result and Discussion

Data acquired from the research with the appropriate statistical analysis described in the methods section should be included in this section. In this part, the same data/ information given in a table must not be repeated in a figure or vice versa. Tables and Figures should be self-explanatory and it is not acceptable to repeat extensively the numerals from tables into text and give lengthy and unnecessary explanations of the Tables and Figures. The discussion should relate the results to the current understanding of the scientific problems being investigated in the field.


A short, paragraph summarizing the most important finding(s) of the research is required.

Tables and Figures

Number tables and Figures consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a title for each. E.g., Table 1, or Figure 1. The title of the table/ figure should be short but self-explanatory. The author should place explanatory matter at the footnotes and not in the heading. If you use data from another published or unpublished source, obtain permission, and acknowledge that source fully


Those who have helped the authors carry out the study and/or prepare the manuscript but have not made significant intellectual contribution to deserve authorship must be acknowledged. Mention all applicable grants and other funding that supported the work.

Conflict of Interest

All the authors of must disclose the possible conflicts of interest/ Competing Interests they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflict of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript.


The authors must declare all sources of funding received for the research submitted to the journal.

Author Contribution

The individual contributions of authors to the manuscript should be specified in this section.


References must be serially numbered and should be arranged in increasing order of number quoted in the text. References should be quoted in the text at the end of the sentence in line with text in square bracket example [1].

  1. Standard Journal Article:

References should follow the following sequence

  1. The author's name must come first, list until six authors, more than six authors followed by et al.
  2. Reference Title
  3. Reference Journal
  4. Year of Publication
  5. Volume Number
  6. Issue Number in Brackets
  7. Page Numbers


Mariam Atef, Dina Abo El-Matty, Dawoud Fakhry Habib, Wassef Girgiss Nicola, Samy Saleh, Hanan Hanna. Ameliorative effects of inulin on non alcoholic fatty liver disease associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus in obese women.  J. Innov. Pharm. Bio. Sci. 2020; 7(2): 6-16.

Reference to a Book

Joseph R. Robinson and Vincent H Lee, Controlled Drug Delivery Fundamentals and applications, 2nd Edn, Vol 29, Lippincott William’s publisher: 1994; 555 – 561.

A Chapter in a Book

Nadkarni KM. Indian Materia Medica. Edn 3, Vol. I, Popular Prakashan, Mumbai, 2000; 242-246.

Electronic Resources:
How to cite web references. Available at: [Accessed 11 May 2020].


Standard abbreviations should be used throughout the manuscript. All nonstandard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be defined in the text following their first use.

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