Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1538-2273
  • DOI: 10.5897/BMBR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 101

BMBR - Instructions for Authors

Aims and Scope
Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews focuses on review articles in all areas of biotechnology and molecular biology such as applied biochemistry, industrial microbiology, metabolic engineering, genomics and proteomics
 
Submissions of reviews covering topics of current interest are welcome and encouraged. Reviews should be concise and no longer than 4-6 printed pages (about 12 to 18 manuscript pages). Reviews manuscripts are also peer-reviewed.
 
 
Preparing Your Manuscript
 
Title
The title phrase should be brief.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
 
Abstract
The abstract should be 100 to 200 words in length. The keywords should be less than 10.
 
Abbreviations
Standard abbreviations should be used all through the manuscript. The use of non-standard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be well-defined in the text following their first use.
 
The Introduction
The statement of the problem should be stated in the introduction in a clear and concise manner.
 
 
Tables and figures
Tables should be kept to a minimum.
Tables should have a short descriptive title.
The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated.
Tables should be numbered consecutively.
Tables should be organized in Microsoft Word or Excel spreadsheet.
Figures/Graphics should be prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint.
Tables and Figures should be appropriately cited in the manuscript.
 
Disclosure of conflict of interest
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the study.
 
Acknowledgments
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc should be brief.
                                
References
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
 
Examples:
 
Elzaki, M. E. A. (2016). Resistance to Bt Crops; Influence, mechanisms and management strategies. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 11(1), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.5897/BMBR2016.0256
 
Nsofor CA (2014). DNA microarrays and their applications in medical microbiology. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews 9(1):1-11. https://doi.org/10.5897/BMBR2013.0216
 
Saharan P, Duhan JS, Gahlawat SK (2015). Detection of Pseudomonas fluorescens from broth, water and infected tissues by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method. African Journal of Biotechnology 14(14):1181-1185. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJB2014.14360
 
Ubah SA, Ogwu D, Rekwot PI, Rwuaan JS (2017). Specific sperm abnormalities observed in rams (Ovis aries) following cypermethrin treatment. Journal of Cell and Animal Biology 11(1): 1-6. https://doi.org/10.5897/JCAB2017.0450
 
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
 
Before Submission