International Journal of
Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2154
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBMBR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 97

IJBMBR - Instructions for Authors

Aims and Scope
The main objective of the International Journal of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research is to bring the latest developments in the field of biotechnology and molecular biology to researchers. The journal publishes original research articles, review papers and short communications, covering all aspects of biotechnology and molecular biology. The scope includes:
 
Molecular Biology
Biotechnology
Microbial technology
Molecular immunology
System Biology
Agricultural biotechnology
Industrial biotechnology
Bioinformatics and computational biology
Medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology
Chemical and metabolic engineering
Genomics
 
Types of Articles
The journal welcomes submission of full-length research articles, short communications and review articles. In addition, the journal also welcomes letters to the editor and commentaries.
 
 
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.
 
Materials and methods
Materials and methods should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments.
 
Results and discussion
Results and discussion maybe combined into a single section. Results and discussion may also be presented separately if necessary.
 
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:
 
Bayleyegn A., Tesfaye B. & Workneh T.S. (2012). Effects of pulsing solution, packaging material and passive refrigeration storage system on vase life and quality of cut rose flowers. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(16):3800-3809. http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB10.2254
 
Capdeville G.D., Maffia L.A., Finger FL. & Batista U.G. (2005). Pre-harvest calcium sulfate applications affect vase life and severity of gray mold in cut roses. Scientia Horticulturae 103: pp. 329-338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2004.06.016
 
Folorunso, A. E., & Adelalu, K. F. (2015). Crude protein electrophoresis of Ludwigia (L.) species in Nigeria and its taxonomic implications. African Journal of Plant Science, 9(9), 339-345. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPS2015.1320
 
   
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
 
Before Submission