A Journal of Alumni Association of Biotechnology
Issues per year: Bi-annually
NewBioWorld publishes several article types: Original Research Articles, Short Communications and Reviews articles, etc.
The text length, including References, Tables and Legends, should not exceed 10000 words for Review articles, 7000 words for Research articles, and 2000 words for short communications and other sections. The text must be divided into appropriate subsections, including the abstract and introduction.
Before you begin the submission process, please go through this list to carry out a final check of your submission. Please check the relevant section in this Guide for Authors for more details.
Ensure that the following items are present to fill the “Details of the corresponding author” and “Article information” section of “Submit your Manuscript”:
Details of the corresponding author: One author designated as the corresponding author with contact details:
The manuscript should be submitted in a word file.
Acknowledgements of people, grants, funds, etc., should be placed on the title page. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). The abstract must not contain any citations. Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some example:
The references list should include works are cited in the text and have been published or accepted for publication. Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list but may be mentioned in the text. If these references are included in the reference list; they should follow the standard reference style of the journal and should include a substitution of the publication date with either 'Unpublished results' or 'Personal communication'. Citation of a reference as 'in press' implies that the item has been accepted for publication. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work.
Kumar NM, Karthikeyan S, Jayaraman G (2013) Thermostable alpha-amylase enzyme production from Bacillus laterosporus: Statistical optimization, purification and characterization. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 2:38-44.
Article by DOI:
Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. Journal of Molecular Medicine. doi:10.1007/s001090000086.
South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. CRC Press, London, p 412.
Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley Press, New York, pp 230-257.
Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. Eur J Appl Physiol 105:731-738. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8
Cartwright J (2007) Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1. Accessed 26 June 2007
Trent JW (1975) Experimental acute renal failure. Dissertation, University of California
Ideally, the names of all authors should be provided, but the usage of “et al” in long author lists will also be accepted.
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One author is assigned as Corresponding Author, acts on behalf of all co-authors and ensures that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work should be appropriately addressed.
The Corresponding Author is responsible for the following requirements:
Authors are strongly advised to ensure the correct author group, the Corresponding Author, and the order of authors at submission. Changes of authorship by adding or deleting authors, and/or changes in Corresponding Author, and/or changes in the author’s sequence are not accepted after acceptance of a manuscript.
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To ensure objectivity and transparency in research, the accepted principles of ethical and professional conduct should be followed. Authors should include information regarding sources of funding, potential conflicts of interest (financial or non-financial), informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on the welfare of animals if the research involved animals.
Authors should include the following statements (if applicable) in a separate section entitled “Compliance with Ethical Standards” when submitting a paper:
Please note that standards may vary slightly as per the journal peer review policies (i.e. single or double-blind peer review) and journal subject discipline. Before submitting your article, check the instructions following this section carefully.
The corresponding author should be prepared to collect documentation of compliance with ethical standards and send it if requested during peer review or after publication.
The Editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned guidelines. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfil the mentioned guidelines.
The above should be summarized in a statement and placed in a ‘Declarations’ section before the reference list under the heading of ‘Funding’ and/or ‘Competing interests’. Other declarations include Ethics approval, Consent, Data, Material and/or Code availability and Author’s contribution statements.
Please see the various examples of wordings below and revise/customize the sample statements according to your needs.
When all authors have the same (or no) conflicts and/or funding it is sufficient to use one blanket statement.
Examples of statements to be used when funding has been received:
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Biosorption of Iron (II) from Aqueous Solution on Live Biomass of Aspergillus versicolor
Abstracts: National Conference on Recent Advances and Trends in Biotechnology, organized by School of Studies in Biotechnology, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India
Nutrients and Bioactive compounds of Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom
Isolation and Identification of Seed Borne Fungi from different Leguminous Seeds
Review on production technique and nutritional status of Calocybe indica (P&C)
Enzyme Based Biosensor for Onsite Detection of Chromium
Production of Bioethanol from Rice straw by Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Comparative Studies of Physico-chemical Properties of Water from Various Ponds in Raipur
Therapeutic and Safety aspects of Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia)
Lead Toxicity, Measurement and Control