The following are the general guidelines to prepare the manuscript in accordance with the style guide of The Biomedica:
The Biomedica urges its authors to submit the articles in English language only (including cited references). It is also instructed the authors to submit their manuscripts either in MS Word or PDF formats only.
The manuscript should be formatted with Times New Roman font and a font size of 11 points. All the headings, sub-headings, sub sub-headings, figure & table legends must be highlighted from the body text with appropriate font sizes and font faces according to the hierarchy.
All the sections like Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, Figures and Legends should be arranged in the same order by giving the page numbers starting from Title page. Along with the manuscript, a cover letter should be submitted.
The Biomedica follows Vancouver Referencing Style and all the authors need to follow the same. Citations in the body text must be represented with Arabic numbers in square braces only. Ex.: “The author …”, “has been identified [5,6]…”, etc. All the bottom references must be cited in the body text in chronological order and no reference should be repeated.
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Article Processing Charges:
Since The Biomedica is an Open Access publisher, the authors of the accepted articles should pay the Article Processing Charges to publish their articles online and to cover the publication expenditures. The authors are advised to visit the “Article Processing Charges” page to know more details. However, authors need not to pay any fee for submitting the articles to The Biomedica.