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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

 

Template (download [English version] [Indonesian version] .docx)

Author Guidelines (download [English version] [Indonesian version] .pdf)

Statement Letter (download [English version] [Indonesian version] .docx).

 

General Guidelines

  • Articles submitted for publication in Current Biomedicine must be original, in accordance with the scope of the journal, and have not been published in any journal, whether in proceedings or in other scientific magazines, and not in submitting process in other journal. Articles must be free from plagiarism, misrepresentation, and falsification practices. The editor will check for plagiarism.
  • Articles can be written in Indonesian or English with good and correct writing rules in accordance with the rules of the language used.
  • Articles proposed for publication can be in the form of research article, review, case study, and short communication.
  • The proposed article does not contain things that violate the rules of bioethical research.
  • The article is written in manuscript form using Microsoft Word, with A4 page size (210 x 297 mm), the left margin is 2.5 cm, top 3 cm, right 2 cm, and bottom 2 cm (download template [English version] [Indonesian version] .docx).
  • All parts of the text in the manuscript are written using Times New Romans font 12 pt and double spaced, given page numbers and line numbers on each page.
  • Tables and figures should be placed after the Bibliography. Images must be in JPEG or PDF format with a minimum of 300 dpi.
  • Articles are writen in order: Title, author's name, affiliation/institution, abstract, keywords, introduction, method, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgment, and bibliography.
  • Articles are submitted via the online system at: https://journal.ipb.ac.id/index.php/currbiomed or sent by email to: currbiomed@apps.ipb.ac.id

 

Specific Guidelines

 

Title. The title should be clear, specific, and informative that reflects the content of the manuscript. The maximum length of the title is 16 words and each word begins with a capital letter.

 

Author(s). The names of all authors are written under the title in full but without a title. Authors from different institutions are assigned a different superscript letter at the end of each name. In addition, it is necessary to identify the author who is responsible for the correspondence or acts as the corresponding author.

 

Abstract. Abstract is written briefly with a maximum length of 250 words. Abstract writing should avoid abbreviations and do not include references / libraries. The content of the abstract must contain the background and objectives, methods, results, and conclusions.

 

Keywords. Keywords are written at most five words or phrases.

 

Introduction. The introduction briefly explains the background of the research which is supported by the relevant and up-to-date references/libraries (literature) and the purpose of the research/writing.

 

Methods. Methods are written in a detailed, clear and complete manner used to ensure that the results obtained can be repeated or reproduced by other researchers.

 

Results. Results are written separately from the discussion. Results can be presented in the form of Tables or Figures. Each existing table or figure has been mentioned in the text and is numbered according to its appearance in the text. The main results or those that support the objectives and conclusions need to be interpreted or emphasized to make it easier for the reader to understand the research results.

 

Use the following system for writing:

  • Temperature: degrees Celsius, eg 37°C
  • Units: International System (SI), eg 2 mol/L (not M or N), 20.4 mm (not inches)
  • Time: eg 2 seconds, 4 minutes, 3 hours, 5 days, day 5 (the fift day), 7 years, year 4 (the fourth year).
  • Dosage: in kg except for mice in g
  • Centrifugation: in gravity (×g), avoid rpm.
  • Numbers: 8.9 mm (instead of 0.089 m), 2 mol (instead of 2×10-6 mol), 2-3 g, 1 m×2 m×2 m, 8.9 ± 2.1 kg, and 11 ± 3 nmol/L.
  • Percentage: 6%−7%
  • Date: 7 July, 2022

 

Discussion. The discussion is written comprehensively. The results obtained are discussed systematically and constructively to support the research objectives and strengthen the conclusions.

 

Conclusions. Conclusions are presented briefly, mentioning the main conclusions from the results obtained.

 

Reference. References used a maximum of the last 10 years with a minimum 80% are journal articles. Old references may be used for references that are indeed the main or monumental references for the topic to be conveyed, and the number is not more than 10%.

References are listed in alphabetical order by author's name.

 

  • Book:

Sigit HS. 2006. Pests of Indonesian Settlements. Bogor (ID): IPB Press. Pp. 20-25.

  • Book Chapter:

Garner DL, Hafez ESE. 2000. Spermatozoa and Seminal Plasma. In: Hafez B, Hafez ESE (eds). Reproduction in Farm Animals. 7th ed. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. South Carolina (US). Pp 96−109.

  • eBooks:

Gerson AA. (year of publication). Title [E-Reader Version]. link http://xxxx or DOI: xxxx.

  • Journal:

Kwong JC, Druce JD, Leder K. 2013. Case report: Zika virus infection acquired during brief travel to Indonesia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 89: 516–517. DOI/link

Miao Z, Wang Q, Chen D, Song Z, Zhang W, Zhou X, MacMillan DC. 2020. Current Societal Views about Sustainable Wildlife Management and Conservation: A Survey of College Students in China. Animals 10(10): 1821. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10101821.

  • Article from the website:

Gerson AA. (Year, Month of publication). Article title. Link/URL

 

 

 

 

Additional Guidelines

  • For research with human subjects or using animals, the authors attach informed consent, ethical approval, or animal use ethics from the Institutional Ethical Board in accordance with the type of research and existing regulations.
  • Authors are required to declare if any a potential conflict of interest.
  • The author describes the contribution of each author involved in the research.
  • Corresponding author representing all members of the researcher fill out a letter of originality of writing and research and each author has read, reviewed, and approved the manuscript to be submitted (download the statement form [English version] [Indonesian version] .docx).
  • The corresponding author sends a cover letter together with the main manuscript. The cover letter contains the purpose of sending the manuscript, the significancy or novelty of the research, as well as the full name, institution, and E-mail address of each author. The corresponding author include full address along with the telephone number or mobile phone/WA for correspondence purposes.

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