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Author Guidelines

General Instructions

Full text of a manuscript in Russian and English languages with illustrations is sent to the editorial board as a Microsoft Word 97-2007 file with .doc extension via the system of electronic publications on the editorial board site, or by e-mail: a.zakharov@fncps.ru. The quality of the English translation is guaranteed by the author and shall be in accordance with the international linguistic principles.

The manuscript should be printed with 1,5 interval black Times New Roman 12 pt, with book orientation and 2.5 margins. The manuscript must include the following parts: 1) title page; 2) abstract and key words; 3) text of the article including “Introduction”, “Materials and methods”, “Results”, “Discussion”, "Acknowledgments" if necessary 4) tables and comments to them; 5) illustrations and comments to them; 6) references. 7) author information

The title page should contain: 1) the full and short (for the running title) titles which shall be informative and concise (no abbreviations allowed); 2) initials and surnames  of the authors; 3) the full name of the institution(-s) in which the work was done mentioning the city as well 4) first and family names author in charge of the contacts with the editorial board.

Abstract is the key and the most frequently read part of the article. The abstract should contain no abbreviations excluding units. The abstract is printed on a separate page, it shall be structured as follows: а) the aim of the research; b) materials and methods – description of the study design, materials and clinical, instrumental, experimental and statistical methods; c) results -  main results with their statistical significance; d) conclusions based on the obtained results. The abstract must not exceed 200 – 250 words. The key words are placed on the same page (between 3 to 10 words), which help to index article in the international searching systems.

The text.

The review article should not exceed 25 pages and not less than 60 references. The size of commissioned articles is fixed by an agreement. The size of the original article (as a rule) should not exceed 15 pages including tables and illustrations, the total number of illustrations being more than 7, and not less than 12 references.

The original articles shall be structured as follows:

The manuscripts of original research are submitted under the standard international scheme (IMRAD format - Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) and article should reflect the following headings:

Introduction. It states the aim and necessity to perform the research and gives a short background of the issue with reference to the most significant publications. The aim of the investigation is mentioned at the end of this part.

Materials and methods. Quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the included object  are given study design, all methods of research used in the work are mentioned including those used for data processing. While mentioning the equipment and new medications it is necessary to name the producer and the country of production (in brackets). Trade (lisenced) names under which preparations and reagents are produced by different firms are given in the section «Materials and methods» with the name of the producer and their international name (generic) name. For reagents and equipment the name, the producer and the country of production are given. This section also gives data on the multiplicity of experiments. You can not refer to internal documents (GOSTs, MUKs, etc.) that do not have a complete official English translation.

Results. It is the main part of the article. They should be presented in a logical sequence in the text, in tables and figures. The text shall not repeat all the data from the tables and figures, only the most important of them should be mentioned. The figures must not repeat the data of the tables. The units should be in accordance with the International System of Units (SI).

In formulas all elements should be clearly marked: small (м) and capital letters (М), Latin letters shall be underlined in blue, Greek ones  — in red (putting the markings in the margins), inferior figures and diacritical marks should be made clear, if numbers or letters are similar in writing (0 – a number, O – a letter), appropriate notes shall be made.

Abbreviations of words, titles (excluding common abbreviations of physical, chemical measures, as well as mathematical variables and terms) are not allowed.  Values of measurements must correspond to the International System of Units (ISU), temperatures shall be given in Centigrade.

Latin names of microorganisms are given in accordance with modern classification, in italics. When first mentioned the name of the microorganism is given in full – genus and species (e.g. Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptomyces lividans), when mentioned a second time the generic name is contracted to one letter (E.coli, S.aureus, S.lividans).

Names of genetic elements are given in three small letters, in italics (tet), products coded by corresponding genetic elements – in capital straight letters (ТЕТ).

Discussion. It is necessary to point out some new and significant aspects of the research with references and if the situation allows, compare them to other researchers’ data. This part should be concise and definite. One should not repeat the information given in “Introduction” and detailed data from “Results”. Limitations of the study and its practical significance shall be discussed. The discussion may contain justified recommendations.

Conclusions. This part must contain short results and conclusions based on the obtained results.

Acknowledgments for the financial and private support shall be noted at the end of the article. Individuals who made a significant intellectual input in the investigation, but do not comply with the authorship criteria, can be mentioned here.

Tables. The tables should be made clear to support but not doubling the text. Each table is numbered according to its appearance in the article and shall have a title over it. Each column in the table has a short title (abbreviations can be used). All explanations including abbreviation expansions should be placed in the footnotes. Statistical methods used to present the variability of the data and reliability of differences shall be given. Tables are presented in electronic format (Excel or Word).

Illustrations (figures, diagrams) should not be overloaded with textual inscriptions. Illustrations are presented in electronic jpg or pdf format, diagrams in Excel or Word format. It is allowed to place illustrations and comment in the text of the article.

Comments Each comment involves a title of the picture and a “legend” (which explains parts of the picture, symbols, arrows and its other details). Comments to microphotographs should indicate their magnification. Figures and tables must not repeat each other. In case of graphs and diagrams one should point out what is given on the data lines on the given curves. All figures and graphs should also be presented in the electronic version.

References are typed on a separate paper with 2 steps intervals, each source on a new line with a number. All the references are given in order of their reference in the text and not alphabetically. When individual authors are mentioned in the text their names should be preceded by initials (the surnames of foreign authors are given in their original spelling).

In the text references are given in Arabic digits in brackets. References to dissertations and their theses are not recommended to be included in the reference as it might be difficult to examine them, and moreover their main ideas are presented in the references to these theses. It is also not advised to refer to the abstracts of presentations, especially those published more than 5 years ago.

The order in the reference list shall be as follows: а) author(s) of the book or article (in italics), ALL authors (!) with their initials must be mentioned; b) the name of the book or article; c) publisher`s name and year. In some cases editors and compilers act as authors of books. The name of the last of them shall be followed by “ed.”

The name of the book shall be followed by the name of the city it was printed in, after a colon the names of the publishers, after a semicolon the year; number of pages after the colon. The name of city is typed in full. If a chapter from a book is referred to, then first come the authors and the name of the chapter, after a full stop – “In:” and the names of the author and the editor, then the name of the book and its publisher and year.

In case of an article from a journal one shall give the author(s)’ surnames and initials of ALL (!) authors in italics, the name of the article, the journal (in italics), the year, the volume (only in Arabic numbers), the number, numbers of pages from …to. Full stops must be printed after the name of article and name of journal. The abbreviated names of the journals shall be printed according to the PubMed database, full stop in this case is out after each abbreviation (see examples).

References to the foreign articles shall include PubMed identifier (PMID) and digital object identifier (doi) which can be found on http://www.ncbi.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed and http://www.crossref.org/guestquery/correspondingly.

The authors are fully responsible for the reliability of the references (including the article refusal).

Examples

BOOKS

1. Тутельян, В.А., Вялков, А.Н., Разумов, В.И., Москаленко, К.А., Одинец, А.Г., Сбежнева, В.Г., Сергеев, В.Н. (2010). Научные основы здорового питания. М, Панорама.—839 с. ISBN 978–5–86472–224–4. or in English: Tutel’yan V.А., Vyalkov A.I., Razumov A.N., Mikhailov V.I., Moskalenko K.A., Odinets A.G., Sbehzneva V.G., Sergeev V.N. (2010). Scientific foundations of healthy nutrition. М: Panorama. -839 p.ISBN 78–5–86472–224–4. (in     Russian)

JOURNALS

1. Ковалев, Л.И., Шишкин, С.С., Ковалева, М.А., Иванов, В.В., Вострикова, Н.Л., Чернуха, И.М. (2013). Протеомное изучение белков в образцах свинины и выработанных из нее мясных продуктах. Все о мясе, 3, 32–34. or in English: Kovalyov, L.I., Shishkin, S.S., Kovalyova, M.A., Ivanov, A.V.,Vostrikova, N.L., Chernukha, I.M. (2013). Proteomic research proteins in a sample of pork meat products. Vsyo o myase, 3, 32–34. (in     Russian)

2. Hood, L., Flores, M. (2012). A personal view on systems medicine and the emergence of proactive P4 medicine: predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory. New Biotechnology, 29 (6), 613–624

DISSERTATION THESES AND ABSTRACTS

1. Патшина, М.В. (2013). Разработка технологии вареных мясных продуктов с использованием коллагенового полуфабриката из свиной шкурки. Автореф. дис. канд. техн. наук. Кемерово, КемТИ ПП. — 22 с. or in English: Patshina, M.V. (2013).Development of the technology of cooked meat products with the use of the collagen semi-prepared product from pork skin. Author’s abstract of the dissertation for the scientific degree of Candidate of Technical Sciences. Kemerovo, КеmТIPP, 22 p. (in Russian).

2. Пёльман, М., Хитцель, А., Швегеле, Ф., Шпеер, К., Джира, В. (2012). Стратегии минимизации содержания полициклических ароматических углеводов (ПАУ) в копченых мясопродуктах. Международная научно-практическая конференция, посвященная памяти Василия Матвеевича Горбатова, 1(1), 33–46. or in English: Pöhlmann, M., Hitzel, A., Schwägele, F., Speer, K., Jira, W. (2012). Strategien zur minimierung von polyzyklischen aromatischen kohlenwasserstoffen (PAK) in geräucherten fleuscherzeugnissen. International scientific and practical conference dedicated to the memory of Vasily Matveyevich Gorbatov, 1(1), 33–46.  (in Russian).

ELECTRONIC RESOURCE

1.Красное мясо: польза или вред для здоровья? [Электронный ресурс: http://medbe.ru/news/pitanie-i-diety/krasnoe-myaso-polza-ili-vred-dlya-zdorovya/ Дата обращения 20.10.2017 г.]           or in English: Red meat: benefit or harm to health? [Electronic resource: http://medbe.ru/news/pitanie-i-diety/krasnoe-myaso-polza-ili-vred-dlya-zdorovya/  Access date 20.10.2017 г.]

Conflict of interest statement

At the end of the article text, under a subheading ‘Conflict of interest statement’ all authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could bias their work (employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding).

The editorial office reserves for themselves the right to abridge and edit the articles. The article published earlier or submitted to another journal are not to be submitted. Articles accepted by the journal are to be reviewed. The editors will not accept articles, which do not conform to the given rules. The editors and publishers bear no responsibility for opinions expressed in publications or the contents of advertisements. Rejected manuscripts are not returned to the author.

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.

1. The manuscripts are accepted if has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

2. The materials should be prepared in a format OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or World Perfect.

3. Internet links are provided as a complete URL.

4. Text should be typed with an interval of one line spacing, font Times New Roman, 12 pt; to highlight the accents it is recommended to use italics rather than underlining (except Internet links). All images, graphics and tables are placed within the text according to the meaning of the particular part of text  (and not at the end of the document).

5. Text should follow the stylistic and bibliography requirements as stated in  Regulations  located in the Part "About Us."

6. Please, remove the authors' names from the title of the article and other parts of the document to ensure the  anonymity of reviewing.

 Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

a. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication, with the work 6 month after publication simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

b. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

Privacy Statement

Specified when registering the names and addresses will be used solely for technical purposes of a contact with the Author or reviewers (editors) when preparing the article for publication. Private data will not be shared with other individuals and organizations.

 

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.

  1. The manuscripts are accepted if has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
  2. The materials should be prepared in a format OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or World Perfect.
  3. Internet links are provided as a complete URL. 

  4. Text should be typed with an interval of one line spacing, font Times New Roman, 12 pt; to highlight the accents it is recommended to use italics rather than underlining (except Internet links). All images, graphics and tables are placed within the text according to the meaning of the particular part of text  (and not at the end of the document).
  5. Text should follow the stylistic and bibliography requirements as stated in  Regulations  located in the Part "About Us." 

  6. Please, remove the authors' names from the title of the article and other parts of the document to ensure the  anonymity of reviewing.

 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

Privacy Statement

Specified when registering the names and addresses will be used solely for technical purposes of a contact with the Author or reviewers (editors) when preparing the article for publication. Private data will not be shared with other individuals and organizations.