Instructions for Authors

Dear authors,

Please know that we updated instruction for authors in 03/05/2021 and all the contributors need to follow the new instructions.

Instructions for Authors

To reduce delays, authors should adhere to the level, length, and format of the journal at every stage of processing right from manuscript submission to each review stage. Editable word files are required to typeset your article for final publication. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.

  • Our online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files. Please submit your article via the submission panel.

Contact Information

For queries with your submission, please contact the team via email:

Departement of Biology, Universty of El-Oued, Algeria


Contribution of Author

Credit of the authorship should be based on

Consequential inputs to the concept and design, procurement of data or analysis, and  interpretation of data.

Preparing the article or revising it critically for an important matter.

Final confirmation of the adaptation to be published. These all three conditions must be met by authors. Participation solely in the acquisition of funding or data or general supervision of the research group does not constitute authorship.

The author must include a proclamation mentioning each author's contribution. Please assure that this is discussed with your co-authors and compliance is reached before manuscript submission. Post-acceptance changes to the author list will not be permitted. The contribution statement is not included in the maximum word count.


Article Types

  1. Letter to the Editor
  2. Original article
  3. Review article
  4. Case report

Letter to the Editor

A letter to the Editor is a brief report that is within the journal's scope and of particular interest to the community, but not suitable as a standard research article. It does not follow a format such as abstract, subheads, or acknowledgments. It is more feedback or the opinion of the reader on a particular article published and should reach the editor within 6 months of article publication. Letters should have a maximum of 1,500 words.

Original Articles

The research Articles report on primary research. They must describe significant and original observations. Consideration for publication is based on the article’s originality, novelty, and scientific soundness, and the appropriateness of its analysis. Research articles should follow all the criteria mentioned in the preparation of the manuscript section and have a maximum of 5,000 words (excluding references), a maximum of 50 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years), and 7 tables/figures together. Please use the journals-ready Template for preparing your article.

Review Articles

Review articles are considered reviews of research or summary articles. They are state-of-the-art papers covering a current topic by experts in the field. They should give evidence and provide answers to a well-defined aspect or question in a particular area. The introduction generally delivers the issue forward to the readers, followed by an analytical discussion with the help of imperative tables, graphs, pictures, and illustrations wherever necessary. It compiles the topic with a conclusion. All the statements or observations in the review articles must be based on necessary citations, providing complete references at the end of the article. Review articles should have a maximum of 7,000 words, (excluding references), and a maximum of 100 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years). Please use the journal-ready Template for preparing your review article. Abstract, keywords, introduction, and conclusion headers are necessary.

Case Report

  • Case studies are accepted to add further information related to the investigative research that advances in the field of this journal.
  • It should add value to the main content/article submitted, by providing key insights about the core area.
  • Case reports follow the original article format with the headers of the Cases and Methods Section, a discussion section that analyzes the case, and a Conclusion section that epitomizes the entire case.
  • The case report should have a maximum of 3,000 words (excluding references), 50 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years), and 7 tables/figures together.