Instruction to Authors

The Pharmaceutical and Chemical Journal publishes research articles, short communications, topic related short reviews as well as full critical reviews on important subjects; reflecting new trends in Pharmaceutical Science and Chemical Sciences.

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Structure of Manuscript:
Manuscripts should be prepared as word documents in Times New Roman (font size should be 12) on A4 size with a margin of 1 cm of all four sides. The manuscript should be typed double-spaced including references and tables also.
All figures and tables should be at appropriate place in the text. The manuscript should be in the following order:

1. Title Page:
1.1. Title: The title should be relatively short but informative. Title should be written in font size 14, Caps and Bold.
1.2. Name(s) of author(s): A list of all authors of the paper should be prepared. It will contain full first name, initial(s) for middle name(s), full last name and should be written in font size 10. Corresponding author should be marked with*.
1.3. Name and address of workplace(s): Authors’ affiliations should be indicated in this section.
1.4. Personal e-mail address(es): At least one e-mail address is needed. It will be used as the corresponding author’s email address in all contacts with the authors.

2. Abstract:
An abstract of maximum 250 words must accompany every article. It should be a brief summary about the significant information of the main paper. It should be informative and present the general scope, main results and conclusions about research/reviews.

3. Keywords:
List of all keywords proposed by the authors, separated by commas. Provide 4-6 specific and suitable keywords related to the manuscript. Please avoid repeating the title.

4. Introduction/Background:
Present the subject of paper clearly, indicate the scope of the subject, and present the goals of paper, novelty and justification of research work and finally the organization of paper.

5. Materials and Methods:
It should contain information about the materials and the methods adopted to carry out the research work like animals, chemicals and animal ethical committee permission, software used and procedures followed etc. Chemical compounds should be named according to IUPAC or Chemical Abstracts. The units and dimensions should be expressed according to the metric system and SI units.

6. Results and Discussion:
It may be combined or kept separate and may be further divided into subsections. This section should not contain technical details. Abbreviations and acronyms should be used sparingly and consistently. Where they first appear in the text, they should be defined; authors may also explain large numbers of abbreviations and acronyms in a footnote on the first page.

7. Conclusion:
It should be representing the summary of the important findings and importance of results.

8. Acknowledgments:
Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

9. References:
The references should be represented as large brackets e.g [3] in the text. The references pattern should be in the following manner:

For Journal article
Author’s Surname Initials. Title. Name of Journal, Year, Volume: Page No.
Dashora N, Lobo R, Sodde V, Prabhu K. Anticancer Activity of Dendrophthoe falcata on Ehrlich’s Ascites Carcinoma Treated Mice. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2010, 62: 1248-1249.

For a Book
Author’s Surname Initials. Title, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, Year of publication: Page No.
Chatwal GR, Anand SK. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis, 5th Edition, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2013: 103-109.

Manuscript charges:
There is no charge for the processing of papers but author(s) of each accepted paper is required to pay a publication charge before the accepted paper is published.

Publication Fee:

Indian Authors: 1200 Rs.

Foreign Authors: 30 USD

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