Abstract: A structured abstract of fewer than 300 words is required of research articles and reports and should be arranged, in one paragraph, Review articles also require an abstract, which need not be organized under these headings. The purpose of a structured abstract is to assist authors in organizing their thoughts - not only to highlight their work, but also to aid readers to grasp quickly the essence of the paper.
Novelty of the Work: Provide a brief description of not more than four short sentences regarding the novelty of the paper in the cover letter.
Keywords: Three to six keywords should be supplied for all papers.
Introduction: An introduction should provide a background to the study (appropriate for an international audience) and should clearly state the specific aims of the study. Please ensure that any abbreviations and all symbols used in equations are fully defined. Approximate length: 500-1000 words
Materials and Methods: This section should describe the materials and methods used in sufficient detail to allow the study to be replicated. Please include details of ethical approval in this section. Approximate length: 500-1000 words
Results: This section should provide detailed response rates. It is essential to include statistical analyses or other indicators to enable assessment of the variance of replicates of the experiments. Data should not be repeated in figures and tables.
Discussion: The discussion section should summarise the main findings of the study, followed by a critique of the strengths and limitations of the research. The results should then be discussed in the context of international published literature and the contribution made to the field. Any policy limitations should be included.
Conclusions: A brief conclusions section should summarise the salient findings of the study. Authors are strongly advised to emphasise the contribution made to the field by their study in this section.
Articles in Journals a. Standard journal article (for up to maximum six authors):
Example: Dwarakanadha Reddy Peram, Meda Venkatasubbaiah,Suggala V. Satyanarayana, Analysis and reporting of adverse drug reactions at a tertiary care teaching hospital , Alexandria Journal of Medicine(Elsevier), 54 (2018) 597–603.
Books and Other Monographs: Biren Shah, Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,First edition, 2009, Published by Elsevier India
Acknowledgments: All acknowledgments (including those for grant and financial support) should be typed in one paragraph directly preceding the reference section. Authors of manuscripts submitted to JGTPS are requested to state the source of all funding that enabled the research described to be undertaken.
Contribution: Contributors should provide a description of contributions made by each of them towards the manuscript by authors
Conflicts of Interest: All authors of manuscript must disclose any and all conflicts of interest they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflict of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript.
Copyright: The entire contents of the Journal of Global Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences(JGTPS) are protected under Indian and international copyrights. The Journal, however, grants to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, perform and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works in any digital medium for any reasonable non-commercial purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship and ownership of the rights
Presentation and format
• Double spacing
• Margins 2.5 cm from all four sides
• Page numbers included at bottom
• Title page contains all the desired information
• Running title provided (not more than 50 characters)
• Abstract page contains the full title of the manuscript • Abstract provided (structured abstract of 250 words for original articles, unstructured abstracts of about 150 words for all other manuscripts excluding letters to the Editor)
• Key words provided (three or more) • Introduction of 75-100 words or more
• Headings in title case (ALL CAPITALS)
• The references cited in the text should be after punctuation marks, in square bracket
It is expected that these articles would be written by individuals who have done substantial work on the subject or are considered experts in the field. A short summary of the work done by the contributor(s) in the field of review should accompany the manuscript. The prescribed word count is up to 2500 words excluding tables, references and abstract. The manuscript may have about 90 or more references. The manuscript should have an unstructured Abstract (below 300 words) representing an accurate summary of the article. The section titles would depend upon the topic reviewed. The journal expects the contributors to give post-publication updates on the subject of review. The update should be brief, covering the advances in the field after the publication of the article and should be sent as a letter to editor, as and when major development occurs in the field.
Articles which is not in length as full article can be submitted as short communications. New and interesting facts can be reported. These communications could be of up to 1500 words (excluding Abstract and references) . Letter to the Editor: These should be short and decisive observations. They should preferably be related to articles previously published in the Journal or views expressed in the journal. They should not be preliminary observations that need a later paper for validation. The letter could have up to 500 words. It could be generally authored by not more than four authors.
Others: Editorial, Guest Editorial, and Commentary are solicited by the editorial board.
Authors - Suggested Reviewers (Optional for reviewers)
This field gives you the chance to suggest individuals who specialize in the topic(s) your paper covers to be used as reviewers for your paper. It is not necessary to suggest reviewers when you submit a paper, as the Journal maintains a large pool of reviewers drawn from all specialties in the arena of medicinal plants. However, the editors welcome your suggestions if you have some people in mind. You may submit up to 2 suggested reviewers, but all must be submitted with a valid email address. The Journal does not guarantee that the editors will choose to utilize all or even part of any suggested reviewer/s.
Article Processing Charges:
Journal of Global Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JGTPS) does not charge for processing fee of articles at the time of submission except publication or acceptance of manuscripts. This journal is an Open Access, where in the content is free to read. The journal is non-commercial and currently, it is self financing and not supported by any major organizations. Cost is being absorbed only with subscriptions. JGTPS charges a publication processing fee for maintance of website, article design and technical employee’s salaries purpose only Rs. 2000 for Indian authors and $ 50 for Non-Indian authors are charged. Individual publication fee waiver requests are considered on the grounds of hardship on a case-by-case basis. Publication fee has to be paid only if your article gets accepted for publishing. There are no colour figure charges.
Hence, a nominal cost will be levied to cover the cost of the following:
Why do we charge?
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