The Electronic Journal of Biomedicine (Electron J Biomed) is a quarterly electronic publication, bilingual (English, Spanish), which is committed to real and immediate open access for scientific work. All articles and reviews published are free to access immediately from the date of publication.
There are no author charges for publication and any reader can download articles and reviews and no charge for any reader to download articles for their own scholarly use. To facilitate this, Electron J Biomed depends on the altruistic help of the Red Uninet Association, the goodwill of its Editorial and Scientific Committee and the continuing support of its network of peer reviewers.
COPYRIGHT: The copyright Electron J Biomed is based on Peter Suber's from.
AIMS AND SCOPE
Electron J Biomed is dedicated to the publication of academic research on the subject of biomedicine, broadly defined. However, the journal does not generally publish work on the social sciences.
Within these range, originals articles submitted to the journal may focus in clinical practice and investigation between biology and medicine, and all the sciences involved in health care.
Subject areas suitable for publication include, but are not limited to the following fields:
- Molecular Biology
- Clinical Practice
- Health Education
- Public Health
Original articles may be submitted in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Send your manuscript in digital format in simple text, RTF or others, to the Editor by Electronic Submission, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following sections are features of the Journal:
Editorials: Brief, substantiated commentary on subjects of topical interest.
Originals: Original, in-depth clinical and investigative laboratory research articles.
Case Reports: Brief individual case reports of unusual interest.
Letters to the editor: Brief letters to the Editor that comment on previous articles.
Internet reviews: Information on web sites that might be of interest to the scientific community on specific subjects. The considered essential sites should be highlighted, and each Internet review must include a short individual comment as shown: http://www.uninet.edu/copat/index.html. On-line resources for Pathogist, Histotechnologist and Health Professionals.
The uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals are required (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Med Educ. 1999; 33(1):66-78 or: http://www.icmje.org/index.html)
It should contain the following information: the title of the paper without abbreviations; the first name, middle initial, and last name and the academic degree(s) attained by each author; the name of the department(s) and institution(s) where the work was done; the name, address, and telephone number of one author who is responsible for all communication concerning the manuscript (include a fax number and e-mail address when available).
Authors must include the financial support received for research.
Authors must provide between three and six keywords, which must not be part of the title of the paper.
Authors should provide their present address in case it is different than the affiliation described at the Title page. It should include address, phone and fax.
They should be indicated as in example, in full at the first mention:
Abbreviations: PCR: polymerase chain reaction; AFLP: amplified fragment length polymorphism; Cy5: CyTM5 amidite (5'-cyamine-d[seq]) fluorochrome technology.
An abstract, in English and Spanish, not exceeding 250 words containing the principal ideas, methodology, results and important conclusions is required. Foot notes, references and abbreviations should be avoided in the abstract.
It should be brief and limited to definition of the problem, the necessary background, the aims and purposes of the research and its relation with other studies in the field. Also the working hypothesis must be clearly stated.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
It should include relevant details on the experimental design and techniques so that the experiments can be repeated.
Results should be clearly presented. Tables and figures should only be included if required to fully understand the data.
The aim of this section is the interpretation of the results and their relation to the existing knowledge. The information given in any part of the text may be cited but not repeated in the Discussion Section
The acknowledgments of the contributions of colleagues can be stated in this section. Acknowledgments for financial support must be cited on the corresponding section.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in parentheses. References cited only in tables or figure legends should be numbered in accordance with the sequence established by the first identification in the text of the particular table or figure. The titles of journals should be abbreviated according to the style used in Index Medicus.
Korpi ER, Grunder G, Luddens H. Drug interactions at GABA(A) receptors. Prog Neurobiol 2002;67:113-159.
Baumgartl HJ, Sigl G, Banholzer P, Halsbeck M, Standl E. On the prognosis of IDDM patients with larger kidneys. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998;13:630-634.
Lominadze, DG. Cyclotron waves in plasma. Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1981; 206.
Wanous, JP. Organizational entry: recruitment, selection and socialization of newcomers. 2nd ed. Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley, 1980; 223.
Barrette, LM and Couillard, D. Bacterial leaching of sulfide tailings in an airlift reactor. In: Torma, AE; Wey, JE and Laksman, VL eds. Biohydrometallurgical Technologies; The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Warrendale, Pennsylavania, 1993, vol. 1, 205-215.
Tables must be numbered with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text. They should have a brief descriptive title placed at the top. Footnotes can be included below the table. Tables cannot duplicate data contained in the text. Provide files at approximately the correct size they are to be printed (letter size).
The figures must be numbered with Arabic numerals. The figures must be sent in GIF or JPG formats with a minimum of 300 dpi. In a separate page send the text to the figures.
TABLES AND FIGURES
Provide files at 90 mm width (single column) or 185 mm (double column) considering the actual size of the printed PDF version (letter size paper).
Direct quotations, tables, or illustrations that have appeared in copyrighted material must be accompanied by written permission for their use from the copyright owner and the original author along with complete information as to source.
Patient consent forms for publication of recognizable photographs must accompany the manuscript.
REVIEW AND ACTION
Manuscripts will be examined by members of the editorial staff and sent to outside reviewers. Communications about manuscripts will be sent after the review and editorial decision-making process is complete.