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Author Guidelines

TYPE OF MANUSCRIPT, received paper is article which has not been published previously.  Manuscript can be journal of research’s results report or review article.  It is typed in ENGLISH.



  • Title of paper
  • Author full name (no abbreviation, no title)
  • Author Affiliation (institution where the author worked and correspondence address)
  • Abstract and keywords
  • Introduction
  • Material and Method
  • Result and Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement (optional)
  • References
  • Table
  • Figure and figure’s legend
  • Attachment


ETHICAL CODE OF RESEARCH, Research that using animal, human, and clinical testing should have had ethical clearance certificate from authorized institution.

FORMAT, Manuscript typed with Microsoft Word (doc.) program or in Rich Text Format (rtf) on A4 (21 cm x 29,5 cm) paper size in single line spacing. The margins should be 3 cm for top, bottom and left margin, and 2,5 cm for the right margins. Paper should be typed in Calibri font with size specification as follows: Title in 14 point, Author’s name in 12 point, author description, abstract and keywords in 10 point, contents in 10 point. Figure and table description typed in 9 point, reference in 10 point. Format of journal typed in two columns (67 characters), except title and abstract typed in one column. Every page should be numbered consecutively, with 10 pages maximum including table and figures.


Title typed bold with a capital letter at the beginning of each word, except conjunction. Title consists of 12 words maximum (with no conjunction).

Author’s name typed in full name, no title, affiliation address of author. Give * symbol for correspondence address. Correspondence address completed by postal code, fax or phone number, and email, typed on the first page footnote.

Example of title and author’s name typing:

Therapeutic effect of Aloe Vera on IL-1β Content of Female Mice (Musmusculus BALB-C)

Ghaisan Ramadhan1*, Irfan Hakim2, Setyawati3

1Graduate Program, BrawijayaUniversity

2,3Biology Department, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences, Brawijaya University


Abstract contain the objectives of the research, method, result and discussion of the research which compiled in one paragraph with essay format not enumerative. No citation in abstract. Content are 200 words Maximum. Keywords typed after abstract.


The beginning of the paragraph starts from 5 indents from left side of manuscript. Sub-title typing (INTRODUCTION, METHOD, RESULT AND DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and REFERENCES) typed on left side of manuscript with capital font and not numbered. Sub-titlesin italic typed on the left page side, in capital font in the beginning of each word.

Sentences and language usage in journal must use proper English structured grammatically. Organism name should be followed by its complete scientific name on the first mentioned. Scientific name typed italic, whereas author’s name of the scientific name and “var.” typed normal. Example: Stellaria saxatillis Buch. Ham.First abbreviation typed in parentheses after abbreviation.

Unit of measurement typed according to International standard (IS). Negative exponential were used to declare the denominator unit. Example: g l-1, NOT g/l. Unit of measurement typed with space after numbers, except for percentage. Example: 25 g l-1, NOT 25gl-1; 35%, NOT35 %. Decimal typed with coma (NOT dot). All tables and figures should cite within text.


Reference provisions:

  1. Primary reference source are journal, patent, dissertation, thesis, paper in proceeding and text book.
  2. Limitingthe self-citation
  3. Should avoid the using of reference within another reference, popular text book, and internet reference except e-journal and government or private institute.
  4. Abstract are not allow to be reference.
  5. Preferable reference is published reference (text book, research journal or research proceeding). Unpublished reference or not displayed data is not acceptable.
  6. Reference numbering format is 1,2,3,…and so forth, numbered according the loading order reference in the script ( Vancouver system or author-number style)
  7. Reference citation within text only typed in number (not author or year), example:
  8. Obesityis accumulation of over numerous fats (overweight) [1]. According to Vander, 2001 said that obesity is risk factor of diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis [2].

Reference citation should be following this order below:

Journal Reference

[1]  Shi, Z., M. Rifa’i, Y. Lee, K. Isobe, H. Suzuki. 2007. Importance of CD80/CD86-CD28 interaction in the recognation of target cells by CD8+CD122+ regulatory T cells. Journal Immunology. 124. 1:121-128.

Text Book Reference

[2]  Vander, A., J. Sherman., D. Luciano. 2001. Human Physiology: The Mecanisms of Body Function. McGraw-Hill Higher Education. New York.

Chapter Reference in Text Book

[3]  Dean, R.G. 1990. Freak waves: A possible explanation. p. 1-65. In Torum, A., O.T. Gudmestad (eds). Water wave kinetics.CRC Press. New York.

Proceeding Article Reference

[4]    Syafi’i, M., Hakim, L., andYanuwiyadi, B. 2010. Potency Analysis of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) Ngadas Village as Tourism Attraction.p.217-234. InWidodo, Y. Noviantari (eds) Proceeding of Basic Science National Seminar 7Vol.4. BrawijayaUniversity, Malang.

Dissertation or Thesis Reference

[5]    Astuti, A.M. 2008. Effects of Water Fraction of Stellaria sp. on TNF-α Content in Mice (Musmusculus BALB-C).Master Thesis. Department of Biology.BrawijayaUniversity. Malang

Preparing illustrations and figures
Figures and images should be labeled sequentially, numbered and cited in the text. The legends should be included from the main manuscript text file and being a part of the figure file (using Arabic numerals, maximum figure title is 15 words and detailed legend, up to 300 words). The use of three-dimensional histograms is strongly discouraged when the addition of the third dimension gives no extra information. The following file formats can be accepted: 
•    PDF (also especially suitable for diagrams) 
•    PNG (preferred format for photos or images) 
•    Microsoft Word (figures must be a single page)
•    PowerPoint (figures must be a single page)
•    TIFF
•    JPEG

Preparing tables
These should be numbered in sequence using Arabic numerals (i.e. Table 1, 2, 3 etc.). Tables should also have a title that summarizes the whole table, maximum 15 words. Table should be in portrait format (note that tables on a landscape page must be reformatted onto a portrait page or submitted as additional files). 

Preparing additional files
Supplementary information is peer-reviewed material directly relevant to the conclusion of an article that cannot be included in the printed version owing to space or format constraints. Any additional files will be linked into the final published article in the form supplied by the author, but will not be displayed within the paper. They will be made available in exactly the same form as originally provided.
If additional material is provided, please list the following information in a separate section of the manuscript text, at the end of the document text file:
•    File name
•    File format (including name and a URL of an appropriate viewer if format is unusual)
•    Title of data
•    Description of data


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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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.

    1. 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.

  1. 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

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 800000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs. This APC is the Director of Postgraduate School Decree, for article submission after 1st November 2018.