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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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 14-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.

Author Guidelines

EUREKALife Sciences publishes 4 types of materials:
- review article,
- progress reports,
- full paper,
- research news: at the forefront of life science

Review article
The aim of this article - to give a general overview of a particular area of research, while making obligatory emphasis on that in which basic or applied fields of science can be used the given results.
Thereby the reader gets an opportunity to evaluate the most promising areas in a particular area in terms of impact on the development of the system ideas about life. Based on this, the reader should also understand the possible direction of development in related fields with the knowledge of a given subject area, described in a review article.
Manuscripts submitted to this section should contain no more than 20 000 words. The material should be divided into appropriate sections and contain 10-15 figures illustrating key moments of the review. References should include 100-300 titles. In addition, the material should be accompanied by a brief summary and 4-7 keywords.

Progress reports
The aim of these articles - the generation of new ideas, even too ambitious! This means that such articles should not be exhaustive, but must contain the new idea of the author only formed on the basis of a critical analysis of the latest achievements in the selected area.
The aim of these articles - a critical review of the latest advances in the chosen field of research. This does not mean that the articles should be comprehensive and include the final result; on the contrary - they should contain bold, perhaps even with imagination, ideas!
Manuscripts submitted to this section should contain no more than 10 000 words, divided into appropriate sections. References should include 50-100 titles. In addition, the material should be accompanied by a brief summary and 4-7 keywords.

Full paper
The aim of these articles - describe the results of research conducted by the author (group of authors) in the selected area. The main in articles of this type is to have the emphasis on field of application of their research, always emphasizing the importance of the subject for research in related fields of life sciences.
Manuscripts submitted to this section should contain no more than 4,500 words and should contain up to 10 images that illustrate the key moments of the study.
In addition, the material should be accompanied by a brief summary and a maximum of 5 keywords.
References should include 20-50 titles for last 10 years

Research news: at the forefront of life science
The aim of these articles - bring research results that are at the forefront of the life sciences, and in such manner, to the nonspecialist reader in a narrow domain was able to understand and appreciate the essence of this research and the importance of its results.
Manuscripts should not contain more than 4,500 words and should contain up to four figures. There should be also included a short summary and a maximum of five keywords.

 

RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS

1. Before submitting an article to the journal «EUREKA: Life Sciences», we recommend to do the following to speed up the editorial and publication of the article:
- Read the publication policy (publications ethics, conflicts of interest, cost of publication (link))
- Read the subjects and content of the journal «EUREKA: Life Sciences» and select the section according to the research area (link)
- Make analysis of publications on the your research area and make sure that your research is unique
- Learn the requirements of the journal to articles, execute your manuscript according to the requirements and verify its correctness with a checklist (link)
- Make sure in the quality of English in your manuscript. If you are not sure of the quality of the English, you can use the services of translator, editor, proofreader of our editorial staff (can request by e-mail info@eu-jr.eu)

2. Identify the type of article:
- review article,
- progress reports,
- full paper,
- research news: at the forefront of life science

3. Send an article for consideration to the editorial
- By e-mail (info@eu-jr.eu)
All stages of article publication (peer review, editing, layout editing, proofreading) will be followed by e-mails.
Using the on-line form for submission of articles on the website (link)

4. Reviewers
Please attach a full name to his manuscript and workers (institutional) e-mail of potential reviewers for your work. Note that the editor reserves the exclusive right to decide whether or not to use services offered by the reviewers. In any case, the editorial is practicing the policy of blind review (link)

5. Requirements for article

5.1. Requirements for the text
Font - Times New Roman
Font size -14
Margins - 20 mm
Interval - 1

5.2. Structure of the article
Please note that the article supplied to the editor should be strictly structured. Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (Section 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2 and so on. (Abstract and acknowledgements are not numbered). Use this numbering also for internal cross-references. Each subsection must be given a short title. Each title should begin with a new line.

Title
Title of the article should be short and informative, and fully reflects the essence of the research presented in the article, i.e. the names are often used in information retrieval systems. Avoid the use of acronyms, abbreviations and formulas in the title.

Abstract
The abstract should summarize the aim of the study, the main results and key findings. Abstracts are often presented separately from the article, so it should give a complete picture of the research presented in the article. Therefore, avoid using in abstracts:
- References,
- Specific abbreviations and acronyms; if, however, it is necessary, they should be accompanied by an explanation at the first mention in the abstract

Keywords
Keywords must be unique for this article. Use combinations for a more complete description of the study.

Authors info
Specify the full name of all authors, affiliation, address, place of work, contact information for each of the co-authors.

Contact person
Full name and contact information of the author, who will be correspond with the editorial.

Introduction
The section should include aim of the work and give «background» of research, avoiding detailed descriptions of the literature review and summary of the results.

Materials and Methods
Materials and methods should be presented in such detail that they can be reproduced. Methods that have been published should be given by reference. Only changes should be described

Experimental procedures
The experimental procedures should be presented in such detail that they can be reproduced

Results
Results should be clear and concise

Discussion
In this section, you must explore the significance of Results, not repeat them. You should combine the sections "Results" and "Discussion” in the same section. Avoid comprehensive citations and discussion of the references in this section.

Conclusions
This section should briefly give the main conclusions of the study. These sections can be divided into subsections.

Acknowledgments
List here the people / organizations that have assisted during the study (for example, provide language assistance, help with the experiments, financial assistance, etc.).

References
All references must be made in accordance with APA
Examples (link)

It is strongly recommended to specify the DOI (link) for all work (if any).

Links to programs that will help make references
Mendeley http://www.mendeley.com/features/reference-manager
EndNote http://www.endnote.com/support/enstyles.asp
Reference Manager http://refman.com/downloads/styles

5.3. Citations in the text
Please make sure that all the links in the text present in the list of references (and vice versa).
Unpublished results and personal contacts are not recommended to indicate in the list of references, but they can be mentioned in the text.
Citation of references «inpress» imply that these articles have been accepted for publication.

5.4. Figures
All the figures, which are given in the article, should have captions that are brief and informative describing the essence of the figure. Captions should explain all symbols and abbreviations given in the figure.
Please note that the figures can be provided separately from the article on site of the journal.
All lettering on the figures should be easy to read and comply with the font size 14.
All figures must be accompanied by a reference in the text (for example, Fig. 1, etc.)

Format of figures:
- EPS (or PDF): vector graphics.
- TIFF (or JPEG): full-color or grayscale: always use a minimum of 300 dpi
- TIFF (or JPG): bitmaps: always use a minimum of 1000 dpi
- TIFF (or JPG): combined bitmap / halftone (color or grayscale): use at least 500 dpi.

Please:
- Do not use files with GIF, BMP, PICT, WPG; Resolution is low.
- Do not use figures that are disproportionately large for the article.
- Do not use images, which it is impossible to read the lettering.

5.5. Tables
Please give the table as the editable text, not as an image.
Ensure that the data presented in the tables don’t duplicate results described in the article. Please do not use vertical text.
All tables must be accompanied by a reference in the text (e.g. Table 1 and so on)

5.6. Mathematical formulas
Please give mathematical equations as editable text, not in the form of images.
Simple formulas are typed by the normal text, where possible, also use "/" instead of the horizontal line for small fractional expressions, for example, X / Y. Other formulas must be represented in the equation editor MathType (link).
All formulas given in the text must be numbered, for example

x=1+5                                                                           (1)

5.7. Abbreviations
Define all abbreviations and acronyms that are not standard in this subject area, at the first mention in the text. Ensure consistency of abbreviations throughout the article.

6. Supporting information
All supporting information (audio, video, statistics, and so on) should be sent in a separate file from the manuscript.
These materials will be located in the archive on the website of the journal on the article page.

7. Changes in the authorship of articles
After the manuscript is accepted, any change in authorship, including adding, deleting or changing the order of the authors is not allowed.

Sections

Agricultural and Biological Sciences

This section accepts manuscripts that describe the results of research on a wide range of biological and agricultural sciences. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

This section accepts manuscripts containing studies on the chemical composition of living cells and organisms, as well as manuscripts that study the mechanisms of heredity and variability in living nature. Studies on the studying mechanisms of storage, transmission and sale of genetic information, the structure and functions of complex macromolecular compounds that make up the cell. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Environmental Science

This section accepts manuscripts in which environmental problems are studied and solutions in the field of ecology are sought. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Immunology and Microbiology

This section accepts manuscripts in which the body's reactions to foreign structures are studied. Subjects of research described in manuscripts may relate to the mechanisms of the body's reactions to antigens, their manifestation, course and outcome in normal and pathological conditions. Topics may also include the development of research methods for these reactions and treatment. Manuscripts are also accepted containing descriptions of microscopic creatures, their biological characteristics, and relationships with other organisms that inhabit the Earth. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Neuroscience

This section accepts manuscripts on the occurrence of diseases of the central and peripheral parts of the nervous system, studies of the mechanisms of their development, symptoms and possible methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Food Science and Technology

This section accepts manuscripts that examine all aspects of the food science. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

Ecology

This section accepts manuscripts devoted to the study of the interactions of living organisms between themselves and with their environment are accepted. Original articles, review articles, reports are accepted for publication.

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