Guide for authors


The Journal of Pharmacological, Chemistry and Biological Sciences (JournalPCBS) – ISSN (2674-886X) an official publication and is published bimonthly. The six issues published  yearly constitute one volume. This journal covers Pharmacological, Chemistry and Biological Sciences in all its aspects. Reviews, short and brief communications are also accepted.

All articles submitted to Journal of Pharmacological, Chemistry and Biological Sciences (JournalPCBS) must be original.  In  letters to the Editor, signed by all the authors, it should be expressly declared that  all manuscripts must be approved by all authors, may not have been published  or previously sent either in full or a part thereof, except in abstract form, and may not be under consideration by any other journal.

Electronic submission of articles. The manuscripts should be sent by email (Text and tables in word format and figures in jpg format at 300 dpi).

Correspondence to:
PhD. José Rodolfo Lopes de Paiva Cavalcanti Editor-in-chief, Journal of Pharmacological, Chemistry and Biological Sciences

The articles will be subject to evaluation by the Editing Committee and the Scientific Council. The review will be carried out by two evaluators, members of the Editing Committee and/or the Scientific Council, and ad hoc advisors specialized in the field of study of the article. The specialists in the subject matter will determine if the article may a) be published; b) be published with modifications or c) is rejected. A copy of the determination will be sent to the first author or corresponding author.

Manuscripts should be as concise as possible (no more  than 12 pages long, including text, illustrations, and References. Short communication should not exceed 6 pages ).

The manuscript should be prepared in Word format, in letter-size, use Arial font, size 12, spaced 1.5 pt, with a 3cm margin.

In human and experimental animal studies, authors must submit a copy of the institutional Ethics Committee approval. Should the Journal consider it necessary, it will request the informed consent form.

Only manuscripts written in  English will be considered. They should be organized as follows: Title page, summary and key words, introduction, material and method, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgments and references.

  • Title page: should include: title, full name of author(s), institutional affiliation with complete address, the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of the corresponding author; at the end of each author’s name, the name of the Department and Institution to which each author was associated during execution of the research work must be identified in Arabic numerals, in superscript., if this manuscript (or grant)  was subsidized, indicate the sponsorship and process number at the bottom of the page.
  • Summary (structured) should not exceed 350 words and should be formatted to serve in lieu of a concluding summary. It should refer concisely to the rest of the paper. Key words. 3 to 5 key words of the MeSH Headings (Medical Subject Headings –
  • Text: Introduction, Material and Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusion.
  • Tables and Figures: Each table must  have a self-explanatory title, be numbered in order of appearance with Roman numerals, and be cited at an appropriate point in the text. Tables should present comparisons of data that are too cumbersome  to describe in the text. Figures  are numbered  with Arabic numeral. (A Figures are all Illustrations that are not Tables, (graphics, x-ray images, presentations, etc.
    Abbreviations used in  figures should be defined in the legend and must match exactly those used in the text. If necessary, use letters, numbers or transferable symbols.
  • Acknowledgments
  • Conflict of interest statement

References: Text references to literature should be arranged alphabetical by author′s last name, following the standards of the journal′s technical format. Every author should be named in the References. In the text, when there are more than two authors, use the first author′s name and et al acompanied by the year of publication in parenthesis. When references are made to more than one paper by the same author, published  in the same year, refer  them to as a, b, c, etc. along with the year of publications in parenthesis. The year should be repeated in each citation if the author has more than one article mentioned.

Follow these examples:

Al-Talalwah, W. The inferior epigastric artery: anatomical study and clinical significance. Int. J. Morphol., 35(1):7-11, 2017.

In text: Al-Talalwah (2017)


Kopuz, C. & Ortug, G. Variable morphology of the hyoid bone in Anatolian population: Clinical implications- A cadaveric study. Int. J. Morphol., 34(4):1396-1403, 2016.

In text: Kopuz & Ortug (2016)


Castrogiovanni, P.; Mazzone, V. & Imbesi, R. Immunolocalization of HB-EGF in human skin by streptavidin-peroxidase (HRP) conjugate method. Int. J. Morphol., 29(4):1162-7, 2011.

In text: Castrogiovanni et al. (2011)


Standring, S. Gray′s Anatomy. The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. 41st ed. New York, Elsevier, 2016.

In text: Standring (2016)

Nomenclature: The abbreviations or symbols must conform to the international scientific nomenclature. Use the International Measurement System (SI).

The corresponding author will send the paper in word format, as well as the completed, signed and scanned cover letter. (download the cover letter form here).

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All articles published in JournalPCBS are open access and have a Digital Object Identifier – DOI®. The authors can access full text of published articles free of charge. This is possible due to a processing charge which includes web hosting, website maintenance, production of article for publication etc. The processing charge is only payable when the manuscript is accepted by editors for publication and it should be paid before publication.

On acceptance of the manuscript, author need to pay US dollar $150 per article as processing charge ($ 80  in cases of shorts and brief communications).

The mode of payment will be intimated to the corresponding author after the acceptance of the manuscript.

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