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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 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 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

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 INDONESIA with additional ENGLISH translation in title and abstract.


  • 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

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 4 cm for top, 3 cm for bottom, 3,2 cm for left margin, and 2,5 cm for the right margins. Paper should be typed in Arial font with size specification as follows: Title in 13 point, Author’s name and description in 10 point, abstract and keywords in 9 point, contents in 10 point. Figure and table description typed in 9 point, reference in 10 point. Format of journal typed in two fields, except title and abstract typed in one field. Every page should be numbered consecutively, with 13 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.



Reference provisions:

  1. Primary reference source are journal, patent, dissertation, thesis, paper in proceeding and text book.
  2. Limiting the 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.

Reference citation should be following this order below:

Journal Reference

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

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

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

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

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. The use of three-dimensional histograms is strongly discouraged when the addition of the third dimension gives no extra information. 

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