- Manuscripts should be typed on A4 size papers marked in 21 x 29,7 cm area.
- All tables and figures should be inserted in the text, not exceeding text margins.
- Manuscripts should be typed with 1,5 line spacing with a margin of 2,5 cm on left-hand and right-hand sides, 3 cm on the top (5 cm on the first page) and bottom. Since articles will be loading online, authors are requested to submit their manuscripts as “Microsoft Word” file. Font should be “Times New Roman” with 11 pt font size.
- Page numbers shouldn’t be placed on the pages.
- Author names (first name with small letters, surname with capital letters, no qualification) should be written allowing 3 line space from the title of the article. Having more than one author, the names should be separated with comma and 1 free space. By using number as superscripts, the institution and mailing address of authors must be indicate on the next line.
- Title page of the manuscript should include title, authors’ names and full mailing addresses. Corresponding author should be indicated by an asterisk (*). His/Her marking address, a fax, telephone numbers and e-mail address should indicate at the bottom of the title page.
- All tables and figures/images must be cited in the text consecutively. Every table must have a descriptive title at the top and should be numbered with Arabic numerals (Table 1., Table 2.) Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Figures (chemical formulas, graphics, photographs, chromatographs, spectra etc) should also be numbered with Arabic numerals (Figure 1., Figure 2.,) Captions should be typed with 11 pt font size. Figures/Images (JPG) should be embedded in the Manuscript file.
- An appropriate heading of tables and figures should be used for each and typed with 11 pt font size at the top of the table, at the bottom of the figure with one line space. If there is an explanation about the table, it should be written with 1 line space below and should be typed with 9 pt font size. Between text and figures/tables must be adequate space to distinguish each of them.
- In each paragraph, indentation must be done (1 cm space).
- International abbreviations should be used. In text ‘ml’ should be used for milliliter and ‘min’ should be used for minute to make harmonize for common abbreviation.
- Manuscripts should be organised as follows: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Material and Method, Result and Discussion, Acknowledgement, References. Each section must be separated with 2 line spaces. The section titles must be written with bold capital letters at 12 pt font size. No line ‘ spaces between section headings and text.
- Title: It should be written in Turkish and English. Font size must be 14 pt as a bold for first title. In the second title, font size must be 12 pt as an italic. The title must be appropriate to the text.
- Abstract:It should be written in Turkish and English no longer than 200 words, 10 pt, Italic. Abstract should be written in a border. If manuscript is written in a foreign language, must include Turkish abstract. In addition, the abstract should be written in subheadings as objective, material and method, result and discussion within itself.
- Keywords:Up to 5 key words should be provided in alphabetic and italic at the end of the abstract.
- Introduction:It should contain a clear statement of the aim and novelty of the study.
- Material and Method: It should be described in sufficient detail to allow other works to duplicate the study. If animals are used, authors must indicate that approvals of the relevant regulatory authorities or local ethical committees were obtained and that appropriate regulatory or local ethical committee approvals were obtained and that informed consent was documented.
- Result and Discussion: The results must be clearly and concisely described with the help of appropriate illustrative material. The discussion should deal with the interpretation of the results.
- Acknowledgement: If necessary, this section should be given at the end of the text, before references.
- References: The style of references is that of the American Psychological Association (APA). They should be numbered with Arabic numerals consecutively in the order in which they first appear in the paper, for example: [1, 2,…]. Cited publications should be listed in numerical order at the end of the paper. If there is more than one author, all the names of the authors should be written. References should be written with 1 line space between each other and examples are given below;
i. Article: Reference to a journal publication (journal names in full, not abbreviated)
Moncada, S., Palmer, R.M.J., Higgs, E.A. (1989). Biosynthesis of nitric oxide from L-arginine. A pathway for the regulation of cell function and communication, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, 38, 1709 – 1715.
ii. Electronic Article:
Perneger, T. V., Giner, F. (1998). Randomized trial of heroin maintenance programme for adults who fail in convential drug treatments. British Medical Journal, 317. Retrieved August 12, 2005, from ttp://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/317/7150/
iii. Web page:
Clinical Pharmacology Web site. (2001). Retrieved June 16, 2004, from http://cpip.gsm.com/
Franke, R. (1984). Theoretical Drug Design Methods, Elsevier, Amsterdam, p.130.
v. Chapter in a book:
Weinberg, E.D. (1979). Antifungal Agents. In: M.E. Wolff and S.E. Smith (Eds.), Burger’s Medicinal Chemistry, (pp. 531-537). New York: John Wiley and Sons.
- The characterization of compounds should be presented in a separate paragraph and for all new compounds, evidence to confirm both identity and purity have to be provided.