• ISSN : 2231 - 0541
  • Online : 0976 - 090(print)
  • NLM ID : 101613942
  • CAS CODEN : PHARN8
  • Frequency : Bi-Monthly

Author Instructions

Instructions to AuthorsPHARMANEST grants free right of access to use, copy, distribute the contents of it in any manner.GENERAL DESCRIPTIONPHARMANEST is an International peer reviewed Journal aimed to provide platform for exchange of ideas that emerge out of the research work carried out either in academics or at industry. The language of Journal is English and articles will be accepted from any country provided that they are submitted in English language only. The articles should provide consolidated comprehensive information in a lucid way. SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTManuscript should be type written in MS Word, Times New Roman having font size 12 in double space on A4 size paper with 1.5 inch margin on all the sides. Manuscript has to be submitted along with filled in Copyright Agreement Form (Download) duly signed by authors. The manuscripts have to be sent to e-mail : pharmanest@gmail.com All manuscripts are subjected to peer review and are of high quality will be published. A confirmation about the acceptance of manuscript will be informed through e-mail to the corresponding author. After confirmation, corresponding author have to pay Rs 1050-00 (One Thousand and Fifty Rupees only) for Indian authors, USD 50 (Fifty US dollars only) for Foreign authors as processing fee.

The amount shall be remitted online to the following account:

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Please send the scanned copy of the Bank counter foil to pharmanest@gmail.comPREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTSManuscripts have to be prepared in the specified format : Title page, Name of the author(s), Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion and References.

Title page : This page should consists of the appropriate title, names and addresses of authors along with contact details (Complete postal address, e –mail and Telephone number) of the corresponding author.

Abstract : Abstract should contain not more than 200 words. The abstract should be concise and informative.

Key words : A maximum of 5 key words must be given immediately below the abstract.

Introduction : This component should consist of the rationale of the investigation making use of necessary literature.Materials and Methods : It is obvious to elaborate the experimental protocols that were employed in the study/ investigation in this section. The information furnished should be clear and unambiguous.Results :As far as possible the results have to be given in the form of tables and or figures / graphs with relevant explanation where necessary.Discussion : This part needs executive summary of the study in accordance with results.References : PHARMANEST Journal follows Vancouver Reference Style as mentioned below. PRINT SOURCES 1. BookGeneral format: Author(s).Title of book. Edition.City of publication: Publisher; Year of publication.Examples:Two authors with edition Jacobs P, Rapoport J. The economics of health and medical care. 5th ed. Toronto: Jones and Barlett Publishers; 2004.One editor Wood DC, editor. The economics of health and wellness: anthropological perspectives. Boston: Emerald/JAI; 2008.Note:Include all authors/editors. Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Include the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known.Do not include edition if it is the first edition. 2. Journal articleGeneral format: Author. Title of article. Abbreviated title of journal Year Month day of publication;volume number(issue number):page numbers.Example:Two authors, day of publication is not givenGades MD, Stern JS. Chitosan supplementation and fat absorption in men and women. J Am Diet Assoc 2005 Jan 105(1):72-7.Note:Include all authors/editors. Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation. Do not repeat page numbers. e.g. 125-9 instead of 125-129. Abbreviate journal title.3. Newspaper articleGeneral format:Author. Title of article. Newspaper Title (Edition). Year Month day of publication;Sect. letter:page number (column number).Example:One author, final edition Smith T. Packing on the pounds adds year: study of Canadian adults say underweight seniors at risk. Edmonton Journal (Final Ed.).2009 Jun 24;Sect. A:7 (col. 1).Note:Include all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.ELECTRONIC SOURCES1. Journal article from library subscription databaseGeneral format:Author. Title of article. Abbreviated title of journal [Internet]. Year Month day of publication [cited Year Month Day];volume number(issue number):page numbers. Available from: URLExample:Eight authors, day of publication is not given Hajioff D, Raut VV, Walsh RM, Bath, AP, Bance ML, Guha A, Tator CH, Rutka, JA. Conservative management of vestibular schwannomas: third review of a 10-year prospective study. Clin Otolaryngol [Internet]. 2008 Jun [cited 2009 Jul 8];33(3):255-9. Available from: http://libdbauth.nait.ab.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=hch&AN =32498931&site=ehost-liveNote:Include all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle.Abbreviate journal title.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.Do not repeat page numbers. e.g. 125-9 instead of 125-129. If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.2.Newspaper article from library subscription database Use the print format and include elements that refer to the electronic version (in bold).General format:Author. Title of article. Newspaper Title [Internet]. (Edition). Year Month day of publication [cited Year Month Day];Sect. Location. Available from: URLExample:No author, final edition Acupunture found to ease pain after some surgery. Edmonton Journal [Internet]. (Final Ed.) 2008 Jun 5 [cited 2009 Jul 14];Sect. A:13. Available from: http://proquest.umi.com/ pdqweb?did=1491777111&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientld=58918&RQT=309&VName=PQDNote:Include all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.3. Electronic book from library subscription databaseGeneral format:Author(s). Title of book [Internet]. Edition. City of publication: Publisher; Year of publication [cited Year Month Day]. Available from: URLExample:Two editors Boethling RS, Mackay D, editors. Handbook of property estimation methods for environmental chemicals: environmental and health sciences [Internet]. Boca Raton (FL): Lewis Publishers; 2000 [cited 2009 Jul 14]. Available from: http://www.environetbase.com/books/29/4108fm.pdfNote:Include all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle.Include the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known.Do not include edition if it is the first edition.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period. 4 WebsiteIf you are not able to find all of the information identified in the general format, include only what is available from the source.General format:Author(s). Title of website [Internet]. City of publication: Publisher; Publication/copyright date(s) [updated Year Month Day; cited Year Month Day]. Available from: URLExample:No author, no updated date cma.ca [Internet]. Ottawa: Canadian Medical Association; c1995-2009 [cited 2009 Jul 15]. Available from: http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/16959/la_id/1.htmNote:Include all authors/editors. Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.If not author/editor, begin with title of the website.Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.5.Webpage or document from a website If you are not able to find all of the information identified in the general format, include only what is available from the source. General format:Title of homepage [Internet]. City of publication: Publisher; Publication/copyright date of homepage. Title of webpage or document; Year Month Day of publication of webpage or document [cited Year Month Day];[pagination of webpage or document]. Available from: URLExample:No author, no publication date cma.ca [Internet]. Ottawa: Canadian Medical Association; c1995-2009. Statistical information on Canadian physicians; [cited 2009 Jul 15];[about 3 screens]. Available from: http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/16959/la_id/1.htmNote:Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Include the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.Pagination-Usually the webpage or document will be unnumbered. In this case, include “about” in the location/pagination statement and estimate the number of screens or pages: e.g. [about 3 screens] e.g. [about 5 p.] If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.6.Entire blogNLM’s Citing Medicine does not provide an example for an entire blog. The following is based on International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample References (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html)If you are not able to find all of the information identified in the general format, include only what is available from the source.General format:Author(s). Title of blog [Internet]. City of publication: Publisher. Year Month Day of publication or copyright of blog - [cited Year Month Day]. Available from: URLExamples:One author, no city, copyright date Friese G. Every day EMS tips – the ultimate online tips resource! [Internet]. [place unknown]: EverydayEMSTips.com. c2009 – [cited 2009 Jul 15]. Available from: http://www.everydayemstips.com/.No author, no city of publication, publication date includedScience blog. [Internet]. [place unknown]: Science Blog. 2002 Aug [cited 2009 Jul 15]. Available from: http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/.Note: all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials.If not author/editor, begin with title of the blog. Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Include the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known.Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.7.Blog entryNLM’s Citing Medicine does not provide an example for a blog entry.The following is based on International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample References (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html) If you are not able to find all of the information identified in the general format, include only what is available from the source. General format:Author(s). Title of blog entry. Year Month Day of blog entry [cited Year Month Day]. In: Title of blog [Internet]. City of publication: Publisher. Year Month Day of publication or copyright of blog - . [pagination of blog entry]. Available from: URLExample:No author, no city of publicationBrain response to information about the future suggests that ignorance isn’t bliss. 2009 Jul 15 [cited 2009 Jul 15]. In: Science blog [Internet]. [place unknown]: Science Blog. 2002 Aug - . [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/brain-response-information-about-future-suggests- ignorance-isnt-bliss-23048.htmlNote:Include all authors/editors.Author’s name is reversed, use initials for first and middle names. Do not include comma after last name or periods between initials. If not author/editor, begin with title of the blog entry. Only capitalize the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Do not capitalize the first word of the subtitle.Include the state or country after the city of publication if the city is not well known. Abbreviate month by using the first three letters of the month. No period following the abbreviation.Pagination-Usually the webpage or document will be unnumbered. In this case, include “about” in the location/pagination statement and estimate the number of screens or pages: e.g. [about 3 screens] e.g. [about 5 p.] If URL ends in a forward slash, include period. If not, do not include period.

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