INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
The Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine publishes original articles related to
the observation and experimental investigation of the biological activities and
clinical applications of natural substances of all cultures. The Oriental
Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine will accept the following contributions:
Original research articles; minireviews; short communications; case reports;
letters to the Editors. Papers written in English will only be considered.
Manuscript must be submitted through the Springer online submission website (http://www.editorialmanager.com/opem).
Please visit the Springer site and create your account to access to the site. Authors should submit the text, tables and artworks in electronic form via this web-based manuscript submission system.
Contributions are accepted on the understanding that it has not been published, and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Papers accepted become copyright of the Journal. It is expected from the authors that they submit only data that have arisen from animal experimentation carried out in an ethically proper way by following guidelines as set by the World Health Organization. The Editors will not accept manuscripts which violate these principles.
1. Submission of a paper will be held to imply that the manuscript contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere.
2. Manuscripts submitted under multiple authorship are reviewed on the assumption that all listed authors concur with the submission and that a copy of the final manuscript has been approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities in the laboratories where the work was carried out.
3. It is understood that with submission of this article the authors have complied with the institutional policies governing the humane and ethical treatment of the experimental subjects, and that they are willing to share the original data and materials if so requested.
4. Conflict of Interest? Full Disclosure: In addition to complete contact/address of employer/institutional affiliation for all authors, all other relationships that may be perceived to potentially conflict the objectivity of any author must be fully disclosed in a footnote to the manuscript.
Manuscripts should be typewritten on one side of A4 paper only, with a 4-cm margin, be doublespaced and bear the title of the article, the name(s) of the contributor(s), the name and address of the institute where the work was done and a shortened title(no more than 50 spaces). Corresponding author’s telephone and fax number, and e-mail address, if available, should be provided. An Abstract of 150-250 words should be included at the beginning of the paper. A list of 4-6 Key words is essential for indexing purposes. These keywords should be typed at the end of the abstract. The text of a research paper should be divided into Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References.
References should be referred to by a name and year chronologically in the text in parentheses (e.g.: Abbott 1991; Barakat et al. 1995; Kelso and Smith 1998; Medvec et al. 1993) and listed alphabetically at the end of paper. Examples:
1. Journal article
Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. Eur J Appl Physiol 105:731-738. doi: 10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8 Ideally, the names of all authors should be provided, but the usage of “et al” in long author lists will also be accepted: Smith J, Jones M Jr, Houghton L et al (1999) Future of health insurance. N Engl J Med 965:325–329
2. Article by DOI
Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med. doi:10.1007/s001090000086
South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. Blackwell, London
4. Book chapter
Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257
5. Online document
Cartwright J (2007) Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb.
http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1. Accessed 26 June 2007
Trent JW (1975) Experimental acute renal failure. Dissertation, University of California
Free Copy A copy of the Journal containing the published article is sent to the corresponding author.
Reprints (Twenty offprints) will be provided free of charge for each paper. However additional copies may be purchased if ordered on the printed card which will be sent to the author who corrects the proofs.You can get more information about manuscript at website below.