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AUTHOR GUIDILINES OF JOURNAL OF CELLULAR NEUROSCIENCE AND OXIDATIVE STRESS FOR AUTHORS

ONLINE MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION
JOURNAL OF CELLULAR NEUROSCIENCE AND OXIDATIVE STRESS has a completely digital submission, review, and production process. Following the guidelines below will expedite the processing, review, and publication of your article should it be accepted. Manuscripts submitted in incorrect formats will be returned for resubmission.

TEXT
Submit your text in DOC or RTF format. Please note: This journal does not accept Microsoft WORD 2007 documents at this time. Please use WORD’s“Save As” option to save your document as an older (.doc) file type. Do not embed figures or tables in this document; these should be submitted as separate files. TABLES
Tables should be created with a word processor and saved in eitherDOC or RTF format. Do not embed tables in your text. FIGURES
To ensure the highest print quality, your figures must be submitted in TIF or EPS format according to the following minimum resolutions:

· 1200 dpi (dots per inch) for black and white line art (simple bar graphs, charts, etc.)
· 300 dpi for halftones (black and white photographs)
· 600 dpi for combination halftones (photographs that also contain line art such as labeling or thin lines)
Vector-based figures (e.g. figures created in Adobe Illustrator) shouldbe submitted in EPS format.

COLOR FIGURES
In addition to the above resolution guidelines, color figures mustbe submitted in a CMYK colorspace. Do not submit color figures as RGB.

UNACCEPTABLE FIGURE FORMATS
Do not submit figures in any of the following formats: JPG, GIF,PSD, CRD, PCT, PPT, PDF, XLS, DOC, BMP, 123 (or other Lotus formats).

TO SUBMIT YOUR MANUSCRIPT ONLINE:- Please submit your manuscript online at biophysics@med.sdu.edu.tr biophysics@med.sdu.edu.tr
by e-mail attachment.

ARTICLE CATEGORIES:

Articles are full-length papers presenting complete descriptions of original research, which have not been published and are not being considered for publication elsewhere.

Reviews: They are topical overviews on emerging areas of research. They summarize key problems, concepts, experimental approaches, and research opportunities that characterize a subject area. Reviews should not include previously unpublished research results. The Editors generally invite them; authors who wish to submit a Prospect should first consult with the Editors. The names, addresses (including e-mail), telephone, and fax numbers of five potential reviewers must also be provided. Review papers should be submitted to Prof. Dr. Mustafa NAZIROĞLU (Editor)( mnaziroglu@med.sdu.edu.tr mnaziroglu@med.sdu.edu.tr)

Short communication:
Viewpoints include news items, meeting summaries and announcements, book reviews and letters to the Editor. Submitted Viewpoints are rapidly reviewed and appear in the next printed issue of the Journal.

SECTIONS:
Original Research Articles should be organized in the sequence: Abstract, Introduction (without heading), Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgments, References, Tables, Legends, and Figures. Use subheadings and paragraph titles whenever possible. Define unusual abbreviations at first mention. Units of measure must be written in metric units.

TITLE PAGE must contain:
- Complete article title
- Names & affiliations (institutions) of all authors, with the corresponding author indicated by an asterisk.
- Institution(s) at which the work was performed with city & state. Affiliations must be listed at the departmental level. Each distinct affiliation should be listed as a separate entity, with a superscript number that links it to the individual author(s).
- Complete name, address, telephone number, fax number & e-mail address of corresponding author.
- A running head of not more than 45 characters, including spaces.
- Bullet point keywords (in bold).
- Total number of text figures & tables.
- All grant information should be provided in the following format: Contract grant sponsor:___; Contract grant number:___.

ABSTRACT:
This should summarize the major findings and conclusions in the paper in not more than 250 words compressed into a single paragraph. The abstract should be intelligible without reference to the rest of the paper.

REFERENCES:
Reference should be made only to articles that are published or in press. Unpublished results and personal communications should be cited parenthetically in the text. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the references. References in the text to the literature should be made by author's name followed by year of publication:

. . . studies by Briggs (1993) reveal
. . . studies by Briggs and Porter (1994) reveal
. . . an earlier report (Briggs, 1994)
. . . earlier reports (Briggs, 1993; Briggs and Porter, 1993, 1994)

If there are more than two authors, use the first author and et al. The final list must be alphabetized and include only references cited in the text. Each entry must include the names of all authors, complete title of the work cited, and inclusive page numbers. Abbreviations of journal titles should follow those used in Index Medicus.

Examples:
Journal Article: Nazıroğlu M, Lückhoff A, Jungling E. 2007. Antagonist effect of flufenamic acid on TRPM2 cation channels activated by hydrogen peroxide. Cell Biochem Funct 25: 383-387.

Book Cited: Putney, J.W., Jr. 2007. Capacitative Calcium Entry. R.G. Landes Co., Austin, 205 pp.

Book Chapter Cited: Nazıroğlu M. 2007. Molecular Mechanisms of Vitamin E on Intracellular Signalling Pathways in Brain. In: Goth L, editor. Reactive Oxygen Species and Diseases, Research Signpost Press: Kerala, India. pp 239-256.

LEGENDS:
Each illustration must have a legend and be numbered consecutively with arabic numerals. Abbreviations pertaining to the labeling of figures should be listed once, alphabetically, and placed before the first figure containing these abbreviations.

TABLES:
Each table must be submitted as a separate file.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Use illustrations sparingly; they should not duplicate information already made clear in the text. All color figures will be reproduced in full color in the online edition of the journal at no cost to authors. Authors are requested to pay the cost of reproducing color figures in print ($500 per page of color). Authors are encouraged to submit color illustrations that highlight the text and convey essential scientific information. For best reproduction, bright, clear colors should be used. Dark colors against a dark background do not reproduce well; please place your color images on a white background wherever possible. All graphics and lettering must be legible after reduction in size. Illustrations must be numbered in order of appearance with roman numerals and keyed into the text.

Conflict interests:
Potential financial interests must be disclosed to the Editors in the cover letter. Funding sources supporting the work should also be cited. Authors must disclose commercial considerations, such as an equity interest, patent rights, or corporate affiliations, including consultantships, for any product or process mentioned in the submission. This information will be acknowledged at publication in a format agreeable to both the Editor and the responsible author. Rejection of the manuscript or retraction may occur if undisclosed financial interests are found after publication.

Supplementary Online Material:
Authors may submit supplementary material for their articles to be posted in the electronic version of the journal. There are no restrictions on file types, however please keep in mind that the more universal the file type the more accessible it will be to the community. All supplementary material must be submitted online as "Supplementary Material" for peer review.