Authorship of the Manuscript
Only persons who meet these following authorship criteria should be listed as authors in the manuscript as they must be able to take public responsibility for the content: (i) made significant contributions to the conception, design, execution, data acquisition, or analysis/interpretation of the study; and (ii) drafted the manuscript or revised it critically for important intellectual content; and (iii) have seen and approved the final version of the paper and agreed to its submission for publication.
All persons who made substantial contributions to the work reported in the manuscript (such as technical help, writing and editing assistance, general support) but who do not meet the criteria for authorship must not be listed as an author, but should be acknowledged in the “Acknowledgements” section after their written permission to be named as been obtained.
The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co -authors (according to the above definition) and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the author list and verify that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to its submission for publication.
Authors of manuscripts of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. There should be a clear statement of logical objectives and rationale / justification to take up the study. Study design must be robust and all methods used must be cited properly with standard references so that they can be reproduced easily. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work.
Discussion must have a critical and comprehensive account of statements supported by up-to-date references. Conclusions must be drawn which must corroborate the data and interpretation highlighting the novelty of the work. References need to be checked for their presence in both text and reference section with all links of refrences from Google Scholar, Pub Med etc.
Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. Review and professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective, and editorial ‘opinion’ works should be clearly identified as such. Submission of a certificate by all MS submitting authors in this regard is mandatory in the form of the Copy Right Form and Plagiarism Check Report of Biosc.Biotech.Res.Comm