Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Trends in Peptide and Protein Sciences is a peer-reviewed, only-online, scientific journal owned by Protein Technology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and documents in all important aspects of the research in peptides and proteins focusing on analytics and impurities, bioinformatics, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, biotechnology, chemical synthesis, conformational analysis, design and development of protein therapeutics, determination of structure, enzymology, folding and sequencing,  formulation and stability, function, genetics, immunology, kinetics, modeling, molecular biology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of therapeutic proteins and antibodies, pharmacology, protein engineering and development, protein-protein interaction, proteomics, purification/expression/production, simulation, thermodynamics and hydrodynamics and protein biomarkers. The aim of this Journal is to publish high quality original research articles, reviews, short communications and letters and to provide a medium for scientists and researchers to share their findings from the area of peptides and proteins.


Section Policies

Original Articles

The original research manuscripts could present scientific and technical information on all aspects of peptide and protein sciences, including but not limited to: structural studies, recombinant expression, function, synthesis, analysis, biochemistry, enzymology, pharmacology.

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Reviews should inform readers of the state-of-the-art of a particular area, provide a critical view, or a historical perspective. They should be comprehensive, critical, and balanced. These are contributed by scientists who are leading specialists in their field of expertise, normally at the invitation of the Editors. Authors wishing to contribute a review paper are advised first to contact one of the members of Editorial Board.

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Short Communications

Short Communications are reserved for short reports of highly important and noteworthy findings in protein and peptide sciences, useful computer software, along with a description of relevant applications and the announcement of novel protocols.

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Letters to the Editors

Letter to the Editors are intended to stimulate discussion in areas of general concern and controversy in protein and peptide sciences. They should be written in a continuous style and should normally not exceed 1500 words in length and contain no more than one figure or table.

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts are subject to strict peer review, by at least two expertise and unsigned reviewers selected by the Editorial Board. The Corresponding Author is notified of the editor’s decision to accept, reject, or require revision. The journal will ensure a rapid, double blinded and unbiased review process.



Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Tis is an open access journals that articles distributed under the terms of Creative Common Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work properly cited.



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