As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Aim and Scope
Archives of Advances in Biosciences (AAB) is an open access, peer-reviewed, and continuous journal published by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences published since 2004 , in languages Persian . From 2010 issue, the Journal is published only in English language. During the last 12 years more than 384 scientific research papers, results of health activities have been published in this Journal.
To meet the increasing demand of respected researchers, as of January 2022 , the Journal is published continuously . I wish this will assist to promote the level of global knowledge.
The main topics that the Journal would welcome are:
Medical Basic Sciences
Editorial: An editorial is a discussion of a scientific problem or theme addressed in one or several original articles appearing in the same issue. Editorials are written by the Editor-in-Chief, or the Editorial Team.
Original/Research Article: The major load in each AAB issue is devoted to original/research articles (n=7). Authors need to make sure that their submitted article includes the following parts:
Article Title, Full Name(s) and Affiliation(s), Contact Number (mobile) of the Corresponding Author, ORCID Code of the Corresponding Author and the first author of the article, Abstract, Keywords (maximum 5 words), Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment, Ethical Considerations, Conflict of Interests, and References..
Review Article: Review articles are solicited and exclusively requested by AAB journal. Unsolicited reviews are not accepted. When preparing your review articles, make sure they include the following parts:
Article Title, Full Name(s) and Affiliation(s), Contact Number (mobile) of the Corresponding Author, ORCID Code of the Corresponding Author and the first author, Abstract, Keywords (maximum 5 words), Context, Obtaining Evidence, Results, Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, and References.
Case Reports: Case reports are short discussions of a case or case series with unique features not previously described, making an important teaching point or scientific observation. They may describe novel techniques, state-of-the-art equipment, or new information on diseases of importance.
Case reports consist of Abstract (unstructured), Introduction, Case report, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References.
Short Communication: A Short communication takes one of the following forms:
Short communications may be edited for clarity or length and may be subject to peer review at the Editor-in-Chief’s discretion. Short reports of research work will be peer reviewed.
Letter to the Editor: A letter to the editor is a scientific review of an article published in the last AAB issue. It has to be prepared in not more than 500 words. In case the original author wishes to provide an answer, both the letter and the answer will be published in the same issue.
Preparing the Manuscript
All submissions have to be in MS Office Word 2010, 2016, or 2019, with all the pages being numbered. The format has to be as follows:
A separate page is devoted to Title Page. Title Page (the first page) includes the title of the article, the author(s) information :full name(Times New Roman 18 pt), affiliation(Times New Roman 8 pt), ORCID, and e-mail, as well as the corresponding author’s phone number. The title of the article is typed and adjusted with Times New Roman 10 pt and line spacing 1.
Abstracts are submitted along with the article in one package.
For the format of Abstract see Article Types.
Time New Roman 8 pt.
AAB journal recommends that authors follow the recommendations for the conduct, reporting, editing, and publication of scholarly work in medical journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
Time New Roman 10 pt
All formulas have to be typed; otherwise, they have to be photographed as pictures.
Tables & Charts
Compliance with ethical guidelines
The ethical principles observed in the article, such as the informed consent of the participants, the confidentiality of information, the permission of the participants to cancel their participation in the research and the code of ethics received from the ethics committee of the universities should be written as follows:
a.All ethical principles are considered in this article. The participants were informed of the purpose of the research and its implementation stages. They were also assured about the confidentiality of their information and were free to leave the study whenever they wished, and if desired, the research results would be available to them. A written consent has been obtained from the subjects. principles of the Helsinki Convention was also observed.
b.This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the University of ??? (Code: ???).
c.This article is a meta-analysis with no human or animal sample.
d.There were no ethical considerations to be considered in this research.
Was the paper extracted from a thesis? Or did it have any financial supporters? Kindly choose on of the below:
a.The paper was extracted from the MSc./ MA/ PhD. thesis or extracted from a research project of the first/second/third author, Department of ??? Faculty of??? University of ???
b.This research was supported by the research project (No. ???), Funded by the University of ???
c.This research did not receive any grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or non-profit sectors.
Please mention the contributor role of each author on this parts: Conceptualization, Methodology, Software, Validation, Formal Analysis, Investigation, Resources, Data Curation, Writing – Original Draft Preparation, Writing – Review & Editing, Visualization, Supervision, Project Administration, and Funding Acquisition.
The example below shows the Author Contributions:
Conceptualization and Supervision: Asghar Farhadi and Ibrahim Hassanpour; Methodology: Elahe Mahdavi; Investigation, Writing – original draft, and Writing – review & editing: All authors; Data collection: ???, ???, and ???; Data analysis: ??? and ???; Funding acquisition and Resources: Ibrahim Hassanpour, Elahe Mahdavi, Sima Kiani, and Reza Noori.
Sample : The authors equally contributed to preparing this article.
Conflict of Interest
All submissions to AAB journal must include disclosure of any potential conflicts of interest.
All logistic, financial, and technical assistance along with the nature of the support should be noted. You can thank the institution, laboratory, clinic, organizational affiliation, and/or those who contributed to the research. You may thank assistance with the patients, cells, supplies, animals, processes, data provision, referrals, and/or samples.
Financial resources should also be included in Acknowledgments. Full or partial investment and the information associated with the grant received, if applicable, need to be specified.
Here are three sample acknowledgments:
Sample I: This study was part of the first author's thesis. We would like to thank the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kazerun Branch of Islamic Azad University, for their help with data collection.
Sample II: We would like to extend our appreciation and thanks to all participants, staff, and managers who made this study possible.
Sample III: We are extremely grateful to Dr. Sarah Kahani for her comments and feedback during the study.
The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the bibliographic information. All manuscripts submitted to AAB conform to the specifications of Vancouver style. Vancouver is a numbered referencing style consisting of citations to someone else's work in the text, indicated by the use of a number and a sequentially numbered reference list at the end of the document providing full details of the corresponding in-text reference.
Time New Roman 8 pt.
The DOI code and its link should be inserted separately at the end of each reference.If the reference does not have Doi code, insert the URL link.
 Ryu JS, Jeong EJ, Kim JY, Park SJ, Ju WS, Kim CH, et al. Application of mesenchymal stem cells in inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. Int J Mol sci. 2020; 21(21):8366. [DOI:10.3390/ ijms21218366] [PMID] [PMCID]
In the proof stage, the corresponding author is supposed to insert a scan of her/his signature in the footer of all pages of the article or s/he can print, sign, and scan the whole article, and then upload its PDF file on the website of the journal.
Alternatively, the corresponding author can complete the final proof confirmation file of the article and upload the scanned file on the website after printing and signing.
Submitting a manuscript means: The work described has not been previously published (except as an abstract or as part of a published lecture or dissertation) and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the copyright form must be approved and submitted by the author.
To download the copyright form, click here.