Article design rules

ARTICLE DESIGN RULES FOR

RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF PARASITOLOGY

     

In the Russian Parasitological Journal are published scientific articles, reviews of fundamental and applied parasitology. The editorial staff recommends to comply with the following rules:

1. The article should be supplied with a short abstract in Russian and English languages.

2. The article should be accompanied by contact information of author (authors) whom the editorial staff will do correspondence and conduct negotiations with: author’s first, last, middle name, his exact mailing address and telephone number (work, home, mobile).

3. The volume of the article cannot exceed 8 pages (1 page - up to 2000 characters), including tables, charts, graphs, photographs, figures and a list of literature. Pages should be numbered consecutively at the top center.

4. The article should be edited on computer in Word, on one side of a sheet A4, Kegl 14, single space between rows, margins - 2cm on both sides), placed in one file and saved under the name of the first author. The article should be send via email, a printed copy of the article should be mailed to the Editorial Staff to the mailing address: 117218, Moscow, B. Cheremushkinskaya, 28, All -Russian Scientific Research  Institute  of Helminthology named after K.I. Skryabin, or per Fax +7 (499) 124 56-55, email: journal@vniigis.ru 

5. The article’s structure should contain: purpose of the study, tasks, materials, methods and results of research, discussion, conclusions and bibliography. The International Unit System SI should be used by processing of experimental materials. By using numeric values the tenths are separated from the whole number by a comma instead a full stop. The abbreviations of words, names are allowed only if the full names are indicated.

6. Tables should be presented as generalized and statistically processed materials. Each table is supplied with a title, and inserted into the text right after the paragraph with the first reference to the table.

7. The amount of graphic materials should be minimized (up to 5 figures). The data containing in figures should not repeat materials containing in tables. Each figure should be supplied with a caption that contains an explanation to all elements of the figure. In the captions to micro figures the increasing of lens and eyepiece magnification, and the tinting method are indicated. Each figure is inserted into the text after the reference to it.   

8. Bibliographic references in the text of the article should be given in round brackets according to the numbering in the list of literature. References to unpublished articles are not allowed. The list of literature should be created in alphabetical order (first domestic, then foreign authors). The list of literature should be created according to GOST requirements: author’s surname, initials, title of article, place of edition, editorial year, volume and issue number, pages (from and up to) should be given. For scientists submitting articles in Russian it is necessary to create the list of domestic publications in Latin script (transliteration). Foreign colleagues may submit publications in English language.  

9. The Editorial Staff reserves the right to abridge and edit the submitted articles.

10. Articles made out of required rules wouldn’t be considered. The submitted copies wouldn’t be sent back to authors.

11. Articles already published or directed to other editions are not accepted.

12. Not more than 2 articles of the same author could be published in one issue.    

13. The foreign authors may submit articles completely created in English language including abstracts and keywords.  The Editorial Staff is obliged to fulfill the translation of abstracts and keywords into Russian which will be agreed with the authors before publication.

14. The Editorial Staff reserves the right for checking and proofreading the English translation of abstracts and keywords.

15. Authors submitting articles for publication in the journal should have a look at conditions of the License Agreement. If the article is published the Editorial Staff is entitled to consider that the authors agreed with the conditions of the Agreement, and further will not have any term less complaints against Publishing House and Editorial Staff.

16. Editorial Staff brings to the knowledge of authors that the electronic version of Journal may be found in Russian and international scientific databases. 

Sample of article

Article name

Author(s) 

Institution, address, email 

            Abstract in Russian/English languages (summary) and keywords 

(brief scope of work) and keywords
In the beginning of the article an explanation and a short review of literature with reference to bibliographic sources are presented. 

Materials and methods 
  Methods of study with reference to authors of these methods are described. 

Results and discussion

 Results of research performed and their discussion using   tables, charts, graphs, figures, diagrams, photographs, etc. are presented. 

Literature   

Bibliographic sources used in the article in Latin transliteration for indicating of domestic authors are presented (see examples from the article)
 
1. Ilinskih E.N. Ekogenetika opistorchoza i persistenciy virusa Epschteyna-Barr / E.N. Ilinskih [i dr.]. – Tomsk: Izd. Sib. med. un-ta, 2000.– 268 s.
 
2. Ilinskih N.N. Populycionnie issledovaniy citogeneticheskoy patalogii v ochagah opistorhoza v usloviyh Ob-Irtishskogo basseyna / N.N. Ilinskih // Komplex. gigien. issled. v prakt. zdravoohr. – Novokuzneck, 1981. – S. 481 – 484.
 
3. Solov’eva A.V. Hronicheskiy opistorhoz i beremennost: Rukovodstvo dlya vrachey / A.V. Solov’eva. – M.: GEOTAR – Media, 2007. – 130 s.
 
4. Ykubovskiy M.V. Opistorhoz: opasnost zarazheniy i profilaktika / M.V. Ykubovskiy, E.K. Skurat // Veterinarnay medicina Belarusi. – 2008. – № 1 – 2. – S. 6 – 11.

Bibliographic sources used in the article for indicating of foreign authors are presented (see examples from the article) and for foreign authors.

1. Chen L. Skin-stage schistosomula of Schistosoma mansoni produce an apoptosis-inducing factor that can cause apoptosis of T cells / L. Chen [et al.] // J. Biol. Chem. – 2002. – Vol. 277, Is. 37. – P. 34329–34335.
 
2. Florent M. Detection by the comet assay of apoptosis induced in lymphoid cell lines after growth factor deprivation / M. Florent [et al.] // Cell Biol. Toxicol. – 1999. – Vol. 15. – P. 185–192.
 
3. Lundy, S. K. Soluble egg antigen-stimulated T helper lymphocyte apoptosis and evidence for cell death mediated by FasL + T and B cells during murine Schistosoma mansoni infection / S.K. Lundy, S.P. Lerman, D.L. Boros // Infection and Immunity. – Vol. 69, № 1. – 2001. – P. 271–280.
 
4. Motorna O.O. Analysis of lacI mutations in Big Blue® transgenic mice subjected to parasite-induced inflammation. / O.O. Motorna [et al.] // Mutat. Res. Fund. and Mol. Mech. of Mutagen. – 2001. – Vol. 484. – P. 69–76.
 
Authors whose articles are being published in Russian should submit abstracts and keywords in English.
Authors whose articles are being published in English should submit abstracts and keywords in Russian.