Author Guidelines

The Journal of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences is published bi-annually. Manuscripts, together with a diskette copy, will be accepted for review, all-year round in triplicates, from the following disciplines: Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Medical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. Such papers may include original research, case studies, surveys, but not reviews. Manuscripts should be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published in, or accepted for publication in, or submitted at the same time, to another Journal within or outside Nigeria. Once accepted for publication, all manuscripts are subject to editorial changes and shall become the property of JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND ALLIED SCIENCES (JOPHAS). All accepted manuscripts shall attract a page charge of N600 ($5) payable in cheque or postal order, to the Editor in Chief, and will come out either as regular article or short communication. Acceptance of papers will be based upon the originality of the observations or investigation, the quality of the work described as well as the clarity of presentation. All figures must be in black ink on separate pages. All tables should also be on separate pages. Manuscripts should be organised under the following headings: Title, Author (s) with an asterisk on the corresponding author, Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References. References should be single-spaced and according to the order in which they appeared in the text. All authors should be listed. Example: For Journal Articles Ame, J. A., Joseph, B. K. and Jones, K. A. (2005) Use of starch from Cassava as binder in chloroquine phosphate tablet formulation, J. Pharm. Sci., 50: 1-6. For Books Author (s), Year of Publication, Title of the book, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication and page (s) should be clearly included in that order. All manuscripts, typed on one side only, of an A-4 paper, in double line spacing and 1.25 inches margins, should be submitted to: The Editor-In-Chief Journal of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences (JOPHAS) Department of Pharmaceutics University of Nigeria Nsukka Enugu State Nigeria Email: emmanuel.ibezim@unn.edu.ng Further instructions or information about the Journal can be obtained from the Editor-In-Chief.

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