Guidelines for Authors submitting articles to "Izvestiya of Saratov University. Chemistry. Biology. Ecology "

Notes to Authors

License Agreement 


1.General information  
1.1. The Journal Izvestiya of Saratov University. Chemistry. Biology. Ecology issued 4 times a year. It takes for publication scientific articles in the following areas: The Journal accepts articles containing new results and of an overview nature, in all major branches of biophysics, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, genetics, hydrobiology, zoology, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, soil science, ecology, analytical chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, catalysis, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, macromolecular chemistry.

Previously published papers and materials currently under consideration for publication elsewhere are not accepted.

1.2. It is recommended that an article should be 8–16 pages long.

1.3. The format of an article should be fully in agreement with the style of the journal (see below); an article should be carefully edited; an article should include an abstract of up to 5 lines, key words ( up to 10), information about the author (place of work or study, e-mail address ).

1.4. For the article to be published the author has to submit the following materials and papers to the editorial office:
- the electronic copy of the text of an article;
- information about the author: name, patronymic, surname, academic title, scientific degree, position, place of work (chair, organization), e-mail address;
- two copies of the signed License Agreement authorizing the use of the scientific work;
- an external review certified by the seal of the author's organization.

1.5. Articles are subject to refereeing and in the case of a favourable review they are finally proofread and scientifically edited.

1.6.Publication is free of charge.

1.7. Upon publication the issue of the journal is uploaded on the official website:

1.8. Authors’ issues and delivery of the journal to the authors are not provided.

2. Manuscript formatting and style requirements

2.1. The text should be submitted in MS Word for Windows format, single-spaced, with the margins of 2.5 cm, Times New Roman font; the main text size – 14 points, additional text size (footnotes, tables, picture/figure notes, appendices, notes) 12 points.

2.2. Multiple page tables should be avoided; it would be preferable for large amounts of data to be split into several tables. Every table should be numbered in Arabic digits and should have a topical title briefly stating its content. Subheadings of columns should be informative and concise. Units of measurement are placed after a comma.

2.3. Figure format should ensure the clarity of all the details. Figure notes should be self-sufficient without referring to the text.

2.4. Tables and figures are attached in separate files.

Manuscripts not in agreement with the abovementioned format requirements are not considered by the editorial board.

Electronic copies of the articles and information about the author should be sent to the editor’s office e-mail address: