The manuscript must be prepared in one column with 12 pages in most for
original and review manuscripts; 2 to 4 pages for short notes (including
tables, graphics, figures, images and references), in MS-Word (.doc) format,
simple line spacing, paper size A-4 (210x297cm), with margins (2,5cm left,
right 2,0cm, top and bottom 3,0cm).
The entire article must be written in Times New Roman font.
*Save the file in doc. Format. Do not send docx files.
**The journal is only published in gray scale.
Title (Font 18 and Bold)
With initials capitalized up to 250 characters.
Running title: with up to 40 characters (letters and spaces).
Authors and institutional affiliation
There must not be information which identify authorship, institutional
address or e-mail, because these information are registered at the moment
of the submission of the manuscript.
Abstract (Font 12 and bold)
Text - Font 10, italicized with up to 200 words (100 words for short notes).
The Font style must be normal for scientific names, being highlighted
in the text.
Key-words (Font 10 and bold)
Font 10, separated by a semicolon.
There must be at least 3(three) and up to 6(six) terms.
INTRODUCTION (Font 12, bold, and caps lock)
Text - Font 11, 1 column, simple space and no retreat in the paragraphs.
MATERIAL AND METHODS (Font 12, bold and caps lock)
Text - Font 11, one column, simple space and no retreat in the paragraphs.
For Titles and Subtitles, use the following levels:
- First level - Other sections can be created: uppercase, font 12, bold.
- Second level: only the first letter of each word is uppercase, font
- Third level: only the first letter of each word is uppercase, font
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION (Font 11, bold, and caps lock)
Text - Font 11, 1 column, simple space and no retreat in the paragraphs.
CONCLUSIONS (Font 12, bold and caps lock)
Text - Font 11, with up to 100 words.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (Font 12, bold and caps lock)
Text - Font 11, simple space and no retreat in the paragraphs.
REFERENCES (Font 12, bold and caps lock)
Text - Font 10, with special retreat of 0,3cm.
The titles of the journals must be abbreviated. There is a list of abbreviations
to be consulted:
- Biological Journals and Abbreviations
- Index Medicus - abbreviations of journal titles
- For abbreviations of titles of national and Latin-American journals:
"Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde".
- For citation, use the author's last name and the date:
Bacila (1946) or (Bacila 1946).
(Maack and Bodziak 1946) or Maack and Bodziak (1946).
Three or more authors:
Last name of the first author followed by et al.
Bacila et al. (1946) or (Bacila et al. 1946).
Obs: more than one reference from the same author (s) in the same year,
must be identified by the letters "a", "b", "c",
etc, put after the year of publication. (Bacila et al. 1910a) e (Bacila
et al. 1910b) e. (Bacila et al. 1910c).
- List of references:
The full list of references, at the end of the article, must follow the
Vancouver style (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html).
Examples of references:
Author(s) of the article. Title of the article. Title of the journal,
abbreviated italicized. Date of publication; volume (number/supplement):
initial-final page of the article.
- One author up to six authors:
Pandey A. Recent developments in solid state fermentation. Process
Biochem. 1992; 27: 109-117.
Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected
patients. N Engl J Med. 2002; 347(4): 284-7.
- More than six authors: (list the first six authors followed by "et
Arakaki AH, Vandenberghe LPS, Soccol VT, Masaki R, Rosa Filho EFda, Gregório
A, et al. Optimization of Biomass Production with Copper Bioaccumulation
by Yeasts in Submerged Fermentation. Braz Arch Biol Technol. 2011;
Author(s) of the article. Title of the article. Title of the journal abbreviated
italicized [journal in the internet]. Date of publication [date of access];
volume(number): number of pages. Available from: address of the website.
Nandan A, Gaurav A, Pandey A, Nampoothiri KM. Arginine specific aminopeptidase
from Lactobacillus brevis. Braz Arch Biol Technol [Internet]. 2010
[cited 2011 Oct. 19]; 53 (6): 1443-1450. Available from: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_pdf&pid=S151689132010000600021&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
Author. Title of the work [type of document]. City of publication: Publisher;
year of thesis defense.
Chang CW. Effect of fluoride pollution on plants and cattle [PhD Thesis].
Varanasi, India: Banaras Hindu University; 1975.
Authors. Book title. Edition. City: Publisher; Year.
Bacila M. Bioquímica Veterinária. 2nd ed. São Paulo:
Chapter in book
Authors. Chapter Title. In: Editors. Book title. Edition. City: Publisher;
Year. Pages of citation.
Tengerdy RP. Solid substrate fermentation for enzyme production. In: Pandey
A, editor. Advances in Biotechnology. New Delhi: Educational Publishers
& Distributors; 1998. p. 13-16.
Author(s) of the work. Title of the presented work. In: responsible editor(s)
for the event (if any). Title of the event: Proceedings or
of the event; date of the event; place of the event. City of publication:
Publisher; Year of publication. Initial-final page of the work.
Gazda TL, Dittrich JR, Oikawa M G, Thomaz-Soccol V. Helminthes sheep distribution
in the pasture:effect of the species and height of the plants. In: IX
World Conference on Animal Production: Proceedings: Contributed papers-abstracts;
2003 Oct; Porto Alegre, Brazil. Porto Alegre: World Association of Animal
Production: ALPA: SBZ: UFRGS; 2003. v. 2. p. 102-104.
Part of Website/ homepage
Author(s) of the homepage (if any). Title [homepage on the internet].
City: institution; date(s) of register [date of the last update with the
expression "updated in"; date of access with the expression
"accessed in"]. Title of the part of the homepage. Available
from: website address.
The family impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) [Internet].
2009 Nov 1 [updated 2010 Jan 1; cited 2010 Apr 8]. Available from: http://www.virtualmedicalcentre.com.au/healthandlifestyle.asp?sid=192&title=The-Family-Impact-of-Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder-%28ADHD%29&page=2.
List of the new approved ingredients [Internet]. 2009 May [updated 2009
Mayo; cited 2011 Oct.20]. Available from: http://www.anvisa.gov.br/alimentos/comissoes/novos_ingredientes.htm.
Author(s) of the homepage (if any). Title of the homepage
[homepage on the internet]. City: institution; date(s) of register
[date of the last update with the expression "updated in"; date
of access with the expression "accessed in"]. Title of the part
of the homepage. Available from: Web site address with the expression.
Ciiagro Online [homepage on the internet]. São Paulo: Agronomic
Institution; c1988- 2003 [cited 2007 Apr. 10]. Available from: http://www.ciiagro.sp.gov.br/ciiagroonline/.
UNITS AND ABBREVIATIONS
The "SI" system must be used. In the case of other units, these
must be added in parentheses. Only the standard abbreviations for the
units must be used. Dots must not be included in the abbreviations, also
must be used % and / instead of "per cent" and "per".
Must be numbered consecutively in Arabic digits and inserted in proper
place in the text. A brief and descriptive title must be included above
each table and the explanations put below as a subtitle.
Formatting of Tables:
- Font Times New Roman 10, title and content.
- Font Times New Roman 9, footnotes.
- Width 16,5 cm.
- Vertical and Diagonal lines must not be used in tables.
- The tables must be elaborated and edited in cells, using the resources
of the text editor.
Obs: Tables in figure format (jpg, tif or png) are not accepted or that
contain lines drawn
Must be numbered consecutively in Arabic digits and cited in the text
in numerical order.
- Parts of figures must be indicated by uppercase (A,B,C, etc).
- The figures must be presented in gray scale, clear and with high contrast.
- Letters and numbers must have readable size after reduction or print,
use the following fonts: Arial or Times New Roman.
- The image must be adjusted to the width (16,5 cm) of the page, and must
be smaller than the page to allow the inclusion of the subtitle.
The illustrations must be cited in the text with the word "Figure",
without being abbreviated when it is part of a sentence. When it appears
in parentheses , it must be abbreviated "(Fig.)".
The text file containing the final paper submitted should not exceed
- Page charges: There will be no page charges.
- Proofs: After the layout, the manuscript in converted to pdf
(proof sheet) and forwarded to the authors for approval. The Proofs must
return to the Editorial Production in the stipulated date. Other changes
in the original manuscript won't be accepted in this stage.
Prof. Dr. Carlos R. Soccol
Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology
Rua Prof. Algacyr Munhoz Mader 3775-CIC
81350-010 Curitiba-PR, Brazil