Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed and open access scientific
journal that provides a high-visibility forum to the scientific community
for the publication of top-tier original research according to the scope
of the journal.
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences publishes high quality research work in the following forms:
Research articles present original research and address a clearly stated
specific hypothesis or question. Papers should provide novel approaches
and new insights into the problem addressed. Research Article should arrange
in the following order: abstract, brief introduction, materials and methods,
results, discussion, acknowledgements, references, figures, tables.
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Review articles are an attempt by one or more authors to sum up the current
state of the research on a particular topic. Ideally, the author searches
for everything relevant to the topic, and then sorts it all out into a
coherent view of the “state of the art” as it now stands.
Review Articles should inform about:
• the main
researchers working in a field
• recent major
advances and discoveries
gaps in the research
• future directions
Only review articles from the experts in relevant field will be considered for
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Short communication is for a concise, but independent report representing
a significant contribution in the field. Short communication is not intended
to publish preliminary results. But if these results are of exceptional
interest and are particularly topical and relevant will be considered
for publication. It should be no more than 2500 words, and could include
two figures or tables. It should have at least 8 references. Short communications
will also send for peer review.
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A technical note is an article giving a brief description of a technique
or procedure. It may also refer to the modification of a technique, procedure
or equipment of interest to the journal. It should be no more than 2500
words, and could include two figures or tables. It should have at least
8 references. Technical notes will also send for peer review
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Letters to the Editor
This section is for discussion of topical scientific matters, including
those published in the journal and for miscellaneous contributions.
The letter should be submitted via online submission system.
A galley proof will be provided to the author before the scientific letter
is available for all audiences.