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Manuscript submission and preparation

The amount of experimental work with a list of cited references, tables and figures with captions that explain the results obtained should not exceed 8 pages (about 30 thousand characters), review – 12 pages (40 thousand characters), printed on the printer (text – size 14, tables – size 10, line spacing – 1,5).

Drawings, photographs, charts, etc., maybe black and white or color.

If the article uses illustrations published by other authors, the author of the manuscript must provide documentary evidence of editorial permission to use these illustrations from the copyright holder.

Manuscript must be signed by each author.

At the end of the article, following the list of references, the author must include article title, author initials and surnames, the official name of the institution where the work was performed, e-mail address and summary and key words:

• In case the article written in Ukrainian, this information is fed in English;

• In case the article written in English, this information is fed in English and Ukrainian languages.

The manuscript of the article must be signed by each author.

Manuscript Formatting Requirements


Font – Times New Roman; size 14 (tables – size 10); line spacing – 1,5.

Tables and Illustrated Materials

All table columns must be labled and filled in with specific data (if research is not conducted, it is necessary to put "-", and if performance is not installed – "0").

All photo prints must be marked to indicate the top of the image.

Introduction (the word «introduction» should not be included)

At the beginning of the article briefly describe the background of the issue, citing sources of literature, and justify the purpose of the study.

Materials and Methods

"Materials and Methods" section should be presented in a format so that by following the described methods and reagents of the experiment the experiment could be reproduced. Known methods can be simply linked to corresponding publications. The author should provide the name of the manufacturer along with the country of production of reagents and materials that were used in the experiments; the type and number of the animals that were used during the experiment and include the methods of anesthesia and euthanasia.

The experiments performed on living vertebrate animals must conform to the European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes (Strasbourg, 1986), and the Law of Ukraine “On the Protection of Animals from Cruelty” .

If experiments were conducted in public, a written confirmation of an informed consent must be provided, as well as a confirmation that studies meet the standards set by Helsinki Declaration, adopted in 1964 and revised by the 59th General Assembly of the W MA, Seoul, October 2008. Authors should note that the procedures have been duly approved by the local Ethics Committee.

In experiments performed on isolated tissues, cells or cell cultures of animals or humans, the author must indicate the donor and provide detailed information about the methods by which the tissue was obtained, including a specific method of anesthesia or euthanasia.

Digital data should be rounded in accordance with defined rules, considering the average error of the experiment. The probability of performance differences should be justified by statistical analysis, referringto specific methods. The authors can not provide the same results in table sand figures. Specific software that was used for statistical analysis of received results must be specified, as well as the results of the confidence interval or the distribution of values.

Abbreviations of units of measurement and of physical and chemical quantities should be used in the International Systemof Units (CI).

Results and Discussion

This section should avoid direct repetition of data tables. Discussion of results should be limited to the consideration of the most important facts established on the basis of previous data on the issues studied. In other words, much of the discussion should be devoted to the interpretation of results.


This final chapter has to summarize key concepts. If required, this section can also point to the parts of work that require further research.


Writing a reference list in the Vancouver style

References should be placed in the order of their mention in the text. The name of the sources list – links. The numbers of quoted sources of literature are given in the text of the manuscript in square brackets, comma or dash (there should be no spaces between commas or dashes). The number of pages in the links, if possible, must be reduced (for example: a quote on pages 115-117, the reference is 115-7). If the quoted publication is assigned a digital identifier DOI (Digital object identifier), then it must be specified after the resource address (URL).

References should be made in the order indicated below:

Books :

Surname Initial(s). Book title. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. Pages.

1, 2 or 1, 2, 3 or 1, 2, 3, 4 or 1, 2, 3, 4. 5, or 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 surname Initials. Book title. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. Pages.

Books with more than 6 authors:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Surname Initials et al. Book title. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. Pages.

Journal article:

Surname Initials. Title of article. Journal title/or title abbreviation. Year; volume(issue):page(s).

1, 2 or 1, 2, 3 or 1, 2, 3, 4 or 1, 2, 3, 4. 5, or 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 surname Initials. Title of article. Journal title/or title abbreviation. Year; volume (issue): page(s).

Article with more than 6 authors:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Surname Initials et al. Title of article. Journal title/or title abbreviation. Year; volume (issue): page(s).

Conference paper:

Surname author Initial(s). Paper title. In: Conference title. Place of publication:

Publisher; Year. Page(s).


Surname Initial(s). Title [type of publication]. Place: Publisher; Year. Pages.

References written in Cyrillic, are given in the original language, and in brackets, translated into English.

In the absence of the English version of the title of the literary source, it should be translated.

Summary and keywords

Summary (in English and Ukrainian) should be structured, no more than 250 words, and include the following sections: aim, methods, results, conclusions; - keywords (up to 10 words), as well as indicate the title of the article, initials and surnames of the authors and the name of the institution

Check yourself!

- Two printed copy, electronic form on CD -ROM or USB- drive (only when submitting material personally).

- With the publication of the results of experimental studies conducted on animals must attach an extract from the minutes of the Ethics Committee.


Structure of the manuscript

• Summary and keywords

• UDC (at the beginning of the article in the upper left corner)

• Title of article

• Initials and surname of the author (s)

• The name of the institution where the work has been done

• Email address for correspondence

• Introduction

• Materials and methods

• Results and discussion

• Conclusions

• Acknowledgement

• Literature

(bottom of the first page – a sign of copyright ©, the first three names of authors and year of publication)

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