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ISSN 2319-4820(Print Version)

Chief Editor

Dr. H. K. Sharma

Associate Editor

Dr. H. R. Bhat

Aims and Scope

The Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research provides a medium for publication of novel research papers and review articles from the areas of Pharmaceutics, Bio pharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Novel & Targeted Drug Delivery, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognosy &Phytochemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Education, Natural Product Research and Polymer Sciences.. 



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Editorial Board

Chief Editor

Dr. H. K. Sharma

Associate Editor

Dr. H. R. Bhat


Editorial Board

Dr. L. K. Nath Dr. M. K. Das

A. Shakya

H. Pathak

Dr. S. K. Ghosh Dr. A. Das

Dr. B. Bhuyan

N. Ahmed

Dr. D. Chetia Dr. Md. K. Zaman

P. Rajak

N. Gogoi

Dr. B. Mazumder Dr. B. B. Kakoty

 Dr. S Sahu



Editorial Advisory Board

Dr. Y. V. Pathak

University of South Florida, FL, USA

Dr. T. K. Maji

Tezpur University, Tezpur

Dr. Jacek Bojarksi

Jagiellonoain University, Karkuw, Poland

Dr. B. Mukherjee

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Dr. P. Maincent

Universite de Lorraine, Nancy, France

Dr. J. Lal

Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow

Dr. M. K. Chattopdhyay

Senior Principal Scientist (Retd), Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

Dr. S. Mallick

SOA University, Bhubaneswar

Dr. R. C. Deka            

Tezpur University, Tezpur  





Manuscript Submission

Submit Manuscript
All submissions should be made to the Editor via e-mail: [email protected] preferably in Microsoft Word format. Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources. All submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and papers will be considered for publication upon advice received from referees. All accepted manuscripts become the property of the publisher.

Author's Guidelines

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Author’s Guidelines 

Authors may submit their manuscript under the following categories-
Research article, Review Article, Opinion paper, Short communication, Letters to the Editor, Book review.


Word count
Research article: Maximum 3000 words
Review Article: Minimum 3000 and Maximum 6000 words
Opinion paper: Maximum 1000 words with maximum 10 references.
Short communication: Maximum 1000 words with one table, one figure (as applicable) with maximum 10 references.
Letters to the Editor: Maximum 800 words with 3-5 references
Book review: Maximum 500 words

However, the word count is not a strict norm; on the basis of the importance of the topic, the Editorial Board may consider a manuscript for publication.
Manuscripts are preferred in Microsoft Word format. All manuscripts must be written in concise English. Non-English word including Latin terminology, plant, animal and microbiological species nomenclature, should be italicized. Documents must be typed on one side of the paper, Paper size B5, Line spacing 1.5 with Times New Roman font faced (Font size 12, Regular),with margins of one inch on all sides. Tables and figures should appear in the main text in the relevant portion. Numberthe pages consecutively throughout the manuscript. Author should also supply a short-ended version of the title suitable for the running head, not exceeding 50 character spaces. A report of plagiarism check should be submitted alongwith the manuscript and the same should be declared in the declaration form.
Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: Title Page; Abstract; Main Text; Acknowledgments; References. List of and figures with captions (as a list) at last after references.

Submission:Completed manuscript as per the journal format may be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]

Title page
The first page should include (1) title of the paper (All capital, Font size 14, Bold), (2) names of each author (Font size 12, Bold), (3) names of department and institutions with which each author is affiliated (Font size 12, Regular), and (4) name, address, e-mail and phone number of corresponding author.
Running title not exceeding 50 character spaces.

Each article should be summarized in an abstract not exceeding 250 words, italicised. The recommended format of a structured abstract with the following headings for an original article: Background,Objective, Materials and methods, Results,Discussion and conclusion. For a review article, it should be structured as follows: Background, Objective, Methods (including data sources, study selection and data extraction), Discussion and Conclusion. 3-5 keywords are required that are not in the title. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams and reference in the abstract.

Main text
The main text should have appropriate headings and subheadings. The text for Research articles should be set out as (1) Introduction, (2) Materials and Methods, (3) Results and Discussion and (4) Conclusion. Footnote to the text should not be used.

Introduction: This section should state the relevance and background to the study, and its rationale and purpose.

Methods: The section should include the detail information on apparatus, experimental procedures and statistical methods. Studies involving humans, both volunteers and patients, or animals require approval by an Institutional Ethical Committee prior to actually performing the research and publishing the data.

Results: Present your results in logical sequence in the text, tables, and illustrations.

Discussion: This should include the research findings and their limitations, with reference to all other relevant studies.

Conclusions: This must summarize the main paper with major findings and possibilities for future research.
The body of a review article should be a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the literature, accompanied by critical analysis and leading to reasonable conclusions. Wherever appropriate details of the literature search methodology should be provided.

The Acknowledgments section details special thanks, personal assistance, dedications and financial support at the end of the manuscript before the references section.

References should be cited in the text by giving the author’s name with the year of publication, e.g., Smith 1984; or if there are more than three authors – Smith et al 1984. If several papers from the same authors and from the same year are cited, a, b, c, etc. should be put after the year of publication. Standard abbreviation of journal should be used. The references should be listed at the end of the manuscript alphabetically following the style below:
Journal: Mei-Tal V, Meyerowitz S and Engel G (1970). The role of psychological process in asthmatic disorder: multiple sclerosis. Psychosom Med,32 (5):67-89.
Book: Kao F (1973). An Introduction to Respiratory Physiology. New York: Elsevier North Holland, pp. 50-61.
Contribution to a book/Chapter in a Book: Tung PS and Fritz IB (1977). Isolation and culture of testicular cells: amorphological characterization. In: Hafez ES, ed. Techniques of Human Andrology. Amsterdam: Elsevier North Holland, pp. 125-43.
Electronic Resources: Ministry of Health Malaysia (2002). Programs and Projects. http://www.moh.gov.my (21st July 2001).
Patent: Hoch JA and Huang S (2000). Screening methods for the identification of novel antibiotics. US Patent: 6043045.
Thesis:Mackel H (2004). Capturing the spectra of silicon solar cells. Ph. D Thesis, The Australian National University, Canberra.

Each Equation should be numbered consecutively as per standard format.

Each table should be titled, and numbered with Arabic numbers (e.g., Table 3). Footnotes to the table should be suitably identified below the table. Do not use internal horizontal and vertical grids.They should be placed at appropriate places of the text. Captions should be typed in normal face font (12 pt). Captions should additionallybe typed, double spaced, on a separate sheet as a list of Tables.

All photographs, graphs and diagrams should be referred to as Figures and should be numbered in Arabic numerals (e.g., Fig. 3) consecutively according to the order in which they are first cited in the text. They should be placed at appropriate places of the text. Captions should be typed in normal face font (12 pt). Captions should additionallybe typed, double spaced, on a separate sheet as a list of Figures.

Footnotes are not to be used except for designation of the corresponding author of the paper or current address information for an author (if different from that shown in the affiliation).

One set of proof will be sent to the corresponding author. Proof should be carefully checked and returned promptly. Alterations made in proof should be absolutely minimal.

Each corresponding author will receive a PDF file of the final version of their article.

Article processing charge
There is no publication charge.


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