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Notice to contributors of Mycology Today

The editorial board welcomes manuscripts consistent with aims and scope of the series.

Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and unpublished and not being considered for publication elsewhere. The responsible author must ensure that the article has been seen and approved by all the other authors. Papers accepted for publication become the copyright of the series and will not be returned. The articles published in the series are protected by copyright, which covers translation rights and the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute all the articles printed in the series. All articles will be subject to peer-review by one or more referees and authors are invited to propose 3 potential reviewers in their submission letter.

Publication charge is not applied for articles originating from CIS states, or if the corresponding author subscribes to the series. The Editorial Board of Mycology Today assumes no responsibilities for the statements made by its contributors.

Manuscript submission guidelines

Submitted manuscripts should conform with the Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical seriess. (Ann Intern Med 1997;126:36-47.)

Submission. Manuscripts should be submitted together with official submission letter, signatures, contact postal and E-mail addresses of one or more authors. The articles should be written in correct scientific Russian or English. Manuscripts should be sent on a newly formatted 3,5 inch floppy disks. 2 printed one-side only double-spaced copies containing figures and tables and signed by authors should accompany the disk. Articles may be submitted by e-mail.

File requirements. Submitted files are accepted only in RTF format or MS Word v. 6.0 and above. Larger files (> 1 Mb) may be compressed only with *.zip or *.rar compression. Editors may request figurefiles.

Text formatting. Text of the manuscript should be placed on A4 (210 x 297 mm) format with all margins set at 25 mm. Use only standard font Times New Roman, size12, double spaced.

Organisation of the manuscript. Article text should be accompanied by full and brief titles, authors full names, complete names and postal addresses of the affiliation(s), originating city and country. Provide abstract not exceeding 150 words with no abbreviations, and at least 5 keywords. Standard manuscripts should be organised as follows: title page, abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgments, references, tables, legends for figures. Materials and methods should clearly and concisely describe all compounds and methods used. A brief note on the statistical methods used to evaluate the results should also be included. The review articles should contain sections with subheadings. Abbreviations should be used sparingly and always given in full at the first mention. All measurements should be in metric units. All figures and diagrams should be accompanied by a legend and have Arabic numbers. Low resolution photographic figures are not allowed. Digital images is preferred. Indicate magnification when applicable.

References. Reference list should be composed with abbreviations according to Index Medicus style. Number references consecutively as they appear in text. List all authors when 6 or less, otherwise list first 3 and add et al. Examples of correct form of references are given below:

1. Mosmann TR, Coffman RL. Heterogeneity of cytokine secretion patterns and functions of helper T cells. Adv Immunol 1989; 46:111-47.

2. Janeway CA, Travers P, Walport M, Shlomchik M. Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease. 5 ed. Garland Science, 2001.

3. Sergeev AY, Sundukova IO, Lysenko VI et al. [Current approach to the treatment of onychomycosis]. Voen Med Zh 2002; 323 (12):38-41.

Authors are responsible for recognising and disclosing financial and other conflicts of interest that may bias their work.

Ethics

When reporting experiments on human subjects, indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional or regional) or with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as amended in 1983.

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