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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is spaced 1.5 lines; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines


1. Journal of Biotechnology (ISSN 1811-4989) publishes original research papers, review articles and short communications in all aspects of biotechnology and related fields.

2. Manuscript is prepared by a word processing software according to the Detailed Instruction for authors available on the Journal website. A research paper must not exceed 10 printed pages, a review article must not exceed 20 printed pages and a short communication is no more than 5 printed pages. Illustrations are divided into two types: Figures and Tables, which must be clearly, scientifically and logically presented with appropriate legends.

3. Manuscript may be written in Vietnamese or English. In the case of writing in Vietnamese, those scientific terms that have not been well translated into Vietnamese, are advised to use in the original English.

4. Manuscript written in Vietnamese must have summaries both in Vietnamese and English. Manuscript written in English can choose an option with or without Vietnamese summary. Each summary consists of 250-300 words with the content fully reflecting the main information published.

5. References must be fully and correctly listed in according to the Instruction for authors.

6. Manuscript is submitted online via the Journal website. Also, the electronic file of the manuscript is requested to send to the editorial office email.

7. Journal does not consider any manuscript incorrectly submitted as requested above.

8. The authors of each published paper will receive 01 printed issue free of charge.

9. Publishing format:     Languages: Vietnamese and English
Publishing period:          3 months/ 1 issue (number)
Printing sizes:               19 cm x 27 cm
Number of pages:         196 pages

10. Contact the following address:

Journal of Biotechnology Editorial Office: A16 Building, Vietnam Academy of Science             and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Phone: 84-4-37917105                              E-mail:
Website: Editor-in-Chief/ Standing Deputy Editor-in-Chief: A17 Building, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam.  
Phones: 84-4-37562934/ 84-4-37918014    E-mail:


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