The Journal of Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran (J. Sci. I. R. Iran) is published quarterly by the University of Tehran. Contributions from all fields of basic sciences may be submitted by scientists from all over the world.
The papers submitted to this journal should not have been published previously, except in the form of a brief preliminary communication, nor submitted to another journal. The decision to accept a contribution rests with the Editorial Committee of the J. Sci. I. R. Iran. Manuscripts will be considered for publication in the form of articles, preliminary communications, notes and review articles. The work should be original or a through review by an authoritative person in a pertinent field.
Submission of a manuscript implies that the author(s) agree to transfer copyright to the J. Sci. I. R. Iran when the contribution is accepted for publication. Reproduction of the text, figures, or tables of this journal is allowed only by permission of the Editorial Committee.
3. Preparation of Manuscripts
3.1. General considerations. Manuscripts must be submitted in English according to Journal Instructions ( It is necessary to submit at least 2 files including “Title page” and “Main file”). They must be typewritten in Microsoft Word (all versions). Authors are requested to reserve margins of at least 3 cm at the top and bottom of each page and at least 4 cm on the left-hand side.
Tables and illustrations (both numbered in Arabic numerals) should be prepared on separate pages. Tables require a heading and figures a legend, also prepared on a separate page. In Electronic submission, figures should be with the following caveats: all figures should be submitted at a minimum of 300 dpi and saved as TIFF files (avoid submitting JPEG files) after your text file.
Manuscripts should be kept to a minimum length and should be subdivided into labeled sections (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgement, References). A current issue of J. Sci. I. R. Iran should be consulted.
3.2. Title page.The title of a manuscript should reflect concisely the purpose and findings of the work in order to provide maximal information for a computerized title search. Titles, Abbreviations, symbols, chemical formulae, references, and footnotes should be avoided.
The authors’ full first names, middle initials and last names should be given, followed by the address(es) of the contributing department(s). (e.g. Department, Faculty, University, City, Country).
Telephone, Fax and Email of corresponding author should be footnoted on the bottom of the first page of each manuscript.Footnotes may be added to indicate the present mailing address(es) of the author(s). (e.g. *Corresponding author, Tel: 00982188012080, Fax: 00982188012081, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Special types of print should be indicated as follows:
Underline with wavy line
a) Headings, designated numbers of chemical compounds, subheadings.
b) Configurational prefixes ((R)-, (S)-, cis-, trans-, tert-, etc); Latin words or abbreviations, words in languages other than English; trade names of compounds (first letter should be capitalized); names of authors if mentioned in the text.
c) Symbols of molar and normal concentrations (M and N), D- and L-, the names or initials of the nomenclature of species.
d) Italicized terms and prefixes in headings.
The total number of pages (including references, tables, copies of formula collections (if any), schemes and figures should be marked in the upper left-hand corner of the first page of each copy. The complete address, including phone number, and E-mail address of the correspondence author should also be given.
3.3. Main File:
a) The title of the article (The first letter of each word must be capital).
b) Abstract should be self-explanatory and intelligible without references to the text and titles, it must not exceed 250 words.
c) At least between three to five keywords should be chosen by the author(s).
e) Materials and Methods
f) Results and Discussion ( they can be separate section too)
g) Figures and Tables ( if There are any)
Theoretical articles must have atleast two main title : Introduction and Results.
3.4. References. References may be numbered alphabetically or sequentially in the order they are cited in the text. References typed with double spacing are to be listed in numerical order at the end of the main text. They should be addressed according to the following examples:
Noori-Daloii M.R., Swift R.A., Kung H.J., Crittenden L.B., and Witter R.L. Specific integration of REV proviruses in avian bursal lymphomas. Nature, 294 (5841): 574-576 (1981).
Rang G.M. and Petrocelli S.R. Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, New York, 1129 p. (1991).
Chapters in Books:
Walsh J.H. Gastrointestinal hormones. In: Johnson L., Christensen J., Jackson M., Jacobson E., and Walsh J.H. (Eds.), Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, 2nd Ed., Raven, New York, pp. 181-254 (1987).
Kossir A. Extraction liquid-liquid du Zinc (II) en milieu cyanure. Application ala valorization des minerais de zinc oxides, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Paris (VI), 116 p. (1991).
*** Please note that papers with incorrect references will be returned.
4. Forwarding Address
Manuscripts should be submitted to the journal site (http://jscinces.ut.ac.ir).
It is necessary to upload these files seperately:
1-" Title Page"
2-" Main File " without authors defenitions.; including figures and tables if there are any.
5- cover letter
6-Mathematics Manuscripts must have The Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC) .