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The Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry publishes short to medium length research papers written in English on Biology and Chemistry.

Address for Correspondence

Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry
Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Fen Fakültesi, 06532, Beytepe, Ankara, Türkiye

Phone: +90 312 297 6850
Phone: +90 312 297 6851
Fax :+90 312 299 2093

20 offprints will be provided free of charge to author(s) and additional offprints (20 at minimum) can be purchased at cost price per offprint (1-4 pp 4$; 5-8 pp: 8$: postage additionally) and must be prepaid.

Subscription Order should be placed with Dr. Adil Denizli, Editor. Airmail delivery surcharge rates to other countries are available on request. Claims for undelivered issues must be made promptly – at the very latest, immediately following receipt of the issue succeeding the missing number.

Editorial Information

Papers and correspondence should be sent to Dr. Adil Denizli, Editor-in-Chief. Authors receive an acknowledgement of receipt of their paper.

Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry

Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry is an international journal for communication in the fields of chemistry and biology. The aim of the journal is to inform the readers quickly and in a condensed form about the latest findings and developments in this fast-growing field. Only original papers will be considered for publication. The “Instructions for Authors” should be followed exactly. Every effort will be made to the submitted manuscripts rapidly refereed by experts of the respective are of research.

Instructions for Authors

The manuscripts must be written in stylistically and grammatically sound English and submitted in 3 camera ready copies for direct photographic reproduction. Only original papers are accepted which must not exceed. The author(s) are fully responsible for the quality of their contribution (with regard to content and layout). Manuscripts which do not follow the layout of Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry will not be accepted. Authors submitting a manuscript must have obtained any printing permissions necessary in advance and agree to transfer the copyright of their article to the Publisher.

Send Manuscripts by courier or express mail or electronically by e-mail (together with a letter which must include your address(es), fax number(s) and E-mail(s) to:

Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry
Hacettepe University, Faculty of Science, 06532, Beytepe, Ankara, TÜRKİYE


Preferably laser-printed in “Times” 9 points, should be submitted on good quality white paper (210 x 297 mm). total typed area: 12.5 x 21.0 cm (= 4.9 x 8.6 inches) per page, except the title page 12.5 x 15 cm (= 4.9 x 5.9 inches) which must have more empty space on the top.

Title of paper: In capital letters, centered, first line 8 cm (3.14 inches) from top of page, 12 cm, bold. Affiliation: (single-spaced, centered) Name(s) of author(s), institution(s), country
Summary: (single-spaced, text flush left and right, 9 points) not to exceed 6 lines.
Key words: Below the Summary up to 4 key words

Body: 1.5 spaced, 2 empty lines between sections, headings flush left, text flush left and right
Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion (the latter two may be combined).
Acknowledgements: single spaced
References: (single spaced) should be numbered consecutively as they appear in the text. Use Arabic numerals without parentheses. Each reference ends with a period as given below;

  1. KM.Dinca,A.F.Yu,J.R.Long,Microporousmetal-organicframeworksincorporating1,4-benzeneditetrazolate: synthesis, structures, and hydrogen storage properties, J. Am. Chem. Society, 128 (2006) 8904-8913.

  2. FM.A. Neumann, X-Cell: a novel indexing algorithm for routine tasks and difficult cases, J. Appl. Cryst., 36 (2003) 356-365.

  3. PH. Chen, S.L. Lin, A combined experiment and molecular dynamics simulation study on the influence of the crosslinking

    on the crystallization of comb fluorinated acrylate copolymers, J Mater Sci., 49 (2014) 986-993.

Tables: (text single-spaced) Numbered with Arabic numerals. Horizontal lines only. Footnotes in letter. Integrate tables in manuscript.

Formulas, figures and graphs: (line drawings only) may be typed or drawn on separate sheets and pasted accurately into spaces in the text exactly as the page will appear in the journal. Drawings and formulas should be clear, precise and attractive.

Manuscripts will be received will not be returned to authors even if they were rejected, but the author will naturally receive a written response for all manuscripts sent in.

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