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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 manuscript, or any part of it, must not be previously published or under consideration by any other journal/publisher.
  • A Cover Letter to the editor with information outlined in the Author Instructions.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Instructions.
  • The manuscript must contain sections with headings organised in the following order: Title, Running Title, Authors, Affiliation, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussions, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, Funding Body, References, and Figure Legends.
  • All figures and tables should not be inserted in the main text file, but be uploaded as separate files and referred to within the text at the appropriate points.
  • In order to cover the costs of editorial management and peer review administration, professional production and distribution of published articles, STEMedicine charges the authors a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of US$1200 (plus prevailing governmental tax) for each accepted article, regardless of the length of the article. There are no submission charges, no charges for rejected articles. Also, complete or partial fee waivers can be granted for authors who do not have funds to cover the APC, on a case-to-case basis.

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