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Trends in Life Sciences

TLS is published quarterly per year in January, April, July and October.

Types of manuscripts:

Research papers: 9-10 pages should be based on new experimental studies.

Short communications: 2-3 pages, these should relate to new findings..

Review articles: 10-11 pages should bring up current scientific topics or interpretative and critical writings on scientific findings.

Submission of Manuscripts:

Manuscripts are accepted on the understanding that authors have obtained the necessary authority for publication. Manuscripts with multi-authors imply the consent of each of the author and that they have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should be neatly typed, double-spaced and in Times New Roman font size 12 throughout, the full paper including tables, graphs, figures etc. should be submitted to: E-mail: trendsres@gmail.com

Please Mention the Title of the Journal in which you want to publish your Paper.

Review Process: All manuscripts are reviewed by internal editors and outside reviewers. Decisions are taken early as possible. Reviewers’ comments are conveyed to authors within 3 weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. Following acceptance, a paper would normally be published in the next issue.

Manuscript preparation:

Prepare in Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. Title shall be bold and in UPPERCASE. Manuscript should start with the title page. Text should be arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion (including Figure and Tables and their titles and legends), Acknowledgements, References. All pages should be numbered.

Title Page: Title of article / research paper / review or comment must be as brief as possible. Each author must provide his full name and address. In case of joint articles, the corresponding author of the manuscript must be marked with an asterisk, and include telephone, fax and E-mail address. If co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned.

Abstract: Should present the objective of study, the main findings, and principal conclusions, in not more than 250 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations avoided; no literature should be cited. All the three categories: Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications, should have an Abstract.

Keywords: 3-7 keywords are to be provided by authors. 

Introduction: Start on a new page and clearly indicate the objective of study.

Materials and Methods: These include concise details on the methodology adopted, sufficient enough to repeat the experiment. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited and important modifications of published procedures, mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used.

Results: Written in the past tense when describing findings. All results in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Results should be supported by statistical analysis.

Discussion: Contain a critical review of the results of study with the support of relevant literature. It can end with brief conclusions. Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.

Acknowledgments: Brief and specific. 


References In text: Listed in alphabetical order. References in the text, a reference identified by means of an author‘s name should be followed by the date of the reference in parentheses. When there are more than two authors, only the first author‘s name should be mentioned, followed by et al.  

Examples- In the text: Kinagi (2011), Nikam et al. (2012), (Jawale, 1983), (Dama and Kirdak, 2010), (Chavan, 1998; Singh, 2012 a,b; Jadhav, 2004, 2010), (Poul et al., 2011) 

Examples- In the reference section: Arrange Alphabetically 

References in References section

APHA. (1985). Standard methods of for the examination of water and waste water. American Public Health Association, Washington DC. Pp 1244.

Chatterjee K.D. (1967). Parasitology, Protozoology and Helminthology. 6th ed. Calcutta: In Guha Ray Sree Saraswaty Press Ltd, India.

Cunha F.E. A. and Rosa I.L. (2006). Anaesthetic effects of clove oil on seven species of tropical reef teleosts. J. Fish Biol. 69:1504-1512.

Hiware C.J. (1999). A new species of Lytocestoides Baylis, 1928 from a freshwater fish, Clarias batrachusRiv. di Parassitol. 16:184–187.

Kirtikar K.R. and Basu B.D. (1999). Indian Medicinal Plants, L.M. Basu Allahabad. 2: Pp 856.    

Sharma R.K., Singh K. and Saxena K.K. (1990). Effect of cambendazole and haloxon on the carbohydrate metabolism of Ascaridia galli and Heterakis gallinae (Nematoda). Angew Parasitol. 31:101–105.


Processing fees:

As costs are involved in every stage of the research paper publication process, like manuscript handling form submission to publication, peer-review, typesetting, copy-editing, tagging and indexing of articles, Electronic composition and production, hosting the final article on dedicated servers, electronic archiving, server and website update and maintenance, supporting sales and marketing costs to ensure global dissemination and administrative and overheads, the author is asked to pay an article publication fee. Article Publication Fee, to cover processing and publications costs.

Authors can remit their processing fee through Internet Banking for which the details are given below. We request you to make the payment within seven days after receiving acceptance of your paper.

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay  for Indians Rs. 2250 (INR)  and  for forgeiners Total 160 US $ (excluding bank charges)* per paper for

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* For Fast processing Rs. 4000 For Indians  and 160 US$ for authors from out side India.

Journal (Included in Thomson Reuters)

For Indian Authors

Our Fees for foreigners

Trends in Life Sciences

Rs. 2250

120 US$

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Peer Review Policy

DAMA International publications journals, are committed to prompt evaluation and publication of fully accepted papers the journals. To maintain a high-quality publication, all submissions undergo a review process. The main Characteristics of the peer review process are as follows:

  • Submissions of the same manuscript to different journals will not be accepted.
  • Manuscripts contents with outside the scope will not be considered for review.
  • Papers will be refereed by at least 2 experts with the subject expers.
  • In addition, Editors will have the option additional reviews when needed.
  • The peer reviewers check the manuscript for accuracy and assess the validity of the research methodology and procedures. If appropriate, they suggest revisions. If they find the article lacking in scholarly validity and rigor, they reject it.
  • All received papers decisions are made by the journal's Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the referees' reports.
  • If the paper not accepted for the publications notified to authors promptly.
  • All submitted manuscripts are treated as the paper will not submitted for the process of publication in other Journals as also treated as confidential documents.
  • Peer review process is confidential and identities of reviewers cannot be revealed.
  • Editors and reviewers involved in the review process should disclose conflicts of interest resulting from direct competitive, collaborative etc.
  • Locate the journal in the online or Library, then identify the most current entire year’s issues.
  • The Journals are free access to read and download the full paper.
  • All manuscripts submitted will be checked for plagiarism with the help of Plagiarism Detection Software.

Copyright Policy: 

Submission of a manuscript implies that the work has not been published before, and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Acceptance of a manuscript will automatically transfer all copyrights of the manuscript to store, publish, distribute, access, and make commercial use of the article.

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All authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables DAMA International, to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors' proprietory rights. Copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to distribute and reproduce the article, including reprints, photography, microfilm or any other reproductions of similar nature and translations.

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Ethics Policy

DAMA International is committed to

  • To maintaining an accurate and transparent research work, including publishing corrections and retractions when necessary
  • To supporting journal editors to run their journals transparently and ethically.


  • The submitted research work is original and written by them.
  • Disclose of the sources of financial support for the research project.
  • Their Research work has not been previously published and has been submitted elsewhere for the process of publications.
  • The source is clearly cited and that where appropriate permission is obtained
  • Their data their own, is true and not manipulated in any form.
  • The authors adhere to all research ethics guidelines of their discipline, particularly where human or animal, Life sciences subjects are involved.

Research Results

Authors should strive not to allow mispresentation of their research data, and not to include other’s research work data or research results without permission from the original authors or publishers.



•             They maintain the confidentiality of the review process.

•             conduct themselves fairly and impartially


•             They maintain and promote consistent ethical policies for their journals.

•             They ensure the confidentiality of the review process

•             The research work with authors, reviewers, and Editorial Board members as necessary to ensure

                they are sufficiently advised regarding their journals’ ethics and publishing policies.

Originality of Manuscripts: The Editorial Board is not responsible for the statements made or opinions expressed by the authors, who should ensure that all submitted manuscripts have resulted from original work.

Research Ethics Guidelines: An approval from an ethics committee must be obtained before undertaking the research. The project identification code, date of approval and name of the ethics committee or institutional review board should be cited in the Methods section. 

Plagiarism (includes copying text, ideas, images, or data from another source, even from your own publications, without giving any credit to the original source) are not acceptable in the research paper submissions. All manuscripts submitted will be checked for plagiarism with the help of Plagiarism Detection Software.

Privacy Statement: The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Electronic submission of manuscripts is strongly encouraged, provided that the text, tables, and figures, are included in a single Microsoft Word file.

Download Copywrite form

All authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables DAMA International, to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors' proprietory rights. Copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to distribute and reproduce the article, including reprints, photography, microfilm or any other reproductions of similar nature and translations.

ft Word file.