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Guidelines for Authors

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Journal policies

The submitted articles are reviewed by two independent experts appointed by the Editorial Board. A copy of the article manuscript with reviewers remarks is forwarded to the corresponding author. Reprint version revised by the author and agreed with reviewers is considered the final one.

When the authors submit their manuscripts, they are welcome to suggest suitable independent reviewers; however, these suggestions may not be followed by the Editorial Board. Authors may also request the journal to exclude not more than two individuals or laboratories. The journal sympathetically considers such exclusion requests although the Editor's decision on the choice of peer-reviewers is final.

Authors should treat communication with the journal as confidential: correspondence with the journal, reviewers' reports and other confidential materials must not be posted on any website or otherwise publicized without prior permission from the Editors.

We draw your attention to the fact that the copyright contract enters into force after the article has been accepted. If the Editorial Board rejects your article the contract automatically becomes invalid. Signing the contract by author/authors means they are acquainted and agree with the terms of agreement.

Publishing ethics guidelines

The Editorial Board follows the approved standards of ethical behaviour with all parties involved in publishing.

The Editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in anyone’s own research without a written consent of the author.

The Editor should not publish information if there are reasons to suspect any malpractice or plagiarism.

The Editorial Board treats the submitted manuscript and all communication with authors and referees as confidential. The manuscripts should be evaluated for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, ethnic origin, citizenship, social status or political affiliation of the authors.

The Editor should take reasonably responsive measures in case of ethical complaints concerning submitted manuscript or published paper.