Instructions for Authors
Journal of Probiotics & Health provide the quaterly publication of articles in all areas related to Probiotics, Gut-microbiota, Probiotic foods, Probiotics for infants, Gastroenterology, Intesinal parasites, IrritableBowel Syndrome, Digestive systems & Microbes. Journal of Probiotics & Health welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published approximately one month after acceptance.
The “Journal of Probiotics and Health” is using Editorial Tracking system for online manuscript submission, review and tracking. Editorial board members of the journal or outside experts review manuscripts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by the editor is required for the acceptance and publication of any citable manuscript.
Issue release frequency of “Journal of Probiotics and Health” is quaterly with 4 issues per year.
The basic article processing fee or manuscript handling cost is as the price mentioned above on the other hand it may vary based on the extensive editing, coloured effects, complex equation, extra elogation of the number of pages of the article, etc.
manuscript number will be e-mailed to the corresponding author within 72 hours.
Longdom Publishing SL Policy Regarding the NIH Mandate
Longdom Publishing SL will support authors by posting the published version of articles by NIH grant-holders to PubMed Central immediately after publication.
Editorial policies and Process Journal of Probiotics & Health follows a progressive Editorial Policy that encourages researchers to submit the original research, reviews and editorial observations as articles, well supported by tables and graphic representation.
Article Processing Charges (APC):
Journal of Probiotics & Health is organized by Longdom Publishing SL, a self supporting organization and does not receive funding from any institution/government. Hence, the operation of the Journal is solely financed by the handling fees received from authors and some academic/corporate sponsors. The handling fees are required to meet maintenance of the journal. Being an Open Access Journal, Journal of Journal of Probiotics & Health does not receive payment for subscription, as the articles are freely accessible over the internet. Authors of articles are required to pay a fair handling fee for processing their articles. However, there are no submission charges. Authors are required to make payment only after their manuscript has been accepted for publication.
Average Article prorcessing time (APT) is 55 days
Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process (FEE-Review Process) :
Journal of Probiotics & Health is participating in the Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process (FEE-Review Process) with an additional prepayment of $99 apart from the regular article processing fee. Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process is a special service for the article that enables it to get a faster response in the pre-review stage from the handling editor as well as a review from the reviewer. An author can get a faster response of pre-review maximum in 3 days since submission, and a review process by the reviewer maximum in 5 days, followed by revision/publication in 2 days. If the article gets notified for revision by the handling editor, then it will take another 5 days for external review by the previous reviewer or alternative reviewer.
Acceptance of manuscripts is driven entirely by handling editorial team considerations and independent peer-review, ensuring the highest standards are maintained no matter the route to regular peer-reviewed publication or a fast editorial review process. The handling editor and the article contributor are responsible for adhering to scientific standards. The article FEE-Review process of $99 will not be refunded even if the article is rejected or withdrawn for publication.
The corresponding author or institution/organization is responsible for making the manuscript FEE-Review Process payment. The additional FEE-Review Process payment covers the fast review processing and quick editorial decisions, and regular article publication covers the preparation in various formats for online publication, securing full-text inclusion in a number of permanent archives like HTML, XML, and PDF, and feeding to different indexing agencies.
Submission of an Article
order to reduce delays, authors should assure that the level, length and format of a manuscript submission conform to Longdom Publishing SL requirements at the submission and each revision stage. Submitted articles should have a summary/abstract, separate from the main text, of up to 300 words. This summary does not include references, numbers, abbreviations or measurements unless essential. The summary should provide a basic-level introduction to the field; a brief account of the background and principle of the work; a statement of the main conclusions; and 2-3 sentences that place the main findings into a general context. The text may contain a few short subheadings of no more than 40 characters each.
Formats for Longdom Publishing SL Contributions: Longdom Publishing SL accepts the following: original articles, reviews, abstracts, addendums, announcements, article-commentaries, book reviews, rapid communications, letters to the editor, annual meeting abstracts, conference proceedings, calendars, case-reports, corrections, discussions, meeting-reports, news, orations, product reviews, hypotheses and analyses.
Cover Letter: A cover letter of 500 words should accompany the manuscript outlining the scope and purpose of research, along with email and postal address for communication.
Introduction: The initial paragraph in the research article for Journal of Probiotics and Health manuscript should capture a reader’s interest the attention of researchers and professionals in chemical properties of compounds and the formulations including the pathways and sites of action.
Title: The title section should be provided with the mention of the brief overview of the contents in the Journal of Probiotics and Health paper that give an idea of the scope of research. This should be wrapped up within a line or phrase consisting of around 25 words.
Author information: The Telephone, Fax, and E-mail address should be mentioned along with complete names and credentials supported by required documents.
Abstract: The submitted manuscripts for Journal of Probiotics and Health should have an exclusive abstract of 300 words apart from the main article. It should comprise of the brief account of the research and the principle of research, and might contain short-headings of about 40 characters, with overall conclusion into a general context. Abbreviations should be avoided to the maximum extent.
Materials and Methods: This section must contain the several materials and procedures used, along with the observation and analysis of the results and conclusion. Separate enclosure or appendix must be provided for tables and figures. Excel file cannot be placed as an embedded object as this violates the integrity of the research article in Journal of Probiotics and Health.
Results: A detailed explanation about the inferences gathered from the experiment and the observations, which would also pave the way for its practical usage and wider application in other genres.
Acknowledgment: It mentions the details of the grants and the underlying contributions received in cash and moral guidance for the studies.
Other article types:
1. Letter to the editor
It is a form of a communication with the editor in chief or fellow editors to express a particular opinion about any matter directly associated with the area of chemistry research. The specific outcome and modes of application in the Journal of Probiotics and Health can be mentioned and discussed in the letter. The letter must be in a formal language and should be compatible with the journalistic mode of communication, as it is mostly addressed to an editor in chief or persons in a similar capacity. The general audience and readers of the Journal of Probiotics and Health can also get their queries answered regarding the content and its layout and structure.
As a large global audience from diverse backgrounds and schools of thought goes through an open access journal, the Journal of Probiotics and Health also accepts feedbacks in the form of crisp and short commentaries with reference to the methodologies or subsequent research findings. The readers can express their views in form of writing to the respective editor or author, thereby building a rapport to inform about several aspects related to appearance, and rendering of the content and works of the Journal of Probiotics and Health. The commentary and opinion about the scope of the article must reach within six months of publication.
3. Images Images and illustrations are important elements without which the story is incomplete; and the same holds true for sciences and research domain. The images posted or published in connection with Journal of Probiotics and Health have to be in a high resolution so that those can be interchangeable and compatible with various formats including full-text and html. Tools like can be used to develop images of fine detail associated with particular research theme (such as ChemDraw to present bonds and molecular structures pictorially. Suitable legend for the image is strongly recommended.
Proofing and reprints: The evidence of proofing would be sent in an electronic form to the author of Journal of Probiotics and Health through an email as a pdf attachment, and authors can print unlimited number of copies once they download the pdf. No modifications are made to the manuscript at the proof stage except for spelling or basic errors. Authors can also have access to the full-text versions of their work.
Copyright: The submitted manuscript should not be under publication anywhere else, except for usage as a help or instruction guide. All works published by Longdom Publishing SL are under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Accordingly, subsequently published articles can copy, distribute, and adapt the original work with proper citation.
Withdrawal Policy: From time to time, an author may wish to withdraw a manuscript after submitting it. Changing one’s mind is an author’s prerogative. And an author is free to withdraw an article at no charge – as long as it is withdrawn within 7 days of its initial submission. Author needs to pay complete processing fee if he/she wants to withdraw after 7 days.