CURRENT BIOCHEMISTRY JOURNAL
Current Biochemistry Journal ensures that all articles published in this journal follow the ethical principles of scientific publication. It is therefore important to set ethical standards for all stakeholders in order to create a conducive environment and to avoid problems that may arise due to certain conflicts of interest. The references used in preparing the ethics of this publication are the guidelines issued by The Committee of Publishing Ethics (COPE) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
Authors are responsible for :
- Make a substantial contribution to the conception or design of work; or obtaining, analyzing, or interpreting data for work;
- Design works or critically revise them for important intellectual content;
- Approved the final revised version of the version to be published;
- Agree to be responsible for all aspects of the work to ensure that questions relating to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are properly investigated and resolved.
All those designated as authors must meet all four criteria, and all those who meet the four criteria must be identified as authors. Those who do not meet all four criteria should be mentioned in a special section of the manuscript (Acknowledgment).
Authors are obliged to follow a series of review processes, submit and present accurate research results, and guarantee that they are free from fabrication, falsification and plagiarism. Authors are not allowed to publish the same article in other journals. After the articles were published, the publication copyright was submitted to the journal Current Biochemistry. The author can state a possible conflict of interest that could occur due to publication. The author guarantees that no contractual relationship or proprietary considerations may affect publication. If the research involves humans or animals, the author must fulfill the requirements of the code of ethics in accordance with the applicable regulations through the authorized institution.
The editor is responsible for ensuring that the review process runs according to a predetermined and agreed flow. Editors must be fair and objective in selecting incoming manuscripts and also checking the originality of the manuscript. Editors must maintain the confidentiality of data and anonymity of authors, and avoid conflicts of interest, especially those related to commercial influence. The editor is responsible for ensuring that the manuscript received is reviewed by reviewers in accordance with their field of expertise.
Reviewers are obliged to review manuscripts fairly and objectively and provide suggestions that improve the quality of the manuscripts and also checking the originality of the manuscript. If there are things that are questionable or beyond their authority when reviewing the manuscript, the reviewer is obliged to contact the editor.