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About the Journal


Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science (JAPS) is a monthly, international, open access, journal dedicated to various disciplines of pharmaceutical and allied sciences. JAPS publishes manuscripts (Original research and review articles Mini-reviews, Short communication) on original work, either experimental or theoretical in the following areas;

• Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics
• Novel & Targeted Drug Delivery
• Nanotechnology & nanomedicine
• Pharmaceutical chemistry
• Pharmacognosy & Ethanobotany
• Phytochemistry
• Pharmacology & Toxicology
• Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Microbiology
• Pharmacy practice & Hospital Pharmacy
• Pharmacogenomics
• Pharmacovigilance
• Natural Product Research
• Drug Regulatory Affairs
• Case histories & Full clinical trials
• Biomaterials
• Bioactive polymers
• Analytical sciences
• Physical Pharmacy

Open Access Policy

In order to ensure the maximum exposure of JAPS contents, we adopted the open access policy, meaning that;

• All the articles published in JAPS are made freely accessible online immediately after publication in an easily readable format, without any subscription or registration barrier.
• All the published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, full details of which can be found here.
• Articles can be shared and adapted provided attribution for the work is given and that the work is not used for commercial purposes.

Peer-review Policy

All the manuscripts submitted to JAPS will be subjected to double blinded peer review process;

• The manuscript will be reviewed by two suitable experts in respective subject area.  The reports of both the reviewers will be considered when deciding on acceptance/revision or rejection of a manuscript.
• Editor-In-Chief will make the final decision, based on reviewer’s comments.
• EIC can ask the one or more advisory board members for their suggestions upon a manuscript, before making the final decision.
• Associate editor and review editors provide the administrative support to maintain the integrity of peer review process.
• In case, authors challenge editors negative decision with suitable arguments, the manuscript can be sent to one more reviewer and the final decision will be made based upon his recommendations.

Note: Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science is a member of World association of Medical Editors. Please click here for more details about peer review and editorial policies.