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The mission of the Journals of Animal Science Advances (JASA) is to faster communication and collabration among individuals and organizations associated with animal science research, education, industry, or administration. The JASA, which is published monthly (online) by JASA, accepts manuscripts presenting information for publication (online) with this mission in mind. Articles published in JASA encompass a broad range of research topics in animal production and fundamental aspects Nutrition, Physiology, Genetics, Prepartion and Utilization of animal products, Animal food, Animal biotechnology, Animal health, Animal husbandry, Animal reproduction. Articles typically report research with beef cattle, companion animals, goat, horses, pigs, sheep, poultry, aquatic and wildlife species, and laboratory animal species.
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The Journal of Animal Science Advances (JASA) is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (one issues per month) of papers on animal science. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published approximately one month after acceptance.
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Regular articles: These should describe new and carefully confirmed findings, and experimental procedures should be given in sufficient detail for others to verify the work. The length of a full paper should be the minimum required to describe and interpret the work clearly.Short Communications: A Short Communication is suitable for recording the results of complete small investigations or giving details of new models or hypotheses, gene isolation and identification, innovative methods, techniques or apparatus. The style of main sections need not conform to that of full-length papers. Short communications are 2 to 4 printed pages (about 6 to 12 manuscript pages) in length. Minireview: Submissions of mini-reviews and perspectives covering topics of current interest are welcome and encouraged. Mini-reviews should be concise and no longer than 4-6 printed pages (about 12 to 18 manuscript pages). Mini-reviews are also peer-reviewed.
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The Title should be a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper. The Title Page should include the authors' full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information. Present addresses of authors should appear as a footnote.
The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be 150 to 200 words in length.. Complete sentences, active verbs, and the third person should be used, and the abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.
Following the abstract, about 4 to 10 key words that will provide indexing references to should be listed.
A list of non-standard Abbreviations should be added. In general, non-standard abbreviations should be used only when the full term is very long and used often. Each abbreviation should be spelled out and introduced in parentheses the first time it is used in the text. Only recommended SI units should be used. Authors should use the solidus presentation (mg/ml). Standard abbreviations (such as ATP and DNA) need not be defined. Use the same abbreviations as the Journal of Animal Science Advances (JASA).
The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, and the proposed approach or solution. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Materials and methods should be complete enough to allow experiments to be reproduced. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used. Methods in general use need not be described in detail.
Results should be presented with clarity and precision. The results should be written in the past tense when describing findings in the authors' experiments. Previously published findings should be written in the present tense. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature. Discussion, speculation and detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the Results but should be put into the Discussion section.
The Discussion should interpret the findings in view of the results obtained in this and in past studies on this topic. State the conclusions in a few sentences at the end of the paper. The Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.
The Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief.
Tables should be kept to a minimum and be designed to be as simple as possible. Tables are to be typed double-spaced throughout, including headings and footnotes. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with a heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text. The details of the methods used in the experiments should preferably be described in the legend instead of in the text. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph form or repeated in the text.
Figure legends should be typed in numerical order on a separate sheet. Graphics should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution GIF, TIFF, JPEG or Powerpoint before pasting in the Microsoft Word manuscript file. Tables should be prepared in Microsoft Word. Use Arabic numerals to designate figures and upper case letters for their parts (Fig 1). Begin each legend with a title and include sufficient description so that the figure is understandable without reading the text of the manuscript. Information given in legends should not be repeated in the text.
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‘. In the event that an author cited has had two or more works published during the same year, the reference, both in the text and in the reference list, should be identified by a lower case letter like ’a‘ and ’b‘ after the date to distinguish the works.
Makkar (2005), Sommart et al. (2000), (Kelebeni, 1983), (Mirzaei-Aghsaghali and Maheri-Sis, 2011), (Chege, 1998; Steddy, 1987a,b; Gold, 1993,1995), (Kumasi et al., 2001).
References should be listed at the end of the paper in alphabetical order. Articles in preparation or articles submitted for publication, unpublished observations, personal communications, etc. should not be included in the reference list but should only be mentioned in the article text (e.g., A. Kingori, University of Nairobi, Kenya, personal communication). Journal names are abbreviated according to Chemical Abstracts. Authors are fully responsible for the accuracy of the references.
Makkar HPS (2005). In vitro gas methods for evaluation of feeds containing phytochemicals. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol., 123-124: 291- 302.
Mirzaei-Aghsaghali A, Maheri-Sis N (2008). Nutritive value of some agro-industrial by-products for ruminants - A review. World J. Zool., 3(2): 40-46.
Penner GB, Aschenbach JR, Gabel G , Rackwitz R, Oba M (2009). Epithelial capacity for apical uptake of short chain fatty acids is a key determinant for intraruminal pH and the susceptibility to subacute ruminal acidosis in sheep. J. Nutr., 139(9): 1714-1720.
Van Soest PJ, Robertson JB, Lewis BA (1991). Methods for dietary neutral detergent fiber, and non starch polysaccharides in relation to animal nutrition. J. Dairy Sci., 74: 3583-3597.
Short Communications are limited to a maximum of two figures and one table. They should present a complete study that is more limited in scope than is found in full-length papers. The items of manuscript preparation listed above apply to Short Communications with the following differences: (1) Abstracts are limited to 100 words; (2) instead of a separate Materials and Methods section, experimental procedures may be incorporated into Figure Legends and Table footnotes; (3) Results and Discussion should be combined into a single section.
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Dr. Afshar Mirzaei-Aghsaghali
Department of Animal Science, Islamic Azad University
Shabestar Branch, Shabestar, Iran
Dr. Naser Maheri-Sis
Shabestar Branch, Shabestar, IranAssociate Editor-in-Chief Dr. Afshar Mirzaei-Aghsaghali
Shabestar Branch, Shabestar, Iran
Executive Managing Editor
Department of Animal Science, Islamic Azad University, Shabestar Branch, Shabestar, Iran.
Editorial Board (A-Z)
Prof. Reinhold J. Hutz
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA.Prof. Marlene Fouad
Faculty of Health Sciences, Medicine, (Prof., Pharmacist and PhD candidate in Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases), Ottawa, Canada.
Prof. Fangxiong Shi
Department of Animal Reproduction and Breeding, College of Animal Science and Technology
Nanjing Agricultural University, Weigang 1, Nanjing
Dr. Faegheh Zaefarian
Institue of Food, Nutrition and Human Health (Poultry Nutrition)
Dr. R.M.S. Bimalka K. Ranasinghe
Department of Livestock & Avian Sciences, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Makandura, Gonawila (NWP)
Sri LankaDr. Ahmed Eid Abdel-Shakour Ali Kholif
National Research Centre, Food Industries and Nutrition Division
Dairy Science Department, El- Behous St., Dokii, Giza
EgyptDr. Abdul-Lateef Molan
Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health
New ZealandProf. Zhengchao Wang
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Collgege of Life Science (Qishan Campus),
Fujian Normal University
P.R. China Dr. Abubeker Hassen
Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, (Ruminant Nutrition and Pasture Science)
University of Pretoria,Pretoria 0002
Republic of South AfricaProf. Ali KaygisizInstitute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Animal Science (Animal Genetic)
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University
TurkeyDr. Veerasamy SejianDivision of Physiology and Biochemistry, Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute
Avikanagar, via-Jaipur, Rajasthan-304501
IndiaProf. Ayhan Ceyhan
Nigde University (Genetic), Bor Vocational School
TurkeyDr. Victor Mlambo
Department of Food Production, Faculty of Science & Agriculture
University of the West Indies
Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli
Department of Biology, University of Ferrara
ItalyDr. Dong Moon Shin
Emory University School of Medicine, Associate Director of Academic Development
Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
USADr. Neena Singla
Department of Zoology
Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab
Dr. Arda Yildirim
Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science,
Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat
TurkeyDr. Mukesh Verma Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Prof. Yong-Fu ChangDepartment of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary medicine
Prof. Luciano Pinotti
Department of Veterinary Science and Technology for food Safety of the University of Milan
ItalyProf. Efren DelgadoTechnical institute of Durango, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
MexicoProf. Stefan A. Denev
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture,Trakia University, Student Campus, 6000 Stara Zagora
BulgariaDr. Shambhunath ChoudharyThe University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences, USA.
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