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Author Guidelines


Author Guidelines

Carefully read the submission guidelines as follows:

A. General Requirements

The requirements of Indonesian Journal of Biotechnology and Biodiversity (IJOBB) must be:

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration
  2. Files should be saved in the format of the word processing software “word for windows or open text document.
  3. Article is written in Indonesian or English.
  4. The length of submitted paper is at least 5 pages and no more than 15 pages.
  5. Use of a tool such as as Mendeley for reference management and formatting, and choose Vancouver style
  6. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the IJOBB Article Template
  7. The Author must fill the Author Statement Letter.
  8. Manuscript should be submitted to website Click Here
  9. Manuscripts that do not fulfill the requirements will not be processed any further.

B. Structure of The Manuscript

Manuscripts in general should be organized in the following order: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Research Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (optional) and References.  Paper size is A4 and a 2.5 cm margin for left and top, 2cm for right and bottom of the page is desirable.

Title. The title of the paper is precise, concise, and clear. It should be written in Times New Roman, 14pt, Bold, Center, Capitalize each word, and align left). The title is followed by the name of the authors and complete institution address.

Authors Name and Affiliations

Write Author(s) names without title and professional positions such as Prof, Dr, Production Manager, etc. Do not abbreviate your last/family name. Always give your First and Last names. Write clear affiliation of all Authors. Affiliation includes: name of department/unit, (faculty), name of university, address, country. Author names and affiliation should be in 10pt Times New Roman.

Abstract. The Abstract was written in Indonesia and English and in one paragraph. The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, explained a clear statement of the problem, the goal of the study, methods, result or major findings and the main conclusion, hence the reader could find the relevance to their interests The length of the abstract 200-250 words and should be written in the past tense. No literature should be cited. Abbreviations that appear in the abstract should be defined when they are first used. At the end of the abstract, list 3-5 keywords in alphabetical order that best describe the nature of the research.

Introduction. The introduction should provide the readers with information necessary for understanding research presented in the paper.  Previous work on the topic should be summarized and objective of the current research should be clearly stated.

Methods. The section of materials and methods should include a discussion of the methods of statistical analysis, and specify equipment source.  All modifications of the methods should be explained.

Result and Discussion. Results and discussion sections may be combined, or they may appear in separate section.  In case of being separated, the Results section should contain only the results of the current author study. There should be no literature comparisons. Those comparisons should appear in the Discussion section. The discussion should interpret the results clearly.

Conclusion. The conclusion should be written in paragraph (not numbering or point). A recommendation can be added.

References. References expect minimum of 15 references primarily with minimum of 60% to journal papers. It used of a tool such as Mendeley, for reference management and formatting, and have chosen the Vancouver style. All publications cited in the text should be presented in alphabetically. Use the following system for arranging the references:

Ausubel FM, Brent R, Kingston RE, Moore DD, Seidman JG, Smith JA, Sruhl K. 2002. Short Protocol in Molecular Biology. 5th Edition. New York (US): John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Huda N. 1991. Penulisan Laporan Penelitian untuk Jurnal–. Makalah disajikan dalam Lokakarya Penelitian Tingkat Dasar bagi Dosen PTN dan PTS di Malang, Pusat Penelitian IKIP Malang, Malang, 12 Juli.

Mansur M, Cabello C, Hernandez L, Pais J. 2005. Multiple gene copy number enhances insulin precursor secretion in the yeast Pichia pastoris. Biotechnol Lett. 27(5): 339-345. doi: 10.1007/s10529-005-1007-7

Rodriguez YDA,  Wissmann G, Muller AL, Pederiva MA, Brum MC, Brackmann RL. 2011. Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Developing Countries. J Parasite. 18(3): 219-228.

Wahyuni, FD. 2016. Konstruksi Vektor dan Ekspresi Protein Rekombinan Lipase Candida antarctica (calB) dengan Cellulose Binding Module (Cbm) pada Pichia pastoris. Tesis. Bogor: Institut Pertanian Bogor.

Tables. On tables, no vertical line is used and each term should begin with a capital letter.All tables should be explained in the text.

Figures. Figures should be drawn on white papers and lines should be less than 1 mm wide.  The left vertical and bottom horizontal lines is used. All the figures should be numbered in consecutive order.



As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.  Conform to standard of IJOBB Article Template
  3. The length of submitted paper is at least 5 pages and no more than 15 pages.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.


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