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Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series C: Biology is a peer reviewed journal which has been published since 1948 by Ankara University, accepts original research articles written in English in the field of Biology. Review articles written by eminent scientists can also be invited by the Editor.

Manuscripts should be submitted as a single PDF file, copyright form and the covering letter.  In the covering letter, authors should nominate three potential reviewers  and  the most appropriate  Area Editor of the research.  The editorial office may not use these nominations, but this may help to speed up the selection of appropriate reviewers.

Authors should prepare the article using the COMMUNICATIONS style before submission by e-mail. Manuscripts should be written in DOC form.  A style template of manuscript can be reviewed in http://communications.science.ankara.edu.tr/index.php?series=C&link=300.

After the acceptance of manuscripts for publication, we will ask you to submit the .doc  form  of the manuscript prepared in accordance with the style of the Journal. Authors are required to submit their Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) ’s which can be obtained from http://orcid.org as their URL address in the format http://orcid.org/xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx.

Acknowledgements should be given as short as possible at the end of the text. Formulas should be numbered consecutively in parentheses ( ). Footnotes should be avoided if possible, but when necessary, should be short and never contain any important part of the work and should be numbered consecutively by superscripts. All illustrations not including tables (photographs and other films, drawings, graphs, etc.) must be labeled as “Figure”.

The proper position of each table and figure must be clearly indicated in the paper. All tables and figures must have a number (Table 1, Figure 1) and a caption or legend. References including comments must be numbered consecutively in order of first appearance in the text. The reference number should be put in brackets [] where referred to in the text. References should be listed at the end of the manuscript in the numbered order in which they appear in the text as follows:

[1] N. Ozalp, E. Demirci,  A fractional order SEIR model with vertical transmission, Math.Comp.Modelling, 54 (1),  (2011) 1-6.

[2] J. L. Kelley, General Topology, Van Nostrand, 1970.

It is a fundamental condition that articles submitted to COMMUNICATIONS have not been previously published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. After the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the author will not be permitted to make any new additions to the manuscript.


Before publication the galley proof is always sent to the author for correction. Thus, it is solely the author's responsibility for any typographical mistakes, which occur in their article as it appears in the Journal. The contents of the manuscript published in the COMMUNICATIONS are the sole responsibility of the authors.

The PDF copies of accepted papers are free of charges, but hard copies of the paper, if required,  are due to be charged for the amount of which is determined by the administration each year.


Editor in Chief
Commun. Fac. Sci. Univ. Ank. Ser. C.
Ankara University, Faculty of Sciences
06100, Besevler - ANKARA  TURKEY