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  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines



Journal of Tropical Pharmacy and Chemistry abbreviated J.Trop. Pharm. Chem., firstly published in 2010, is a six-monthly published, open access, peer-reviewed, and online international pharmacy journal. Journal of Tropical Pharmacy and Chemistry aims to serve the updated scientific knowledge for international researchers in Pharmacy and Chemistry area.


Journal of Tropical Pharmacy and Chemistry is indexed in PKP Index, BASE, Google Scholar,  SINTA, CrossRef, and DOAJ. 


Journal of Tropical Pharmacy and Chemistry receives the publication article about research results, surveys, and literature reviews which is closely related to the field of pharmacy, health, chemistry and accepts review articles, original research articles and short communications only in English. The journal includes various fields of pharmaceuticals sciences such as Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacokinetics, Community and Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Marketing Research, and Alternative Medicines. Peer-review system has been used in the selection of papers. The article published in the result of selection that has been approved by Editors Board. It also has never appeared in another publication.




  1. The article is written in English and compiled systematically. 
  2. Original research articles – original research papers which have not been published previously and should not exceed 3000 words (including allowance for no more than 6 tables and figures or other illustrations).
  3. Review articles – will be taken into account for publication in the field of the journal’s scope. The review should not exceed 5000 words (including allowance for no more than 6 tables and figures or other illustrations).
  4. Short communications – Short communications of up to 1500 words, describing work that may be of a preliminary nature but which merits immediate publication.

The manuscripts should be divided into the following sections:

  1. An abstract (maximum 300 words) embodying the main conclusion and giving the essential information and accompanied with 3 -5 keywords
  2. Introduction – should give the research objective and a brief statement of previous relevant work with references;
  3. Material and Methods
  4. Results and Discussion
  5. Conclusion
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. References


The article is written in English with Arial font number 12, double space, maximum of 14 pages and with margin 4, 4, 3 and 3 from the top, left, bottom and right, respectively.


All illustrations including figures, charts, and graphs, must be labeled (in the bottom), numbered (1, 2, 3 etc) and supplied on separate pages from the text. The desired placement of illustrations in the text should be clearly indicated. These illustrations should be referred to and numbered serial, as figures. All illustrations should be clearly drawn in permanent ink or photographed in sharp black and white and reproduced in the form of high – contrast glossy prints or digital images and provided in camera-ready form.


Reference list format is based on APA (American Psychological Association) style. The reference list should appear at the end of the article and includes only literature actually cited in the manuscripts. The author should use reference management tools such as Mendeley, EndNote and Grammarly. References are ordered alphabetically and chronologically. When writing a reference list, please use the following conventions


For Sample,


Book :


Harborne, J.W., & Mabry, T.J. 1982. The Flavonoids: Advances in Research. London; Chapman and Hall.


Article in the Articles collection book:


Kusumowardojo, P. T., 2004. Beberapa Aspek Sitologi & Histologi Kanker Payudara, Indonesian Issue on Breast Cancer I. Surabaya, 1-17.


Journal Article:


Banerjee, Sanjeev, Ramos, C.B., Aggrawal B.B., 2002. Suppression of 7,12- Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced Mammary Carcinogenesis in Rats by Resveratrol: Role of Nuclear Factor-_B, Cyclooxygenase 2 and Matrix Metalloprotease 9. Cancer Research 62, 4945–54.


Newspaper (without Author):


Jawa Pos. 22 April 2011. Wanita Kelas Bawah Lebih Mandiri, hlm.3.


Official document:


Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan bahasa. 1978. Pedoman Penulisan Laporan Penelitian. Jakarta; Depdikbud.


Undang-undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 2 tentang Sistem Pendidikan Nasional. 1990. Jakarta; PT Armas Duta Jaya




Robinson, T. 1991. Kandungan Organik Tumbuhan Tinggi.Terjemahan oleh Kosasih Padmawinata. 1995. Bandung; Penerbit ITB




Thesis, Disertation :


Kuncoro H, 2010, Efek Pemberian α-Mangostin Dan 1,3,6-Trihidroksi-7-Metoksi-2(1,1-Dimetil-Metoksipropena)-8-Prenilsanton Terhadap Plasmodium falciparum SECARA in vitro, Thesis, Fakultas Farmasi Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya




Manuscripts and other communication must be directed to the editorial office of the Journal at the following address:



Dr. Hadi Kuncoro, M.Farm., Apt.


Journal of Tropical Pharmacy and Chemistry

Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Mulawarman, Gedung Admisnistrasi Fakultas Farmasi Unmul JL. Penajam Kampus UNMUL Gn. Kelua, Samarinda, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia, 75117




Submission only can be done via online http://jtpc.farmasi.unmul.ac.id


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