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Submission Preparation Checklist

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.
  • The authors must confirm that there is no conflict of interest, for example, financial or personal relationships with third parties, that could influence the study results.
  • The authors declare that the submitted article is original and has not been previously published or considered for publication in another journal. If accepted, it will not be published elsewhere, regardless of language.
  • The article is written in accessible language and free from terms that imply any discrimination between individuals. We recommend impersonal writing, free from slang and seeking gender neutrality whenever possible.
  • The authors identified the sources of financial support for the research and the preparation of the article, briefly describing the role of each sponsor. If there is no financial support, this has been declared.
  • The authors indicated two reviewers with expertise in areas related to the work. It is suggested that the authors indicate people who do not have a frequent professional relationship, contributing to an impartial evaluation. We emphasize that these indications do not imply that these reviewers will send the article. It is only up to the Associate Editor to indicate the reviewers, guaranteeing a blind evaluation by peers.
  • The manuscript was written following the rules described in Guidelines for Authors.

Author Guidelines

The article must be submitted using MS Word, pages in A4 format, and lower, upper, right, and left margins must be 2 cm (narrow) and with pages and lines numbered sequentially. Articles submitted in Portuguese or English will be accepted for peer review. As of 2022, all articles approved by BIOENG will be published only in English, and the authors are responsible for producing the language version for publication. Authors who wish to maintain a version of the Title, Abstract, and Keywords in Portuguese on the journal's website may indicate this option at the time of publication, provided they provide the respective versions.

a) Title: should be concise, written in Arial font, size 14, bold with all capital letters and centered.

b) Abstract: It presents to the reader the objectives, methodology, results and conclusions of the article, in such a way that the consultation of the original can be dispensed with. It must consist of a sequence of concise and objective sentences. The text will be written in Arial font, size 12, single spaced and justified

c) Keywords: they must be representative of the study. They must be at least three and five at most, not included in the Title, separated by a period, and all lowercase letters.

d) Introduction: It should contextually and theoretically delimit the subject addressed, present the guiding questions and the justifications that generated the research, as well as, in the end, present the precise objectives of the study. The text must be formatted in Arial font, size 12, double spaced, and justified.

e) Materials and Methods: It mus contain the necessary information that allows the study replication must be presented, exposing the scientific method adopted, experimental design, and models or statistical tools used in an orderly and detailed way. It can be divided into sections and subsections.

f) Results and Discussion: They can be presented in the same chapter or in separate chapters and subdivided into sections and subsections. The research results must be presented in tables, graphs, or other ways that the authors deem appropriate. The results should be analyzed and discussed with the relevant literature.

g) Conclusions: Should be concise and respond to the study's objectives.

h) Data availability

Data availability statements provide where the data used to generate the results of the submitted manuscript can be found - including, where applicable, hyperlinks to publicly archived datasets analyzed or generated during the study.

i) Institutional Review Board Statement

In case the study involves humans or animals, it is necessary to add the approval of the Animal or Human Ethics Council and inform the approval number of the study.

j) Conflicts of interest

Authors must report any personal or institutional circumstances or interests that may influence the representation or interpretation of research results. If there is no conflict of interest, state "The authors declare no conflict of interest".

k) Funding

Authors must inform the sources and number of processes of funding obtained for the development of the study. If the study did not receive financial support, state that "This research did not receive external funding".

l) Autor contribution

Indicate for the specific contribution of each author in the development of the work and elaboration of the manuscript.

h) References

Authors should prioritize scientific articles published in journals with a selective editorial policy and avoid congressional papers, theses, dissertations, news, and books. Must follow the APA standard (APA Style).

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