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For new submission,
- Please suggest at least 4 to 7 potential reviewers and provide their detailed contact information including names, academic ranks, affiliations, and email addresses in the "Suggested reviewers" field. It is important that the authors suggest credible reviewers that are free from any potential conflict of interest. Please do not suggest reviewers from your same university or colleagues.
- Please also submit a cover letter explaining why the study is important and deserves publication.
- Supplementary file(s): The initial submission allows one supplementary file to be submitted together with the main manuscript file and cover letter. If you have more than one supplementary files, you can submit the extra ones after the initial submission in the manuscript login page (manuscript ID and login code will be issued when initial submission is completed).
To submit a revision of an existing manuscript, please login in 'My Manuscript' and follow the "Submit revision" link. Please provide the point-by-point responses to the reviews in the cover letter.
Start of submission:Please login or register a new account first. (Note: our submission system has changed and new submissions are required to sign up for an account first.)
* Note: For older manuscripts, you might not have registered account yet. Please go to 'My Manuscript' to submit revision for a manuscript.