Cytometry Part A is the official journal of the International Society for Advancement of authors should consult the Editor-in-Chief about the suitability of a proposed Review Cytometry. before its preparation. The scope of Cytometry Part A embraces all aspects of analytical cytology, which is Supplementary Material: Authors are strongly encouraged to provide supplementary defined broadly as characterization and measurement of cells and cellular constituents for material with their manuscript submissions. This material will be made available for the reviewing process and will become available to the readers on-line via the Cytometry Part A biological, diagnostic, and therapeutic purposes. It includes components of cytochem- website for free once the manuscript is accepted. The intention of supplementary data is to istry, cytophysics, cell biology, molecular biology, nanotechnology, systems biology and give additional information to the reviewers and the readers thereby improving the quality cytomics, physiology, pathology, histology, image analysis, statistics, instrumentation, high- of the manuscript and making it interesting to a broader audience. Supplementary material throughputandhigh-contentanalysis,clinicallaboratorypractice,andother relevantsubjects. is, among others, calibration and standardization procedures, gating strategies for flow and Manuscripts may include new experimental results, descriptions of new methods image cytometry, original unmanipulated images, movies, original data of tables, extensive or modifications of existing ones, or new interpretations of previously published data. methodology, detailed mathematical procedures, working examples of developed software. Manuscripts from all countries are encouraged but must be in English. Authors are not Compiled pdf files of Supplementary Materials may be the most accessible format for required to be members of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry. readers. This is a suggestion for supplementary file submission, but not a requirement. Review of Manuscripts Length of Manuscripts and Page Charges An expert and anonymous reviewing process is important in assessing the scientific soundness of contributions to Cytometry Part A and frequently helps authors to present Authors are reminded that brevity is a virtue and contributes to the clarity of their their findings clearly and concisely. contribution. Normally, articles will be limited to about 5,000 words and a combined total The Editorial Board of Cytometry Part A selects reviewers, assists in review of of six figures and tables. Authors will be asked to shorten excessively verbose manuscripts. manuscripts, makes recommendations concerning the suitability of manuscripts for Authors of articles that exceed eight printed pages will be charged $150 per excess page. publication, and advises the Editor-in-Chief on matters related to publication policy. Prior to publication, the Editor-in-Chief may waive this charge for authors who specifically Authors are encouraged to include the names and addresses of persons outside their request exemption and who provide appropriate reasons to justify their request. Color own institutions who might be qualified to serve as reviewers. Authors can request charges: All color figures will be reproduced in full color in the online edition of the journal their manuscripts not be reviewed by reviewers whose opinions, they believe, may be at no cost to authors. Authors are requested to pay a charge of $500 per page to reproduce unfavorably biased. Authors may also request their manuscripts be transmitted to specific color figures in print. Please contact the editor, Larry Graup (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information. members of the Editorial Board. Authors are now required to submit a brief statement including the important contributions of the submitted paper and the reason(s) it should Reprints be published in Cytometry Part A. All manuscripts will be evaluated independently by two reviewers. Reviewers are Reprints are supplied at a cost based on the number of pages in the printed article and requested to submit written evaluations employing the following criteria: the number of reprints ordered, as shown on the order blank mailed with the proofs. John 1. Does the subject matter fall within the scope of Cytometry Part A? Wiley & Sons, Inc. is pleased to extend a 50% discount on all reprint orders placed by ISAC 2. Does the paper describe original findings and add significantly to knowledge in its field? members. 3. Are the aims, results, and discussion presented clearly and concisely? Copyright 4. Are the experimental methods generally acceptable and are they described in sufficient detail to permit repetition of the work? Submission of a manuscript implies that it has been approved by all named authors, that 5. Is the documentation of the findings adequate? it reports unpublished work, and that it is not under consideration for publication 6. Are the illustrations appropriate and of acceptable quality (high resolution images, elsewhere. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, it will become the sole property easily readable figures)? of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry and will be copyrighted in the 7. Are quantitative results statistically supported? name of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry. The manuscript, in whole or part, must not be published elsewhere in either English or another language. 8. Is the list of references current and complete? 9. Is Supplementary Material provided to further the understanding of results? Disclaimer The Editor-in-Chief, on the basis of recommendations from the reviewers and the Editorial Board, may accept the manuscript, decline it, return it for revision, or send it to a The views expressed herein are those of the individual authors and are not necessarily third reviewer to referee differences of opinion between the initial reviewers. those of the Society or the Publisher. Information included herein is not professional advice and is not intended to replace the judgment of a practitioner with respect to Forms of Publication particular patients, procedures, or practices. To the extent permissible under applicable Cytometry Part A publishes eight types of contributed papers. laws, the Publisher and the Society disclaim responsibility for any injury and/or damage to Original Articles are full-length reports of original research in all fields of analytical persons or property as a result of any actual or alleged libelous statements, infringement of cytology. The investigation may contribute to the development, evaluation, or application of intellectual property or other proprietary or privacy rights, or from use or operation of any cytometric methods and their use in biology and medicine. Manuscripts that use a biological ideas, instructions, procedures, products or methods contained in the materials therein. system to report on new technological developments without a novel biological statement Publication of an advertisement does not constitute on the part of the Publisher or the component may be reassigned by the editorial board as a Brief Report or Technical Note. Society a guaranty or endorsement of the quality or value of the advertised products or services or of any of the repre-sentations or the claims made by the advertisers. Rapid Publications are original articles of such timeliness and interest that they merit priority processing. Authors must contact the Editor-in-Chief and/or Editorial Office by Editorial Office email before submitting their paper explaining their reasons for requesting rapid processing. If the Editor agrees with the request, the manuscript will be invited via Requests for copies of the Editorial Policy and Instructions to Contributors, requests for Manuscript Central and receive an expedited review and, when accepted, priority for clarification of specific issues, and all other communications with the Editorial Office publication; otherwise the manuscript will be processed as a regular submission. should be addressed to: Brief Reports succinctly describe biological or similar observations that would be of Attila T arnok interest to the community but that do not contain enough information to warrant a full- Department of Therapy Validation length article. Methods or approaches that contain limitations are also acceptable. They Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI should include a brief statement of purpose, an adequately detailed description of the Perlickstraße 1 observation(s), a statement of expected results, and references to pertinent literature. The 04103 Leipzig, Germany Editor-in-Chief strongly supports the use of this manuscript format for reports on method E-mail: email@example.com or limitations. Editorial Receiving Office: firstname.lastname@example.org Technical Notes briefly describe improvements or helpful modifications in Telephone (in U.S.): 201-748-7805 procedures for cytometric and related techniques. The Technical Note should include a Authors may also contact the Associate Editor associated with their region if they have brief statement of purpose, an adequately detailed description of the procedure, a specific questions regarding whether or not their manuscript may be suitable for statement of expected results, and references to pertinent literature. Observations based Cytometry Part A. on the application of the method also may be included. Commentaries are in general invited papers that are intended to highlight a high- North America: impact manuscript within the same issue of the journal. The size is limited to maximum Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz three printed pages. Z_darzynkiewicz@nymc.edu Communications to the Editor provide a forum for communication of opinion, East Asia: interpretation, and new information on scientific/political matters. Letters are judged on Shazib Pervaiz appropriateness of the subject and interest to the readers. They should be concise and to email@example.com the point, contain 1,500–2,000 words of text, 1-2 figures or tables and a maximum 12 Europe: references. All Communications to the Editor are peer reviewed. Janos Szol € los € i Conference Reports are succinct compilations of conference events which can firstname.lastname@example.org include an overview of the proceedings, summaries of specific sessions or individual South/Central America: presentations, or published abstracts. Reviews are comprehensive appraisals of current cytometric issues and advances. Henning Ulrich email@example.com They are subject to the same review process as other papers. Reviews are welcomed, but Revised January 2017
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