Guide for Authors

Acceptance Timeline Diagram 

Authors simply submit the manuscript to Chemical Review and Letters  ISSN (online) 2645-4947  according  to the journal template which enclosed below:

           Please download the template file.   Template

All authors should note that the manuscript which is submitted for publication in Chemical Review and Letters (CRL) is NOT under consideration elsewhere and the manuscript is NOT published already in part or whole in any journal or magazine for private or public target according to the copyright form. The below copyright form must be signed by all authors in order as appeared in the article, and should be returned to the editorial office.


Manuscript preparation

Types of Contributions:

Research papers: Are full-length expositions of extensive and significant experimental and applied studies.

Reviews: Will usually be written at the invitation of Editors. Unsolicited reviews will be welcome but authors wishing to submit a review are requested to consult Editors prior to commencement.

 Short Communication: (2-5 pages)

Papers will be published in English. Manuscript should be submitted, in 1.5 spaced typing on pages of uniform size with a wide margin on the left. The authors are urged to arrange the subject matter clearly under headline such as Introduction, Experimental, Results and discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement, References, Tables and Figure Captions.

Title: Papers should be headed by a concise and informative title. This should be followed by the complete name(s) and address of the author(s). The author(s) to whom correspondence should be addressed may be indicated with an asterisk.

Abstract: An abstract of 150-250 words should be included at the beginning of a paper. The abstract should comprise a brief and factual account of the contents and Conclusion of the paper as well as an indication of any new information presented and its relevance.

Keywords: A maximum of four to six keywords should be indicated below the abstract to describe the content of the manuscript.

Introduction: A full-length paper should have a introduction section to state the reasons for the work, with enough reference to previous works on the subject.

Experimental: This should be presented as a clear and detailed description of experimental procedures and analytical conditions to enable readers to carry out similar work. Supply sample preparation procedures, name, model and configuration details of equipment used, and data handing methods.

Results and Discussion: The original and important findings should be stated.



References should be numbered consecutively (numerals in square brackets) throughout the text and collected together in a reference list at the end of the paper. In the reference list, journals [1], books [2], thesis [3] and websites [4] should be cited in accordance with the following styles:

[1]    F. Borges, F. Roleira, N. Milhazes, L. Santana and E. Uriarte, Simple coumarins and analogues in medicinal chemistry: occurrence, synthesis and biological activity. Current Med. Chem., 12 (2005) 887-916.

[2]   W. Warwich, D. Bannister, Analytical Chemistry, VCH, New York (1985).

[3]   Y. Wilson, Synthesis and Pharmacological effect of Ketamin family, Ph.D thesis, Oxford University, London, England (2000).

[4]   J. Winsent, Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases., Available online in: http: // www. Cdc.Gov/ncidod/EID/ied.him.


Tables: Tables should be typed in single spacing and placed in their original position in the manuscript with provide a suitable heading. Tables should be clearly referred in the text by using Arabic numerals. Each Table should have a title that makes the general meaning understandable without reference to the text.

Figures: Figures should be submitted either as original art work or as high-quality reproductions. Figures should be numbered consecutively; and placed in their original position in the manuscript.

 Crystallographic structure determinations should include the following items: crystal data, positional parameters (partial), selected bond lengths and bond angles, and a drawing of the crystal or molecular structure with numbering.

Nomenclature, units and symbols: Should conform to the IUPAC convention. Chemical nomenclature should follow the IUPAC rules. All abbreviations should be preceded the first time they appear by the full name except for the SI symbols for units that are to be used without explanation.

Reviewing Process: Chemical Review and Letters has a double blind peer review system (the name and identity of authors and reviewers will be hidden from each other). The acceptance rate of Chemical Review and Letters was 58% in 2019. The average time between submission and final decision is eight weeks and the average time between acceptance and publication is two weeks.

Proofs: Authors will receive proof, which they are requested to correct and return as soon as possible.

Plagiarism (means copying from other people writing) is not acceptable in Chemical Review and Letters. Authors should not engage in plagiarism - verbatim or near-verbatim copying, or very close paraphrasing, of text or results from another’s work.

Authors should not also engage in self-plagiarism (also known as duplicate publication) - unacceptably close replication of the author’s own previously published text or results without acknowledgement of the source.

Chemical Review and Letters will search through website and  iThenticate software for all kinds of plagiarism.

Authors Responsibilities

  • Authors should present their works in accordance with journal's standards and title.
  • Authors should ensure that they have written their original works/researches. Their works/researches should also provide accurate data, underlying other's references.
  • Authors are responsible for their works' accuracy.


Article Processing Charge (APC)

The editorial board of the journal decided on the following financial policy:
There is no article processing charge (APC), however, the authors need to pay the manuscript formatting and Language editing charge
The payment amount for Iranian authors is 5.000.000 Rials.
The payment amount for non-Iranian authors is 200 USD.