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What you will need to complete the submission of your manuscript

  1. Email addresses of all authors.
  2. Name, email addresses and affiliations of four possible peer reviewers for your manuscript: none of them should be in the same institution as yourself or have been co-authors with any of the authors of your manuscript within the past five years.
  3. Correctly formatted manuscript (see 'Quick instructions for authors' or the detailed instructions for authors that are available by choosing a journal within the drop-down box at the top of this page).
  4. Correctly formatted figures in one of the acceptable formats (see 'Quick instructions for authors' or the detailed instructions for authors that are available by choosing a journal within the drop-down box at the top of this page).
  5. Compliance with editor's policies (see 'Quick instructions for authors' or the detailed instructions for authors that are available by choosing a journal within the drop-down box at the top of this page).
  6. Cover letter that explains why the journal should consider your manuscript and declares any competing interest.

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