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Interdisciplinary Toxicology

The Journal of Institute of Experimental Pharmacology of Slovak Academy of Sciences

4 Issues per year

CiteScore 2016: 1.43

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.375
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.901


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    The Journal publishes Original Papers, Review Articles and Clinical Reports on research relating to the toxicity of chemicals and their mixtures at molecular, cellular, tissue, target organ and whole body level in vivo (by all routes of exposure) and in vitro/ex vivo. Focus is on all aspects of modern toxicology: studies of pharmacotoxicological and metabolic mechanisms, toxicogenomics and proteomics, pharmacokinetics, cytotoxicity, immunotoxicity, organ toxicity, developmental toxicity, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, environmental toxicity and environmental health concerning humans (including epidemiological studies), predictive toxicology, risk assessment, environmental chemistry of pesticides and dioxins,forensic toxicology and alternative toxicity testing.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    • The journal aims to provide the complete and reliable source of information on current developments in the field of toxicology and related disciplines.

    Why submit

    The emphasis is on publishing quality articles rapidly and making them freely available to researchers worldwide. All published articles will be deposited immediately upon publication in widely and internationally recognized open access repository free of charge.

    Rejection Rate

    • 10%

    Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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    Type of Publication:

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Interdisciplinary Toxicology (iTox) publishes quarterly and is devoted to the publication of research results in all areas of Toxicology and related scientific disciplines: /science/toxicology/itox/authors/scope/.
    The primary mission of iTox is to assist Central and Eastern European researchers in communicating their achievements to the global scientific community, nevertheless, contributions from other regions of the world are by no means excluded. The journal is peer-reviewed, in electronic-only format. The language of the journal is English.

    Manuscripts preferred for publication in iTox are those which:

    • Contain original work - which is not published elsewhere in any medium by the authors or anyone else,
      and is not under consideration for publication in any other medium. This restriction does not apply to review
    • Are focused on the core aims and scope of the journal - iTox is a scientific journal publishing fundamental
      research results from all fields of toxicology and related scientific disciplines.
    • Are clearly and correctly written - should contain all essential features of a complete scientific paper,
      should be written in a clear, easy to understand manner, and be readable for a wide audience.
    • Are written in English - should be clearly and grammatically written, in an easily readable style. Attention
      to detail of the language will avoid severe misunderstandings which might lead to rejection of the paper
      (Please note that authors who are not native-speakers of English can be provided with help in rewriting their
      contribution in correct English)
    • Are delivered in electronic format
      Manuscripts should be submitted via Electronic Manuscript Submission.

    iTox publishes research articles, communications, review papers and book reviews.

    a) Research Articles

    b) Rapid Communications – short reports on new and exciting results of high urgency. Sending us a
    report of significant interest, authors are asked to provide an explanation in their cover letter describing
    in detail why their contribution should be handled via rapid channel

    c) Reviews – topical mini(reviews) as well as full critical reviews on important subjects reflecting new
    trends in chemistry are also included in this section

    d) Book reviews

    All manuscripts sent via e-mail receive individual identification codes. The Managing Editor then sends it to an
    appropriate Editor. However a submission may be declined by the Managing Editor without review, if deemed inappropriate
    for reasons other than scientific merit.

    a) choice of reviewers
    The Editors of iTox, each responsible for different area of Toxicology, seek advice from experts of in the
    appropriate field. Research articles and communications are reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers,
    review papers by at least three.

    b) suggestions from authors
    Authors are requested to suggest persons competent to review their manuscript. However please note
    that this will be treated only as a suggestion, and the final selection of reviewers is exclusively the Editor’s

    The Editors are fully responsible for decisions about manuscripts. The final decision whether to accept or reject a
    paper rests with them. The Managing Editor only communicates the final decision, and informs the authors about
    further processing.

    When revision of a manuscript is requested, authors should return the revised version of their manuscript as soon
    as possible. Prompt action may ensure fast publication if a paper is finally accepted for publication in iTox. If it is the
    first revision of an article authors need to return their revised manuscript within 60 days. If it is the second revision
    authors need to return their revised manuscript within 14 days. If these deadlines are not met, and no specific
    arrangements for completion have been made with the Editor, the manuscript will be treated as a new one and will
    receive a new identification code along with a new registration date.

    Authors will receive a pdf file with the edited version of their manuscript for final proofreading. This is the last
    opportunity to view an article before its publication on the journal web site. No changes or modifications can be
    introduced once it is published. Thus authors are requested to check their proof pages carefully against manuscript
    within 3 working days and prepare a separate document containing all changes that should be introduced. Authors
    are sometimes asked to provide additional comments and explanations in response to remarks and queries from
    the language or technical editors.

    Manuscripts accepted for publication are published on-line in so called Online First service as soon as they are ready
    for publication (that is when final proofreading is performed by authors, and all concerns are resolved). Final manuscripts
    for publication may appear on the Web 1-2 months prior to regular issue publication. Once a manuscript
    appears on the Web site it is considered as published.

    After publication, the corresponding author is notified by email, and receives a pdf file with the published version
    of the manuscript.

    If any errors are detected in the published material they should be reported to the Managing Editor. The corresponding
    authors should send appropriate corrected material to the Managing Editor via email. This material will
    be considered for publication in the earliest available issue of iTox.

    A properly completed Transfer of Copyright Agreement must be provided for each submitted manuscript. Transfer of Copyrights Agreement should be signed, scanned and sent via email to the Managing Editor of the
    journal. Please read the terms of this agreement, print and then fll, sign and send a scanned document by email to
    the Managing Editor of this journal.

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    Abstracting & Indexing

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    Editorial Information

    Prof. Miroslav Pohanka, PhD. DSc.

    Executive Editor-IN-CHIEF:
    Mojmír Mach
    e-mail: mintertox_journal@setox.eu

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Arturo R. Anadon, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Spain
    Radomír Nosáľ, Institute of Experimental Pharmacology & Toxicology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
    Russel J. Reiter, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
    Christina Ruden, Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES), Stockholm University, Sweden
    Marie Stiborová, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Czech Republic
    Aristidis M. Tsatsakis, Director Toxicology & Forencic Sciences Dept., Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
    Martin F. Wilks, SCAHT - Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology, Universität Basel, Switzerland

    General Toxicology, Pharmacology & Physiology
    Viktor Bauer, Slovakia
    Iveta Bernátová, Slovakia
    Felix Carvalho, Portugal
    Nancy Claude, France
    Robert D. Grubbs, USA
    Jaroslav Květina, Czech Republic
    Gabriela Nosáľová, Slovakia
    Thomas Weiser, Switzerland
    Michal Zeman, Slovakia

    Environmental Toxicology
    Heidi Foth, Germany
    Jyrki Liesivuori, Finland
    Zdeňka Svobodová, Czech Republic  

    Carcinogenesis & Xenobiochemistry
    Pavel Anzenbacher, Czech Republic
    David R. Cool, USA
    Eva Horváthová, Slovakia
    Jana Navarová, Slovakia
    Ladislav Šoltés, Slovakia
    Jan Vondráček, Czech Republic  

    In Vitro Toxicology
    Štefan Bezek, Slovakia
    Helena Kandarova, USA
    Miguel A. Sogorb, Spain
    Miloň Tichý, Czech Republic

    Military Toxicology
    James B. Lucot, USA
    Jiří Kassa, Czech Republic
    Ahmet Korkmaz, Turkey

    Developmental Toxicology
    Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jørgensen, Denmark
    Ingrid Brucknerová, Slovakia
    Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, Slovakia
    Eduard Ujházy, Slovakia

    Language Editor
    Magda Kouřilová, Slovakia

    Technical Editor
    Mojmir Mach, Slovakia

    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland

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    • please i have tried to submit my manuscript to interdisciplinary toxicology for publication. kindly help me do that as my mails keep returning back. thank you

      posted by: ISAAC ASIEDU-GYEKYE, asiedugyekye@yahoo.co.uk on 2014-01-15 06:20 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Thank you for your feedback. We have forwarded your question to our editorial department.

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2014-01-16 02:00 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • I received mail to revised our manuscript 150709I12 in journal Interdisciplinary Toxicology. But cannot upload online because the manuscript is showing closed and cannot do this. i have send through this email mojmir.mach@savba.sk and still saying i should go online. I need your assistance

      posted by: Ayodele J Akinyemi on 2015-09-28 09:57 AM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Dear Ayodele J Akinyemi, thank you for your feedback. We have forwarded your question to our editorial department.

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2015-09-30 03:41 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • I have submitted a manuscript to the journal, ID: 170131I4 It has been a month since then and there has been no response from the journal. Kindly let me know what is its status.

      posted by: Laxit Bhatt on 2017-02-20 07:33 AM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Dear Laxit Bhatt, thank you for your comment. We have forwarded your question to the relevant editorial department.

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2017-02-20 03:08 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • I submitted manuscript titled " DICHLORVOS TOXICITY: A PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE REVIEW OF LTERATURE" on october 22, 2017 via the e mail provided but have not got acknowledgement of reception nor article number/ID.

      posted by: Henshaw Okoroiwu on 2017-11-05 05:39 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Hello. One of my submitted article (ID: 170131I4) was accepted for publication on 18/05/17. However, I have not received any communication from the journal ever-since, regarding further process and proof-checking. Kindly, let me know when can I expect proofs for my article and possible dates on publication of the next issue that would include my article.

      posted by: Laxit Bhatt on 2017-11-21 04:55 AM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Dear Sir, We have submitted a research article ID No. 171229154 to your journal through submission portal on 29 December 2017. However, we are yet to receive any decision on the article. Kindly provide us the decision soon. Our research team is waiting for your kind decision. Please consider our kind reminder. Regards Dr. Nitish Bhatia

      posted by: Nitish Bhatia on 2018-02-10 10:33 AM (Europe/Berlin)