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  1. 1. Bentham Science Publishers The Open Gastroenterology Journal URL: of Manuscript: ________________________________________________________Author(s): _______________________________________________________________Principal/Corresponding author:NameAdd/ AffiliationFaxTelEmail 1Email 21-Scope of the Article (50 Words):________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2- It is to confirm that: * Financial contributions to the work being reported are clearly acknowledged, as are any potential conflicts of interest. * The manuscript submitted has been prepared according to the Journals’ Instructions for Authors, and checked for all possible inconsistencies and typographical errors. * On submission of the manuscript, the authors agree not to withdraw theirmanuscript at any stage prior to publication.3- The names and affiliations of four referees which Bentham OPEN may decide toconsult for the evaluation of the manuscript should be listed below.
  2. 2. Any suggested peer reviewers should not have published with any of the authors of themanuscript within the past five years and should not be members of the same researchinstitution. Members of the Editorial Board of the journal can be nominated. Suggestedreviewers will be considered alongside potential reviewers identified by their publicationrecord or recommended by Editorial Board members.Referee 1NameAdd/ AffiliationFaxTelEmailReferee 2NameAddFaxTelEmailReferee 3NameAddFaxTelEmailReferee 4NameAddFaxTelEmailIn order to maintain anonymity of authors while sending papers for reviewing, the titlepage should include only the title, running title, abstract etc. A separate cover letter cancarry information on the authors and addresses.4- Copyright and License Agreement
  3. 3. For the submission of an article to ‘The Open Gastroenterology Journal’, I hereby certifythat:1. I have been granted authorization by my co-authors to enter into these arrangements.2. I hereby declare, on behalf of myself and my co-authors, that: a. The article submitted is an original work and has neither been published in any other peer-reviewed journal nor is under consideration for publication by any other journal. More so, the article does not contravene any existing copyright or any other third party rights. b. I am/we are the sole author(s) of the article and maintain the authority to enter into this agreement and the granting of rights to Bentham OPEN (Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.) does not infringe any clause of this agreement. c. The article contains no such material that may be unlawful, defamatory, or which would, if published, in any way whatsoever, violate the terms and conditions as laid down in the agreement. d. I/we have taken due care that the scientific knowledge and all other statements contained in the article conform to true facts and authentic formulae and will not, if followed precisely, be detrimental to the user. e. I/we permit the adaptation, preparation of derivative works, oral presentation or distribution, along with the commercial application of the work. f. No responsibility is assumed by Bentham OPEN, its staff or members of the editorial board for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products instruction, advertisements or ideas contained in a publication by Bentham OPEN (Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.).Under the following conditions: Attribution • The services of the original author must be acknowledged; • In case of reuse or distribution, the license conditions must be clarified to the user of this work; • Any of these conditions can be ignored on the consent of the author.License GrantLicensor (Bentham OPEN) grants the author(s) a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive,and non-commercial perpetual license to exercise the rights in the article published asstated below. All articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License(
  4. 4. a. The author(s) retain the copyright of their published article.b. To reproduce the article, to incorporate the article into one or more collective Works, and to reproduce the article as incorporated in the Collective Works;c. To create and reproduce Derivative Works;d. To distribute copies.5. The principal/corresponding author will be required to submit the covering letteronline along with the full manuscript as per the guidelines provided in the journal’s‘Instructions for Authors’.