Journal of Cheminformatics will only publish research or software that is entirely reproducible by third parties. This means that any datasets, software and algorithms that are required to reach the conclusions stated in the paper must be provided as supplemental materials, or be otherwise accessible without the need for registration, login or agreement with license terms other than Creative Commons licenses for data and text and OSI-approved Open Source Licenses for software. For any software, the source code must be provided.
A Letter to the Editor generally takes one of the following forms:
A substantial re-analysis of a previously published article in Journal of Cheminformatics or in another journal.
An article that raises issues of general interest to the broad readership of Journal of Cheminformatics.
The abstract should be a short, unstructured, single paragraph summary, no more than 100 words, of the major points raised, making evident the key work highlighted in the article. Please do not use abbreviations or references in the abstract.
Letters to the Editor should be between 300–800 words and may contain one figure.
Letters to the Editor may be subject to peer review at the editors’ discretion. Where the Letter to the Editor takes the form of re-analysis of an article previously published in the journal, the original authors will be given the right to respond. Authors submitting a Letter to the Editor of this form consent to their manuscript being shared with the authors of the original paper.
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