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Table 2 Accepted manuscript submission formats by leading general science, biomedical, and clinical medical journals

From: Preparing a scientific manuscript in Linux: Today's possibilities and limitations

Journal Accepted formats for manuscript submission
New England Journal of Medicine [34] PDF, DOC, WPD, TXT, RTF
Nature [29] DOC, TEX**
Cell [37] DOC, RTF, TXT
The Lancet [38] DOC
Science [30] DOC, TEX**, RTF*
JAMA [39] DOC, WPD
The Journal of Biological Chemistry [35] PDF***
Circulation [40] DOC, WPD
PloS ONE [31] DOC, TEX, RTF
PNAS [32] DOC, RTF, TEX
BMC Journals [33] DOC, RTF, TEX
  1. * Some restrictions apply
  2. ** TEX files must be accompanied by a PDF version of the same text for visual reference
  3. *** Although manuscripts must be submitted in PDF format, Microsoft Word is recommended to prepare the manuscript text