Manuscript types

Technical Communications

  1. Development or extension of techniques
  2. Quality control: instrumental and methodological details, experimental protocols

Theoretical Communications

  1. Theoretical work with novel concepts
  2. Commentaries
  3. Perspectives


  1. Standard reviews (or minireviews, short overviews of recent progress in a specific area of bioenergetics and mitochondrial physiology)
  2. Focal reviews with meta-analyses
  3. Monographs

Experimental Communications

  1. Original research articles, including 'negative' results (irrespective of supporting a working hypothesis) or 'confirmatory results' (demonstrating reproducibility and add to the statistical significance of published results)
  2. Confirmative or contradictory results, related to previous publications (reproducibility)