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Military Medical Science Letters (MMSL, originally Vojenske Zdravotnicke Listy) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles in the form of Articles and Brief Communications as well as Review Articles, Medical Case Reports, Case Reports, Mini-reviews, Book Reviews and Letters to the Editor. MMSL invites contribution written either in English or in Czech/Slovak.


Ethical standards

Animal experiments: All animal experiments should comply with the permission of and under the supervision of the national/local ethics committee. These rules generally follow ARRIVE guidelines with the U.K. Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986 and associated guidelines, EU Directive 2010/63/EU for animal experiments, or the National Institutes of Health guide for the care and use of Laboratory animals (NIH Publications No. 8023, revised 1978). The authors should clearly indicate in the manuscript that such guidelines have been followed.


Human experiments: Work with human subjects should conform to the standards in accordance with The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki; 64th WMA General Assembly, Fortaleza, Brazil, October 2013).


All original articles published in Military Medical Sciences Letters  must contain, in the section „Material and Methods“, statements indicating that informed consent has been obtained, that studies have been performed according to the Declaration of Helsinki, and that the procedures have been approved by the local ethics committee.


Manuscript submission: The manuscript should be submitted directly to Editor-in-Chief as an e-mail attchament (Jan Korabecny; e-mail: or to Military Medical Science Letters e-mail:


The following structure of the manuscipt and usual division of the work is required:


Arrangement of the manuscript


1. Title page:

The first page should consist of the title, the authors’ names, the affiliation, and a running title.

Corresponding author´s full address, phone, fax and e-mail should be added.


In case the manuscript is written in Czech/Slovak language, authors are asked to provide also title and abstrakt in English.


2. Key words:

A list of 3–10 key words is required.


3. Abstract:

The abstract should not exceed 250 words, and any abbreviations must be explained.


4. Tables and illustrations:

Tables and illustrations should be numbered in Arabic numerous. They should be prepared on separate sheets. For the reproduction of illustrations, only high resolution figures will be accepted (color art 300 dpi, grayscale art 600 dpi, black and white line 1200 dpi).

Only black and white illustrations are reproduced in printed form. Color illustrations can be reproduced free of charge in pdf form.


5. References should be identified in the text using Arabic numerous in square brackets. The list of references should include only those publications cited in the text.

      1. Articles should be cited as follows: 

Kuca, K.; Musilek, K.; Pohanka, M.; Karasova, J., Jun, D. Syntheisis of actylcholinesterase reactivators. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2009, 45, 34-65.

       2. Books should be cited as follows:

Kassa, J.; Bajgar, J. Cholinesterases. Acad. Press, London 1956, p 568.


Cabal J., Marek J. Novel detergents. In Bajgar J. (ed.): Nerve agent antidotes, Acad. Press, London, p 56-68.


6. Abbreviations:

Abbreviation should be defined in the text the first time it is used.


7. Conflict of interest.

A statement describing any financial conflicts of interest or lack thereof is published with each manuscript. During the submission process, the corresponding author must provide this statement on behalf of all authors of the manuscript. The statement should describe all potential sources of bias, including affiliations, funding sources, and financial or management relationships, that may constitute conflicts of interest.


 8. Proofs:

Proofs are sent to the corresponding author and should be returned within three days.


9. Reprints:

Pdf version of the article is sent to the corresponding author for free.