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Archives of Biological Sciences

The Archives of Biological Sciences is a multidisciplinary journal that covers original research in a wide range of subjects in life science, including biology, human biology and biomedical research. The Archives of Biological Sciences is a multidisciplinary journal that covers original research in a wide range of subjects in life science, including biology, human biology and biomedical research; the journal features articles in genetics and zoology. The journal was established in 1949 as Arhiv bioloških nauka; the journal was founded by its first Editor-in-Chief, the academician Siniša Stanković. From 1987, the journal started appearing in English. In 1993 the name of the journal was changed to Archives of Biological Sciences; the journal is published quarterly, from 2002 it has been available in electronic form. The National Library of Serbia, in cooperation with the ministries for science and culture, initiated a repository for major scientific journals or DoiSerbia. DoiSerbia functions as an intermediary between CrossRef and journal publishers, by prepares the required metadata according to accepted standards.

The full texts of articles are linked to the DoiSerbia repository. The Archives of Biological Sciences was included in this repository since its inception; the journal is indexed in several international indexing databases for scientific journals, since 2008 it has been added to the SCI list of academic publications. Since 2008, the journal has been indexed in Scopus. Dr. Goran Poznanović Dr. Božidar Ćurčić Dr. Maksim Todorović Serbian Biological Society Institute for Biological Research "Siniša Stanković", University of Belgrade Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad Institute for the Application of Nuclear Energy Faculty of Sciences, University of Banja Luka Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade The Archives of Biological Sciences is published quarterly. Genetics botany zoology biological systematics evolution biochemistry molecular biology cell biology, including all aspects of normal cell functioning, from embryonic to differentiated tissues and in different pathological states physiology neurobiology radiobiology immunology, including human immunology human biology, including the biological basis of specific human pathologies and disease management The journal is published in open access electronic format since 2002.

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Donatian and Rogatian

Donatian and Rogatian were two brothers, martyred in Nantes during the reign of Roman Emperor Maximian, around 288-290, for refusing to deny their faith. They are known as les enfants nantais, their feast day is 24 May. The story of St. Donatian and his brother St. Rogatian is known from a 5th century document, "the Passion of Children of Nantes"; this is the basis for all works, which added some extra information to the legend, for example the tradition that they were related to a "illustrious" Armorican family. St. Donatian and St. Rogatian were, it seems, the sons of the first magistrate of the city. Donatian, the youngest, was baptized. Donatian evangelized his older brother, Rogatian; the family property, a Gallo-Roman villa home to the first Christian church built in Nantes, stood on the site of the current Basilica of St. Donatien-et-Saint-Rogatien. According to tradition, the church was built at the location of their graves, in their home, as was customary. According to the story, after being denounced as Christians, they were arrested and appeared before the imperial prefect, the provincial governor, who asked them to sacrifice to idols.

When they refused, they spent their last night praying together. That night, Rogatian regretted that he was going to die without being baptized, but his brother reassured him, telling him that the blood of his martyrdom would take the place of baptism, they were pierced by the spear of a lictor and beheaded on the morning of 24 May 304. According to tradition, their martyrdom took place outside the city walls, at the site of the current no. 63 rue Dufour on the old road from Paris, near the Eugene-Livet High School and not far from the basilica dedicated to them. They are commemorated throughout the Loire Valley, as far as Orleans, where their relics were displaced at the time of the Norman invasions, deposited in the ninth or tenth century in their namesake basilica in a reliquary of gold; these relics were scattered during the French Revolution, a wooden shrine replacing the previous reliquary. Both have statues on either side of the main portal in the narthex of the Cathedral Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul de Nantes.

There is a painting in the cathedral by Théophile Vauchelet. A church in Orleans is named after St. Donatian