The Makara Journal of Science (Makara J. Sci.) is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the Universitas Indonesia (UI) to serve as a platform for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in the Material Sciences (including: physics, biology, and chemistry); Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology (including: microbiology, physiology, ecology, taxonomy and evolution); and Biotechnology.

Makara J. Sci. as a multi-disciplinary medium fosters high quality, scientifically sound and original research on par with internationally acclaimed specialized journals. Submissions, including original research manuscripts, computational or theoretical papers, notes, and mini-reviews are welcomed.

Publication in Makara J. Sci. is without charge; all published articles are available online through open access. Authors should refer to the Authors Guidelines for details on how to prepare their manuscript; submission is performed via the online submission system (https://scholarhub.ui.ac.id/science). Starting from 2014, Makara J. Sci. has been publishing in March, June, September, and December. Makara J. Sci. is the successor to the “Makara of Science Series” and “Makara Science”, which have been published since 1997. The name “Makara” is adopted from the Makara tree featured in the UI logo which symbolizes a source of knowledge disseminating “fruit” in all directions.

As per 1st October 2019, the website of Makara Journal of Science (MJS) has moved to this website to provide greater quality access to the journal. Back issues from 2002 to 2019 (Vol. 23 No. 2) are available at previous website: http://journal.ui.ac.id/science

Current Issue: Volume 28, Issue 1 (2024) March



Effect of Harvest Season on the Physical Properties, Fatty Acid Composition, and Volatile Compounds of Roasted Cacao Beans
Amornrat Chumthong, Nuttarisa Limjumrern, Chutikarn Saensano, Pornthep Teerawattanapong, Aekkaraj Nualla-ong, Adirek Rugkong, and Rawee Chiarawipa


Review of the Potential use of Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) as Scaffolds in Bone Tissue Recovery
Kushendarsyah Saptaji, Asriyanti Asriyanti, Nisa Khoiriyah, Laely Muryanti, and Iwan Setiawan


Synthesis, Structural and Thermal Studies of Dl-Alanine Potassium Di- Chromate Single Crystals
Sundararaj Lincy Mary Ponmani, Soundararajan Gnanakkan Pushpalatha Gracelin, Somasundaram Selvakumar, and Subbaiah Chelladurai Vella Durai