Publishing Ethics

Studies involving animal experiments must state that their care was in accordance with the institution's or national research council's guidelines for, or any national law on the care and use of laboratory animals. All animal work must have been conducted according to relevant national and international guidelines. Animal experimental procedure should be made as humane as possible and the details of anaesthetics and analgesics used should be clearly stated. The manuscript must include a statement identifying the institutional and/or licensing committee approving the experiments, including any relevant details.