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Publication Ethics and Publication

Publishing Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The journal and its editorial board fully adhere and comply to the policies and principles of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The work described in your article must have been carried out in accordance with The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki) for experiments involving humans http://www.who.int/bulletin/archives/79%284%29373.pdf; EC Directive 86/609/EEC for animal experiments http://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/lab_animals/legislation_en.htm; Uniform Requirements for manuscripts submitted to Biomedical journals http://www.icmje.org. The manuscript should contain a statement that the work has been approved by the appropriate ethical committees related to the institution(s) in which it was performed and that subjects gave informed consent to the work (see declarations section above). Studies involving experiments with animals must state that their care was in accordance with institution guidelines.

Articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 (CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. This license allows users to download and share the article for non-commercial purposes, so long as the article is reproduced in the whole without changes, and the original authorship is acknowledged.