• Authors should identify any unusual hazards inherent in the use of any chemicals, procedures or equipment involved in the work.
  • Work involving the use of animal or human subject requires full compliance with local, national, ethical and regulatory guidelines and formal documented approval from an appropriate institutional committee.
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