Reporting guidelines for animal research



If your work involved laboratory animals you should make sure you report all items on the ARRIVE guidelines. These guidelines, created by experts, set out list of things that other people need to know about your work. You should then cite the guidelines in your reference section as:

Kilkenny C, Browne WJ, Cuthill IC, Emerson M, Altman DG (2010) Improving Bioscience Research Reporting: The ARRIVE Guidelines for Reporting Animal Research. PLoS Biol 8(6): e1000412. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000412