About Methods and Protocols

Aims

Methods and Protocols (ISSN 2409-9279) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal that provides an advanced forum for the publication of novel approaches to tackle questions in the fields of Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Biomedical Sciences as well as in other relevant scientific fields. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish new protocols based on established techniques as well as significant improvements and developments of cutting-edge methods. For all articles, background information to understand the underlying principles, full experimental details, and comparison with available protocols/methods must be provided. Scientists are encouraged to provide accompanying video demonstrations, which will be published online, for ease of reproducibility. There is no restriction on the length of the papers.

Scope

This journal covers all disciplines related to Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Biomedical Sciences including, but not limited to:

  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Imaging
  • Applied Computation and Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Model Organisms
  • Pharmacology
  • Structural Biology/Chemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Tissue Engineering

Additionally, articles related to other scientific fields such as Engineering, Physics, Earth Sciences, Social Sciences, and Environmental Research are welcome.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MPs is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in MPs will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2017 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Reprints

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Editorial Office

Dr. Aitor Sánchez
Managing Editor
MDPI Barcelona Office, Avenida Madrid 95, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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