Checklist for reporting a study using laboratory animals

This checklist is relevant to research performed on animals in a laboratory setting, and is based on the ARRIVE guidelines.  Read more

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Complete this checklist by entering the page numbers from your manuscript where readers will find each of the items listed below.

Your article may not currently address all the items on the checklist. Please modify your text to include the missing information. If you are certain that an item does not apply, please write "n/a" and provide a short explanation.

Download your completed checklist and include it as an extra file when you submit to a journal.

To acknowledge this checklist in your methods, please state "We used the ARRIVE1 checklist when writing our report [citation]". Then cite this checklist as Kilkenny C, Browne WJ, Cuthill IC, Emerson M, Altman DG. Improving bioscience research reporting: the ARRIVE guidelines for reporting animal research. PLoS Biol. 2010;8(6):e1000412. PMID: 20613859.

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