These articles are presenting ideas on how to improve experiments. Howells, DW et al. 2014. “Bringing rigour to translational medicine.” Nature Reviews Neurology 10, 37–43 Kwon, BK et al. 2011. “A Grading System To Evaluate Objectively the Strength of Pre-Clinical Data of Acute Neuroprotective Therapies for …
Guidelines for Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) in Journal Policies and Practices which are published by the Center for Open Science (COS). LINK
Brian Nosek et al. present in this communication an informative introduction to standards set-up by the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) committee to facilitate a culture of open research (e.g. the publication of null results). A comprehensive table is provided summarizing the eight standards and three …
The Committee on Publication Ethics was established in 1997 and has grown to over 10000 members. It provides advice on publication ethics, but also on how to handle misconduct in scientific publications. LINK
Comprehensive guidelines especially designed for research in animal models of stroke. However, it does contain basic aspects that can be applied to other animal experiments. LINK
Lee et al., 2008 Journal of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (“MIFlowCyt”) Guidelines about the Minimum Information a Flow Cytometry Experiment should contain. These guidelines give a general overview on how to report cytometry experiments.
These recently published guidelines for the Journal of Psychopharmacology are a great example on information to be reported with animal experiments.
Introduction to the EQUATOR Network, which provides resources, education and training to facilitate good research reporting and assists in the development, dissemination and implementation of robust reporting guidelines. LINK
Guideline on how to cite bioresources (CoBRA). LINK
Overview of published guidelines on reporting preclinical research. LINK