Spandidos Publications

Preprint: archiving allowed.

Postprint: archiving forbidden.

Published version: archiving restricted:

  • 6 months embargo


  • Authors pre-print on author's personal website or pre-print server
  • Publisher's version/PDF must be used
  • On Institutional Repository or Funder's repository
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Published source must be acknowledged with full citation
  • Publisher will automatically deposit authors post-print in PubMed Central or Europe PMC after 6 months or 12 months as required by funding agency
  • Reviewed 07 July 2014

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