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JoVE publishes peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed video methods. Articles consist of video demonstrations and detailed text protocols which help to facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. The scope of the journal includes novel techniques, innovative applications of existing techniques, and gold standard protocols in the physical and life sciences. Access to JoVE Library is subsidized by the South Dakota BRIN grant
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