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We are very pleased that this paper has received the citations it has, in part because in a small way it validates the open access publishing model." — James C. Carrington and Zhixin Xie, whose paper in PLoS Biology was picked as a Thompson-ISI "Fast Breaking Paper" (December 2005)

Open Access

Everything we publish is freely available online throughout the world, for you to read, download, copy, distribute, and use (with attribution) any way you wish. No permission required. Read a detailed definition of Open Access.

Why is Open Access Important?

Published research results and ideas are the foundation for future progress in science and medicine. Open Access publishing therefore leads to wider dissemination of information and increased efficiency in science, by providing:

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