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Introduction

Laboratory Animal Research (LAR) was founded in 1985 as the official journal of The Korean Association for Laboratory Animal Science (KALAS). In 2019 it started publishing contents in partnership with BMC in a renewed, fully open access format.

Aims & Scope
About the Editors

For Authors

Currently, the publication costs (APC) for Laboratory Animal Research (LAR) are fully covered by KALAS. No fees will be charged to authors whose articles are accepted for publication in the journal.  Please see detailed information for authors and consider submission of your manuscripts.

Legacy Contents

This website now hosts the articles published after 2015. The legacy contents published in 2010-2014 are available at KoreaMed Synapse

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  • Laboratory Animal Research is the official journal of the Korean Association for Laboratory Animal Science. KALAS was established in 1985 in order to discuss the knowledge of the experiment, and promote the science and technology in laboratory animal sciences.

  • Annual Journal Metrics

    Speed (in 2019)
    35.1 days from submission to first decision
     (reviewed manuscripts)
    34.6 days from submission to first decision
     (all manuscripts)
    68.6 days from submission to acceptance
    25 days from  acceptance to publication

    Usage 
    14,677 Accesses (in 2020)
    6 Altmetric mentions

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