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BMC medicine editorial board members on open access publishing

  • Michael R Carmont1,
  • Stephen D Lawn2,
  • Babill Stray-Pedersen3,
  • Yehuda Shoenfeld4 and
  • Pascal Meier5
BMC Medicine201412:10

Received: 14 October 2013

Accepted: 1 November 2013

Published: 21 January 2014

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Original Submission
14 Oct 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Sabina Alam
Resubmission - Version 4
3 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Nov 2013 Editorially accepted
21 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-12-10

How does Open Peer Review work?

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