Ethical Considerations When Altering Digital Images

Sean R. Gallagher1, Joseph Neuman2

1 UVP, LLC, Upland, California, 2 Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
Publication Name:  Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques
Unit Number:  Appendix 3A
DOI:  10.1002/9780470089941.eta03as11
Online Posting Date:  November, 2015
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Abstract

The ubiquitous use of digital imaging has greatly simplified and accelerated life science research. However, the ease of manipulating digital images also presents serious ethical issues. This unit presents guidelines and cautions describing best practices for use, analysis, and presentation of digital image data. © 2015 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Keywords: digital imaging; ethics; electrophoresis; in vivo imaging; image analysis; SDS PAGE; DNA separation; RNA separation; publisher guidelines

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Golden Rules
  • Guidelines from Specific Journals
  • Literature Cited
  • Tables
     
 
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Literature Cited

Literature Cited
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