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Mountain Lake Biological Station

A guide to UVA resources for researchers at MLBS.

Biology Protocols

In the natural sciences a protocol is a predefined written procedural method in the design and implementation of experiments. Protocols are written whenever it is desirable to standardize a laboratory method to ensure successful replication of results by others in the same laboratory or by other laboratories. Detailed protocols also facilitate the assessment of results through peer review. ("Protocol (science)", Wikipedia)  Below are links to several protocol sources.