Open access journal

This journal is a peer reviewed, fully open access journal owned by Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University.
Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University retains copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues.
The article is universally and freely accessible via the internet in perpetuity, in an easily readable format immediately after publication.
To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an Article Processing Charge, APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The open access publication fee for this journal is USD 800, plus taxes. All APCs for articles submitted to the journal before the 31st of December 2023 will be fully waived, as the Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University pays the OA fee. Authors do not have to pay any open access publication fee.

Peer review under the responsibility of Editorial Office of Liver Research.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license(s):

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND):
Allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses a licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, but will have the right to reuse the article on the terms of their selected end user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights. For more information about copyright please find the details on

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly per year.

Contact Details
Name of the contact: Peiling Zhu
Phone: 0086(020) - 85252653 / 008613903057268
Address: 600 Tianhe Road, Guangzhou, 510630, China

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