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Use of the NMR Facility obliges acknowledgement of support for investigator projects. Please use the following guideline for formatting acknowledgement statements.  

Because acknowledgement may imply endorsement by acknowledged individuals of a study's data and conclusions, authors are advised to seek individuals' approval or be notified before submission of publications.

General Statement

"___ acknowledge the personnel and instrumentation in the UI Carver College of Medicine NMR Facility, supported by the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and grants from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust." 

Specific Instrumentation with Grant Support

"Data reported in this publication was made possible by use of the ____."

Instrumentation (support):

  • Bruker Avance II 800 MHz (Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust)
  • Bruker Avance NEO 600 MHz (Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine)
  • Bruker Avance II 500 MHz (Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust)


The generally accepted guidelines for determining authorship on papers has been previously articulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.  These criteria are:

  • Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND
  • Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND
  • Final approval of the version to be published; AND
  • Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

Please evaluate whether core personnel have made a unique and valuable contribution to a study in line with their inclusion as an author. Remember, paying fees for their collaboration does not diminish their contribution any more or less than it would for lab members or through another collaborator.