Repository: MitoFit Preprints Archive

Full Name: MitoFit Preprints Archive
Short Name (or Acronym): MitoFit Prep
Description: The Open Access preprint server for mitochondrial physiology and bioenergetics
Accepted Content Types: Preprints: experimental, technical or theoretical communications (including commentaries and perspectives), methods sections with application examples, prior to full manuscript submission, reviews (including mini-reviews, reviews with meta-analyses or monographs). For specific scientific events: extended abstracts, slides of oral presentations, posters
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Contact: [email protected]; [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Life Sciences
Keywords: Life Sciences, mitochondrial physiology, bioenergetics
Launch Date: 2/12/19
Platform: MediaWiki
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 23
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes,
Last Update: 7/22/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Other business model not based on direct preprinting charges or associated journal (maintained by MitoFit DOI Data Center)
Objectives: The objectives were described in the editorial found here: Briefly, Oroboros Instruments has always supported Gentle Science and thus Open Science. The creation of this preprint server aims at helping to promote the concept of preprints in this field of research, and to provide a tool for researchers to find preprints in the area of bioenergetics and mitochondrial physiology.
Countries: <a href="">Austria</a>
Owner Full Name: Oroboros Instruments
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Ownership Type: Life sciences tech company
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers.
User Committees: No, only scientific committee.
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Submissions by e-mail
Backups: Backup kept in secondary server
Functional Description: No
Interoperability: No
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, Author affiliation(s), Funder acknowledgement(s), License type(s), Subject category, ORCID if provided, language of publication, version of the manuscript
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via DataCite
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: Yes, the content will be permanently available
Preservation Policy: Yes
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
Commenting/Annotation Disqus
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Peer Review Local function With Bioenergetics Communications ( it is possible to submit the preprint to MitoFit Preprints with the option to proceed with peer-review for publication in BEC. The submission is free of charge.
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF (abstract to be submitted as Word doc)
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Any scholarly content (primary and secondary research)
Accepted Supplementary Content: Please prepare the manuscript with embedded figures. Avoid oversized submissions and reduce figure size as far as possible
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: BEC
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors must use CC BY-NC-ND license
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Community moderation via commenting
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Staff
Moderation: Beforehand : Content within scope , Manuscript is complete (methods, references), Data is available (if applicable), All authors notified, Legal compliance, Ethical compliance, Potential for harm if posted
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: DOI, each version receives its own DOI suffix
Remaining Indrawn Item: Basic information remains on a tombstone page
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Up to 1 week
Versioning Policy: Accepts new versions until acceptance at journal
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: Ar authors' request
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, ethical and legal issues, no appropriate declaration of conflicts of interest