Research protocols contain a list of instructions that need to be followed to carry out a certain experiment as well as a list of materials, equipment, caution steps, troubleshooting advice, calculations and data analysis tips.

Protocols in SpringerProtocols are written in a readily reproducible step‐by‐step fashion, opening with an introductory overview of the procedure, a comprehensive list of the materials and reagents needed to complete the experiment, and followed by a detailed procedure that is supported with a helpful notes section with tips and tricks as well as troubleshooting advice.