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CHEM 471 & 474 - Biochemistry: Citations

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CHEM 471 & 474

Biochemistry Class Guide

American Chemical Society Citation Style

"Science" reference style

Detailed information on how to format citations in the Science format is located at the Science website.

To create citations in the Science format, you'll need:

  • Journals: Author name(s), title of article, abbreviated title of the journal, volume number, page number(s), publication year.
  • Books: Author/Editor name(s), title of the book, publisher name, publisher location, edition number (if applicable), publication year.
    • Chapters of edited books and books with no publication information have special rules. See the Science website for information.


Find journal title abbreviations with the CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool


Examples: (see more examples at the Science website)


1. E. J. Neer, T. Kozasa, Sites for Gα binding on the G protein β subunit overlap with sites for regulation of phospholipase Cb and adenylyl cyclase. J. Biol. Chem273, 16265-16272 (1998).

2. D. J. Mangelsdorf, C. Thummel, M. Beato, P. Herrlich, G. Schutz, K. Umesono, B. Blumberg, P. Kastner, M. Mark, P. Chambon, R. M. Evans, The nuclear receptor superfamily: The second decade. Cell 83, 835-839 (1995).

3. J. J. Tesmer, R. K. Sunahara, A. G. Gilman, S. R. Sprang, Crystal structure of the catalytic domains of adenylyl cyclase in a complex with Gs·GTP-γ-S. Science 278, 1907-1916 (1997).



1. A. M. Lister, Fundamentals of Operating Systems (Springer-Verlag, New York, ed. 3, 1984). [third edition]

2. J. B. Carroll, Ed., Language, Thought and Reality, Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1956).

3. R. Davis, J. King, in Machine Intelligence, E. Acock and R. Michie, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1976), vol. 8, chap. 3.


Technical reports

1. D. E. Shaw, Technical Report CUCS-29-82 (Columbia University, New York, 1982).

2. F. Press, A Report on the Computational Needs for Physics (National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, 1981). [unpublished or access by title]

3. Assessment of the Carcinogenicity and Mutagenicity of Chemicals (WHO Technical Report Series No. 556, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1974).


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