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Biology doesn't have a standardized citation style. Nonetheless, the Council of Science Editors (CSE) citation style is often used by researches in subfields within biology. CSE (formerly known as the Council of Biology Editors or CBE) will be described below.
Barton HA, Giarrizzo JG, Suarez P, Robertson CE, Broering MJ, Banks ED, Vaishampayan PA, Venkateswaran K. 2014. Microbial diversity in a Venezuelan orthoquartzite cave is dominated by the chloroflexi (Class ktedonobacterales) and thaumarchaeota group I.1c. Front Microbiol. [accessed 2016 Sept 8];5:1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00615.
Identifying Elements of the Reference:
Authors: Barton HA, Giarrizzo JG, Suarez P, Robertson CE, Broering MJ, Banks ED, Vaishampayan PA, Venkateswaran K. Journal Title: Frontiers in Microbiology Article Title: Microbial diversity in a Venezuelan orthoquartzite cave is dominated by the Chloroflexi (Class Ktedonobacterales) and Thaumarchaeota Group I.1c Year: 2014 Volume: 5 Issue or Article #: 615 Inclusive Page(s): 1-14 DOI (Digital Object Identifier) [Usually found in the article database record or in the full-text of article]:
CSE Style Example - Book Chapter
Example of a Book Chapter by Same Authors in Year-Name Sequence:
Willey, JM, Sherwood, L, Woolverton, CJ, Prescott, LM. 2017. Prescott's microbiology. 10th ed. New York (NY): Mcgraw-Hill Education. Chapter 11, Catabolism: energy release and conservation; 227-250.
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