How to format your references using the Adipocyte citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Adipocyte. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Bernstein R. The health of those who study health. Science 2015; 348:1506.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Tucker TJ, Makgoba MW. Public health. Public-private partnerships and scientific imperialism. Science 2008; 320:1016–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Cello J, Paul AV, Wimmer E. Chemical synthesis of poliovirus cDNA: generation of infectious virus in the absence of natural template. Science 2002; 297:1016–8.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
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Arias CF, Catalán P, Manrubia S, Cuesta JA. toyLIFE: a computational framework to study the multi-level organisation of the genotype-phenotype map. Sci Rep 2014; 4:7549.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Rieth M, Krämer N. Hygiene in der Arzneimittelproduktion. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2016.
An edited book
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Foster J. A Short Course in General Relativity. Third Edition. New York, NY: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
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Greenwood J, Brown L. The Treaty, the Institution and the Chalkface: An Institution-wide Project in Teacher Education. In: Townsend T, Bates R, editors. Handbook of Teacher Education. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2007. page 67–78.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Adipocyte.

Blog post
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O`Callaghan J. Europa, Musk, Rosetta: Get Ready For An Amazing Week Of Space News [Internet]. IFLScience2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]; Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/europa-musk-rosetta-get-ready-for-an-amazing-week-of-space-news/

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office. [Comments on Protection of Pricing Information Under GSA Procurement for Telecommunications Services]. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1988.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Rahimi RM. Investigation of Porosity Evolution and Orthotropic Axes on Anisotropic Materials. 2014;

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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de la MERCED MJ. Digital Security Provider Raises $100 Million to Tackle Booming Market. New York Times2017; :B3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

This sentence cites one reference 1.
This sentence cites two references 1,2.
This sentence cites four references 1–4.

About the journal

Full journal titleAdipocyte
AbbreviationAdipocyte
ISSN (print)2162-3945
ISSN (online)2162-397X
ScopeCell Biology
Histology

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