How to format your references using the European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics. 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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
1. Socha JJ. Gliding flight in the paradise tree snake. Nature. 2002;418:603–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Bradbury A, Plückthun A. Reproducibility: Standardize antibodies used in research. Nature. 2015;518:27–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Chávez AE, Singer JH, Diamond JS. Fast neurotransmitter release triggered by Ca influx through AMPA-type glutamate receptors. Nature. 2006;443:705–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Freedman B, Bartal G, Segev M, Lifshitz R, Christodoulides DN, Fleischer JW. Wave and defect dynamics in nonlinear photonic quasicrystals. Nature. 2006;440:1166–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Pohanish RP, Greene SA. Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
1. Zhou J, Yung M, editors. Applied Cryptography and Network Security: 8th International Conference, ACNS 2010, Beijing, China, June 22-25, 2010. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Foster JE. Poverty Indices. In: Janvry A de, Kanbur R, editors. Poverty, Inequality and Development: Essays in Honor of Erik Thorbecke. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2006. p. 41–65.

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 European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics.

Blog post
1. Carpineti A. Life May Develop Even Outside The Habitable Zone. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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
1. Government Accountability Office. GAO Reviews of USDA Biotechnology Research Efforts and Regulatory Programs and Activities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1986 May. Report No.: 129809.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Flores MY. Delinquency prevention program for Latino youth: A grant proposal project [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2010.

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
1. David Kelly: David Kelly is an editor of The Book Review. PUGILISTS’ PROGRESS. New York Times. 1987 Jan 11;78.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

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 titleEuropean Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
AbbreviationEur. J. Drug Metab. Pharmacokinet.
ISSN (print)0378-7966
ISSN (online)2107-0180
ScopePharmacology (medical)
Pharmacology

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