How to format your references using the Journal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine. 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
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Mooers AO. Biodiversity: Supply and demand. Nature. 2014;509(7499):171-172.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Allen MR, Ingram WJ. Constraints on future changes in climate and the hydrologic cycle. Nature. 2002;419(6903):224-232.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Gonzales EB, Kawate T, Gouaux E. Pore architecture and ion sites in acid-sensing ion channels and P2X receptors. Nature. 2009;460(7255):599-604.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Marks B, Stowell MH, Vallis Y, et al. GTPase activity of dynamin and resulting conformation change are essential for endocytosis. Nature. 2001;410(6825):231-235.

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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Barquinha P, Martins R, Pereira L, Fortunato E. Transparent Oxide Electronics. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
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Djokić S, ed. Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications of Electrochemistry. Vol 60. Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Dehni L, Krief F, Bennani Y. Power Control and Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks. In: Agha KA, Guérin Lassous I, Pujolle G, eds. Challenges in Ad Hoc Networking: Fourth Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, June 21–24, 2005, Île de Porquerolles, France. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing. Springer US; 2006:31-40.

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 Journal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Five Cent Origami Batteries Powered By Dirty Water. IFLScience. Published June 11, 2015. Accessed October 30, 2018. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/origami-batteries-powered-dirty-water/

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. Intellectual Property: Federal Agency Efforts in Transferring and Reporting New Technology. U.S. Government Printing Office; 2002.

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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Gonzalez ER. Technology and adiposity: Effects of television time, video or computer game time, and computer use on body fat among Latino youth. Published online 2015.

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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Shultz GP, Aspe P. Nafta Needs An Update, Not Repeal. New York Times. October 16, 2017:A21.

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 titleJournal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine
ISSN (print)2468-4988
Scope

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