How to format your references using the Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics. 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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Macfarlane R. Environment: New words on the wild. Nature. 2013 Jun;498(7453):166–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Fainman Y, Porter G. Applied physics. Directing data center traffic. Science. 2013 Oct;342(6155):202–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Choe J, Kelker MS, Wilson IA. Crystal structure of human toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) ectodomain. Science. 2005 Jul;309(5734):581–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Kim JJ, Choi Y, Suresh S, Argon AS. Nanocrystallization during nanoindentation of a bulk amorphous metal alloy at room temperature. Science. 2002 Jan;295(5555):654–7.

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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Woo J-H, Sohn J-H, Nam B-G, Yoo H-J. Mobile 3D Graphics SoC. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2010.
An edited book
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Whitacre DM, editor. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. New York, NY: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
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Evans R, Cleghorn A. Language, Pedagogy And Politics Intersect In The Classroom. In: Cleghorn A, editor. Complex Classroom Encounters: A South African Perspective. Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2012; pp 63–80.

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 Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics.

Blog post
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Fang J. Ongoing Disney Measles Outbreak Sickens 67 - Including Six Who Were Too Young To Be Vaccinated [Internet]. IFLScience. 2015 Jan

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 Legislation To Establish a Department of Education. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978.

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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Corral DC. A grant proposal: Parent and adolescent support group. 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
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Barker K, Taylor K. A Teacher Accused of Abuse Seen to Have Never Grown Up. New York Times. 2014 Oct;A1.

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 titleJournal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
AbbreviationJ. Nutrigenet. Nutrigenomics
ISSN (print)1661-6499
ISSN (online)1661-6758
ScopeFood Science
Genetics
Medicine (miscellaneous)

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