ACS Synthetic Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2024)


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How to do citations in ACS Synthetic Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ACS Synthetic Biology citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in ACS Synthetic Biology.

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How do you cite a book in the ACS Synthetic Biology referencing style? (2024 Guide)

A book citation in ACS Synthetic Biology always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in ACS Synthetic Biology using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. Title, Edition.; Editor Last Name, E. F. N., Ed.; Publisher: City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ACS Synthetic Biology citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in ACS Synthetic Biology looks like this: 1


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How to reference a journal article in the ACS Synthetic Biology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Synthetic Biology format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the ACS Synthetic Biology citation format.

Here’s a ACS Synthetic Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container 2000, Volume (Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in ACS Synthetic Biology: