BMC Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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How to do citations in BMC Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Genetics 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 BMC Genetics.

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How do you cite a book in the BMC Genetics referencing style? (2024 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in BMC Genetics follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in BMC Genetics using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
BMC Genetics citation:
1. Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st edition. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in BMC Genetics looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the BMC Genetics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Genetics format?

An BMC Genetics citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a BMC Genetics journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 2000;Volume Issue:pages Used. doi: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 BMC Genetics: