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4. If my article is published, how will it be cited?

Articles in BMC Biology should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. However, because articles in this journal are not printed, they do not have page numbers. Instead, they have a unique article number.

The following citation:

BMC Biol 2005, 6:306

refers to article 306 from Volume 6 of the journal.

As an online journal, BMC Biology does not have issue numbers. Each volume corresponds to a calendar year.

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