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MCB 160L: Neurobiology Laboratory: Citation style

Citation style for MCB 160L

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The citation style to be used in lab reports and other assignments in MCB 160L is that of the journal Neuron.

Sample citations in Neuron style (after clicking on the link scroll down to "References"):

Journal article:

  • In-text citation, one or two authors: (Hage and Nieder, 2016)
  • In-text citation, three or more authors: (Tsao et al., 2008)
  • Reference list citation, up to 10 authors:

Pontieri, F.E., Tanda, G., Orzi, F., and Di Chiara, G. (1996). Effects of nicotine on the nucleus accumbens and similarity to those of addictive drugs. Nature 382, 255-257.

  • Reference list citation, more than 10 authors:

Sarin, S., Zuniga-Sanchez, E., Kurmangaliyev, Y.Z., Cousins, H., Patel, M., Hernandez, J., Zhang, K.X., Samuel, M.A., Morey, M., Sanes, J.R., et al. (2018). Role for Wnt signaling in retinal neuropil development: analysis via RNA-Seq and in vivo somatic CRISPR mutagenesis. Neuron 98, 109-126.e8.

Chapter or article in an edited book:

King, S.M. (2003). Dynein motors: Structure, mechanochemistry and regulation. In Molecular Motors, M. Schliwa, ed. (Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH), pp. 45–78.

Book with one or more authors:

Cowan, W.M., Jessell, T.M., and Zipursky, S.L. (1997). Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development (New York: Oxford University Press).