Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Current Protocols journals style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Current Protocols journals style

Cite A E-book or PDF in Current Protocols journals style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the Current Protocols journals citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Current Protocols journals style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Title. Publisher, City Available at: http://Website-Url [Accessed October 10, 2013].


Abdullah, M., Riediger, N., Chen, Q., Zhao, Z., Azordegan, N., Xu, Z., Fischer, G., Othman, R., Pierce, G., and Tappia, P. et al. 2009. Effects of long-term consumption of a high-fructose diet on conventional cardiovascular risk factors in Sprague-Dawley rats. Mol Cell Biochem 327:247-256.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Tested the effects of High Fructose (HF) diet on 12 randomly assigned Sprague-Dawley rats: standard food (control) and HF, for 20 weeks.
Tested for circulating insulin, total cholesterol and triacylglycerol levels - all were significantly > in HF group. Hepatic tests: lipid accumulation, mild inflammation and pigmentation of bile. HF group: significantly > total lips levels + alterations in fatty acid levels.
CONCLUSION: Long-term HF consumption may impact cardiovascular and hepatic health. (Abdullah et al., 2009)

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