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Citing dbGaP in a Publication

How do I cite dbGaP in the “Reference” section of a publication I am writing?

When citing dbGaP, please make sure to include the dbGaP accessions as much as possible. At the minimum, the dbGaP study access (such as phs000001.v1.p1) should be cited. It is critically important for referencing, searching, and tracking the dbGaP data.

Cite dbGaP as follows in the reference section of your publication:

The NCBI dbGaP Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes.

Mailman MD, Feolo M, Jin Y, Kimura M, Tryka K, Bagoutdinov R, Hao L,

Kiang A, Paschall J, Phan L, Popova N, Pretel S, Ziyabari L, Lee M, Shao

Y, Wang ZY, Sirotkin K, Ward M, Kholodov M, Zbicz K, Beck J, Kimelman M,

Shevelev S, Preuss D, Yaschenko E, Graeff A, Ostell J, Sherry ST.

Nat Genet. 2007 Oct; 39(10):1181-6.

NCBI's Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes: dbGaP.

Tryka KA, Hao L, Sturcke A, Jin Y, Wang ZY, Ziyabari L, Lee M, Popova N, Sharopova N, Kimura M, Feolo M.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan; 42 (Database issue):D975-9.


How do I cite dbGaP as a general resource within the text (body) of my publication?

Cite dbGaP as a resource within the body of your publication as follows:

Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP). Bethesda (MD): National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine.

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