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Basic Format

Patent Owner 1; Patent Owner 2; etc. Title of Patent Number, Date.

Example

Wilkins, T. D.; Tucker, K. D. Detection, Isolation, and Purification of Clostridium Difficile Toxin A with Toxin Receptors. U.S. Patent 5,098,826, March 24, 1992.

Note: Ensure that the patent stage (Patent, Patent Application, etc.) is indicated.

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American Chemical Society Style Guide

QD 8.5 .A25 2006

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