Table of contents for Scientific style and format : the CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers / Style Manual Committee, Council of Biology Editors.


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Part I. Introduction: 1. About this manual
2. Scientific notation: a brief history. Part II. General Style Conventions: 3. Alphabets, symbols, and signs
4. Punctuation and related marks
5. Spelling and word formation
6. Prose style and word choice
7. Names, terms of address, honours, and degrees
8. Capitalization
9. Type conventions, excerpts, quotations, and ellipses
10. Abbreviations
11. Numbers, units, mathematical expressions, statistics
12. Times and dates
13. Addresses and geographic description. Part III. Special Scientific Conventions: 14. The electromagnetic spectrum
15. Subatomic particles, atoms, elements
16. Chemical formulas
17. Chemical kinetics
18. Analytical methods
19. Drugs and pharmacokinetics
20. Cells, chromosomes, and genes
21. Viruses
22. Bacteria
23. Plants and fungi
24. Human and animal life
25. Human history and society
26. The Earth
27. Astronomical objects and time systems. Part IV. Journals and Books: 28. Journal style and format
29. Book style and format
30. Citations and references
31. Accessories to text: tables, figures, and indexes
Part V. Publishing Process: 32. Typography and manuscript markup, manual and electronic
33. Proof correction
Appendices: 1. Abbreviations for journal title words
2. Abbreviated publisher names
3. Annotated bibliography
Index.


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