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CHM 340: Biochemistry I

Guide for the Biochemistry Research Project - Review of the Literature

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Step 2: Identify the Primary Citation

Find the protein entry in RCSB Protein Data Base.  

On the summary page you'll find the primary citation: the first article to identify this protein.  This is the starting point for your literature review.

Make a note of the citation information - article title, author(s), and journal name, year, volume, and page numbers.

Note the PubMed ID which you'll use to locate the primary citation in Scopus.

Click [Read More & Search PubMed Abstracts] to read the entire abstract, which provides an overview of the article.

Note the Keywords section after the abstract.  These keywords may be useful for locating revelant articles and other resources.