What is a primary research article in Science?

A primary research article in Science is an article that describes an original  experiment that leads to the creation of new knowledge in a specific field of Science. A primary research article should contain the following elements.

      NOTE: After 2012, the experiment, data and results may be contained in supplemental documents or files linked to the article. Supporting info for this article includes figures and references.
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1. Xie, L.; Luo, Z.; Zhao, Z.; Chen, T. Anticancer and Antiangiogenic Iron(II) Complexes That Target Thioredoxin Reductase to Trigger Cancer Cell Apoptosis. J. Med. Chem. 2017, 60, 202-214.

See also: What is a scholarly review article in Science?

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