What is a scholarly review article in Science?
A scholarly review article in Science is an article that describes a topic in science, a synopsis of the primary research literature with concluding remarks. A scholarly review article should contain the following elements.
- Title of the article
- Names of authors
- Abstract of the article
- Scholarly technical writing that describes and discusses the research on a science topic.
- Diagrams, graph, charts, etc... that further illustrate the science topic.
- The primary research literature published on the science topic.
- Concluding remarks summarize the topic and may include discussion questions and possible directions for future research.
- References and Notes include citations of the primary research articles described and other sources used.
Example of scholarly review article from Annual Review of Genetics RNA-guided DNA deletion in tetrahymena: An RNAi-based mechanism for programmed genome rearrangements
Examples of citation styles for this article:
1. Meng-Chao Yao; Ju-Lan Chao. RNA-Guided DNA Deletion in Tetrahymena: An RNAi-Based Mechanism for Programmed Genome Rearrangements. Annu. Rev. Genet. 2005, 39, 537-559.
CSE name-year style:
Meng-Chao Yao and Ju-Lan Chao. 2005. RNA-guided DNA deletion in tetrahymena: An RNAi-based mechanism for programmed genome rearrangements. Annu Rev Genet 39:537-59.
See also What is a Primary research article in Science?
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