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size 16 each word
capitalized] followed, in the next line space, by
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mark, if any or at
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References in the
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and may be demarcated appropriately.
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described in the manuscript must be described here in order to enable others
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of new compounds reported
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and may be demarcated appropriately.
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1. Paulsen, H. Advances in selective chemical syntheses of complex
oligosaccharides. Angew. Chem.
Ed. 1982, 21, 155-173. (Example for a journal article citation)
2. Green, T. W.; Wuts, P. G. M. Protective Groups in Organic Synthesis,
York, 1999, 65-67, 708-711. (Example for a book chapter citation)
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