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ecitmatch - look up a citation's PubMed ID

ECITMATCH(1) NCBI Entrez Direct User's Manual ECITMATCH(1)

NAME

ecitmatch - look up a citation's PubMed ID

SYNOPSIS

ecitmatch (edirect -citmatch) [ -help] [ -journal  title] [ -year year] [ -volume  N] [ -page N] [ -author  name]

DESCRIPTION

ecitmatch prints (to standard output) the numeric PubMed identifier for a specified article. If there were multiple matches, it substitutes a parenthesized expression of the form (n citations). If there were no matches, it prints nothing at all.

OPTIONS

-help
Print a summary of available options.
-journal title
Match only articles whose journal has the given title (which may be specified as a standard abbreviation).
-year year
Match only articles published in the given year.
-volume N
Match only articles with the given volume number.
-page N
Match only articles starting on the given page number.
-author name
Match only articles with the given author name (may be partial; may not be repeated).

SEE ALSO

edirect(1).
 
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