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BIO 4120 - Comparative Physiology

Identifying Landmark Articles

Physiology Textbooks​
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Winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Conduct an author search in the recommended databases to find articles written by Nobel Prize winners.

Often cited articles in review articles or in literature reviews of primary research articles.
[Review vs. Research Articles]

Highly cited articles in the biology/physiology literature, as indicated in Google Scholar.


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How to Search PubMed

This information will help you search the PubMed database.

Recommended Databases: Comparative Physiology

Biological Abstracts (Web of Science)
Thousands of journals covering the life sciences spectrum. Search all of Web of Science for more results.

Covers more than 1000 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.

A comprehensive scholarly database that covers the life, social, physical, and health sciences.

Free online access to full-text life sciences articles, provided by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Full text access to back issues of a wide range of scholarly journals, including biological, zoology, health, and botany & plant sciences.

Finding Specific Articles

If you are looking for a specific article and have some or most of its citation information, use our Citation Linker form to see of Wayne State has it in its print or electronic collections.

APA Style Guides

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