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Up-to-date with PubMed

22. May 2018 | HBZ | No Comments |

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In the hectic pace of everyday research, it is sometimes difficult to stay up-to-date with research literature. PubMed offers a simple solution for everyone who knows this problem:

With a free NCBI account you can save as many search queries as you like and set up corresponding notifications. This only requires a one-time registration and confirmation of the e-mail address.

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Saved searches and collections are listed in the NCBI account. By clicking on the gear icon every saved search (and accordingly every collection) can be modified or deleted again.

switch to NCBI account

overview of NCBI-account

saved search details

An NCBI account allows many other practical features such as setting personal filters and customizing the results display.

We also recommend this tutorial to find gene, proteins and chemical names, aliases and synonyms:




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