DOI

DOI

All articles on nature.com are assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) which is used by the CrossRef system to provide a stable URL for reference linking purposes. This allows direct links to be made to any article by using a link of the form.


http://dx.doi.org/<DOI>

e.g. an article identified with a DOI of '10.1038/nature01234' may be linked to using the following URL:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature01234

Further information

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http://www.doi.org/

Information on the CrossRef system can be found at the CrossRef website:

http://www.crossref.org/

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