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Submit Manuscript to PubMed Central & Report PMCID


Spectrum support for Clinical Research is divided into four stages, the last of which is Close Out and Publish Study.
This stage includes regulatory and compliance information and required citation information when publishing your study.

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Each publication, press release, or other document that cites the results from NIH grant-supported research must be submitted to PubMed Central, and the PMCID number must be reported.

The PMCID is a unique reference number assigned to each article accepted into PubMed Central.

For more information about this requirement, see the NIH website regarding public access.

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