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Core CIF Dictionary version 2.3

_citation_id

Name

'_citation_id'

Category: citation

Data type: char

Must appear in a looped list
May match values of '_citation_author_citation_id' '_citation_editor_citation_id'

Examples:

primary
1
2
3

Definition

    	
The value of _citation_id must uniquely identify a record in the _citation_ list. The _citation_id 'primary' should be used to indicate the citation that the author(s) consider to be the most pertinent to the contents of the data block. Note that this item need not be a number; it can be any unique identifier.

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