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Cross-reference article identifiers

Given a PMID, if you want to find whether or not the full text appears in PMC, you can use E-Link as follows. If the article appears in PMC, then the (numerical) PMCID will be returned in the result:

You can also use the ID converter API, which provides addtional information (such as DOI and manuscript identifier, when they exist) as follows:

Note that XML and CSV formats are also available.

Conversely, to find the PMID, given a PMCID, you could use E-Link with "pmc_pubmed":

Or, you could use the ID Converter:

You could also use the ID converter to find the PMID and PMCID for an article, given its DOI:

Last modified: Tue Feb. 2 2021