Footnote Group

Container element for footnotes that have been grouped at the end of an article


Footnotes that are scattered throughout the text, at the places they occur, do not use this container element.


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
specific-use Specific Use

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  fn-group     %fn-group-model;                             >

Expanded Content Model

(label?, title?, 
(fn | x)+)


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract>, <ack>, <app>, <back>, <bio>, <boxed-text>, <notes>, <sec>, <table-wrap-foot>, <title-group>, <trans-abstract>

Example 1

<p>We are grateful to Uri Alon, Harley McAdams, Lee Kroos,
Patrick Piggot, and Patrick Stragier for critical comments
of the manuscript. ...</p>
<fn id="n1" fn-type="conflict">
<p><bold>Conflicts of interest.</bold> The 
authors have declared that no conflicts 
of interest exist.</p>
<fn id="n2" fn-type="con">
<p><bold>Author contributions.</bold> PE, MF, 
STJ, EMC, DZR, TS, JSL, and RL conceived and designed 
the experiments. PE, MF, DZR, STW, CF, and KH performed 
the experiments. PE, MF, STJ, EMC, DZR, and JSL 
analyzed the data. PE, MF, STJ, EMC, DZR, and JSL 
contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. PE, MF, STJ, 
EMC, JSL, and RL wrote the paper.</p>

Example 2

<p>Competing interests: None declared.</p>