Tex Math Equation


Used to hold encoded math, expressed in TeX or LaTeX


Although the NCBI Book DTD and NCBI Collection DTDs have no way to enforce it, best practice would be to enclose the contents of this element in a CDATA marked section, because the use of the ampersand in TeX and LaTeX presents a problem on occasion.


alternate-form-of Alternate Form of Graphic, Media Object, Etc.
id Identifier
notation Notation
version Version of TeX

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  tex-math      (#PCDATA)                                   >


Text, numbers, or special characters

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <alt-title> Alternate Title; <app> Appendix; <app-group> Appendix Matter; <article-title> Article Title; <attrib> Attribution; <body> Body of the Book; <bold> Bold; <book-title> Book Title; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <chem-struct> Chemical Structure (Display); <collection-name> Collection Name; <comment> Comment in a Citation; <def-head> Definition List: Definition Head; <disp-formula> Formula, Display; <disp-quote> Quote, Displayed; <gloss-group> Glossary Group; <glossary> Glossary Elements List; <inline-formula> Formula, Inline; <italic> Italic; <meta-name> Metadata Data Name for Custom Metadata; <meta-value> Metadata Data Value for Custom Metadata; <monospace> Monospace Text (Typewriter Text); <named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content; <notes> Notes; <overline> Overline; <p> Paragraph; <ref-list> Reference List (Bibliographic); <sc> Small Caps; <sec> Section; <strike> Strike Through; <sub> Subscript; <subtitle> Subtitle; <sup> Superscript; <td> Table Data Cell (XHTML table model); <term> Definition List: Term; <term-head> Definition List: Term Head; <th> Table Header Cell (XHTML table model); <title> Title; <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract; <trans-subtitle> Translated Subtitle; <trans-title> Translated Title; <underline> Underline

Tagged Example

<p>... PCR products were separated on gel, blotted, and probed with 
a probe designed to react only with the <italic>ter1-Acc</italic> 
template sequence and not with the wild-type sequence. Acc-35: (GG1935
<italic>ter1-Acc</italic>). Selected as described for Acc-29 
<tex-math id="M1"><![CDATA[\documentclass[12pt]{minimal}
\DeclareFontShape{T1}{linotext}{m}{n} { &#x003C;-&#x003E; linotext }{}
</disp-formula> TER1/ter1-Acc: Acc-29 crossed with GG1935 Bsi-29:
(GG1929 <italic>ter1-Bsi</italic>). Constructed by integration of pTER1-Bsi 
into GG1929 and screening for cells that retained ...</p>