Textual material that names the parties which the author wishes to thank or recognize for their assistance in, for example, producing the work, funding the work, inspiring the work, or assisting in the research on which the work is based


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  ack          %ack-model;                                  >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <app> Appendix; <app-group> Appendix Matter; <back> Back Matter; <body> Body of the Book; <book-front> Book Front Matter; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <disp-quote> Quote, Displayed; <gloss-group> Glossary Group; <glossary> Glossary Elements List; <named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content; <notes> Notes; <p> Paragraph; <ref-list> Reference List (Bibliographic); <sec> Section; <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract

Tagged Example

<ack id="bid.394">
<p>We gratefully acknowledge the work of Vladimir Soussov, 
as well as the entire NCBI Entrez team, especially Grisha 
Starchenko, Vladimir Sirotinin, Alexey Iskhakov, Anton 
Golikov, and Pramod Paranthaman. We thank Jim Ostell for 
guidance, ...</p>