PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

Alternative Prefixes
bibliography biomedical science citation publication
Jeff Beck   0000-0002-1798-9797   jeffbeckncbi
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in PubMed should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
16333295   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from PubMed should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2006 Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information

A summary of the relations in the Bioregistry schema can be found here.

In Collection
Publication Provenance Prefixes ASKEM Epidemiology Prefixes FHIR External Terminologies
Metaregistry PubMed

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 12 mappings to external registries for this resource with 7 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext PUBMED
Cellosaurus Cellosaurus Registry logo cellosaurus PubMed
CHEMINF cheminf 000302
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 1187
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.2b9b61
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go PMID
Integbio Integbio logo integbio nbdc00179 logo miriam pubmed
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t pubmed
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons pubmed
TogoID togoid Pubmed
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P698
RDF Information

When using this resource in RDF, the following URI format should be used:$1


A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 16333295 is used to demonstrate the providers available for PubMed. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
PubMed pubmed
PubMed (RDF) rdf
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
CURATOR_REVIEW PubMed through Linkedlife data
bio2rdf Bio2RDF
epmc Europe PMC
hubmed HubMed PubMed (new)
scholia Scholia
uniprot.citation UniProt
uniprot.pubmed UniProt