The American Chemical Society's Guide to Scholarly Communication lists four reasons for citing sources in a research paper:
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Basic reference list format for a journal article:
Caruso, R. A.; Susha, A.; Caruso, F. Multilayered Titania, Silica, and Laponite Nanoparticle Coatings on Polystyrene Colloidal
Templates and Resulting Inorganic Hollow Spheres. Chem. Mater. 2001, 13, 400–409.