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PubMed was first released in January 1996. PubMed is a free, primarily accessible MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on medical and life science topics. Biological. The US National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the US National Institutes of Health maintains a database that is part of the Entrez information access system.

PubMed’s logo consists of the letters ”P-u-b-M-e-d”, distributed in 4 colors: blue, black, gray, and white. In the middle of the letter M, where the 4 colors of the PubMed logo converge, it is the symbol of a flipped book with the meaning of a free and unlimited source of data.

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More than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.


With the information that provides, perhaps you understand the birth and interesting story of this PubMed logo. The impressive PubMed logo also contributes to millions of views and downloads daily.

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