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How to cite QIAGEN Digital Insights products

Are you ready to publish your research using QIAGEN Digital Insights software? Here you can find guidelines and best practices for properly citing our tools.

In general, you are required to cite any images or results generated with QIAGEN Digital Insights products that are to be published in any form (e.g., print, electronic) as described below. If you have any questions, contact our Customer Support team at ts-bioinformatics@qiagen.com.


Citing QIAGEN Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (QIAGEN IPA)


Citing QIAGEN CLC Workbenches and QIAGEN CLC Server products


Citing QIAGEN OmicSoft software and Land database products


Citing HGMD®

If you refer to HGMD in any publication, cite with the following: 

Stenson, P.D., Mort, M., Ball, E.V., Shaw, K., Philips, A., and Cooper, D.N. (2014), The Human Gene Mutation Database: building a comprehensive mutation repository for clinical and molecular genetics, diagnostic testing and personalized genomic medicine. Human Genetics 133:1–9 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00439-0131358-4)


If you refer to COSMIC in any publication, cite the website and the following paper:

Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer (COSMIC, cancer.sanger.ac.uk)

Tate, J.G, et al. (2019) COSMIC: the catalogue of somatic mutations in cancer.

Nucleic Acids Research 47(D1):D941–D947


QIAGEN Digital Insights products mentioned here are intended for molecular biology applications. These products are not intended for the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of a disease.

For up-to-date licensing information and product-specific disclaimers, see the respective QIAGEN Digital Insights product site. Further information can be requested from tsbioinformatics@qiagen.com or by contacting your local account manager.