How to search through the online APStracts database

Send a message to with the body containing the search command. For example:

SEARCH APS97 cardiac muscle

will search for a 1997 physiological abstract containing the words 'cardiac' and muscle, while

SEARCH APS95 cardiac or heart

will search for a 1995 abstract containing either the word 'cardiac' OR the word 'heart'.

See the APStract online help for info on more complicated queries, like "SEARCH APS96 smooth not lung".

On each search, you can search either the 1995, 1996, or the 1997 database by selecting specifying either APS95, APS96, or APS97 on the command-line.

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