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Accessing toxicology literature from PubMed

  • TOXLINE PubMed content has been migrated to PubMed as the “Toxicology subset”
  • Only the PubMed portion of TOXLINE is represented in the Tox Subset.
  • For non-PubMed archival TOXLINE content (no longer updated), please see ftp://ftp.nlm.nih.gov/nlmdata/sample/toxspec/

Method 1 – Type in filter directly

To search TOXLINE in Pubmed (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/):

TOXLINE PubMed content has been migrated to PubMed as the “Toxicology subset”
Only the PubMed portion of TOXLINE is represented in the Tox Subset. For non-PubMed archival TOXLINE content (no longer updated), please see ftp://ftp.nlm.nih.gov/nlmdata/sample/toxspec/

  1. Enter “tox [subset] AND” (lower case and will also work)
  2. Enter a search term(s) (e.g. pesticides)

    Only the PubMed portion of TOXLINE is represented in the tox Subset.
    Screen capture of PubMed search with tox [subset] AND pesticides

 

Method 2 – Filter embedded in the URL

Alternatively, to create the “TOXLINE Filter”:

  1. Click on this link https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=tox+%5Bsubset%5D+AND+ OR Copy and paste it into your browser’s address bar. (lower case and will also work)
  2. Enter a search term(s) (e.g. pesticides)
    Screen capture of PubMed filter activated with "Toxicology" filter.

 

Results Screen Example
Screen capture of PubMed search results showing the Toxicology filter activated.

Last Reviewed: March 31, 2020