Formula, Inline

Mathematical equation, expression, or formula that is to be displayed inline. The mathematics itself can be expressed as ASCII characters, as a graphic, or as MathML mathematics expressions.


A graphic image showing the formatted mathematical material may be provided as a fallback in case the rendering environment does not support MathML. See the example.

This element is part of the base JATS journal publishing vocabulary; its definition and documentation have been modified to reflect its use in the ISOSTS customization of JATS.


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
specific-use Specific Use
xml:lang Language

Model Description

Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<addr-line>, <article-title>, <attrib>, <award-id>, <bold>, <collab>, <comment>, <compl>, <def-head>, <disp-formula>, <element-citation>, <full>, <funding-source>, <inline-formula>, <intro>, <italic>, <label>, <license-p>, <main>, <meta-value>, <mixed-citation>, <monospace>, <named-content>, <overline>, <p>, <roman>, <sans-serif>, <sc>, <strike>, <styled-content>, <sub>, <subtitle>, <sup>, <supplement>, <td>, <term>, <term-head>, <th>, <title>, <trans-title>, <underline>, <verse-line>


<p>... (e) For any neighboring cells, <italic>j</italic> and
</inline-formula> and
</inline-formula>, &phi;<sub>e</sub> is the potential in intercellular
space. For convenience, we present the algorithm for the 2-D model
here; the 3-D case is similar ...</p>