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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: A call to eradicate non-inclusive terms from the life sciences

  1. Aziz Khan  Is a corresponding author
  1. Stanford Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, Stanford University, United States
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Cite this article as: eLife 2021;10:e65604 doi: 10.7554/eLife.65604
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The growth of non-inclusive terms in the life sciences literature.

The number of articles on Europe PMC containing the terms blacklist or whitelist (blue; left axis), containing the terms master and slave (orange; left axis), and the total number of articles on Europe PMC (green; right axis) between 2020 and 2000.

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The number articles in the life sciences literature that just contain the term "master" or "slave".

The number of articles on Europe PMC containing the terms master TF(s) or master regulator(s) (blue; left axis), containing the term slave (orange; left axis), and the total number of articles on Europe PMC (green; right axis) between 2020 and 2000.

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