JATS elements in abstract (Is this the expected behaviour?)

Hello there,

I saw that jats elements are being stored in the abstract field while fetching article metadata using the Crossref API.

As for example: 10.7202/1104262ar

Is this the expected behaviour?

It means we should parser the content of this field as an XML.

Is this a particularity of this field, or there are other fields being implementing as this. Is there a documentation that describes this behaviour?


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Hi Fabio,

Yes, that is the expected behavior.

The abstract element in our schema is borrowed from the JATS schema, so any markup tags supported by JATS (e.g. <jats:p>) are allowed within the abstracts.