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Screening of variants for lactase persistence/non-persistence in populations from South Africa and Ghana

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Genetics, January 2009
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Title
Screening of variants for lactase persistence/non-persistence in populations from South Africa and Ghana
Published in
BMC Genetics, January 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2156-10-31
Pubmed ID
Authors

Suvi Torniainen, M Iqbal Parker, Ville Holmberg, Elisa Lahtela, Collet Dandara, Irma Jarvela

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 34 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Chile 2 6%
United Kingdom 1 3%
Hong Kong 1 3%
Germany 1 3%
Unknown 29 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 9 26%
Researcher 6 18%
Student > Postgraduate 6 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 9%
Student > Master 3 9%
Other 5 15%
Unknown 2 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 35%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 15%
Social Sciences 2 6%
Computer Science 1 3%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 4 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 September 2017.
All research outputs
#3,326,348
of 11,771,184 outputs
Outputs from BMC Genetics
#183
of 799 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#92,137
of 266,077 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Genetics
#5
of 10 outputs
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