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An inside-out origin for the eukaryotic cell

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, October 2014
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Title
An inside-out origin for the eukaryotic cell
Published in
BMC Biology, October 2014
DOI 10.1186/s12915-014-0076-2
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Authors

David A Baum, Buzz Baum

Abstract

Although the origin of the eukaryotic cell has long been recognized as the single most profound change in cellular organization during the evolution of life on earth, this transition remains poorly understood. Models have always assumed that the nucleus and endomembrane system evolved within the cytoplasm of a prokaryotic cell.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 10 2%
United Kingdom 6 1%
Germany 6 1%
Czechia 3 <1%
Russia 3 <1%
France 3 <1%
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Netherlands 2 <1%
Other 14 3%
Unknown 356 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 90 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 83 20%
Student > Bachelor 62 15%
Student > Master 56 14%
Professor 28 7%
Other 62 15%
Unknown 26 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 197 48%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 91 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 13 3%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 11 3%
Physics and Astronomy 10 2%
Other 46 11%
Unknown 39 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 318. 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 09 September 2019.
All research outputs
#40,830
of 14,368,279 outputs
Outputs from BMC Biology
#7
of 1,243 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#666
of 234,047 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Biology
#2
of 76 outputs
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