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The Biology of Cancer Exosomes: Insights and New Perspectives

Overview of attention for article published in Cancer Research, November 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (76th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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7 tweeters
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1 patent

Citations

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Title
The Biology of Cancer Exosomes: Insights and New Perspectives
Published in
Cancer Research, November 2017
DOI 10.1158/0008-5472.can-17-0994
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carolina F. Ruivo, Bárbara Adem, Miguel Silva, Sónia A. Melo

Abstract

Exosomes are a subclass of extracellular vesicles involved in intercellular communication that are released by all cell types, including cancer cells. Cancer exosomes carry malignant information in the form of proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids that can reprogram recipient cells. Exosomes have emerged as putative biological mediators in cancer contributing to major steps of disease progression. A leading role exists for cancer exosomes in specific aspects of tumor progression: modulation of immune response, tumor microenvironment reprogramming, and metastasis. This review will address the functions attributed to cancer exosomes in these three aspects of cancer biology, highlighting recent advances and potential limitations. Finally, we explore alternative strategies to develop better models to study cancer exosomes biology. Cancer Res; 77(23); 1-9. ©2017 AACR.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 324 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 56 17%
Researcher 43 13%
Student > Master 42 13%
Student > Bachelor 33 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 6%
Other 50 15%
Unknown 79 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 98 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 44 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 29 9%
Engineering 13 4%
Chemistry 11 3%
Other 44 14%
Unknown 85 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 28 November 2022.
All research outputs
#1,942,250
of 22,774,233 outputs
Outputs from Cancer Research
#1,397
of 17,867 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#46,685
of 436,427 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cancer Research
#42
of 178 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,774,233 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 91st percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 17,867 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 8.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 92% of its peers.
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