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Genetic variation at hair length candidate genes in elephants and the extinct woolly mammoth

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2009
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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 (85th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (76th percentile)

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1 tweeter

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Title
Genetic variation at hair length candidate genes in elephants and the extinct woolly mammoth
Published in
BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-9-232
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Authors

Alfred L Roca, Yasuko Ishida, Nikolas Nikolaidis, Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Stephen Fratpietro, Kristin Stewardson, Shannon Hensley, Michele Tisdale, Gennady Boeskorov, Alex D Greenwood

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 5%
Denmark 1 2%
India 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Spain 1 2%
Kenya 1 2%
Poland 1 2%
Unknown 52 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 15 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 21%
Other 6 10%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 7%
Other 13 21%
Unknown 4 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 52%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 8%
Arts and Humanities 4 7%
Environmental Science 3 5%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3 5%
Other 10 16%
Unknown 4 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 08 October 2019.
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#1,614,404
of 14,098,451 outputs
Outputs from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#575
of 2,579 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#41,403
of 283,407 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#53
of 229 outputs
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