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The dog particle

Overview of attention for article published in Genome Biology (Online Edition), January 2012
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

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4 tweeters
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2 Google+ users

Readers on

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7 Mendeley
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Title
The dog particle
Published in
Genome Biology (Online Edition), January 2012
DOI 10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-142
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gregory A Petsko

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 14%
Unknown 6 86%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 3 43%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 14%
Student > Bachelor 1 14%
Professor 1 14%
Unknown 1 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 57%
Computer Science 1 14%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 14%
Unknown 1 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 04 September 2012.
All research outputs
#2,580,330
of 11,210,384 outputs
Outputs from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#1,711
of 2,613 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#57,170
of 263,066 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#38
of 61 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 11,210,384 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 76th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,613 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.0. This one is in the 33rd percentile – i.e., 33% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 263,066 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 77% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 61 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 36th percentile – i.e., 36% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.