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Erectogenic and Neurotrophic Effects of Icariin, a Purified Extract of Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium spp.) In Vitro and In Vivo

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, April 2010
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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17 news outlets
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2 blogs
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7 X users
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1 Wikipedia page
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Title
Erectogenic and Neurotrophic Effects of Icariin, a Purified Extract of Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium spp.) In Vitro and In Vivo
Published in
Journal of Sexual Medicine, April 2010
DOI 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01699.x
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Authors

Alan W. Shindel, Zhong‐Chen Xin, Guiting Lin, Thomas M. Fandel, Yun‐Ching Huang, Lia Banie, Benjamin N. Breyer, Maurice M. Garcia, Ching‐Shwun Lin, Tom F. Lue

Abstract

Epimedium species (aka horny goat weed) have been utilized for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in Traditional Chinese Medicine for many years. Icariin (ICA) is the active moiety of Epimedium species.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Russia 1 1%
China 1 1%
Unknown 86 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 14%
Student > Bachelor 11 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 11%
Student > Master 10 11%
Other 7 8%
Other 17 19%
Unknown 21 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 14%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 10 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 5%
Other 14 16%
Unknown 24 27%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 165. 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 14 February 2024.
All research outputs
#245,441
of 25,374,917 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Sexual Medicine
#108
of 3,474 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#589
of 103,518 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Sexual Medicine
#5
of 66 outputs
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