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The manoeuvrability hypothesis to explain the maintenance of bilateral symmetry in animal evolution

Overview of attention for article published in Biology Direct, January 2012
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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 (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (88th percentile)

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Title
The manoeuvrability hypothesis to explain the maintenance of bilateral symmetry in animal evolution
Published in
Biology Direct, January 2012
DOI 10.1186/1745-6150-7-22
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gábor Holló, Mihály Novák

Abstract

The overwhelming majority of animal species exhibit bilateral symmetry. However, the precise evolutionary importance of bilateral symmetry is unknown, although elements of the understanding of the phenomenon have been present within the scientific community for decades.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 3 6%
Spain 1 2%
Unknown 44 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 14 29%
Researcher 10 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 15%
Student > Master 4 8%
Other 3 6%
Other 7 15%
Unknown 3 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 21 44%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 8%
Computer Science 2 4%
Neuroscience 2 4%
Other 6 13%
Unknown 5 10%

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 10 May 2021.
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#1,561,330
of 18,593,253 outputs
Outputs from Biology Direct
#71
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Outputs of similar age
#22,437
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Outputs of similar age from Biology Direct
#2
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