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Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, June 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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blogs
1 blog
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79 tweeters
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2 Facebook pages
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1 Google+ user
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1 video uploader

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Title
Q&A: Expansion microscopy
Published in
BMC Biology, June 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12915-017-0393-3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ruixuan Gao, Shoh M. Asano, Edward S. Boyden

Abstract

Expansion microscopy (ExM) is a recently invented technology that uses swellable charged polymers, synthesized densely and with appropriate topology throughout a preserved biological specimen, to physically magnify the specimen 100-fold in volume, or more, in an isotropic fashion. ExM enables nanoscale resolution imaging of preserved samples on inexpensive, fast, conventional microscopes. How does ExM work? How good is its performance? How do you get going on using it? In this Q&A, we provide the answers to these and other questions about this new and rapidly spreading toolbox.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 206 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 51 25%
Researcher 35 17%
Student > Bachelor 34 17%
Student > Master 26 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 10 5%
Other 23 11%
Unknown 27 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 52 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 44 21%
Neuroscience 23 11%
Engineering 18 9%
Chemistry 13 6%
Other 25 12%
Unknown 31 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 62. 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 02 June 2019.
All research outputs
#449,748
of 18,812,713 outputs
Outputs from BMC Biology
#110
of 1,620 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,214
of 278,102 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Biology
#1
of 1 outputs
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