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Insect immunity: oral exposure to a bacterial pathogen elicits free radical response and protects from a recurring infection

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Zoology, January 2014
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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 (86th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

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8 tweeters
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1 patent
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1 Facebook page
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3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Title
Insect immunity: oral exposure to a bacterial pathogen elicits free radical response and protects from a recurring infection
Published in
Frontiers in Zoology, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1742-9994-11-23
Pubmed ID
Authors

Lauri Mikonranta, Johanna Mappes, Minna Kaukoniitty, Dalial Freitak

Abstract

Previous exposure to a pathogen can help organisms cope with recurring infection. This is widely recognised in vertebrates, but increasing occasions are also being reported in invertebrates where this phenomenon is referred to as immune priming. However, the mechanisms that allow acquired pathogen resistance in insects remain largely unknown.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
France 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Unknown 97 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 22 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 21%
Researcher 14 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 7%
Student > Bachelor 7 7%
Other 13 13%
Unknown 16 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 59 59%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 12%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 2%
Environmental Science 2 2%
Other 1 1%
Unknown 16 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. 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 19 November 2021.
All research outputs
#2,356,450
of 19,496,717 outputs
Outputs from Frontiers in Zoology
#160
of 613 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#26,173
of 198,113 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Frontiers in Zoology
#2
of 7 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,496,717 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 87th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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