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Evolutionary origin of gastrulation: insights from sponge development

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, January 2014
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Title
Evolutionary origin of gastrulation: insights from sponge development
Published in
BMC Biology, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1741-7007-12-26
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nagayasu Nakanishi, Shunsuke Sogabe, Bernard M Degnan

Abstract

The evolutionary origin of gastrulation--defined as a morphogenetic event that leads to the establishment of germ layers--remains a vexing question. Central to this debate is the evolutionary relationship between the cell layers of sponges (poriferans) and eumetazoan germ layers. Despite considerable attention, it remains unclear whether sponge cell layers undergo progressive fate determination akin to eumetazoan primary germ layer formation during gastrulation.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 2%
Korea, Republic of 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 113 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 25%
Researcher 23 19%
Student > Bachelor 16 13%
Student > Master 16 13%
Professor 8 7%
Other 18 15%
Unknown 11 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 73 59%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 26 21%
Environmental Science 3 2%
Physics and Astronomy 2 2%
Computer Science 2 2%
Other 6 5%
Unknown 11 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 30 September 2014.
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#7,243,966
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Outputs from BMC Biology
#904
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#71,640
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#1
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