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Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biotechnology, January 2002
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (61st percentile)

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Published in
BMC Biotechnology, January 2002
DOI 10.1186/1472-6750-2-10

Shuxun Ren, Minglin Li, Joanne M Smith, Louis J DeTolla, Priscilla A Furth

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 3%
Unknown 39 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 18%
Unspecified 6 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 13%
Student > Master 5 13%
Other 6 15%
Unknown 5 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 23%
Unspecified 6 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 5 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 5%
Other 10 25%
Unknown 6 15%

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 15 March 2012.
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Altmetric has tracked 12,373,386 research outputs across all sources so far. This one is in the 49th percentile – i.e., 49% of other outputs scored the same or lower than it.
So far Altmetric has tracked 695 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 5.1. This one is in the 41st percentile – i.e., 41% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
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