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Overview of attention for article published in BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2004
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)

Mentioned by

4 patents
1 Wikipedia page

Readers on

179 Mendeley
6 CiteULike
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Published in
BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2004
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-4-33
Pubmed ID

Wei Cai, Jimin Pei, Nick V Grishin

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 179 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 3%
United Kingdom 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
France 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Other 8 4%
Unknown 155 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 20%
Researcher 33 18%
Student > Master 26 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Student > Bachelor 13 7%
Other 38 21%
Unknown 20 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 94 53%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 39 22%
Computer Science 7 4%
Environmental Science 3 2%
Chemistry 3 2%
Other 8 4%
Unknown 25 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 03 June 2021.
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Altmetric has tracked 19,519,615 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 76th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,848 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 10.9. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 241,606 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 77% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them