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The proteomic complexity and rise of the primordial ancestor of diversified life

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Evolutionary Biology, May 2011
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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 (97th percentile)
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2 blogs
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2 tweeters
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3 Facebook pages
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2 Wikipedia pages
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3 Google+ users

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Title
The proteomic complexity and rise of the primordial ancestor of diversified life
Published in
BMC Evolutionary Biology, May 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-11-140
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Authors

Kyung Mo Kim, Gustavo Caetano-Anollés

Abstract

The last universal common ancestor represents the primordial cellular organism from which diversified life was derived. This urancestor accumulated genetic information before the rise of organismal lineages and is considered to be either a simple 'progenote' organism with a rudimentary translational apparatus or a more complex 'cenancestor' with almost all essential biological processes. Recent comparative genomic studies support the latter model and propose that the urancestor was similar to modern organisms in terms of gene content. However, most of these studies were based on molecular sequences, which are fast evolving and of limited value for deep evolutionary explorations.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
United Kingdom 4 3%
India 2 2%
Spain 2 2%
Sweden 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 101 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 33 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 17%
Student > Master 15 13%
Student > Bachelor 11 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 10 8%
Other 26 22%
Unknown 4 3%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 68 57%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 16 13%
Chemistry 7 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3 3%
Computer Science 3 3%
Other 12 10%
Unknown 10 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 35. 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 12 May 2021.
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#879,945
of 21,148,463 outputs
Outputs from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#174
of 2,899 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,643
of 248,334 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#9
of 273 outputs
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