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Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, March 2011
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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 (89th percentile)

Mentioned by

1 blog
1 tweeter
1 Facebook page
7 Wikipedia pages


4 Dimensions

Readers on

49 Mendeley
1 CiteULike
1 Connotea
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Q&A: What is biophysics?
Published in
BMC Biology, March 2011
DOI 10.1186/1741-7007-9-13
Pubmed ID

Huan-Xiang Zhou

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 2%
France 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Poland 1 2%
Unknown 44 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 22%
Student > Bachelor 7 14%
Other 4 8%
Student > Master 4 8%
Other 7 14%
Unknown 4 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 27%
Physics and Astronomy 12 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 6%
Computer Science 3 6%
Other 9 18%
Unknown 5 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 06 November 2021.
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Altmetric has tracked 22,415,795 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 89th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,950 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
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