Physiological Reviews

(The H4-Index of Physiological Reviews is 56. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Neuropathic Pain: From Mechanisms to Treatment532
Diversity and Biology of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts509
Pregnancy and COVID-19378
Sleep Spindles: Mechanisms and Functions341
Regulation of cerebral blood flow in humans: physiology and clinical implications of autoregulation300
Elevated Plasmin(ogen) as a Common Risk Factor for COVID-19 Susceptibility287
Regulation and metabolic functions of mTORC1 and mTORC2253
Mammalian Transient Receptor Potential TRPA1 Channels: From Structure to Disease232
Stiffness Sensing by Cells223
Brain Lateralization: A Comparative Perspective223
Physiology of the Endometrium and Regulation of Menstruation204
Brain mechanisms of insomnia: new perspectives on causes and consequences187
Molecular physiology of bile acid signaling in health, disease, and aging184
Fluid transport in the brain180
Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of pavlovian and instrumental extinction learning159
Bone metastasis: mechanisms, therapies, and biomarkers155
Cellular Circuits in the Brain and Their Modulation in Acute and Chronic Pain154
SUMO: From Bench to Bedside153
Microenvironmental Determinants of Pancreatic Cancer153
Exercise under heat stress: thermoregulation, hydration, performance implications, and mitigation strategies151
Developmental origins of metabolic diseases149
Obesity cardiomyopathy: evidence, mechanisms, and therapeutic implications145
Stem Cells and the Differentiation Hierarchy in Mammary Gland Development141
Role of O-linked N-acetylglucosamine protein modification in cellular (patho)physiology135
Revisiting the Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain: Toward a Meta-Networking Theory of Cerebral Functions124
Physiology and Pathophysiology of Itch122
Sex determination, gonadal sex differentiation, and plasticity in vertebrate species118
Mitochondrial calcium exchange in physiology and disease114
The Physiology of the Gastric Parietal Cell112
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: From the Bench to the Bedside108
The complexity of Alzheimer’s disease: an evolving puzzle108
Physiological roles of hydrogen sulfide in mammalian cells, tissues, and organs107
Calcium-release channels: structure and function of IP3 receptors and ryanodine receptors95
Rho GTPase signaling in cancer progression and dissemination94
The Female Response to Seminal Fluid93
The Urothelium: Life in a Liquid Environment88
Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling: Acute Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Heart Rate and Rhythm87
Pathogenesis of HIV-Related Lung Disease: Immunity, Infection, and Inflammation87
Carotid body chemoreceptors: physiology, pathology, and implications for health and disease85
Cardiac transmembrane ion channels and action potentials: cellular physiology and arrhythmogenic behavior84
The osteocyte as a signaling cell83
Physiology and pathophysiology of human airway mucus78
Glial Connexins and Pannexins in the Healthy and Diseased Brain77
From Ancient to Emerging Infections: The Odyssey of Viruses in the Male Genital Tract75
Inflammation and thrombosis in COVID-19 pathophysiology: proteinase-activated and purinergic receptors as drivers and candidate therapeutic targets75
Mitochondrial quality control in health and in Parkinson’s disease71
Nongenomic Actions of Thyroid Hormone: The Integrin Component70
Human temperature regulation under heat stress in health, disease, and injury70
The roles of calcium and ATP in the physiology and pathology of the exocrine pancreas69
Ion Channels Controlling Circadian Rhythms in Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Excitability65
Neuronal Circuits in Barrel Cortex for Whisker Sensory Perception64
Are We Meeting the Promise of Endotypes and Precision Medicine in Asthma?62
Mitochondria in health, disease, and aging61
The physiological control of eating: signals, neurons, and networks60
Phosphate Transport in Epithelial and Nonepithelial Tissue58
Role of the Epigenome in Heart Failure56