Physiological Reviews

(The median citation count of Physiological Reviews is 25. 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
Brain Lateralization: A Comparative Perspective223
Stiffness Sensing by Cells223
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
The complexity of Alzheimer’s disease: an evolving puzzle108
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: From the Bench to the Bedside108
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
Inflammation and thrombosis in COVID-19 pathophysiology: proteinase-activated and purinergic receptors as drivers and candidate therapeutic targets75
From Ancient to Emerging Infections: The Odyssey of Viruses in the Male Genital Tract75
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
RNA-binding proteins balance brain function in health and disease55
Sodium channelopathies of skeletal muscle and brain54
ER-phagy: mechanisms, regulation, and diseases connected to the lysosomal clearance of the endoplasmic reticulum54
Optophysiology: Illuminating cell physiology with optogenetics53
Molecular Physiology and Pathophysiology of Bilirubin Handling by the Blood, Liver, Intestine, and Brain in the Newborn52
Molecular responses to acute exercise and their relevance for adaptations in skeletal muscle to exercise training51
Connexins: Key Players in the Control of Vascular Plasticity and Function50
The Renal Physiology of Pendrin-Positive Intercalated Cells50
Do hippocampal pyramidal cells respond to nonspatial stimuli?48
Moving immune therapy forward targeting tme47
Origin and Evolution of the Neuroendocrine Control of Reproduction in Vertebrates, With Special Focus on Genome and Gene Duplications47
The enteric nervous system46
CGRP physiology, pharmacology, and therapeutic targets: migraine and beyond46
G protein-coupled receptor-G protein interactions: a single-molecule perspective46
Albumin uptake and processing by the proximal tubule: physiological, pathological, and therapeutic implications46
Mechanisms and physiological implications of cooperative gating of clustered ion channels45
How development sculpts hippocampal circuits and function44
The evolution of regulated cell death pathways in animals and their evasion by pathogens44
The physiological functions of human peroxisomes44
Carbonic anhydrases in metazoan model organisms: molecules, mechanisms, and physiology43
Anti-protease Treatments Targeting Plasmin(ogen) and Neutrophil Elastase May Be Beneficial in Fighting COVID-1943
What’s the buzz? The neuroscience and the treatment of tinnitus40
Developmental and epileptic encephalopathies: from genetic heterogeneity to phenotypic continuum39
Lymphatic vessels in cancer39
Vascular mechanotransduction37
Energy metabolism design of the striated muscle cell37
Trained immunity: adaptation within innate immune mechanisms37
Muscle Toxicity of Drugs: When Drugs Turn Physiology into Pathophysiology35
The FGF/FGFR system in the physiopathology of the prostate gland35
Telomere-mediated lung disease34
Salivary gland function, development, and regeneration34
Sympathetic and sensory-motor nerves in peripheral small arteries34
Principles of odor coding in vertebrates and artificial chemosensory systems34
Microcircuits for spatial coding in the medial entorhinal cortex33
Physiological roles of mammalian transmembrane adenylyl cyclase isoforms33
Development and physiological functions of the lymphatic system: insights from human genetic studies of primary lymphedema32
Neutrophil extracellular traps in the pathology of cancer and other inflammatory diseases32
CD38 in the age of COVID-19: a medical perspective32
The superoxide radical switch in the biology of nitric oxide and peroxynitrite32
Development of antifibrotic therapy for stricturing Crohn’s disease: lessons from randomized trials in other fibrotic diseases31
Impact of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection on Host Functions: Implications for Antiviral Strategies30
The science and engineering behind sensitized brain-controlled bionic hands30
Folding brains: from development to disease modeling29
mRNA Metabolism in Cardiac Development and Disease: Life After Transcription28
Circadian clocks of the kidney: function, mechanism, and regulation28
Cellular senescence and cardiovascular diseases: moving to the “heart” of the problem27
Consideration of Tranexamic Acid Administration to COVID-19 Patients25
The role of junctophilin proteins in cellular function25