Physiological Reviews

(The TQCC of Physiological Reviews is 76. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis1813
Fundamental Mechanisms of Regulated Cell Death and Implications for Heart Disease431
Metabolomics for Investigating Physiological and Pathophysiological Processes411
Free Fatty Acid Receptors in Health and Disease398
Neuropathic Pain: From Mechanisms to Treatment389
Diversity and Biology of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts386
Pregnancy and COVID-19331
Elevated Plasmin(ogen) as a Common Risk Factor for COVID-19 Susceptibility278
The Neuroscience of Drug Reward and Addiction272
Sleep Spindles: Mechanisms and Functions269
Current Principles of Motor Control, with Special Reference to Vertebrate Locomotion259
Methylglyoxal, a Highly Reactive Dicarbonyl Compound, in Diabetes, Its Vascular Complications, and Other Age-Related Diseases244
Cell Adhesion by Integrins213
Regulation of cerebral blood flow in humans: physiology and clinical implications of autoregulation201
Mammalian Transient Receptor Potential TRPA1 Channels: From Structure to Disease199
Stiffness Sensing by Cells185
Brain Lateralization: A Comparative Perspective174
Regulation and metabolic functions of mTORC1 and mTORC2161
Physiology of the Endometrium and Regulation of Menstruation158
Immunity, Hypoxia, and Metabolism–the Ménage à Trois of Cancer: Implications for Immunotherapy157
Molecular physiology of bile acid signaling in health, disease, and aging134
Microenvironmental Determinants of Pancreatic Cancer131
SUMO: From Bench to Bedside123
Brain mechanisms of insomnia: new perspectives on causes and consequences122
Mechanistic Links Between Obesity, Diabetes, and Blood Pressure: Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue121
Cellular Circuits in the Brain and Their Modulation in Acute and Chronic Pain120
Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of pavlovian and instrumental extinction learning120
Fluid transport in the brain119
Stem Cells and the Differentiation Hierarchy in Mammary Gland Development114
Bone metastasis: mechanisms, therapies, and biomarkers112
Obesity cardiomyopathy: evidence, mechanisms, and therapeutic implications110
SIRT6, a Mammalian Deacylase with Multitasking Abilities109
Revisiting the Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain: Toward a Meta-Networking Theory of Cerebral Functions104
Physiology and Pathophysiology of Itch104
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: From the Bench to the Bedside102
Role of O-linked N-acetylglucosamine protein modification in cellular (patho)physiology101
Sensory Processing at Ribbon Synapses in the Retina and the Cochlea100
The SLC9A-C Mammalian Na+/H+Exchanger Family: Molecules, Mechanisms, and Physiology99
Developmental origins of metabolic diseases95
Regulation of the Renal NaCl Cotransporter and Its Role in Potassium Homeostasis88
Exercise under heat stress: thermoregulation, hydration, performance implications, and mitigation strategies86
The Physiology of the Gastric Parietal Cell84
Mitochondrial calcium exchange in physiology and disease82
The Female Response to Seminal Fluid80
Sex determination, gonadal sex differentiation, and plasticity in vertebrate species79
The Urothelium: Life in a Liquid Environment76
Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling: Acute Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Heart Rate and Rhythm76