Current Opinion in Cell Biology

(The TQCC of Current Opinion in Cell Biology is 69. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Signal transduction by the c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) — from inflammation to development1211
Intracellular signaling from the endoplasmic reticulum to the nucleus: the unfolded protein response in yeast and mammals628
DNA damage checkpoints: from initiation to recovery or adaptation553
The Ras branch of small Gtpases: Ras family members don’t fall far from the tree310
Signal transduction from the cell surface to the nucleus through the phosphorylation of transcription factors300
Signaling cell death from the endoplasmic reticulum stress response292
ERM (ezrin/radixin/moesin) family: from cytoskeleton to signal transduction277
Polo-like kinases: positive regulators of cell division from start to finish274
The nuclear pore complex: from molecular architecture to functional dynamics262
Role of autophagy in suppression of inflammation and cancer233
Bivalent histone modifications in early embryogenesis220
Guided tours: from precursor snoRNA to functional snoRNP219
Nuclear bodies: the emerging biophysics of nucleoplasmic phases207
Signal transduction via integrin adhesion complexes199
Autophagosomes: biogenesis from scratch?197
From nucleoporins to nuclear pore complexes193
The role of protein dynamics in GPCR function: insights from the β2AR and rhodopsin186
Protein folding and quality control in the endoplasmic reticulum: Recent lessons from yeast and mammalian cell systems184
Microtubule-organizing centers: from the centrosome to non-centrosomal sites175
Structure and function of the nucleolus in the spotlight167
mRNA export: an assembly line from genes to nuclear pores140
PML nuclear bodies: from architecture to function139
Regulation of integrin-mediated adhesions138
Two major mechanisms of chromosome organization137
How to rule the nucleus: divide et impera135
Cotranscriptional mRNP assembly: from the DNA to the nuclear pore133
From signaling pathways to microtubule dynamics: the key players128
Notes from some crypt watchers: regulation of renewal in the mouse intestinal epithelium126
Mechanical guidance of cell migration: lessons from chemotaxis125
Intermediate filament mechanics in vitro and in the cell: from coiled coils to filaments, fibers and networks124
Fibronectin: from gene to protein120
Polo and Aurora kinases—lessons derived from chemical biology110
Chromatin’s physical properties shape the nucleus and its functions109
From the membrane to the nucleus and back again: bifunctional focal adhesion proteins106
SOX9 in cartilage development and disease106
The caveolae dress code: structure and signaling106
Coordination of molecular motors: from in vitro assays to intracellular dynamics105
From instruction to output: Wnt/PCP signaling in development and cancer103
Eukaryotic DNA replication: from pre-replication complex to initiation complex103
Cohesin at active genes: a unifying theme for cohesin and gene expression from model organisms to humans102
ERAD and ERAD tuning: disposal of cargo and of ERAD regulators from the mammalian ER102
Microtubule tip-interacting proteins: a view from both ends100
Integrins and inside-out signal transduction: converging signals from PKC and PIP3100
Transport of messenger RNA from the nucleus to the cytoplasm96
DNA repair defects and genome instability in Hutchinson–Gilford Progeria Syndrome96
Nuclear transplantation: lessons from frogs and mice93
Pancreas: how to get there from the gut?92
Up-to-date membrane biogenesis in the autophagosome formation92
The transcriptional regulatory code of eukaryotic cells – insights from genome-wide analysis of chromatin organization and transcription factor binding91
Pause & go: from the discovery of RNA polymerase pausing to its functional implications90
Inhibitors of nuclear transport90
Illuminating breast cancer invasion: diverse roles for cell–cell interactions89
COPII-dependent transport from the endoplasmic reticulum88
Cancer stem cell biology: from leukemia to solid tumors87
Dynamic chromatin organization without the 30-nm fiber85
The ESCRT-machinery: closing holes and expanding roles85
Mechanisms of vesicle formation: Insights from the COP system84
Cancer associated fibroblasts: is the force the path to the dark side?84
Role of the transcriptional coactivators YAP/TAZ in liver cancer82
GPCR homo-oligomerization80
Lipid unsaturation and organelle dynamics79
Delivery of proteins and organelles to the vacuole from the cytoplasm78
Mechanisms of protein sorting and coat assembly: insights from the clathrin-coated vesicle pathway76
αvβ3 Integrin and tumour blood vessels—learning from the past to shape the future75
Protein kinase regulation: insights from crystal structure analysis75
The multifunctional nuclear pore complex: a platform for controlling gene expression74
Assembling actin filaments for protrusion73
Lysosome-related organelles as functional adaptations of the endolysosomal system72
Receptor tyrosine kinase activation: From the ligand perspective71
The SMC family: from chromosome condensation to dosage compensation71
Plasma membrane repair: the adaptable cell life-insurance69
Insights from yeast endosomes69