Trends in Microbiology

(The H4-Index of Trends in Microbiology is 51. 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 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Biofilm Matrixome: Extracellular Components in Structured Microbial Communities523
Microbial Regulation of Host Physiology by Short-chain Fatty Acids305
The Gut Microbiota in the First Decade of Life297
Nanoparticle–Biofilm Interactions: The Role of the EPS Matrix253
Shaping the Future of Probiotics and Prebiotics220
Oceanic Hitchhikers – Assessing Pathogen Risks from Marine Microplastic186
Double-Membrane Vesicles as Platforms for Viral Replication185
Molecular Mechanism of HIV-1 Entry152
Antimicrobial Tolerance and Metabolic Adaptations in Microbial Biofilms145
The Microbiologist’s Guide to Membrane Potential Dynamics132
The Case for Modeling Human Infection in Zebrafish111
Fatty Acids as Antibiofilm and Antivirulence Agents109
Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer: How to Get from Meta-omics to Mechanism?108
The Role of Integrative and Conjugative Elements in Antibiotic Resistance Evolution100
The MSCRAMM Family of Cell-Wall-Anchored Surface Proteins of Gram-Positive Cocci100
Maternal Vertical Transmission Affecting Early-life Microbiota Development99
Bacterial Coinfections in Coronavirus Disease 201998
Herpes Simplex Virus-1 in the Brain: The Dark Side of a Sneaky Infection98
Influenza A Virus Hemagglutinin–Neuraminidase–Receptor Balance: Preserving Virus Motility97
Starch Digestion by Gut Bacteria: Crowdsourcing for Carbs95
Carbapenem Resistance-Encoding and Virulence-Encoding Conjugative Plasmids in Klebsiella pneumoniae92
Sutterella Species, IgA-degrading Bacteria in Ulcerative Colitis84
Redox Partners: Function Modulators of Bacterial P450 Enzymes74
Human Organs-on-Chips for Virology74
Microbial Symbiosis: A Network towards Biomethanation73
Bacillus cereus: Epidemiology, Virulence Factors, and Host–Pathogen Interactions69
An Ecosystems Perspective on Virus Evolution and Emergence69
Contact-Dependent Interbacterial Antagonism Mediated by Protein Secretion Machines68
Cyanobacteria and biogeochemical cycles through Earth history65
Synthetic Biology for Manipulating Quorum Sensing in Microbial Consortia64
Species-Specific Host–Virus Interactions: Implications for Viral Host Range and Virulence63
High-specificity local and global c-di-GMP signaling63
COVID-19 Antibody Tests: A Valuable Public Health Tool with Limited Relevance to Individuals62
Missing Microbes in Bees: How Systematic Depletion of Key Symbionts Erodes Immunity62
Making Sense of the Biodiversity and Virulence of Listeria monocytogenes62
Label or Concept – What Is a Pathobiont?62
The Evolutionary Genomics of Host Specificity in Staphylococcus aureus62
Wall Teichoic Acid in Staphylococcus aureus Host Interaction61
Flexibility and Adaptability of Quorum Sensing in Nature59
Roles of Thermokarst Lakes in a Warming World58
The Conformational States of the HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins58
Mitochondria-mediated oxidative stress during viral infection57
Chlamydiae in the Environment57
The Long-Term Relationship between Microbial Metabolism and Greenhouse Gases56
The Cap-Snatching Mechanism of Bunyaviruses55
Control of Viral Latency by Episome Maintenance Proteins54
Does Intraspecific Variation in rDNA Copy Number Affect Analysis of Microbial Communities?53
Metabolic Heterogeneity and Cross-Feeding in Bacterial Multicellular Systems53
The crAss-like Phage Group: How Metagenomics Reshaped the Human Virome53
Dysregulation of Cell Signaling by SARS-CoV-253
The Helicobacter pylori Cag Type IV Secretion System52