Current Opinion in Microbiology

(The TQCC of Current Opinion in Microbiology is 70. 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 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Antibiotics: past, present and future551
P. aeruginosa quorum-sensing systems and virulence489
The septin cortex at the yeast mother–bud neck278
Antifungal drug resistance: evolution, mechanisms and impact242
Bacteriophage-mediated spread of bacterial virulence genes222
An up-date on Giardia and giardiasis201
The roles of anthrax toxin in pathogenesis200
Transcriptional control of dimorphism in Candida albicans198
Secondary metabolism in fungi: does chromosomal location matter?174
Regulation of sporulation in Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2): a checkpoint multiplex?163
The phenomenon of microbial uncultivability156
Crying out for help with root exudates: adaptive mechanisms by which stressed plants assemble health-promoting soil microbiomes134
Global epidemiology of emerging Candida auris125
Secretion systems for secondary metabolites: how producer cells send out messages of intercellular communication121
Tails of two Tirs: actin pedestal formation by enteropathogenic E. coli and enterohemorrhagic E. coli O157:H7117
Beyond pathogens: microbiota interactions with the plant immune system108
Candida albicans biofilm growth and dispersal: contributions to pathogenesis107
Organelle robbery: Brucella interactions with the endoplasmic reticulum104
Innate immunity via Toll-like receptors and Nod proteins98
Salmonella redirects phagosomal maturation96
How do neutrophils and pathogens interact?95
Candidalysin: discovery and function in Candida albicans infections94
'Small' talk: Opa proteins as mediators of Neisseria–host-cell communication93
Morphogenesis of Escherichia coli90
T cell responses to Listeria monocytogenes89
Bacterial subversion of lipid rafts87
Bacterial ancestry of actin and tubulin87
Wake of the flood: ascribing functions to the wave of type III effector proteins of phytopathogenic bacteria84
Spatial regulation of cytokinesis in bacteria83
Cell cycle control of yeast filamentous growth83
Lipids at the interface of virus–host interactions82
Septum formation in Aspergillus nidulans82
Stronger together? Perspectives on phage-antibiotic synergy in clinical applications of phage therapy82
Abundance-occupancy distributions to prioritize plant core microbiome membership81
The evolution and transmission of multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: the complexity of clones and plasmids81
A tale of two lipids: Mycobacterium tuberculosis phagosome maturation arrest80
Candida albicans biofilms: building a heterogeneous, drug-tolerant environment80
Wolbachia pipientis: intracellular infection and pathogenesis in Drosophila77
Candida albicans specializations for iron homeostasis: from commensalism to virulence75
Virulence determinants and protective antigens of Francisella tularensis73
Induction of competence for genetic transformation by antibiotics: convergent evolution of stress responses in distant bacterial species lacking SOS?71
Living in the danger zone: innate immunity to Salmonella70