Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

(The median citation count of Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology is 9. 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.)
New insights into the mechanisms of epithelial–mesenchymal transition and implications for cancer1583
Regulation of microRNA function in animals1154
Dynamics and functions of lipid droplets916
Reading, writing and erasing mRNA methylation909
The diverse roles of DNA methylation in mammalian development and disease869
Regulation of apoptosis in health and disease: the balancing act of BCL-2 family proteins782
Mitochondria as multifaceted regulators of cell death755
The next generation of CRISPR–Cas technologies and applications694
Regulation of microRNA biogenesis and its crosstalk with other cellular pathways663
Adipogenesis and metabolic health608
The proteostasis network and its decline in ageing588
DNA double-strand break repair-pathway choice in somatic mammalian cells581
Integrins as biomechanical sensors of the microenvironment547
Mechanisms and regulation of cholesterol homeostasis536
The multiple mechanisms that regulate p53 activity and cell fate513
The Hsp70 chaperone network506
Functions and mechanisms of non-histone protein acetylation480
Lysosomes as dynamic regulators of cell and organismal homeostasis476
Haematopoietic stem cell activity and interactions with the niche442
Mitochondrial proteins: from biogenesis to functional networks408
The many functions of ESCRTs406
Mechanisms of 3D cell migration394
Identification of bioactive metabolites using activity metabolomics391
Hippo–YAP/TAZ signalling in organ regeneration and regenerative medicine389
Metabolic regulation of cell growth and proliferation386
Molecular mechanisms and physiological importance of circadian rhythms382
Breaking the chains: deubiquitylating enzyme specificity begets function359
Quality and quantity control of gene expression by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay356
Advances in protein structure prediction and design346
The role of 3D genome organization in development and cell differentiation315
Actin–microtubule crosstalk in cell biology296
Crosstalk between metabolism and circadian clocks280
Ribosome assembly coming into focus262
The functional universe of membrane contact sites261
The roles of DNA, RNA and histone methylation in ageing and cancer249
Lipid transfer proteins: the lipid commute via shuttles, bridges and tubes249
The regulation, functions and clinical relevance of arginine methylation243
Establishing and regulating the composition of cilia for signal transduction242
PI3K isoforms in cell signalling and vesicle trafficking229
Spatial proteomics: a powerful discovery tool for cell biology225
Roles and regulation of histone methylation in animal development222
The roles of structural dynamics in the cellular functions of RNAs219
Extracellular vesicles: a new communication paradigm?211
Mechanisms and functions of ribosome-associated protein quality control208
Control of DNA replication timing in the 3D genome144
The DNA damage response to transcription stress141
The molecular principles governing the activity and functional diversity of AAA+ proteins132
Cellular crosstalk in the development and regeneration of the respiratory system118
Unravelling cellular relationships during development and regeneration using genetic lineage tracing91
Integrative regulation of physiology by histone deacetylase 390
A changing paradigm of transcriptional memory propagation through mitosis77
The role of transcription in shaping the spatial organization of the genome64
Setting the standards for machine learning in biology63
Cellular senescence causes ageing25
The importance of non-histone protein methylation in cancer therapy25
Insights into the kinetics of microRNA biogenesis and turnover22
Iron expulsion by exosomes drives ferroptosis resistance21
Decelerating ageing and biological clocks by autophagy19
A call for a better understanding of causation in cell biology18
Publisher Correction: Regulation of microRNA biogenesis and its crosstalk with other cellular pathways16
Blocking autophagy to starve pancreatic cancer15
Author Correction: Functions and mechanisms of non-histone protein acetylation11
Author Correction: Roles and regulation of histone methylation in animal development10
Telomere crisis activates autophagic death9
The innate function of circular RNAs9
Novel insights into filament-forming enzymes9