Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

(The TQCC of Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology is 262. 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