BMC Biology

(The H4-Index of BMC Biology is 39. 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.)
The human gut bacteria Christensenellaceae are widespread, heritable, and associated with health312
The microbiome of the upper respiratory tract in health and disease212
The intestinal microbiota regulates host cholesterol homeostasis111
Are we there yet? The long walk towards the development of efficient symbiotic associations between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and non-leguminous crops103
An updated tribal classification of Lamiaceae based on plastome phylogenomics96
Parkinson’s disease-associated alterations of the gut microbiome predict disease-relevant changes in metabolic functions94
Studying the gut virome in the metagenomic era: challenges and perspectives91
X-ray computed tomography in life sciences78
Altered brain-wide auditory networks in a zebrafish model of fragile X syndrome78
A 19-isolate reference-quality global pangenome for the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici76
Plastid phylogenomic insights into relationships of all flowering plant families76
Rapid, large-scale species discovery in hyperdiverse taxa using 1D MinION sequencing73
Tandem gene duplications drive divergent evolution of caffeine and crocin biosynthetic pathways in plants70
Multi-species annotation of transcriptome and chromatin structure in domesticated animals70
Multiple links between 5-methylcytosine content of mRNA and translation69
Hidden genomic features of an invasive malaria vector, Anopheles stephensi, revealed by a chromosome-level genome assembly66
Plasma membrane integrity: implications for health and disease61
Modified nucleic acids: replication, evolution, and next-generation therapeutics60
Modelling the suppression of a malaria vector using a CRISPR-Cas9 gene drive to reduce female fertility59
Performance analysis of novel toxin-antidote CRISPR gene drive systems52
The mitochondrial HSP90 paralog TRAP1 forms an OXPHOS-regulated tetramer and is involved in mitochondrial metabolic homeostasis51
Genomes of the dinoflagellate Polarella glacialis encode tandemly repeated single-exon genes with adaptive functions49
The wild species genome ancestry of domestic chickens49
ONTbarcoder and MinION barcodes aid biodiversity discovery and identification by everyone, for everyone49
Winter is coming: the future of cryopreservation49
Comparison of 15 dinoflagellate genomes reveals extensive sequence and structural divergence in family Symbiodiniaceae and genus Symbiodinium47
Control of glutamate release by complexes of adenosine and cannabinoid receptors47
A tissue level atlas of the healthy human virome46
Genomic insights from the first chromosome-scale assemblies of oat (Avena spp.) diploid species45
New targeted approaches for epigenetic age predictions45
Optogenetic activation of parvalbumin and somatostatin interneurons selectively restores theta-nested gamma oscillations and oscillation-induced spike timing-dependent long-term potentiation impaired 44
The replication machinery of LUCA: common origin of DNA replication and transcription43
Maternal milk and fecal microbes guide the spatiotemporal development of mucosa-associated microbiota and barrier function in the porcine neonatal gut42
Unraveling the molecular interactions involved in phase separation of glucocorticoid receptor42
Genome-enabled insights into the biology of thrips as crop pests42
Unlocking the origins and biology of domestic animals using ancient DNA and paleogenomics41
The draft nuclear genome sequence and predicted mitochondrial proteome of Andalucia godoyi, a protist with the most gene-rich and bacteria-like mitochondrial genome41
The hard clam genome reveals massive expansion and diversification of inhibitors of apoptosis in Bivalvia40
Reorganization of the 3D chromatin architecture of rice genomes during heat stress39
Contaminant DNA in bacterial sequencing experiments is a major source of false genetic variability39
Evolution of metabolic capabilities and molecular features of diplonemids, kinetoplastids, and euglenids39