Nature Communications

(The H4-Index of Nature Communications is 233. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Anomalous collapses of Nares Strait ice arches leads to enhanced export of Arctic sea ice3434
Characterization of spike glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2 on virus entry and its immune cross-reactivity with SARS-CoV2403
Inference and analysis of cell-cell communication using CellChat1916
A reflection on lithium-ion battery cathode chemistry1338
Perineuronal nets stabilize the grid cell network1283
Male sex identified by global COVID-19 meta-analysis as a risk factor for death and ITU admission953
Concepts of extracellular matrix remodelling in tumour progression and metastasis934
A decade of immune-checkpoint inhibitors in cancer therapy848
Psychological characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in Ireland and the United Kingdom783
A human monoclonal antibody blocking SARS-CoV-2 infection766
Activation and evasion of type I interferon responses by SARS-CoV-2758
Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection746
Unique S-scheme heterojunctions in self-assembled TiO2/CsPbBr3 hybrids for CO2 photoreduction741
SARS-CoV-2 spike-protein D614G mutation increases virion spike density and infectivity727
Analysis of compositions of microbiomes with bias correction663
SARS-CoV-2 viral load is associated with increased disease severity and mortality649
Harnessing protein folding neural networks for peptide–protein docking638
Detection of air and surface contamination by SARS-CoV-2 in hospital rooms of infected patients625
A systematic review of antibody mediated immunity to coronaviruses: kinetics, correlates of protection, and association with severity617
GenomeScope 2.0 and Smudgeplot for reference-free profiling of polyploid genomes601
Marked T cell activation, senescence, exhaustion and skewing towards TH17 in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia575
In-situ structure and catalytic mechanism of NiFe and CoFe layered double hydroxides during oxygen evolution570
Electrochemical ammonia synthesis via nitrate reduction on Fe single atom catalyst561
Increasing trends in regional heatwaves554
3D printing of conducting polymers545
Collider bias undermines our understanding of COVID-19 disease risk and severity537
Microplastics affect sedimentary microbial communities and nitrogen cycling536
A retrospective on lithium-ion batteries527
Engineering unsymmetrically coordinated Cu-S1N3 single atom sites with enhanced oxygen reduction activity508
Single-layered organic photovoltaics with double cascading charge transport pathways: 18% efficiencies500
Single-cell RNA sequencing demonstrates the molecular and cellular reprogramming of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma492
Duration and key determinants of infectious virus shedding in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19)475
Immunogenicity of a DNA vaccine candidate for COVID-19472
Atmospheric transport is a major pathway of microplastics to remote regions467
Scientists’ warning on affluence464
SARS-CoV-2 structure and replication characterized by in situ cryo-electron tomography462
Regulating Fe-spin state by atomically dispersed Mn-N in Fe-N-C catalysts with high oxygen reduction activity459
Molecular interaction and inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 binding to the ACE2 receptor450
Ultrasensitive and visual detection of SARS-CoV-2 using all-in-one dual CRISPR-Cas12a assay449
Cathode engineering with perylene-diimide interlayer enabling over 17% efficiency single-junction organic solar cells443
Intestinal microbiota-derived short-chain fatty acids regulation of immune cell IL-22 production and gut immunity443
Climate change will affect global water availability through compounding changes in seasonal precipitation and evaporation439
Identification of region-specific astrocyte subtypes at single cell resolution422
Lamella-nanostructured eutectic zinc–aluminum alloys as reversible and dendrite-free anodes for aqueous rechargeable batteries405
Future global urban water scarcity and potential solutions403
Ultra-high open-circuit voltage of tin perovskite solar cells via an electron transporting layer design400
Modulating electrolyte structure for ultralow temperature aqueous zinc batteries400
Global land use changes are four times greater than previously estimated399
Interfacial chemical bond and internal electric field modulated Z-scheme Sv-ZnIn2S4/MoSe2 photocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution397
Mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 polymerase stalling by remdesivir396
Cost function dependent barren plateaus in shallow parametrized quantum circuits393
A quantitative framework reveals ecological drivers of grassland microbial community assembly in response to warming387
Engineering single-atomic ruthenium catalytic sites on defective nickel-iron layered double hydroxide for overall water splitting380
Artificial intelligence for the detection of COVID-19 pneumonia on chest CT using multinational datasets377
Polyamide nanofiltration membrane with highly uniform sub-nanometre pores for sub-1 Å precision separation377
Electronic metal–support interaction modulates single-atom platinum catalysis for hydrogen evolution reaction376
SARS-CoV-2 D614G spike mutation increases entry efficiency with enhanced ACE2-binding affinity373
Delocalization of exciton and electron wavefunction in non-fullerene acceptor molecules enables efficient organic solar cells371
Universal mechanical exfoliation of large-area 2D crystals369
Engineering active sites on hierarchical transition bimetal oxides/sulfides heterostructure array enabling robust overall water splitting368
Ultrasmall copper-based nanoparticles for reactive oxygen species scavenging and alleviation of inflammation related diseases367
Earthquake transformer—an attentive deep-learning model for simultaneous earthquake detection and phase picking365
Both Boceprevir and GC376 efficaciously inhibit SARS-CoV-2 by targeting its main protease363
Uncovering near-free platinum single-atom dynamics during electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction362
Revealing the role of crystal orientation of protective layers for stable zinc anode362
A genomic surveillance framework and genotyping tool for Klebsiella pneumoniae and its related species complex362
Alveolar regeneration through a Krt8+ transitional stem cell state that persists in human lung fibrosis357
Health and disease markers correlate with gut microbiome composition across thousands of people355
Reduction in mobility and COVID-19 transmission354
The misuse of colour in science communication353
Near-real-time monitoring of global CO2 emissions reveals the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic351
Iron phthalocyanine with coordination induced electronic localization to boost oxygen reduction reaction350
Direct evidence of boosted oxygen evolution over perovskite by enhanced lattice oxygen participation350
Modulating electronic structure of metal-organic frameworks by introducing atomically dispersed Ru for efficient hydrogen evolution349
Triboelectric nanogenerator sensors for soft robotics aiming at digital twin applications345
Global phosphorus shortage will be aggravated by soil erosion344
Prospects for lithium-ion batteries and beyond—a 2030 vision342
SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted via contact and via the air between ferrets340
Crystallographic and electrophilic fragment screening of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease339
Precise phylogenetic analysis of microbial isolates and genomes from metagenomes using PhyloPhlAn 3.0337
Modelling transmission and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia337
Horizontally arranged zinc platelet electrodeposits modulated by fluorinated covalent organic framework film for high-rate and durable aqueous zinc ion batteries336
Single cell RNA sequencing of human microglia uncovers a subset associated with Alzheimer’s disease335
Two linear epitopes on the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that elicit neutralising antibodies in COVID-19 patients334
Mechanisms of muscle atrophy and hypertrophy: implications in health and disease333
Platinum single-atom catalyst coupled with transition metal/metal oxide heterostructure for accelerating alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction333
Regulating strain in perovskite thin films through charge-transport layers329
Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 spike pseudotyped virus by recombinant ACE2-Ig327
Ruthenium anchored on carbon nanotube electrocatalyst for hydrogen production with enhanced Faradaic efficiency326
An open source and reduce expenditure ROS generation strategy for chemodynamic/photodynamic synergistic therapy323
Self-amplifying RNA SARS-CoV-2 lipid nanoparticle vaccine candidate induces high neutralizing antibody titers in mice321
Collagen-producing lung cell atlas identifies multiple subsets with distinct localization and relevance to fibrosis320
Massive and rapid COVID-19 testing is feasible by extraction-free SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR317
Lattice oxygen activation enabled by high-valence metal sites for enhanced water oxidation316
Structural plasticity of SARS-CoV-2 3CL Mpro active site cavity revealed by room temperature X-ray crystallography316
Trajectory-based differential expression analysis for single-cell sequencing data314
Nanocasting SiO2 into metal–organic frameworks imparts dual protection to high-loading Fe single-atom electrocatalysts314
The future of low-temperature carbon dioxide electrolysis depends on solving one basic problem312
Non-invasive early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using a blood test311
Mapping mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 RBD that escape binding by different classes of antibodies311
Systemic nanoparticle delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 ribonucleoproteins for effective tissue specific genome editing311
SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein vaccine candidate NVX-CoV2373 immunogenicity in baboons and protection in mice307
Automatic diagnosis of the 12-lead ECG using a deep neural network304
Seroprevalence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 among health care workers in a large Spanish reference hospital304
Highly efficient electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide on a superhydrophobic three-phase interface by natural air diffusion303
The UK Biobank imaging enhancement of 100,000 participants: rationale, data collection, management and future directions301
Specificities of exosome versus small ectosome secretion revealed by live intracellular tracking of CD63 and CD9301
Synergistic electroreduction of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide on bimetallic layered conjugated metal-organic frameworks301
Feline coronavirus drug inhibits the main protease of SARS-CoV-2 and blocks virus replication300
A high performance wearable strain sensor with advanced thermal management for motion monitoring298
Confronting false discoveries in single-cell differential expression297
Immunological and inflammatory profiles in mild and severe cases of COVID-19296
The SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein is dynamic, disordered, and phase separates with RNA296
Sexual-dimorphism in human immune system aging294
Serum neurofilament light levels in normal aging and their association with morphologic brain changes292
Treatment of atherosclerosis by macrophage-biomimetic nanoparticles via targeted pharmacotherapy and sequestration of proinflammatory cytokines292
Evolution of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 in mild-moderate COVID-19291
An evaluation of COVID-19 serological assays informs future diagnostics and exposure assessment291
Single-cell analysis uncovers fibroblast heterogeneity and criteria for fibroblast and mural cell identification and discrimination290
Universally autonomous self-healing elastomer with high stretchability289
ATAC-seq footprinting unravels kinetics of transcription factor binding during zygotic genome activation288
E(3)-equivariant graph neural networks for data-efficient and accurate interatomic potentials287
Improved prediction of protein-protein interactions using AlphaFold2287
Training deep quantum neural networks287
Neutralizing antibody titres in SARS-CoV-2 infections285
Topaz-Denoise: general deep denoising models for cryoEM and cryoET285
Nanosecond-time-scale delayed fluorescence molecule for deep-blue OLEDs with small efficiency rolloff285
Transformable hybrid semiconducting polymer nanozyme for second near-infrared photothermal ferrotherapy284
Constructing phase boundary in AgNbO3 antiferroelectrics: pathway simultaneously achieving high energy density and efficiency281
Neutralizing antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in symptomatic COVID-19 is persistent and critical for survival281
mTORC1 couples cyst(e)ine availability with GPX4 protein synthesis and ferroptosis regulation281
Soil moisture dominates dryness stress on ecosystem production globally280
Lethality of SARS-CoV-2 infection in K18 human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 transgenic mice280
Meta-analysis of the impacts of global change factors on soil microbial diversity and functionality279
Hierarchical porous silicon structures with extraordinary mechanical strength as high-performance lithium-ion battery anodes279
Rational design of isostructural 2D porphyrin-based covalent organic frameworks for tunable photocatalytic hydrogen evolution278
Nanohybrids of a MXene and transition metal dichalcogenide for selective detection of volatile organic compounds278
Efficient wettability-controlled electroreduction of CO2 to CO at Au/C interfaces276
Nucleation-controlled growth of superior lead-free perovskite Cs3Bi2I9 single-crystals for high-performance X-ray detection276
Quantifying and understanding the triboelectric series of inorganic non-metallic materials275
Design of AIEgens for near-infrared IIb imaging through structural modulation at molecular and morphological levels274
Towards a global-scale soil climate mitigation strategy273
Electrochemical CO2 reduction to high-concentration pure formic acid solutions in an all-solid-state reactor272
Circadian control of brain glymphatic and lymphatic fluid flow272
A structural polymer for highly efficient all-day passive radiative cooling272
Shape adaptable and highly resilient 3D braided triboelectric nanogenerators as e-textiles for power and sensing271
Rapid electrochemical detection of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2271
Interfacial engineering of Bi2S3/Ti3C2Tx MXene based on work function for rapid photo-excited bacteria-killing271
A pyridinic Fe-N4 macrocycle models the active sites in Fe/N-doped carbon electrocatalysts271
Reversible structural evolution of sodium-rich rhombohedral Prussian blue for sodium-ion batteries270
Fast site-to-site electron transfer of high-entropy alloy nanocatalyst driving redox electrocatalysis269
Structure of papain-like protease from SARS-CoV-2 and its complexes with non-covalent inhibitors269
PD-L1 on dendritic cells attenuates T cell activation and regulates response to immune checkpoint blockade269
Super-tough MXene-functionalized graphene sheets269
Inferring the molecular and phenotypic impact of amino acid variants with MutPred2268
Enhancing carbon dioxide gas-diffusion electrolysis by creating a hydrophobic catalyst microenvironment268
Vulnerabilities in coronavirus glycan shields despite extensive glycosylation267
Streamlined inactivation, amplification, and Cas13-based detection of SARS-CoV-2267
Single-cell RNA-seq reveals that glioblastoma recapitulates a normal neurodevelopmental hierarchy267
Democratising deep learning for microscopy with ZeroCostDL4Mic267
Substantial underestimation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the United States267
Color-tunable ultralong organic room temperature phosphorescence from a multicomponent copolymer266
Multiplexed CRISPR technologies for gene editing and transcriptional regulation266
Understanding the diversity of the metal-organic framework ecosystem266
Spread of pathological tau proteins through communicating neurons in human Alzheimer’s disease265
Ranking environmental degradation trends of plastic marine debris based on physical properties and molecular structure264
Building and identifying highly active oxygenated groups in carbon materials for oxygen reduction to H2O2263
Bismuthene for highly efficient carbon dioxide electroreduction reaction262
Structure-based protein function prediction using graph convolutional networks262
Development and evaluation of an artificial intelligence system for COVID-19 diagnosis261
Microglia clear neuron-released α-synuclein via selective autophagy and prevent neurodegeneration261
A collection of bacterial isolates from the pig intestine reveals functional and taxonomic diversity261
Polygenic background modifies penetrance of monogenic variants for tier 1 genomic conditions260
The SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid phosphoprotein forms mutually exclusive condensates with RNA and the membrane-associated M protein260
circNDUFB2 inhibits non-small cell lung cancer progression via destabilizing IGF2BPs and activating anti-tumor immunity259
N-GSDMD trafficking to neutrophil organelles facilitates IL-1β release independently of plasma membrane pores and pyroptosis257
Independent phase modulation for quadruplex polarization channels enabled by chirality-assisted geometric-phase metasurfaces257
Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 vertical transmission during pregnancy257
Single-cell profiling of tumor heterogeneity and the microenvironment in advanced non-small cell lung cancer257
Morphogenesis and cytopathic effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection in human airway epithelial cells257
Activatable polymer nanoagonist for second near-infrared photothermal immunotherapy of cancer256
Polymer/molecular semiconductor all-organic composites for high-temperature dielectric energy storage256
Single-cell RNA sequencing highlights the role of inflammatory cancer-associated fibroblasts in bladder urothelial carcinoma256
Accurate deep neural network inference using computational phase-change memory254
SARS-CoV-2 N protein promotes NLRP3 inflammasome activation to induce hyperinflammation253
Mixed halide perovskites for spectrally stable and high-efficiency blue light-emitting diodes253
A flexible electromagnetic wave-electricity harvester252
Identifying degradation patterns of lithium ion batteries from impedance spectroscopy using machine learning251
Highly efficient eco-friendly X-ray scintillators based on an organic manganese halide251
Evidence of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in cats and dogs from households in Italy251
All-dielectric metasurface for high-performance structural color251
Smoothing the energy transfer pathway in quasi-2D perovskite films using methanesulfonate leads to highly efficient light-emitting devices250
Nucleocapsid protein of SARS-CoV-2 phase separates into RNA-rich polymerase-containing condensates250
Microbiome differential abundance methods produce different results across 38 datasets249
The role of side-branching in microstructure development in laser powder-bed fusion249
Stable mid-infrared polarization imaging based on quasi-2D tellurium at room temperature249
Identification and elimination of false positives in electrochemical nitrogen reduction studies248
Plant-based and cell-based approaches to meat production248
Breast cancer colonization by Fusobacterium nucleatum accelerates tumor growth and metastatic progression247
Selective electroreduction of CO2 to acetone by single copper atoms anchored on N-doped porous carbon247
Mapping global urban land for the 21st century with data-driven simulations and Shared Socioeconomic Pathways246
New-onset IgG autoantibodies in hospitalized patients with COVID-19246
Full-length transcript characterization of SF3B1 mutation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia reveals downregulation of retained introns246
Orbital coupling of hetero-diatomic nickel-iron site for bifunctional electrocatalysis of CO2 reduction and oxygen evolution245
SARS-CoV2-mediated suppression of NRF2-signaling reveals potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory activity of 4-octyl-itaconate and dimethyl fumarate245
Rhizosphere bacteriome structure and functions245
Modifying redox properties and local bonding of Co3O4 by CeO2 enhances oxygen evolution catalysis in acid245
Pan-cancer landscape of homologous recombination deficiency245
A Mn-N3 single-atom catalyst embedded in graphitic carbon nitride for efficient CO2 electroreduction244
High concentrations of plastic hidden beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean244
Pan-cancer characterization of immune-related lncRNAs identifies potential oncogenic biomarkers244
Ultrarobust, tough and highly stretchable self-healing materials based on cartilage-inspired noncovalent assembly nanostructure244
Deep learning radiomics can predict axillary lymph node status in early-stage breast cancer242
Electrochemical deposition as a universal route for fabricating single-atom catalysts242
A population-based cohort study of socio-demographic risk factors for COVID-19 deaths in Sweden242
Mechanical rolling formation of interpenetrated lithium metal/lithium tin alloy foil for ultrahigh-rate battery anode241
An alpaca nanobody neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 by blocking receptor interaction241
Human kidney is a target for novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection239
Single-cell RNA landscape of intratumoral heterogeneity and immunosuppressive microenvironment in advanced osteosarcoma238
Fully organic compliant dry electrodes self-adhesive to skin for long-term motion-robust epidermal biopotential monitoring237
South-to-North Water Diversion stabilizing Beijing’s groundwater levels237
Gut microbiota mediates intermittent-fasting alleviation of diabetes-induced cognitive impairment237
Dramatic uneven urbanization of large cities throughout the world in recent decades236
Structured graphene metamaterial selective absorbers for high efficiency and omnidirectional solar thermal energy conversion236
Targeting zonulin and intestinal epithelial barrier function to prevent onset of arthritis236
Transplantation of discarded livers following viability testing with normothermic machine perfusion236
A high-throughput neutralizing antibody assay for COVID-19 diagnosis and vaccine evaluation236
Ultrasensitive detection of nucleic acids using deformed graphene channel field effect biosensors235
Comprehensive analysis of single cell ATAC-seq data with SnapATAC234
Operando time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy reveals the chemical nature enabling highly selective CO2 reduction234
Benchmarking monolayer MoS2 and WS2 field-effect transistors234
SGLT2 inhibition modulates NLRP3 inflammasome activity via ketones and insulin in diabetes with cardiovascular disease234
Aquaculture at the crossroads of global warming and antimicrobial resistance233