Nature Communications

(The TQCC of Nature Communications is 31. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Anomalous collapses of Nares Strait ice arches leads to enhanced export of Arctic sea ice3550
Inference and analysis of cell-cell communication using CellChat2170
Perineuronal nets stabilize the grid cell network1346
Concepts of extracellular matrix remodelling in tumour progression and metastasis997
Male sex identified by global COVID-19 meta-analysis as a risk factor for death and ITU admission983
A decade of immune-checkpoint inhibitors in cancer therapy897
Psychological characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in Ireland and the United Kingdom800
Unique S-scheme heterojunctions in self-assembled TiO2/CsPbBr3 hybrids for CO2 photoreduction785
A human monoclonal antibody blocking SARS-CoV-2 infection783
Activation and evasion of type I interferon responses by SARS-CoV-2776
Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection757
SARS-CoV-2 spike-protein D614G mutation increases virion spike density and infectivity739
Analysis of compositions of microbiomes with bias correction723
Harnessing protein folding neural networks for peptide–protein docking686
SARS-CoV-2 viral load is associated with increased disease severity and mortality661
Detection of air and surface contamination by SARS-CoV-2 in hospital rooms of infected patients637
A systematic review of antibody mediated immunity to coronaviruses: kinetics, correlates of protection, and association with severity622
Electrochemical ammonia synthesis via nitrate reduction on Fe single atom catalyst612
Increasing trends in regional heatwaves611
In-situ structure and catalytic mechanism of NiFe and CoFe layered double hydroxides during oxygen evolution595
Marked T cell activation, senescence, exhaustion and skewing towards TH17 in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia583
Microplastics affect sedimentary microbial communities and nitrogen cycling572
A retrospective on lithium-ion batteries570
Collider bias undermines our understanding of COVID-19 disease risk and severity550
Engineering unsymmetrically coordinated Cu-S1N3 single atom sites with enhanced oxygen reduction activity550
Single-cell RNA sequencing demonstrates the molecular and cellular reprogramming of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma532
Single-layered organic photovoltaics with double cascading charge transport pathways: 18% efficiencies512
Atmospheric transport is a major pathway of microplastics to remote regions496
Regulating Fe-spin state by atomically dispersed Mn-N in Fe-N-C catalysts with high oxygen reduction activity494
Scientists’ warning on affluence492
Duration and key determinants of infectious virus shedding in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19)483
Immunogenicity of a DNA vaccine candidate for COVID-19480
Intestinal microbiota-derived short-chain fatty acids regulation of immune cell IL-22 production and gut immunity479
SARS-CoV-2 structure and replication characterized by in situ cryo-electron tomography477
Cathode engineering with perylene-diimide interlayer enabling over 17% efficiency single-junction organic solar cells471
Future global urban water scarcity and potential solutions470
Ultrasensitive and visual detection of SARS-CoV-2 using all-in-one dual CRISPR-Cas12a assay467
Climate change will affect global water availability through compounding changes in seasonal precipitation and evaporation466
Molecular interaction and inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 binding to the ACE2 receptor460
Global land use changes are four times greater than previously estimated445
Modulating electrolyte structure for ultralow temperature aqueous zinc batteries436
Lamella-nanostructured eutectic zinc–aluminum alloys as reversible and dendrite-free anodes for aqueous rechargeable batteries433
A quantitative framework reveals ecological drivers of grassland microbial community assembly in response to warming424
Interfacial chemical bond and internal electric field modulated Z-scheme Sv-ZnIn2S4/MoSe2 photocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution424
Cost function dependent barren plateaus in shallow parametrized quantum circuits415
Polyamide nanofiltration membrane with highly uniform sub-nanometre pores for sub-1 Å precision separation406
Earthquake transformer—an attentive deep-learning model for simultaneous earthquake detection and phase picking406
Engineering single-atomic ruthenium catalytic sites on defective nickel-iron layered double hydroxide for overall water splitting403
Electronic metal–support interaction modulates single-atom platinum catalysis for hydrogen evolution reaction402
Mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 polymerase stalling by remdesivir402
Delocalization of exciton and electron wavefunction in non-fullerene acceptor molecules enables efficient organic solar cells402
Ultrasmall copper-based nanoparticles for reactive oxygen species scavenging and alleviation of inflammation related diseases400
A genomic surveillance framework and genotyping tool for Klebsiella pneumoniae and its related species complex399
Artificial intelligence for the detection of COVID-19 pneumonia on chest CT using multinational datasets389
Universal mechanical exfoliation of large-area 2D crystals387
Engineering active sites on hierarchical transition bimetal oxides/sulfides heterostructure array enabling robust overall water splitting386
Revealing the role of crystal orientation of protective layers for stable zinc anode386
SARS-CoV-2 D614G spike mutation increases entry efficiency with enhanced ACE2-binding affinity384
Alveolar regeneration through a Krt8+ transitional stem cell state that persists in human lung fibrosis381
The misuse of colour in science communication381
Both Boceprevir and GC376 efficaciously inhibit SARS-CoV-2 by targeting its main protease379
Health and disease markers correlate with gut microbiome composition across thousands of people378
Prospects for lithium-ion batteries and beyond—a 2030 vision377
Horizontally arranged zinc platelet electrodeposits modulated by fluorinated covalent organic framework film for high-rate and durable aqueous zinc ion batteries375
Triboelectric nanogenerator sensors for soft robotics aiming at digital twin applications371
Direct evidence of boosted oxygen evolution over perovskite by enhanced lattice oxygen participation369
Iron phthalocyanine with coordination induced electronic localization to boost oxygen reduction reaction368
Precise phylogenetic analysis of microbial isolates and genomes from metagenomes using PhyloPhlAn 3.0367
Reduction in mobility and COVID-19 transmission365
Global phosphorus shortage will be aggravated by soil erosion364
Modulating electronic structure of metal-organic frameworks by introducing atomically dispersed Ru for efficient hydrogen evolution363
Single cell RNA sequencing of human microglia uncovers a subset associated with Alzheimer’s disease361
Platinum single-atom catalyst coupled with transition metal/metal oxide heterostructure for accelerating alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction361
Mechanisms of muscle atrophy and hypertrophy: implications in health and disease358
Near-real-time monitoring of global CO2 emissions reveals the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic357
Crystallographic and electrophilic fragment screening of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease348
SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted via contact and via the air between ferrets348
E(3)-equivariant graph neural networks for data-efficient and accurate interatomic potentials347
Modelling transmission and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia347
Two linear epitopes on the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that elicit neutralising antibodies in COVID-19 patients341
Lattice oxygen activation enabled by high-valence metal sites for enhanced water oxidation341
Collagen-producing lung cell atlas identifies multiple subsets with distinct localization and relevance to fibrosis339
The future of low-temperature carbon dioxide electrolysis depends on solving one basic problem338
An open source and reduce expenditure ROS generation strategy for chemodynamic/photodynamic synergistic therapy336
Automatic diagnosis of the 12-lead ECG using a deep neural network335
Self-amplifying RNA SARS-CoV-2 lipid nanoparticle vaccine candidate induces high neutralizing antibody titers in mice333
Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 spike pseudotyped virus by recombinant ACE2-Ig333
Specificities of exosome versus small ectosome secretion revealed by live intracellular tracking of CD63 and CD9332
Highly efficient electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide on a superhydrophobic three-phase interface by natural air diffusion327
Confronting false discoveries in single-cell differential expression326
Nanocasting SiO2 into metal–organic frameworks imparts dual protection to high-loading Fe single-atom electrocatalysts325
Systemic nanoparticle delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 ribonucleoproteins for effective tissue specific genome editing324
Massive and rapid COVID-19 testing is feasible by extraction-free SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR324
Non-invasive early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using a blood test324
Structural plasticity of SARS-CoV-2 3CL Mpro active site cavity revealed by room temperature X-ray crystallography323
Improved prediction of protein-protein interactions using AlphaFold2323
Mapping mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 RBD that escape binding by different classes of antibodies320
The UK Biobank imaging enhancement of 100,000 participants: rationale, data collection, management and future directions320
A high performance wearable strain sensor with advanced thermal management for motion monitoring319
SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein vaccine candidate NVX-CoV2373 immunogenicity in baboons and protection in mice315
mTORC1 couples cyst(e)ine availability with GPX4 protein synthesis and ferroptosis regulation313
The SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein is dynamic, disordered, and phase separates with RNA312
Treatment of atherosclerosis by macrophage-biomimetic nanoparticles via targeted pharmacotherapy and sequestration of proinflammatory cytokines308
Meta-analysis of the impacts of global change factors on soil microbial diversity and functionality308
ATAC-seq footprinting unravels kinetics of transcription factor binding during zygotic genome activation308
Feline coronavirus drug inhibits the main protease of SARS-CoV-2 and blocks virus replication307
Seroprevalence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 among health care workers in a large Spanish reference hospital306
Universally autonomous self-healing elastomer with high stretchability303
Single-cell analysis uncovers fibroblast heterogeneity and criteria for fibroblast and mural cell identification and discrimination303
Towards a global-scale soil climate mitigation strategy302
Topaz-Denoise: general deep denoising models for cryoEM and cryoET300
Evolution of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 in mild-moderate COVID-19299
Efficient wettability-controlled electroreduction of CO2 to CO at Au/C interfaces299
Immunological and inflammatory profiles in mild and severe cases of COVID-19298
A structural polymer for highly efficient all-day passive radiative cooling297
Soil moisture dominates dryness stress on ecosystem production globally297
Constructing phase boundary in AgNbO3 antiferroelectrics: pathway simultaneously achieving high energy density and efficiency296
An evaluation of COVID-19 serological assays informs future diagnostics and exposure assessment295
Circadian control of brain glymphatic and lymphatic fluid flow295
Electrochemical CO2 reduction to high-concentration pure formic acid solutions in an all-solid-state reactor294
Neutralizing antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in symptomatic COVID-19 is persistent and critical for survival294
Nanosecond-time-scale delayed fluorescence molecule for deep-blue OLEDs with small efficiency rolloff293
Lethality of SARS-CoV-2 infection in K18 human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 transgenic mice292
Rhizosphere bacteriome structure and functions290
A pyridinic Fe-N4 macrocycle models the active sites in Fe/N-doped carbon electrocatalysts290
Neutralizing antibody titres in SARS-CoV-2 infections290
Inferring the molecular and phenotypic impact of amino acid variants with MutPred2290
Quantifying and understanding the triboelectric series of inorganic non-metallic materials290
Super-tough MXene-functionalized graphene sheets290
Rational design of isostructural 2D porphyrin-based covalent organic frameworks for tunable photocatalytic hydrogen evolution290
Transformable hybrid semiconducting polymer nanozyme for second near-infrared photothermal ferrotherapy290
Enhancing carbon dioxide gas-diffusion electrolysis by creating a hydrophobic catalyst microenvironment289
Fast site-to-site electron transfer of high-entropy alloy nanocatalyst driving redox electrocatalysis288
PD-L1 on dendritic cells attenuates T cell activation and regulates response to immune checkpoint blockade287
Nucleation-controlled growth of superior lead-free perovskite Cs3Bi2I9 single-crystals for high-performance X-ray detection286
Democratising deep learning for microscopy with ZeroCostDL4Mic285
Interfacial engineering of Bi2S3/Ti3C2Tx MXene based on work function for rapid photo-excited bacteria-killing284
Understanding the diversity of the metal-organic framework ecosystem284
Structure-based protein function prediction using graph convolutional networks284
Shape adaptable and highly resilient 3D braided triboelectric nanogenerators as e-textiles for power and sensing283
Single-cell profiling of tumor heterogeneity and the microenvironment in advanced non-small cell lung cancer281
Building and identifying highly active oxygenated groups in carbon materials for oxygen reduction to H2O2280
Structure of papain-like protease from SARS-CoV-2 and its complexes with non-covalent inhibitors279
Rapid electrochemical detection of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2279
Single-cell RNA sequencing highlights the role of inflammatory cancer-associated fibroblasts in bladder urothelial carcinoma277
Microbiome differential abundance methods produce different results across 38 datasets277
Single-cell RNA-seq reveals that glioblastoma recapitulates a normal neurodevelopmental hierarchy276
Spread of pathological tau proteins through communicating neurons in human Alzheimer’s disease276
Polymer/molecular semiconductor all-organic composites for high-temperature dielectric energy storage276
Smoothing the energy transfer pathway in quasi-2D perovskite films using methanesulfonate leads to highly efficient light-emitting devices275
Highly efficient eco-friendly X-ray scintillators based on an organic manganese halide275
Streamlined inactivation, amplification, and Cas13-based detection of SARS-CoV-2275
Substantial underestimation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the United States274
Subnanometric Ru clusters with upshifted D band center improve performance for alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction274
Vulnerabilities in coronavirus glycan shields despite extensive glycosylation273
Mapping global urban land for the 21st century with data-driven simulations and Shared Socioeconomic Pathways273
Development and evaluation of an artificial intelligence system for COVID-19 diagnosis272
A flexible electromagnetic wave-electricity harvester272
circNDUFB2 inhibits non-small cell lung cancer progression via destabilizing IGF2BPs and activating anti-tumor immunity270
All-dielectric metasurface for high-performance structural color270
Polygenic background modifies penetrance of monogenic variants for tier 1 genomic conditions270
Activatable polymer nanoagonist for second near-infrared photothermal immunotherapy of cancer269
Identifying degradation patterns of lithium ion batteries from impedance spectroscopy using machine learning269
Independent phase modulation for quadruplex polarization channels enabled by chirality-assisted geometric-phase metasurfaces268
A collection of bacterial isolates from the pig intestine reveals functional and taxonomic diversity268
Breast cancer colonization by Fusobacterium nucleatum accelerates tumor growth and metastatic progression267
N-GSDMD trafficking to neutrophil organelles facilitates IL-1β release independently of plasma membrane pores and pyroptosis267
SARS-CoV-2 N protein promotes NLRP3 inflammasome activation to induce hyperinflammation267
Mixed halide perovskites for spectrally stable and high-efficiency blue light-emitting diodes267
Selective electroreduction of CO2 to acetone by single copper atoms anchored on N-doped porous carbon266
The SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid phosphoprotein forms mutually exclusive condensates with RNA and the membrane-associated M protein266
Accurate deep neural network inference using computational phase-change memory265
Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 vertical transmission during pregnancy263
A Mn-N3 single-atom catalyst embedded in graphitic carbon nitride for efficient CO2 electroreduction263
New-onset IgG autoantibodies in hospitalized patients with COVID-19263
Orbital coupling of hetero-diatomic nickel-iron site for bifunctional electrocatalysis of CO2 reduction and oxygen evolution262
Identification and elimination of false positives in electrochemical nitrogen reduction studies262
Modifying redox properties and local bonding of Co3O4 by CeO2 enhances oxygen evolution catalysis in acid261
Stable mid-infrared polarization imaging based on quasi-2D tellurium at room temperature261
Plant-based and cell-based approaches to meat production260
Morphogenesis and cytopathic effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection in human airway epithelial cells260
The Medical Segmentation Decathlon259
Nucleocapsid protein of SARS-CoV-2 phase separates into RNA-rich polymerase-containing condensates257
South-to-North Water Diversion stabilizing Beijing’s groundwater levels256
Large-scale genome sequencing of mycorrhizal fungi provides insights into the early evolution of symbiotic traits256
SARS-CoV2-mediated suppression of NRF2-signaling reveals potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory activity of 4-octyl-itaconate and dimethyl fumarate255
Ultrarobust, tough and highly stretchable self-healing materials based on cartilage-inspired noncovalent assembly nanostructure255
Single-cell RNA landscape of intratumoral heterogeneity and immunosuppressive microenvironment in advanced osteosarcoma255
Pan-cancer landscape of homologous recombination deficiency255
SGLT2 inhibition modulates NLRP3 inflammasome activity via ketones and insulin in diabetes with cardiovascular disease255
Evidence of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in cats and dogs from households in Italy255
A population-based cohort study of socio-demographic risk factors for COVID-19 deaths in Sweden254
High concentrations of plastic hidden beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean254
Aquaculture at the crossroads of global warming and antimicrobial resistance253
Dramatic uneven urbanization of large cities throughout the world in recent decades251
An alpaca nanobody neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 by blocking receptor interaction249
Splicing the active phases of copper/cobalt-based catalysts achieves high-rate tandem electroreduction of nitrate to ammonia249
An omics-based framework for assessing the health risk of antimicrobial resistance genes248
Spin-polarized oxygen evolution reaction under magnetic field248
Human kidney is a target for novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection248
Transplantation of discarded livers following viability testing with normothermic machine perfusion248
Benchmarking monolayer MoS2 and WS2 field-effect transistors247
Targeting zonulin and intestinal epithelial barrier function to prevent onset of arthritis247
Association of sleep duration in middle and old age with incidence of dementia247
Dual heterogeneous structures lead to ultrahigh strength and uniform ductility in a Co-Cr-Ni medium-entropy alloy246
Reentrant liquid condensate phase of proteins is stabilized by hydrophobic and non-ionic interactions246
High-performance coherent optical modulators based on thin-film lithium niobate platform245
Degradation mechanism of hybrid tin-based perovskite solar cells and the critical role of tin (IV) iodide245
Comprehensive analysis of single cell ATAC-seq data with SnapATAC245
Fully organic compliant dry electrodes self-adhesive to skin for long-term motion-robust epidermal biopotential monitoring245
Operando time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy reveals the chemical nature enabling highly selective CO2 reduction245
A deep learning model to predict RNA-Seq expression of tumours from whole slide images244
A high-throughput neutralizing antibody assay for COVID-19 diagnosis and vaccine evaluation244
Insulators for 2D nanoelectronics: the gap to bridge243
Elevated rates of autism, other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric diagnoses, and autistic traits in transgender and gender-diverse individuals243
An optical neural chip for implementing complex-valued neural network242
Cerebrospinal fluid p-tau217 performs better than p-tau181 as a biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease242
3D bioprinting of high cell-density heterogeneous tissue models through spheroid fusion within self-healing hydrogels241
Taking stock of national climate policies to evaluate implementation of the Paris Agreement241
Galectin-9 interacts with PD-1 and TIM-3 to regulate T cell death and is a target for cancer immunotherapy241
Observed increasing water constraint on vegetation growth over the last three decades240
Impact of the COVID-19 nonpharmaceutical interventions on influenza and other respiratory viral infections in New Zealand240
SARS-CoV-2 genomic and subgenomic RNAs in diagnostic samples are not an indicator of active replication238
Reducing the impact of Auger recombination in quasi-2D perovskite light-emitting diodes238
Synthesis and systematic review of reported neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infections237
Face mask use in the general population and optimal resource allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic236
Energy-saving hydrogen production by chlorine-free hybrid seawater splitting coupling hydrazine degradation236
SARS-CoV-2 proteome microarray for global profiling of COVID-19 specific IgG and IgM responses236
Net-zero emission targets for major emitting countries consistent with the Paris Agreement236
Graphdiyne-modified TiO2 nanofibers with osteoinductive and enhanced photocatalytic antibacterial activities to prevent implant infection235
Skin-like mechanoresponsive self-healing ionic elastomer from supramolecular zwitterionic network235
The use of mobile phone data to inform analysis of COVID-19 pandemic epidemiology235
Antibacterial effects of nanopillar surfaces are mediated by cell impedance, penetration and induction of oxidative stress235
Insights on forming N,O-coordinated Cu single-atom catalysts for electrochemical reduction CO2 to methane234
Optimized active layer morphology toward efficient and polymer batch insensitive organic solar cells234
Noise-induced barren plateaus in variational quantum algorithms233
Sarcoma classification by DNA methylation profiling232
Manipulating dehydrogenation kinetics through dual-doping Co3N electrode enables highly efficient hydrazine oxidation assisting self-powered H2 production232
Dynamic memristor-based reservoir computing for high-efficiency temporal signal processing232
Spatial validation reveals poor predictive performance of large-scale ecological mapping models232
Evidence of anthropogenic impacts on global drought frequency, duration, and intensity232
Ultrahigh strength and ductility in newly developed materials with coherent nanolamellar architectures232
Neutrophil extracellular traps released by neutrophils impair revascularization and vascular remodeling after stroke231
Semiconducting polymer nano-PROTACs for activatable photo-immunometabolic cancer therapy231
Origin and cross-species transmission of bat coronaviruses in China231
Self-sustainable protonic ceramic electrochemical cells using a triple conducting electrode for hydrogen and power production231
Boosting hydrogen evolution on MoS2 via co-confining selenium in surface and cobalt in inner layer230
Systemic short chain fatty acids limit antitumor effect of CTLA-4 blockade in hosts with cancer230
Power of data in quantum machine learning230
Long COVID burden and risk factors in 10 UK longitudinal studies and electronic health records230