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C T O B E R 2 0 0 3
to the ISI
Essential Science Indicators
Web product, the paper "Mutations in Cu/Zn superoxide
dismutase gene are associated with familial amyotrophic
lateral sclerosis," (Nature 362: 59-62, 4
March 1993) is currently the fifth most-cited paper in the
field of Neuroscience & Behavior over the past decade. In
this essay, the paper’s primary author, Dr. Daniel
Rosen, relates the interesting course of his career both
before and after this seminal paper...
Edward Korzus talks about his highly cited work on molecular
mechanisms controlling gene expression. According to a recent analysis by in-cites,
achieved the highest percent increase in citations in the field of
Biology. His record in the ISI
Science Indicators Web product currently
includes 7 papers cited a total of 1,235 times to date in this field...
|Editor-in-Chief Dr. Michael Hochberg
Letters talks about the journal’s
University was founded in Brooklyn, NY, in 1854, and is the
second-oldest private engineering university in the United
States. Listed also are the top 5 papers and corresponding
graphs for Polytechnic
among the 150 top-performing countries in all
100 Most-Cited Scientists in:
& Biochemistry, Chemistry,
& Business, Immunology,
Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience,
(updated Sept. 2003).
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