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John Innes CentreProf. Chris Lamb talks about his paper, "The oxidative burst in plant disease resistance," (Lamb C and Dixon RA, Annu. Rev. Plant Physiol. Plant Mol. Biol. 48: 251-75, 1997). According to Essential Science Indicators, this paper currently ranks #2 among Plant & Animal Science papers published over the past decade, with 810 citations. Professor Lamb is the Director of the John Innes Centre and is the John Innes Professor of Biology at the University of East Anglia.
Violence Against WomenViolence Against Women (VAW) is an international, peer-reviewed monthly journal published since March 1995 by Sage Publications. In this interview, the Editor, Claire Renzetti talks about VAW’s history and citation achievements.
Dr. Michael SanguinettiDr. Michael Sanguinetti discusses his highly cited work on hERG channel pharmacology. According to a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators, Dr. Sanguinetti’s work in the field of Pharmacology & Toxicology has entered the top 1% in terms of total citations. Dr. Sanguinetti is a Professor of Physiology and head of the Ion Channel Lab in the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Featuring the top 20 institutions, which as of the current bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published in Thomson Scientific-indexed Pharmacology & Toxicology journals.


The most-cited countriesThe fifth annual presentation of the 20 most-cited countries in ALL FIELDS from Essential Science Indicators sorted by citations, papers, and cites per paper.



Top Ten Most-Cited Journals (All Fields), 1996-2006
The 100 Most-Cited Scientists in: Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics & Business, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology,  Physics. Time period: 1996-June 30, 2006.
Twenty Years of Citation Superstars!
"Super Hot" Papers in Science Published Since 2003
- What's New in Research 
What's really hot in research? Each week, the Research Services Group provides an update based on their Research Performance & Evaluation Tools. 
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More features and Interviews from the ESI editorial Web sites:
The focus of ESI Special Topics this month is Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches, including a corresponding research front map, and an interview with Jean Schoenen.

Other interviews for previously featured topics are Mats Fahlman & William Salaneck; Organic Thin Film Transistors, David Lewis; Schizophrenia, and Jinde Cao; Artificial Neural Networks.

Kellar Autumn answers a few questions about his Fast Moving Front paper, (and accompanying Research Front Map), "Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae," INT J NUMER METHOD ENG, PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA, 99 (19): 12252-12256 SEP 17 2002. The author has also sent along several images of his work.
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