08:12pm Friday 15 December 2017

Most cited article published in Cell Death & Disease is from the Peter Vandenabeele lab (VIB/UGent)

Martina Bamberger (VIB Tech Transfer): “This is a great recognition of the work of Peter Vandenabeele and his group. It shows the relevance of his cell death work in the discovery of novel mechanisms that contribute to the understanding of the interaction between autophagy and cell death.”

Cell Death & Disease
Since its launch in 2010, Cell Death & Disease has put translational research in cell death center stage. What stands out from the first 5 years of this high-impact, open access journal?
• 1,886 articles published with nearly 40% from the Europe
• An impact factor of >5 since its first evaluation
• 4,130,000 page views at nature.com/cddis

Top 5 cited articles from Europe 
#1 Caspase-mediated cleavage of Beclin-1 inactivates Beclin-1-induced autophagy and enhances apoptosis by promoting the release of proapoptotic factors from mitochondria  
Wirawan E1, Vande Walle L, Kersse K, Cornelis S, Claerhout S, Vanoverberghe I, Roelandt R, De Rycke R, Verspurten J, Declercq W, Agostinis P, Vanden Berghe T, Lippens S, Vandenabeele P.

#2 Caloric restriction and resveratrol promote longevity through the Sirtuin-1-dependent induction of autophagy 
E Morselli, M C Maiuri, M Markaki, E Megalou, A Pasparaki, K Palikaras et al

#3 Roles of the Polycomb group proteins in stem cells and cancer 
H Richly, L Aloia & L Di Croce

#4 Hydrogen peroxide: a Jekyll and Hyde signalling molecule
 
D R Gough & T G Cotter

#5 Cancer metabolism: current perspectives and future directions
C Muñoz-Pinedo, N El Mjiyad & J-E Ricci

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