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The brain’s Geppetto—microbes as puppeteers of neural function and behaviour?

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of NeuroVirology, June 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#9 of 639)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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Title
The brain’s Geppetto—microbes as puppeteers of neural function and behaviour?
Published in
Journal of NeuroVirology, June 2015
DOI 10.1007/s13365-015-0355-x
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Authors

Roman M. Stilling, Timothy G. Dinan, John F. Cryan

Abstract

Research on the microbiome and its interaction with various host organs, including the brain, is increasingly gaining momentum. With more evidence establishing a comprehensive microbiota-gut-brain axis, questions have been raised as to the extent to which microbes influence brain physiology and behaviour. In parallel, there is a growing literature showing active behavioural manipulation in favour of the microbe for certain parasites. However, it seems unclear where the hidden majority of microbes are localised on the parasitism-mutualism spectrum. A long evolutionary history intimately connects host and microbiota, which complicates this classification. In this conceptual minireview, we discuss current hypotheses on host-microbe interaction and argue that novel experimental approaches and theoretical concepts, such as the hologenome theory, are necessary to incorporate transgenerational epigenetic inheritance of the microbiome into evolutionary theories.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 1%
Italy 1 1%
Luxembourg 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Unknown 91 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 16%
Student > Bachelor 10 10%
Student > Master 10 10%
Other 9 9%
Other 31 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 33%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 18%
Unspecified 10 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 10%
Neuroscience 7 7%
Other 21 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 December 2018.
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#728,155
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Outputs from Journal of NeuroVirology
#9
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#17,158
of 233,599 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of NeuroVirology
#1
of 12 outputs
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