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Nutrition & Metabolism Classics: a disconnect between highly cited and highly accessed articles

M Mahmood Hussain1, Lucy Abel2* and Ahmed Bakillah1

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1 Department of Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA

2 BioMed Central, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK

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Nutrition & Metabolism 2014, 11:13  doi:10.1186/1743-7075-11-13

Published: 19 March 2014


Nutrition & Metabolism has grown considerably in the ten years since its first article was published. To see how papers published in the journal had an impact we have identified some of the most popular articles in order to measure their influence, observe which fields are important to our readers, and try to explain what made these articles Nutrition & Metabolism “Classics”.