PLoS ONE publishes 120 F1000-ranked articles in 2010

A leader in the field of post-publication peer-review, Faculty of 1000, has ranked one-hundred and twenty PLoS ONE articles as being among the most important published in biology and medicine publications during 2010. You can check out the full list here* or read the top five F1000 ranked below.

  1. A conserved behavioral state barrier impedes transitions between anesthetic-induced unconsciousness and wakefulness: evidence for neural inertia. Friedman EB, et al. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(7):e11903.
    F1000 article factor (FFa): 15
  2. From sea to sea: Canada’s three oceans of biodiversity. Archambault P, et al. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(8):e12182
    F1000 article factor (FFa): 10
  3. Do seasons have an influence on the incidence of depression? The use of an internet search engine query data as a proxy of human affect. Yang AC, Huang NE, Peng CK, Tsai SJ. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(10):e13728
    F1000 article factor (FFa): 10
  4. Coordinated progression through two subtranscriptomes underlies the tachyzoite cycle of Toxoplasma gondii. Behnke MS, et al. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(8):e12354
    F1000 article factor (FFa): 10
  5. The protease inhibitor alpha-2-macroglobulin-like-1 is the p170 antigen recognized by paraneoplastic pemphigus autoantibodies in human. Schepens I, et al. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(8):e12250
    F1000 article factor (FFa): 10

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3 Responses to PLoS ONE publishes 120 F1000-ranked articles in 2010

  1. bill says:

    How does that compare, in absolute terms and relative to total number of papers published in the same year, with other journals?

  2. Stacy Konkiel says:

    We will publish 6,800 articles this year, so it is 120/6,800 = 2% (approx). It isn’t clear what you would consider to be a competitive title, but for example PNAS appears to have about 460 evaluations in F1000 this year.

  3. bill says:

    Thanks for the extra data! Good point about appropriate comparison journals being hard to choose.