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Table 1 Basic information of top productive journals

From: Global informetric perspective studies on translational medical research

No Journal Records Country IF1 (2012)
1 Translational Research 323 USA 3.490
2 Science Translational Medicine 86 USA 10.757
3 CTS-Clinical and Translational Science 65 USA 2.330
4 Journal of Translational Medicine 48 England 3.459
5 Journal of Investigative Medicine 37 USA 1.746
6 Clinical Cancer Research 35 USA 7.837
7 Diabetes Care 34 USA 7.735
8 Academic Medicine 34 USA 3.292
9 European Journal of Cancer 33 England 5.061
10 PLoS One 27 USA 3.730
10 Annals of Oncology 27 England 7.384
  1. 1 IF is impact factor, devised by Eugene Garfield, is calculated yearly starting from 1975 for those journals that are indexed in the Journal Citation Reports. The impact factor (IF) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the average number of citations for recent articles published in the journal. It is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field, journals with higher impact factors deemed to be more important than those with lower ones.