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Table 1 Top 10 journals that published articles on gastrointestinal microbiome

From: Emerging trends and research foci in gastrointestinal microbiome

Journal Frequency Country JCR Impact factor (2017) Eigen factor score Representative article and main ideas
Digestive Diseases and Sciences 248 USA Q3 2.819 0.022940 Saccharomyces boulardii is important in the maintenance treatment of Crohn’s disease [17]
World Journal of Gastroenterology 229 USA Q2 3.300 0.074030 Butyrate, short-chain fatty acid, has a high potential for a therapeutic use in human medicine [18]
Gut 213 UK Q1 17.016 0.071930 The metagenomic approach revealed a reduced complexity of the bacterial phylum Firmicutes as a signature of Crohn’s disease [19]
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 176 USA Q1 4.347 0.033880 Low counts of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii are associated with a reduced protection of the gut mucosa in colitis [1]
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 153 USA Q3 2.752 0.018600 The 16S rRNA-based techniques provided more accurate quantitative data on gut flora development in newborns than conventional culture techniques [20]
Gastroenterology 152 USA Q1 20.773 0.120200 New probiotic preparation is effective in preventing flare-ups of chronic pouchitis [21]
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 134 USA Q3 2.968 0.010910 Gut microbiome can be reprogrammed to restore beneficial host structure and functions [22]
American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 132 USA Q2 3.293 0.018460 Increased intestinal permeability and portal endotoxemia contribute to the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis [23]
Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics 96 UK Q1 7.357 0.035700 The effects of alteration to the bacterial flora support the hypothesis of a pathophysiological role for the intestinal environment in ulcerative colitis [24]
Gut Pathogens 95 UK Q3 2.809 0.001930 A significant rise in Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria resulted in a decrease in anxiety symptoms gut–brain interface [25]