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Table 1 Top 10 journals that published articles on gastrointestinal microbiome

From: Emerging trends and research foci in gastrointestinal microbiome

JournalFrequencyCountryJCRImpact factor (2017)Eigen factor scoreRepresentative article and main ideas
Digestive Diseases and Sciences248USAQ32.8190.022940Saccharomyces boulardii is important in the maintenance treatment of Crohn’s disease [17]
World Journal of Gastroenterology229USAQ23.3000.074030Butyrate, short-chain fatty acid, has a high potential for a therapeutic use in human medicine [18]
Gut213UKQ117.0160.071930The metagenomic approach revealed a reduced complexity of the bacterial phylum Firmicutes as a signature of Crohn’s disease [19]
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases176USAQ14.3470.033880Low counts of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii are associated with a reduced protection of the gut mucosa in colitis [1]
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition153USAQ32.7520.018600The 16S rRNA-based techniques provided more accurate quantitative data on gut flora development in newborns than conventional culture techniques [20]
Gastroenterology152USAQ120.7730.120200New probiotic preparation is effective in preventing flare-ups of chronic pouchitis [21]
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology134USAQ32.9680.010910Gut microbiome can be reprogrammed to restore beneficial host structure and functions [22]
American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology132USAQ23.2930.018460Increased intestinal permeability and portal endotoxemia contribute to the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis [23]
Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics96UKQ17.3570.035700The effects of alteration to the bacterial flora support the hypothesis of a pathophysiological role for the intestinal environment in ulcerative colitis [24]
Gut Pathogens95UKQ32.8090.001930A significant rise in Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria resulted in a decrease in anxiety symptoms gut–brain interface [25]