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Neuroinflammation and M2 microglia: the good, the bad, and the inflamed

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Neuroinflammation, January 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#18 of 1,839)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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6 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
6 tweeters
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1 patent
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2 Facebook pages

Citations

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Title
Neuroinflammation and M2 microglia: the good, the bad, and the inflamed
Published in
Journal of Neuroinflammation, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1742-2094-11-98
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jonathan D Cherry, John A Olschowka, M O’Banion

Abstract

The concept of multiple macrophage activation states is not new. However, extending this idea to resident tissue macrophages, like microglia, has gained increased interest in recent years. Unfortunately, the research on peripheral macrophage polarization does not necessarily translate accurately to their central nervous system (CNS) counterparts. Even though pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines can polarize microglia to distinct activation states, the specific functions of these states is still an area of intense debate. This review examines the multiple possible activation states microglia can be polarized to. This is followed by a detailed description of microglial polarization and the functional relevance of this process in both acute and chronic CNS disease models described in the literature. Particular attention is given to utilizing M2 microglial polarization as a potential therapeutic option in treating diseases.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 8 <1%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
France 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Other 3 <1%
Unknown 977 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 240 24%
Student > Bachelor 182 18%
Student > Master 169 17%
Researcher 141 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 68 7%
Other 116 12%
Unknown 84 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Neuroscience 257 26%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 241 24%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 127 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 125 13%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 35 4%
Other 96 10%
Unknown 119 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 62. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 May 2020.
All research outputs
#337,795
of 15,169,160 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#18
of 1,839 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,858
of 190,995 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#1
of 16 outputs
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