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Ion

Particle, atom or molecule with a net electrical charge

107.5K papers2M citations


Plasmid

Small DNA molecule within a cell that is physically separated from a chromosomal DNA and can replicate independently

44.3K papers1.9M citations


Government

System or group of people governing an organized community, often a state

141K papers1.9M citations


Stars

64.3K papers1.9M citations


Battery (electricity)

169.5K papers1.9M citations


Social support

Perception and reality of support from others

50.8K papers1.9M citations


Ischemia

Restriction in blood supply to tissues

53.6K papers1.9M citations


Cholesterol

Sterol biosynthesized by all animal cells

44.6K papers1.9M citations


Magnetization

Physical quantity, density of magnetic moment per volume

107.8K papers1.9M citations


Interleukin 21

Mammalian protein found in humans

25.3K papers1.9M citations


Cloud computing

Form of shared Internet-based computing

156.4K papers1.9M citations


Particle

Small localized object considered in physical sciences

96.5K papers1.9M citations


Energy source

88.8K papers1.9M citations


Wireless

Transfer of information or power that does not require the use of physical wires

133.4K papers1.9M citations


Matrix (mathematics)

Two-dimensional array of numbers

105.5K papers1.9M citations


Combustion

Chemical reaction

172.3K papers1.9M citations


Nucleic acid sequence

Succession of nucleotides in a nucleic acid

41.6K papers1.9M citations


Angiotensin II

51.3K papers1.9M citations


Biodiversity

Variety and variability of life forms

44.8K papers1.9M citations


In vivo

Process of testing biological interventions on whole, living organisms

61.3K papers1.9M citations


IL-2 receptor

25.8K papers1.9M citations


Corrosion

Gradual destruction of materials by chemical reaction with its environment

152.8K papers1.9M citations


Embryonic stem cell

Pluripotent stem cell of the inner cell mass of the blastocyst

35.1K papers1.9M citations


Prefrontal cortex

Part of brain largely responsible for personality, decision making, and social behaviour

24K papers1.9M citations


Empirical research

Research using empirical evidence

51.3K papers1.9M citations


Nanocomposite

71.3K papers1.9M citations


Hippocampus

Vertebrate brain region involved in memory consolidation

34.9K papers1.9M citations


Agonist

Chemical which binds to and activates a biochemical receptor

53.7K papers1.9M citations


Quantum dot

Zero-dimensional, nano-scale semiconductor particles with novel optical and electronic properties

76.7K papers1.9M citations


Antenna (radio)

Electrical device

208K papers1.8M citations


Cell adhesion

Process of cell attachment

29.6K papers1.8M citations


Glutathione

Chemical compound

42.5K papers1.8M citations


Lipid peroxidation

42.4K papers1.8M citations


Information system

Combination of information, resources, activities and people that support tasks in an organization; a group of components that interact to produce information

107.5K papers1.8M citations


Identity (social science)

Qualities, beliefs, personality, looks and/or expressions that distinguish a person or group

93.7K papers1.8M citations


Prospective cohort study

Longitudinal cohort study

38.5K papers1.8M citations


Renal function

59.2K papers1.8M citations


Photoluminescence

Light emission from substances after they absorb photons

83.4K papers1.8M citations


Productivity

Average measure of the efficiency of production

86.9K papers1.8M citations


Environmental exposure

37.4K papers1.8M citations


Investment (macroeconomics)

94.5K papers1.8M citations


Optical fiber

Light-conducting fiber

167K papers1.8M citations


Job satisfaction

Attitude of a person towards work

58K papers1.8M citations


Superoxide dismutase

Class of enzymes

38.7K papers1.8M citations


Disease

Abnormal condition that negatively affects an organism

47.9K papers1.8M citations


Glutamate receptor

Cell-surface proteins that bind glutamate and trigger changes which influence the behavior of cells

33.5K papers1.8M citations


Drug delivery

Methods for delivering drugs to target sites

49.7K papers1.8M citations


Clinical trial

Phase of clinical research in medicine

57.6K papers1.8M citations


Image segmentation

Partitioning a digital image into segments

79.6K papers1.8M citations


Star formation

Process by which dense regions of molecular clouds in interstellar space collapse to form stars

37.4K papers1.8M citations


Copper

Chemical element, symbol Cu and atomic number 29

122.3K papers1.8M citations


Intracellular

41.4K papers1.8M citations


Globalization

Spread of world views, products, ideas, and other aspects of culture

81.8K papers1.7M citations


Social change

Any significant alteration in societal order

61.1K papers1.7M citations


Protein kinase C

Family of enzymes

38.2K papers1.7M citations


Alzheimer's disease

Progressive and terminal neurodegenerative disease characterised by memory loss

21K papers1.7M citations


Epigenetics

Study of DNA modifications that do not change its sequence

38.1K papers1.7M citations


Epilepsy

Group of neurological disorders causing seizures

62.7K papers1.7M citations


Cell

59K papers1.7M citations


Node (networking)

Device or point within a network capable of creating, receiving, or transmitting data

158.3K papers1.7M citations


Extracellular matrix

Network of proteins and molecules outside cells that provides structural support for cells

32.5K papers1.7M citations


Leukemia

Group of blood cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow

54.5K papers1.7M citations


Electric power system

Network of electrical component deployed to generate, transmit & distribute electricity

133K papers1.7M citations


Antioxidant

Compound that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules

37.9K papers1.7M citations


Protein subunit

33.2K papers1.7M citations


Entrepreneurship

Process of designing, launching and running a new business

71.7K papers1.7M citations


Stromal cell

Connective tissue cell of any organ

37.5K papers1.7M citations


Feature (computer vision)

Piece of information about the content of an image

128.2K papers1.7M citations


Voltage

Difference in electric potential between two points in space

296.3K papers1.7M citations


Vaccination

Administration of a vaccine to protect against disease

65.1K papers1.7M citations


Supply chain

System involved in supplying a product or service to a consumer

84.1K papers1.7M citations


Exon

A region of a transcribed gene present in the final functional mRNA molecule

38.3K papers1.7M citations


Regression analysis

Set of statistical processes for estimating the relationships among variables

31K papers1.7M citations


Membrane protein

Proteins that are part of, or interact with, biological membranes.

30.2K papers1.7M citations


Hippocampal formation

30.6K papers1.7M citations


Gene expression profiling

26.9K papers1.7M citations


Relative risk

Measure of association used in epidemiology

21K papers1.7M citations


User interface

Means by which a user interacts with and controls a machine

85.4K papers1.7M citations


Terminal (electronics)

Connection point in electronic circuits

362.6K papers1.7M citations


Support vector machine

73.6K papers1.7M citations


Alloy

Mixture or metallic solid solution composed of two or more elements

171.8K papers1.7M citations


Educational technology

Use of technology in education to improve learning and teaching

72.4K papers1.7M citations


Messenger RNA

RNA that is read by the ribosome to produce a protein

34K papers1.7M citations


Communication channel

Physical or logical connection used for transmission of information

137.4K papers1.7M citations


Gene silencing

Process that prevents the expression of a gene

29.8K papers1.7M citations


Particle size

Notion

69.8K papers1.7M citations


Social relation

29.1K papers1.7M citations


Estrogen

Primary female sex hormone

40.7K papers1.7M citations


Photovoltaic system

Power system designed to supply usable electric power from solar energy

103.9K papers1.6M citations


microRNA

Small non-coding ribonucleic acid molecule

32.7K papers1.6M citations


Nucleation

Step of self-assembly, including crystallization

63.8K papers1.6M citations


Tourism

Travel for recreational or leisure purposes

109.5K papers1.6M citations


Robustness (computer science)

94.7K papers1.6M citations


Experiential learning

Learn by reflect on active involvement

63.4K papers1.6M citations


Ejection fraction

Fraction of blood ejected from a ventricle of the heart with each heartbeat

47.6K papers1.6M citations


Viral replication

Formation of biological viruses during the infection process

33.4K papers1.6M citations


Redshift

Eventual increase of wavelength in radiation during travel

33.9K papers1.6M citations


Haematopoiesis

Formation of blood cellular components

35.2K papers1.6M citations


X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Spectroscopic technique

63.3K papers1.6M citations


Reynolds number

Dimensionless quantity used to help predict fluid flow patterns

68.4K papers1.6M citations