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AUTHOR COMMENTARIES - 2009

July 2009

ScienceWatch.com from Clarivate Analytics takes you behind the scenes of highly cited research in these interviews, essays, and rankings featuring researchers in a variety of fields. Author commentaries come from all areas of ScienceWatch.com. There are also interviews with authors featured within every Special Topic and corresponding Research Front Map. In addition, there are comments from authors who have papers featured in Emerging Research Fronts, Fast-Moving Fronts, New Hot Papers, Fast-Breaking Papers, Current Classics, and Top Topics. Search for an author by year, month, or alphabetically.

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Nader G. Abraham July 2009
Nader G. Abraham & Attallah Kappas; "The paper collates and brings up-to-date much of the current knowledge relevant to pharmacology and to clinical medicine concerning the enzyme heme oxygenase (HO), which catabolizes the breakdown of the oxygen-carrying respiratory pigment called heme..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Barker The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.July 2009
Nick Barker; "The intestine is a popular choice for scientists wanting to study the regulation of tissue renewal because it is the most rapidly self-renewing organ in the body, with the epithelium being completely regenerated every 5-7 days in mice and humans. It has been known for many decades..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Geoffrey Burnstock This is a Podcast InterviewJuly 2009
Geoffrey Burnstock & Vera Ralevic talk about their Current Classic paper in the field of Pharmacology for February, 2009: "Receptors for purines and pyrimidines," Pharmacol. Rev. 50[3]: 413-92, 1998, in this podcast. Also, Vera Ralevic was previously interviewed as a featured scientist in ScienceWatch.com.
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Dale Frail July 2009
Dale Frail; "I've always been interested in high-energy astrophysics. Many high-energy astrophysical phenomena (pulsars, active galactic nuclei, supernovae, etc.) emit at radio wavelengths. High-energy electrons radiate at these wavelengths as they interact with magnetic fields. In 1993 the GRB mystery was..."
Special Topic of Gamma-ray Bursts
            
Werner Hacke July 2009
Werner Hacke; "This article is the full text of the update of the European Stroke Initiative (EUSI) Recommendations for Stroke Management, as outlined in the European Stroke Guidelines. It is a document that will influence the way stroke is treated in Europe and beyond, since it has subsequently..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
   
Douglas Hanahan This is a Podcast InterviewJuly 2009
Douglas Hanahan & Robert Weinberg; "Douglas Hanahan, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of California, San Francisco, along with coauthor Robert A. Weinberg, a founder of the Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research at MIT, are coauthors of "The hallmarks of cancer," Cell 100 [1], 57-70, 2000, discuss..."
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Kosuke Imai July 2009
Kosuke Imai, Gary King, & Elizabeth Stuart; "The results in our article have the potential to increase the effectiveness of causal inference in research across many fields of science. Most scholars make causal inferences, and all those making causal inferences use either experimental or observational studies..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Mikkel Jørgensen July 2009
Mikkel Jørgensen; "Our paper is a review and therefore naturally tends to be cited more than original research papers would. However, it may have had an advantage in being the first review on this special topic. Polymer solar cells are a new and promising technology which may, in time, compete..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Dora M. Kovacs July 2009
Dora M. Kovacs; "This review paper outlines our current understanding of the role of cellular cholesterol in AD. Cellular cholesterol levels and distribution do not always correlate with blood cholesterol. However, the toxic molecule in AD called amyloid-? or A? peptide is generated from cells, necessitating..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Norbert Krause July 2009
Norbert Krause; "The use of gold is currently at the center of interest in transition metal catalysis. It is the unique ability of gold catalysts to selectively activate carbon-carbon double and triple bonds in the presence of many other functional groups that makes it highly valuable for the synthesis of complex target molecules..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
July 2009
Baerbel-Maria Kurth; "For the first time in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany representative data from about 18000 participants aged between 0 and 18 years of age exist for the precise assessment of the physical and emotional health of the young German population..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Timothy M. Lenton The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.July 2009
Timothy M. Lenton & Hans Joachim Schellnhuber; "Our paper captures the Zeitgeist of a growing group of climate scientists and commentators who perceive that human activities are already pushing Earth's climate past regional "tipping points." This concern has been heightened by recent observations of abrupt climate change in the Arctic..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Jianjun Li July 2009
Jianjun Li; "Mass spectrometry has been widely used in the analysis of biomolecules, such as mass spectrometry-based approaches for proteomics, lipidomics, glycomics and metabonomics. Coupling of capillary electrophoresis to a mass spectrometry instrument (CE-MS) provides a highly sensitive..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Benjamin List July 2009
Benjamin List; "Our paper is a review covering “enamine catalysis” as an area of catalysis that has grown considerably during the last nine years. While appreciated as an enzymatic reaction mechanism, chemists hardly made use of this powerful concept over the last century, especially not in asymmetric catalysis..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
George Luther III July 2009
George Luther III; "People want to understand how metals are bound and tied up in sediments. Sulfide phases are particularly important. For the most part these are solid phases. In this case, if metals wind up in pyrite, then the question is, are the metals going to be remobilized in some oxic condition..."
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Paola Marigo July 2009
Paola Marigo; "...we provide theoretical photometric data useful for the interpretation of a large variety of astronomical data. Specially important is the inclusion of the mid-infrared spectral window, which probes new physics and has become more widely accessible by new satellites such as Spitzer and AKARI..."
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Andrew Mathews July 2009
Andrew Mathews & Colin MacLeod; "This paper is a review article of recent research discoveries and methods, but its principal contribution is to synthesise this knowledge. We reviewed findings on selective attention, interpretation, inhibitory control and associative memory that have been used in..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
David Nathan July 2009
David Nathan; "Actually, what I'm probably best known for is the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT), which was a multi-center, NIH-funded study in type 1 diabetic patients. But the major results from that were published in 1993, before the Special Topics analysis. We eventually published..."
Special Topic of Diabetes
            
Ingrid Repins The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.July 2009
Ingrid Repins; "There is a currently a great deal of interest in thin-film photovoltaics. This interest has been generated by a number of factors, including improvements in the technology, First Solar's profitability in manufacturing thin-film photovoltaics, plausible paths to grid parity put forth by several..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Jörg Rieskamp July 2009
Jörg Rieskamp; "The idea that people do not always solve a cognitive problem with the identical cognitive tools has been assumed in various areas of psychology. Even children already have access to different cognitive strategies that could be applied to identical problems. This assumption explains why people..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
 
David Rubinsztein July 2009
David Rubinsztein; "Many neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington's disease, are caused by intraneuronal aggregate-prone proteins. These proteins generally cause disease by gain-of-function mechanisms, thereby acting as 'toxins.' Previously, we had shown in cell culture that such aggregate-prone..."
Special Topic of Autophagy
            
 Lawrence R. Schaeffer July 2009
Lawrence R. Schaeffer; "It was the first paper that looked at the effects of genome wide selection on dairy cattle bull progeny testing, and showed that the gains in improved genetic progress and lowered costs could be very significant. I think the paper sort of woke everyone up..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Donald Schneider July 2009
Donald Schneider; "The SDSS's great steps forward were obtaining digital, multicolor images of a large area of the sky to brightness levels that were significantly deeper than any previous survey with similar sky coverage (for example, the Palomar Sky Survey), and high-quality spectra of more than one..."
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Santiago Schnell July 2009
Santiago Schnell; "In our paper we unravel a new debate in the field of systems biology: What is the appropriate modeling formulation to investigate reactions inside cells? The biological revolution unleashed by systems biology is taking an unfashionable stand against reductionism. Systems biologists..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Martin Alexander Schwartz July 2009
Martin Alexander Schwartz; "Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammation of specific sites in artery walls. Cholesterol and other risk factors determine how atherosclerosis progresses, however, the forces that flowing blood exert on the endothelial cells that line our arteries are responsible for initiating atherosclerosis..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Takashi Uemura July 2009
Takashi Uemura & Susumu Kitagawa; "The concept described in this paper can be extended to produce a variety of nanomaterials, and actually, many works on coordination polymer nanoparticles have appeared recently. Formation of nanomaterials based on coordination polymers would display..."
Fast Moving Fronts, July 2009
            
Eric Van Cutsem July 2009
Eric Van Cutsem; "It's a new synthesis of knowledge covering important clinical data which looks at the impact of imaging on treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. Rapid tumor regression and tumor shrinkage in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer when treated with cetuximab predicts good..."
New Hot Papers, July 2009
            
Paul van Helden July 2009
Paul van Helden; "Genetics and immunology: the population of Africa has not been exposed to TB for centuries like some other parts of the world, thus the people of Africa may be inherently more susceptible. Poverty and nutrition: TB is a disease of poverty and poor nutrition. The poorest continent on earth is... "
Special Topic of Tuberculosis
            
Peidong Yang July 2009
Peidong Yang; "This paper has been very well received by the community, judging by the large number of citations in the past decade. In retrospect, this work could be considered as one of the milestones in the nanowire research field. Back in 1999-2000, only very few research groups had concentrated efforts on..."
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