Best of 2020


To showcase the high impact research published in the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, we have collated the most highly cited and downloaded reviews and research of the last year.

Explore the collection to make sure you haven’t missed the most popular and exciting articles!


Top 10 articles most cited in 2020, published in 2019


Integrated omics: tools, advances and future approaches
Biswapriya B Misra et al.

Circadian clock genes and the transcriptional architecture of the clock mechanism
Kimberly H Cox and Joseph S Takahashi

Novel actions of sclerostin on bone
Gill Holdsworth, Scott J Roberts, and Hua Zhu Ke

Stress and glucocorticoid receptor regulation of mitochondrial gene expression
Hannah E Lapp, Andrew A Bartlett, and Richard G Hunter

Aldose reductase regulates hyperglycemia-induced HUVEC death via SIRT1/AMPK-alpha 1/mTOR pathway
Pabitra B Pal et al.

Molecular pathways disrupted by gestational diabetes mellitus
Caitlyn Nguyen-Ngo et al.

Thyroid function disruptors: from nature to chemicals
Karen Jesus Oliveira et al.

Epigenetic arginine methylation in breast cancer: emerging therapeutic strategies
Shu-Ching M Wang, Dennis H Dowhan, and George E O Muscat

Nutrient sensor signaling pathways and cellular stress in fetal growth restriction
Bethany Hart, Elizabeth Morgan, and Emilyn U Alejandro

The role of an anti-diabetic drug metformin in the treatment of endocrine tumors
Shilpa Thakur, Brianna Daley, and Joanna Klubo-Gwiezdzinska


Top 10 most most downloaded articles published in 2020


Characterising hyperinsulinemia-induced insulin resistance in human skeletal muscle cells
Mark C Turner et al.

Butyrate modulates diabetes-linked gut dysbiosis: epigenetic and mechanistic modifications
Mohamed H Noureldein et al.

PCOS serum-derived exosomal miR-27a-5p stimulates endometrial cancer cells migration and invasion
Xiaoxia Che et al.

90 Years of progesterone: Ninety years of progesterone: the ‘other’ ovarian hormone
Simak Ali, Kirsty Balachandran, and Bert O’Malley

miR-183-5p regulates uterine receptivity and enhances embryo implantation
Rubab Akbar et al.

Glutamine-induced signaling pathways via amino acid receptors in enteroendocrine L cell lines
Takumi Nakamura et al.

90 YEARS OF PROGESTERONE: Progesterone and progesterone receptors in breast cancer: past, present, future
Kathryn B Horwitz and Carol A Sartorius

Pancreatic islet beta cell-specific deletion of G6pc2 reduces fasting blood glucose
Karin J Bosma et al.

90 YEARS OF PROGESTERONE: New insights into progesterone receptor signaling in the endometrium required for embryo implantation
Francesco J DeMayo and John P Lydon

90 YEARS OF PROGESTERONE: Progesterone receptor signaling in the normal breast and its implications for cancer
Cathrin Brisken and Valentina Scabia


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