Impact: Bibliometric Analysis
Citing Papers by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) Subject category (2000-2016)
Figure from Impact Analysis of “Berman HM et al., (2000), The Protein Data Bank"
RCSB PDB services have broad impact across research and education. The inaugural RCSB PDB citation is one of the top-cited scientific publications of all time.
A 2017 bibliometric analysis performed by Clarivate Analytics (PDF) shows PDB motivated high-quality research throughout the world. Papers citing the inaugural RCSB PDB publication had a citation-based impact exceeding the world-average in 16 scientific fields including Biology & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Plant & Animal Sciences, Physics, Environment/Ecology, Mathematics and Geosciences.
- Primary RCSB PDB reference: The Protein Data Bank Nucleic Acids Res Berman et al. 28: 235-242 (2000) doi: 10.1093/nar/28.1.235
- Analysis of impact metrics for the Protein Data Bank (2018) Scientific Data 5: 180212 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.212
- Bibliometric analysis: Impact Analysis of “Berman HM et al., (2000), The Protein Data Bank" J. Basner (2017) doi: 10.2210/rcsb_pdb/pdb-cit-anal-2017 (PDF)
- Reflection from Helen Berman on the inaugural RCSB PDB publication (2014) Establishing the Next Generation of the Protein Data Bank The Winnower doi: 10.15200/winn.140076.68556.
- The top 100 papers. Nature (2014) 514: 550-553 doi: 10.1038/514550a