Article of the Year 2021: Biological Sciences

Recognizing and rewarding the year's most outstanding articles in the biological sciences.

Agricultural and environmental science

International Journal of Agronomy
Evaluating the Suitability of Baobab Fruit Shells as Substrate for Growing Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)
Delight Michael Tavarwisa, Chido Govera, Moses Mutetwa, and Wonder Ngezimana

International Journal of Genomics
Understanding the Integrated Pathways and Mechanisms of Transporters, Protein Kinases, and Transcription Factors in Plants under Salt Stress
Wasifa Hafiz Shah, Aadil Rasool, Seerat Saleem, Naveed Ul Mushtaq, Inayatullah Tahir, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, and Reiaz Ul Rehman

Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Reemergence of Yellow Fever in Brazil: The Role of Distinct Landscape Fragmentation Thresholds
Roberto C. Ilacqua, Antônio R. Medeiros-Sousa, Daniel G. Ramos, Marcos T. Obara, Walter Ceretti-Junior, Luis F. Mucci, Mauro T. Marrelli, and Gabriel Z. Laporta

Psyche: A Journal of Entomology
Chemical Composition and Larvicidal Activity of Lavandula angustifolia Subsp. angustifolia and Lavandula dentata Spp. dentata Essential Oils against Culex pipiens Larvae, Vector of West Nile Virus​​​
Fouad El-Akhal, Amal Ramzi, Abdellah Farah, Yassine Ez Zoubi, Moussa Benboubker, Khalid Taghzouti, and Abdelhakim El Ouali Lalami

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Cellular and molecular biology

Analytical Cellular Pathology
Extracellular Vesicles in the Cornea: Insights from Other Tissues
Tina B. McKay, Vincent Yeung, Audrey E. K. Hutcheon, Xiaoqing Guo, James D. Zieske, and Joseph B. Ciolino

Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging
Preclinical Molecular PET-CT Imaging Targeting CDCP1 in Colorectal Cancer​​
Tahleesa J. Cuda, Yaowu He, Thomas Kryza et al.

Molecular Imaging
Granzyme B PET Imaging Stratifies Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Response in Hepatocellular Carcinoma​​​​
Julian L. Goggi, Boominathan Ramasamy, Yun Xuan Tan et al.

Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity​
Involvement of Hepcidin in Cognitive Damage Induced by Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia in Mice
Ya-Shuo Zhao, Miao Tan, Ji-Xian Song, Ji-Ren An, Xin-Yue Yang, Wen-Ya Li, Ya-Jing Guo, and En-Sheng Ji

St​em Cells International​​
Combined Use of Chitosan and Olfactory Mucosa Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells to Promote Peripheral Nerve Regeneration In Vivo
Rui D. Alvites, Mariana V. Branquinho, Ana C. Sousa et al.

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Drug delivery

Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Thermosensitive Chitosan-β-Glycerophosphate Hydrogels as Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: An Overview on Preparation and Their Applications
Pouria Rahmanian-Devin, Vafa Baradaran Rahimi, and Vahid Reza Askari

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Article of the Year 2021
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Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2021, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.