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Date of this Version

2019

Abstract

In this study a scientometric analysis of the global toxicology research output during 2008-2017 was performed based on the data retrieved from SCOPUS database. This study analyses the global research output in toxicology research on different parameters including the growth, global publication share and rank, contribution of major subject areas, contribution and citation impact of the most productive authors, affiliations and journals. A total of 29374 papers were published during 2008-2017 on toxicology research. Top 10 countries contributed 85.68% share of total publications. The United States ranks first in terms of number of publications with a global publication share of 35.84% and h-index of 166. Almost 46.03% publications are in the field of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics. United States Environmental Protection Agency received the highest h-index (75) among the top 15 affiliations. Toxicological Sciences was the top journal in terms of publication output (2272 publications) and registered the highest h-index of 102 with an average citation per publication of 29.51.

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