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Table 7 Top 10 cited articles on ASD (2005–2014) (Abrahams and Geschwind 2008; Baird et al. 2006; Dalton et al. 2005; Happe and Frith 2006; Marshall et al. 2008; Pinto et al. 2010; Sebat et al. 2007; Szatmari et al. 2007; Vargas et al. 2005; Weiss et al. 2008)

From: Bibliometric profile of the global scientific research on autism spectrum disorders

No. Authors Title Year Source title Number of citations
1st Sebat et al. (2007) Strong association of de novo copy number mutations with autism 2007 Science 1427
2nd Marshall et al. (2008) Structural Variation of Chromosomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder 2008 American Journal of Human Genetics 908
3rd Abrahams and Geschwind (2008) Advances in autism genetics: On the threshold of a new neurobiology 2008 Nature Reviews Genetics 866
4th Pinto et al. (2010) Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders 2010 Nature 862
5th Weiss et al. (2008) Association between microdeletion and microduplication at 16p11.2 and autism 2008 New England Journal of Medicine 848
6th Szatmari et al. (2007) Mapping autism risk loci using genetic linkage and chromosomal rearrangements 2007 Nature Genetics 842
7th Baird et al. (2006) Prevalence of disorders of the autism spectrum in a population cohort of children in South Thames: the Special Needs and Autism Project (SNAP) 2006 Lancet 826
8th Happé and Frith (2006) The weak coherence account: Detail-focused cognitive style in autism spectrum disorders 2006 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 757
9th Vargas et al. (2005) Neuroglial activation and neuroinflammation in the brain of patients with autism 2005 Annals of Neurology 747
10th Dalton et al. (2005) Gaze fixation and the neural circuitry of face processing in autism 2005 Nature Neuroscience 680