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Scientometric Analysis of Indian Biochemistry Research during 2010 – 2020

Manoj Kumar Verma, Dhruba Jyoti Borgohain, Gururaj S Hadagali


This study examines the Biochemistry Research in India applying scientometric parameters from 2010 to 2020 as per Scopus database. The paper uses year-wise distribution of publication, annual growth rate of publication, relative growth rate, doubling time of publication, annual growth rate, annual ratio of growth, authorship pattern, Co-Authorship Index (CAI), Degree of Collaboration (DC), Rate of Single Authorship, prolific author and affiliation, document-wise distribution of publications and most cited source and countries of collaboration with India.  The study reveals that the Annual Growth Rate is maximum in the year 2011 which is 23.353 and number of publications are maximum in the year 2020 which is 2018 during the period of study 2010 to 2020. As per affiliations is considered the Banaras Hindu University has 443 number of publications, Kumar A is the most prolific author with 56 number of articles, most cited journal is Journal of Biochemistry with 1089 number of articles being cited, India has the highest number of collaborations with Korea (1117 publications) in the study period.

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