Field Statistics

The charts below present the trends in the field of molecular optogenetics, based on the analysis of the OptoBase database. For convenience, each chart can be exported as a vector graphics, which you are most welcome to use for your work. If you would like to present/use the data in any different format, drop us a line via hello@optobase.org.
(The charts are automatically updated with each change in the content of the database.)


Charts last updated: 16.12.2018

Optogenetics publications

Cumulative number of original research and review publications on molecular optogenetics.

Publications per host

Cumulative number of the original research publications which present optogenetic systems implemented in individual types of host cell lines or organisms.

Publications per host - in vivo applications

Cumulative number of the original research publications which present optogenetic systems implemented in individual animals.

Size of the pool of the optogenetics hosts

Cumulative number of different host cell lines and whole organisms in which optogenetic systems have been already implemented.

Publications per biological application

Distribution of original research publications according to the type of biological applications achieved through optogenetic control.