Making figures: are you taking the best approach to maximize visibility?

Shogo Mori, Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova

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You might have heard the expression “a figure is worth a thousand words”. But, how important really is it to make nice, complete, and clear figures? Actually… extremely important! Taking the extra time and effort to optimize the quality and visibility of your figures is totally worth it. Figures can most rapidly catch the attention of readers and influence their decision to read or not read your manuscript. This opinion article provides insight into ways to maximize the visibility and impact of your figures! We hope you will find value in the tips provided and can't wait to see all your beautiful figures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1399-1403
Number of pages5
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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