The American Journal of Human Genetics

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American Journal of Human Genetics

description Peer-reviewed journal
Area of ​​Expertise Medicine and human genetics
language English
publishing company Cell Press ( United States )
First edition 1949
Frequency of publication per month
editor David L. Nelson
Web link Website of the journal
ISSN (print)

The American Journal of Human Genetics , abbreviated Am. J. Hum. Genet. , is a scientific journal published by Cell-Press, on behalf of the American Society of Human Genetics . The first issue appeared in September 1949. The magazine is currently published monthly. Works from all areas of human genetics are published. All articles are freely accessible online in the archives of the US National Library of Medicine .

The impact factor in 2012 was 11.202. According to the statistics of the ISI Web of Knowledge , the journal with this impact factor ranks seventh out of 161 journals in the genetics and inheritance category.

The editor-in-chief is David L. Nelson ( Baylor College of Medicine , Houston, United States of America).

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b Archives of the journal at the US National Library of Medicine, NIH; Retrieved August 28, 2013
  2. ^ Website of the journal ; Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. 2012 Journal Citation Reports, Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2013).
  4. Information on the Editorial Board ; accessed on February 15, 2016
  5. ^ Website of David L. Nelson at Baylor College of Medicine , Houston; Retrieved August 28, 2013