American Journal of Human Genetics

American Journal of Human Genetics

Infobox Journal

discipline = Genetics
abbreviated_title = noeffect
abbreviation = AJHG
publisher = Cell Press
country = US
publication_history = noeffect
history = 1948-present
website =
ISSN = 0002-9297

"The American Journal of Human Genetics" is a leading journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society for Human Genetics, the Journal has provided a record of research and review relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine and public policy, as well as in related areas of molecular and cell biology. Topics explored by "The American Journal of Human Genetics" include:
* behavioral genetics,
* biochemical genetics,
* clinical genetics,
* cytogenetics (study of chromosomes),
* dysmorphology (study of congenital malformations),
* gene therapy,
* genetic counseling,
* genetic epidemiology,
* genomics,
* immunogenetics (combination of immunology and genetics),
* molecular genetics,
* neurogenetics (combination of neuroscience and genetics),
* population genetics.

"The American Journal of Human Genetics" is conventionally abbreviated as Amer J Hum Genet, and is sometimes referred to as the AJHG.

Frequency: monthly; two volumes/year; six issues/volume. Volume 78 began in January 2006. ISSN: ISSN search link|0002-9297. 250 pages/issue.

See also

* American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A

External links

* [ Search the electronic edition]

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