Journal of Human Genetics

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Journal of Human Genetics  
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DisciplineHuman genetics
LanguageEnglish
Publication details
Former name(s)
Japanese Journal of Human Genetics
Publication history
1956-present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
2.942
Standard abbreviations
J. Hum. Genet.
Indexing
CODENJHGEFR
ISSN1434-5161 (print)
1435-232X (web)
LCCNsn98039238
OCLC no.474778834
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The Journal of Human Genetics is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of human genetics and genomics. It was established in 1956 as the Japanese Journal of Human Genetics and was independently published by the Japan Society of Human Genetics. It obtained its current name in 1992. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.942.[1]

History[edit]

In 1998, Springer Science+Business Media took over publishing the journal. While under Springer, the publication frequency changed from bimonthly to monthly.

It has been published by the Nature Publishing Group since January 2009.

Since 2014, the editor-in-chief has been Naomichi Matsumoto (Yokohama City University).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journal of Human Genetics". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.
  2. ^ Matsumoto, Naomichi (2014). "A message from the new Editor-in-Chief". Journal of Human Genetics. 59: 1. doi:10.1038/jhg.2013.127. PMC 3937460.

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