American Journal of Human Genetics

The American Journal of Human Genetics is a medical journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society of 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 covered by The American Journal of Human Genetics include:

Publisher
Cell Press
History
1948–present
Impact factor
12.303 (2009)

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Genetics

Researchers map previously unknown disease in children

Two children from Europe and one from Canada, aged four, six and 10, suffer from a previously unknown disease that causes epileptic seizures, loss of magnesium and reduced intelligence. There is currently no way to treat ...

Genetics

Genetic variation is key to fighting viruses

Using a genome-wide association study, EPFL scientists have identified subtle genetic changes that can cause substantial differences to how we fight viral infections.

Genetics

P5CS mutations identified as new target for skin rejuvenation

Led by scientists from Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)'s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), an international team of researchers has discovered a novel protein mutation which results in a rare premature ...

Genetics

Research points to future test for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) have uncovered new insights on the genetic causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. These findings could uncover a new way ...

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