Genetics

GENETICS, published by the non-profit scientific society Genetics Society of America, is a peer-reviewed, peer-edited journal that publishes original research in genetics and genomics. GENETICS publishes empirical studies of organisms ranging from microbes to humans, as well as theoretical work.

Publisher
Genetics Society of America
Country
United States
History
1916--present
Impact factor
3.889 (2009)

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Genetics

Competing mice reveal genetic defects

In recent years, University of Utah biologists showed that when wild-type mice compete in seminatural "mouse barns" for food, territory and mates, they can suffer health problems not revealed by conventional toxicity tests ...

Genetics

Small RNAs found to play important roles in memory formation

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that a type of genetic material called "microRNA" plays surprisingly different roles in the formation of memory in animal models. In some ...

Genetics

Male Y chromosomes not 'genetic wastelands'

When researchers say they have sequenced the human genome, there is a caveat to this statement: a lot of the human genome is sequenced and assembled, but there are regions that are full of repetitive elements, making them ...

Genetics

Diet success may depend on your DNA

We can add one more thing to the list of traits affected by genetics: how our bodies respond to a particular diet.

Genetics

Hidden burden: Most people carry recessive disease mutations

Humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same mutation are inherited, according to estimates published today in the journal ...

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