PLoS Genetics

PLoS Genetics is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that reflects the interdisciplinary nature of genetics and genomics research by publishing contributions in all areas of biology. The journal is indexed in PubMed Central, PubMed, and ISI Web of Knowledge, and was originally created by Wayne Frankel

Public Library of Science
United States USA
July 2005 -present
Impact factor
9.532 (2009)
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Traffic jam causes immune cell road rage

Mutations in the gene OCRL cause Lowe syndrome, but it has remained unclear how loss of OCRL leads to the diverse eye, kidney, and neurological symptoms suffered by patients. In the featured article from the October issue ...

Feb 26, 2018
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Gene leads to nearsightedness when kids read

Vision researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other "nearwork."

Aug 31, 2015
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