Journal Information

Nature Genetics is a monthly journal publishing the best research from across the field of genetics, with our broad scope ensuring that work published reaches the widest possible audience. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Genet.


Our international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1061-4036. Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1546-1718.

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