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Biochemical Genetics

Biochemical Genetics

Editor-in-Chief: Luis F. Dias e Silva

ISSN: 0006-2928 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-4927 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10528

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  • Links biology, chemistry and genetics in an interdisciplinary forum discussing new developments
  • Explores the biochemical genetics of all organisms, from viruses to humans
  • Coverage includes molecular aspects of genetic variation and evolution, and much more
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Biochemical Genetics publishes original and timely research and review articles in the cutting-edge fields of plant, animal and human biochemical genetics, with a special focus on the latest advances and newest mechanistic concepts.

Related subjects » Animal Sciences - Biochemistry & Biophysics - Human Genetics - Medical Microbiology

Impact Factor: 1.543 (2016) * 

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    Biochemical Genetics publishes original and timely research and review articles in the cutting-edge fields of plant, animal and human biochemical genetics, with a special focus on the latest advances and newest mechanistic concepts. The journal reflects the extraordinary scope, dynamics and progress that characterize any organism’s state-of-the art biochemical genetics, from virus to human. Areas covered include variability at genome/gene expression/metabolome and protein levels; trait mapping and quantitative trait loci (QTLs); associations between genes or gene expression and traits; genetic diversity and epidemiology; epigenetics and epigenomics; and immunogenetics and somatic cell genetics. Nucleic acid function in heredity and development, biochemical aspects of genetic defects and the genome-wide characterization of gene expression are also addressed.
    The Editor-in-Chief may invite article submissions for special issues concerning recent developments in particular areas of interest.

    Biochemical Genetics welcomes articles in the areas of: 

    • Structure, organization, function and regulation of gene networks
    • DNA/RNA function and regulation, as well as interactions with these molecules
    • Gene technology
    • Transcription and Translation
    • Epigenetics
    • Biochemical genetics of microbiome niches
    • Genome-wide association studies linking genetic variations
    • Deep DNA and RNA sequencing studies elucidating chromatin organization and transcription factor binding sites in human diseases
    • Analyses of genomics, transcriptomics and epigenomics
    • Computational and bioinformatics approaches to biochemical genetics
    • Novel computational and experimental methods in biochemical genetics

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