Journal of Human Genetics

ISSN: 1434-5161 (Print) 1435-232X (Online)


The Journal of Human Genetics is a leading international journal, publishing articles on human genetics, including medical genetics and human genome analysis.

Coverage includes all aspects of human genetics, including gene cloning and mapping, linkage analysis, mutational analysis, evolution, cancer genetics, and gene therapy, as well as genetic and functional analysis of animal models of disease or behavior.

The journal also presents clinical or cytogenetic case reports, as well as reports of genetic polymorphism of biologically important genes, novel mutations found in patients with hereditary diseases or in cancer cells, and population genetics.

Articles are presented in the form of Articles, Brief Communications, Review Articles, Correspondences, Editorials, and Comments.

The journal is associated with the Japan Society of Human Genetics.

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