Animal Genetics

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Edited By: Hans Lenstra

Impact Factor: 2.207

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 3/57 (Agriculture Dairy & Animal Science); 102/167 (Genetics & Heredity)

Online ISSN: 1365-2052

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Dr. Hans Lenstra is the Editor-in-Chief of Animal Genetics

Dr. Johannes A. Lenstra is Editor-in-Chief. Read the editorial about the editors by ISAG President Ernie Bailey here.

Dr. Johannes A. LenstraHans Lenstra (Utrecht University, Netherlands) has a background in chemistry and biochemistry. For forty years he has worked on the molecular evolution, eukaryotic gene structure, genome characterization and molecular diversity of livestock and wildlife.

Editor's Choice!

Read the latest Editor's choice paper from Issue 46.5 (October 2015) describing an intriguing and enigmatic observation in the beta hemoglobin locus of sheep. This paper is available for free here.

Read the Editor's choice paper from Issue 46.4 (August 2015) about the identification of a mutation that suppresses horn development for free here.

Recently Published Articles

  1. Genome-wide RNA-Seq analysis of breast muscles of two broiler chicken groups differing in shear force

    K. Piórkowska, K. Żukowski, J. Nowak, K. Połtowicz, K. Ropka-Molik and A. Gurgul

    Article first published online: 22 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/age.12388

  2. Null alleles of microsatellites for Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum

    Stefania Chiesa, Livia Lucentini, Rosa Freitas, Francesco Nonnis Marzano, Claudio Ferrari, Laura Filonzi, Silvia Breda, Fabiola Minello, Etelvina Figueira and Emanuele Argese

    Article first published online: 20 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/age.12382

  3. Identification and characterization of miRNAs in the ovaries of a highly prolific sheep breed

    Xiaoju Hu, Kisun Pokharel, Jaana Peippo, Nasser Ghanem, Ismael Zhaboyev, Juha Kantanen and Meng-Hua Li

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/age.12385