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 47.1 which reveals that large semiferal mammals may survive extreme inbreeding and even maintain a low level of genetic variation. The paper is available for free here.

The Editor’s choice from issue 46.6 focuses on two papers that illustrate the close interaction between the human and animal genetics research fields. Read these Open Access papers here and here.

Read the Editor's choice paper from issue 46.5 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 about the identification of a mutation that suppresses horn development for free here.

Recently Published Articles

  1. Differential gene expression in the duodenum, jejunum and ileum among crossbred beef steers with divergent gain and feed intake phenotypes

    A. K. Lindholm-Perry, A. R. Butler, R. J. Kern, R. Hill, L. A. Kuehn, J. E. Wells, W. T. Oliver, K. E. Hales, A. P. Foote and H. C. Freetly

    Version of Record online: 26 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/age.12440

  2. MFSD8 single-base pair deletion in a Chihuahua with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis

    Philemon Karli, Anna Oevermann, Anina Bauer, Vidhya Jagannathan and Tosso Leeb

    Version of Record online: 5 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/age.12449