ISSN 0100-8455 printed versiona
ISSN 1678-4502 online version



Basic information

The Brazilian Journal of Genetics - ISSN 0100-8455 - (which parallel title is Revista Brasileira de Genética) was published by the Sociedade Brasileira de Genética (Brazilian Genetics Society) from 1978 to 1997 , vol. 1 to vol. 20.

In 1998, the journal changes its title to Genetics and Molecular Biology - ISSN 1415-4757, but continues the sequence of numbering, therefore starting on March 1998, vol. 21, issue 1.

The objective of the Brazilian Journal of Genetics is to publish the results of original research in evolution and genetics and their application to the improvement of plants, animals and human well-being.

Review articles will also be published occasionally, by invitation.

Its recommended short title is Braz. J. Genet., that should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexed in

The Brazilian Journal of Genetics is abstracted or indexed in:

  • Current Contents / Life Sciences

  • Science Citation Index

  • Biological Abstracts

  • Excerpta Medica

  • Genetics Abstracts

  • Animal Breeding Abstracts

  • Plant Breeding Abstracts

  • Chemical Abstracts

  • Referativnyi Zhurnal (Abstracts Journal, Russia)

  • Periódica (México).



The sustaining members of the journal are:

  • Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas of the Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT), Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) and Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP)

  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)

  • Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (Universidade de São Paulo)

  • Fundação de Pesquisas Científicas de Ribeirão Preto (FUNPEC-RP).


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