ISSN 1415-4757 printed version
ISSN 1678-4685 online version



Basic information

Genetics and Molecular Biology ISSN 1415-4757 - (formerly named Revista Brasileira de Genética/Brazilian Journal of Genetics - ISSN 0100-8455) is published quarterly by the Sociedade Brasileira de Genética (Brazilian Society of Genetics)

Genetics and Molecular Biology begins with vol. 21, issue 1, of March 1998, following the sequence of numbering of its predecessor, which was published from 1978 to 1997, V. 1 to V. 20.

Genetics and Molecular Biology considers contributions that present the results of original research in genetics, evolution and related scientific disciplines. Manuscripts presenting methods and applications only, without an analysis of genetic data, will not be considered.

The journal's short title is Genet. Mol. Biol., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

There is a publication charge for manuscripts once they are accepted. For price information, exemptions and waiver policies, please consult the journal homepage

Manuscripts submitted by a corresponding author who is a Member-in-good-standing of the Sociedade Brasileira de Genética are exempt from publication charges. Other authors may request a waiver, which will be judged by the editor based on sound reasoning. Waiver requests must be made at submission, with reasons given in the Cover Letter.


Indexed in

Genetics and Molecular Biology is abstracted or indexed in:

  • PubMed
  • Science Citacion Index Expanded
  • Current Contents/Life Sciences
  • ISI Web of Science
  • Biotechnology Citation Index
  • Biological Abstracts
  • Excerpta Medica
  • Genetics Abstracts
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts
  • Plant Breeding Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Referativnyi Zhurnal (Abstracts Journal, Russia)
  • Periódica (UNAM-Mexico)
  • Lilacs

Volumes published since 2009 are indexed in full-text version in PubMed Central.


Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.



The journal receives support from the:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)

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



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