PLoS Genetics Impact Factor, Indexing, Ranking

PLoS Genetics Impact Factor, Indexing, Ranking

PLoS Genetics (PG) is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing research in the field of Medicine. PLOS is the publisher of this esteemed journal. The P-ISSN assigned to PLoS Genetics is 1553-7390 and its abbreviated form is PLoS Genet.

Aim and Scope

Genetics and genomics research has grown at a bewildering pace in the past 15 years. The techniques of these fields are being applied to a wealth of biological questions and experimental systems. PLOS Genetics reflects the full breadth and interdisciplinary nature of this research by publishing outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology.

PLOS Genetics publishes human studies, as well as research on model organisms—from mice and flies, to plants and bacteria. Our emphasis is on studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into a biological process or processes. Topics include (but are not limited to) gene discovery and function, population genetics, genome projects, comparative and functional genomics, medical genetics, disease biology, evolution, gene expression, complex traits, chromosome biology, and epigenetics

Journal Details

Journal title PLoS Genetics (PG)
Abbreviation PLoS Genet
Print ISSN 1553-7390
Online ISSN 1553-7404
Publisher Name PLOS
Editor-in-chief Gregory S. Barsh
Subject Category Medicine


Abbreviation : ISO Journal abbreviation refers to the shortened form or acronym used to represent the full title of a scholarly journal. The ISO4 Abbreviation of PLoS Genetics Journal is PLoS Genet.


The Ranking of the Journal in 2024 is 995. Ranking systems aim to provide an indication of a journal's quality, influence, and prestige within a specific field or discipline.

Impact Factor

The Journal's Impact Factor in 2024 is 4.5. it is all calculated by Clarivate, which means how many times a particular citation has been published in the past two years.

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The Journal SCImago in 2024 is 2.363. It is measured by the number of citations which are made by the particular journals, and the journal from where the citations arrived from.


The Journal's H-Index in 2024 is 259. The H-index is calculated on how many times a particular author is cited and the number of published papers that a particular author has.


The Journal's Quartile is Q1. A quartile has three points, which are the upper quartile, median, and lower quartile. The main motive of the quartile is to calculate the interquartile range, that resembles the changes across the median.

Journal's Indexing

The Journal is indexed in (Indexing details)

PubMed Scopus Web of Science UGC Embase DOAJ

Indexing services aim to make it easier for researchers, scholars, and readers to discover and access articles from various journals within a specific field or discipline.

Journal's Metrics for 2024

Abbreviation PLoS Genet
Access type Open Access
Impact Factor 4.5
SJR 2.363
SNIP 1.236
Ranking 995
CiteScore 9.0
H-Index 259

Editorial Board

The Editor-in-chief of the Journal is Gregory S. Barsh

Submission/Processing Fee (APC)

Processing/Submission Fee : Article submission/Processing fees (APC), also known as manuscript Publication fees or processing fees (APC), are charged by journals to authors for submitting/publishing their research papers/article.

The APC/Submission (Publication) Fee of the Journal is $2,841

Call for paper

Call for paper : The Journal invites original research contributions for consideration of publication in PLoS Genetics journal.

Journal seeking submissions in the broad areas of Medicine that align with journal's focus on Medicine.

for details about call for paper please visit to the official website of the journal to check the details about call for papers.

How to publish in PLoS Genetics

Publishing in PLoS Genetics involves the following steps:

  • Research: Conduct high-quality, impactful research in the field of Medicine.
  • Familiarize Yourself: Read and understand the aims and scope of PLoS Genetics to ensure your work aligns with their focus.
  • Manuscript Preparation: Prepare your manuscript according to the PLoS Genetics guidelines, including formatting, length, and referencing style.
  • Submission: Submit your manuscript through the journal's online submission system.

PLoS Genetics FAQ

is journal indexed in PubMed?

Yes, the journal is indexed in PubMed.

is journal indexed in Scopus?

Yes, the journal is indexed in Scopus.

is journal indexed in UGC?

Yes, the journal is indexed in UGC.

is journal indexed in Index Copernicus?

No, the journal is not indexed in Index copernicus.

is a predatory journal?

No, journal is not a predatory journal.

What is the Imptact Factor of PLoS Genetics?

The Impact Factor of the Journal is 4.5.

What is the Ranking of the Journal?

The Ranking of the Journal is 995.

is journal peer reviewed?

Yes the journal is a peer-reviewed journal.

is PLoS Genetics a good journal?

Yes the journal is a peer-reviewed journal and good to publish your paper.

What is PLoS Genetics?

PLoS Genetics (PG) is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing research in the field of Medicine. PLOS is the publisher of this esteemed journal.

is PLoS Genetics open access?

Yes, PLoS Genetics is a open access journal.

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