PLOS Genetics Abbreviation (ISO4)

PLOS Genetics (ISO4) Standard Journal Abbreviation

PLoS. Genet. (PLoS Genet)

PLOS Genetics - Abbreviation - Journals usually have long names, such as (PLOS Genetics). It is hard to list them in databases with such long names so they’re usually shortened to aid in storing data. These shortened names are known as journal abbreviations. Journal abbreviations are shortened from the Journal title. An example of a PLOS Genetics abbreviation is PLoS. Genet. (PLoS Genet).

The use of standardized abbreviations is important to get correct and corroborated scientific and technical citations.

Abbreviation of PLOS Genetics

The official abbreviation of the PLOS Genetics is PLoS. Genet. it is a standardized way to abstract, index, and reference a particular journal according to ISO 4. For example, if you’re looking for a scientific journal that particularly publishes research related to in / then you can gather the required information from PLOS Genetics.

This abbreviation of the title meets all the criteria issued by ISO4 for choosing journal title abbreviations.

The official abbreviation of the PLOS Genetics is PLoS. Genet.

PLOS Genetics - Abbreviation Details

Journal Name PLOS Genetics
Journal Abbreviation PLoS. Genet. (PLoS Genet)
Journal Print 1553-7390 (15537390)
Journal Online 1553-7404 (15537404)
Impact Factor PLOS Genetics Impact Factor
CiteScore PLOS Genetics CiteScore
Acceptance Rate PLOS Genetics Acceptance Rate
SCImago Journal Rank PLOS Genetics SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)


List of Title Word Abbreviations or LTWA is standard abbreviations for words commonly found in serial titles. LTWA includes has more than 56,000 words and their abbreviations in about 65 languages, it is a vast database. These abbreviated words serve as the basis for constituting “abbreviated key titles” published in the ISSN Register. So might consist of words from LTWA that are formed according to ISO4 by ISSN.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has appointed the ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) International Centre as the registration authority for ISO 4. ISO 4 (Information and documentation – Rules for the abbreviation of title words and titles of publications) is an international standard that marks a static system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles. According to ISO4, terms are abbreviated according to LTWA. It is a list that is filled with all the uniform abbreviations used for words in scientific excerpts. It is based on ISO 4.

International Standard for Serial Numbers provides guidelines for abbreviating titles of serials and, if required, non-serial documents by using alphabets from languages like Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek.

PLOS Genetics - Abbreviation

How to abbreviate Journal Titles

  • Omit articles, conjunctions, and prepositions.
  • Capitalize all abbreviated words.
  • Only abbreviate the title proper.
  • Single-word titles and titles in languages, such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean that use characters should not be abbreviated.
  • Single-syllable words and words of 5 or fewer letters in singular form are not usually abbreviated as it is not required.
  • Words in the can also be abbreviated by the help of contraction (omission of a few internal letters).

PLOS Genetics

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 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.   Criteria for Publication To be considered for publication in PLOS Genetics, any given manuscript must satisfy the following criteria: Originality High importance to researchers in the field Broad interest to researchers in genetics and genomics Rigorous methodology Substantial evidence for its conclusions For manuscripts that focus on descriptive genomics, the PLOS Genetics editors are generally most enthusiastic about those that also include innovative theoretical treatment or follow-up experimentation that reveals novel and significant biological insight. For work in which disruption of gene function in model organisms plays an more...

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