5.7(top 2%)
Impact Factor
6.4(top 2%)
extended IF
252(top 1%)
H-Index
21,052
authors
9,482
papers
498,653
citations
7,827
citing journals
239,688
citing authors
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Impact Factor of PLoS Genetics based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of PLoS Genetics and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.

How Influential is PLoS Genetics?

PLoS Genetics is the 47th out of 542 Genetics journals. This means the journal is among the top 9% in the sub-discipline of Genetics. This Journal is the 57th out of 1,129 Ecology journals. This means the journal is among the top 6% in the sub-discipline of Ecology. This Journal is the 65th out of 471 Oncology journals. This means the journal is among the top 14% in the discipline of Oncology. This Journal is the 84th out of 437 Molecular Biology journals. This means the journal is among the top 20% in the sub-discipline of Molecular Biology. This Journal is the 419th out of 6,760 Biology journals. This means the journal is among the top 7% in the discipline of Biology. This Journal is the 603rd out of 15,471 Health Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 4% in the science branch of Health Sciences. This Journal is the 608th out of 9,726 Life Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 7% in the science branch of Life Sciences.