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100th anniversary of Hereditas

On occasion of Hereditas celebrating its 100 years of existence, we devoted a special topics series on this occasion.  Do not miss it - but already now get a glimpse of the first issues of the journal and the two protagonists that led the path for the success story of Hereditas.

Did you know that the exact number of chromosomes of men was first described in Hereditas in 1956? Read the Editorial and learn more!

View all collections published in Hereditas here!

  1. Suanzaoren Decoction (SZRD), a well-known formula from traditional Chinese medicine, has been shown to have reasonable cognitive effects while relaxing and alleviating insomnia. Several studies have demonstrat...

    Authors: Tao Chen, Yining Lei, Manqin Li, Xinran Liu, Lu Zhang, Fei Cai, Xiaoming Gong and Ruyi Zhang
    Citation: Hereditas 2024 161:2
  2. Acid sphingomyelinase deficiency (ASMD) disorder, also known as Niemann–Pick disease (NPD) is a rare genetic disease caused by mutations in SMPD1 gene, which encodes sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase (ASM). Except ...

    Authors: Ruisong Wang, Ziyi Qin, Long Huang, Huiling Luo, Han Peng, Xinyu Zhou, Zhixiang Zhao, Mingyao Liu, Pinhong Yang and Tieliu Shi
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:11
  3. The Mendelian Society of Lund launched Hereditas in 1920. The purpose of this article is to give an overview of Hereditas’s hundred-year existence, focusing on the conditions for a learned society to publish a sc...

    Authors: Anna Tunlid, Ulf Kristoffersson and Fredrik Åström
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:50

    The Correction to this article has been published in Hereditas 2021 158:8

  4. East Asia constitutes one-fifth of the global population and exhibits substantial genetic diversity. However, genetic investigations on populations in this region have been largely under-represented compared w...

    Authors: Ziqing Pan and Shuhua Xu
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:49
  5. The founders of Hereditas envisioned that race biology would be a major subject that had social applications with utmost importance in the near future. Anthropometrics was in this context understood to be the ...

    Authors: Anssi Saura
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:48
  6. This is the Editorial for a series of articles illuminating the history and success story of Hereditas, one of the oldest journals in the area of genetics. For this reason, we invite you to read this special s...

    Authors: Yongyong Shi and Stefan Baumgartner
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:45