Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The scientific study of the structure, functioning, and inheritance of genes, the units of hereditary information.
Glossary of "The Third Chimpanzee" by Diamond (2014)
- the branch of biology that studies the ways DNA causes variety and heredity in living things
- Diamond, J. (Adapted by Stefoff, R.) 2014. The Third Chimpanzee, For Young People, on the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal. xiii + 370 pp. Seven Stories Press, New York.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.