Glossary of "Evolution of Plants (2nd ed.)" by Willis & McElwain (2014)
- The main chemical reaction in the breakdown and fragmentation of DNA, involving hydrolysis of the deoxyribose-adenine or guanine bound.
- Willis, K. J. & McElwain, J. C. 2014. The Evolution of Plants, 2nd ed. -ix + 398 pp. Oxford University Press, Oxford.