Additional Reading

Frank-Kamenetskii, M.D. 1997. Unraveling DNA: The most important molecule of life. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Hartwell, L.H., et al. 2000. Genetics: From genes to genomes. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Henig, R.M. 2000. The monk in the garden: the lost and found genius of Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Keller, E.F. 1983. A feeling for the organism: The life and work of Barbara McClintock. New York: W.H. Freeman.

King, R.C., and W.D. Stansfield. 1997. A dictionary of genetics, 5th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lewin, B. 2000. Genes VII. New York: Oxford University Press.

Watson, J.D. 1968. The double helix. New York: Mentor.

Clitoria Ternata

A flower of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternata), a tropical vine whose flower construction ensures that both the anthers and pistil touch the backs of visiting insects. The seeds are believed to be toxic to livestock.

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