Am. Geophy. Un.  American Geophysical Union
Am. J. Phys. Anthropol.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Am. Min.  American Mineralogist
Am. Sci.  American Scientist

b.  born
Bacteriol. Rev.  Bacteriological Reviews
Bibl. Sacra  Bibliotheca Sacra
Biograph. Rev.  Biograph and Review
Biol. Bull.  Biological Bulletin
Bull. Geol. Soc. Am.  Bulletin of the Geological Society of America

C  centigrade
Canad. Min.  Canadian Mineralogist
cc  cubic centimeters
Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol.  Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology

dpm  disintegrations per minute

Earth Planet. Sci. Letters  Earth Planetary Science Letters
ed.  edition, editor

Fed. Proc.  Federation Proceedings

Geochim. Cosmachim. Acta  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

J. Am. Sci. Affil.  Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation
J. Appl. Phys.  Journal of Applied Physiology
J. Bacteriol.  Journal of Bacteriology
J. Exp. Med.  Journal of Experimental Medicine
J. Genet.  Journal of Genetics
J. Geophys. Res.  Journal of Geophysical Research
J. Hyg. Camb.  Journal of Hygiene (Cambridge)
J. Infect. Dis.  Journal of Infectious Diseases
J. Mol. Biol.  Journal of Molecular Biology
J. Mol. Evol.  Journal of Molecular Evolution

km.  kilometers

mm  millimeters
Mutat. Res.  Mutation Research

n. d.  no date

Physiol. Rev.  Physiological Reviews
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Proc. R. Soc. Lon. Ser. B  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B

Q. Rev. Biol.  Quarterly Review of Biology

Rec.  recorded

Sc. Am.  Scientific American
sp.  species
suppl.  supplement
Syst. Zool.  Systematic Zoology

trans.  transactions

univ.  University

vol.  volume