What is biochemistry?

•the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry

•Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes in living organisms. It deals with the structure and function of cellular components such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and other biomolecules.

•Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of biochemistry. Founded in 1962, the journal is published weekly by the American Chemical Society, with 51 annual issues. The journal’s 2007 impact factor was 3.368, and it received a total of 93,411 citations in 2007. …

•The chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism; The chemical characteristics of a particular living organism; The biochemical activity associated with a particular chemical or condition

•biochemist – someone with special training in biochemistry

•biochemical – of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms

•The chemistry of living things, including the structure and function of biological molecules and the mechanism and products of their reactions.

•Not cyanogenic. Alkaloids present (commonly), or absent. Iridoids detected; Route I’ type (normal and seco). Verbascosides detected (4 genera). Cornoside detected (Forsythia). Proanthocyanidins absent. Flavonols resent, or absent; quercetin, or kaempferol and quercetin. …

•The welter of molecular transformations of organic compounds that for the basis of living systems. Examples include the synthesis and degradation of proteins, lipids, polysaccharides, and nucleic acids, and the metabolism of various foodstuffs.

•the branch of chemistry that deals with plant and animals and their life processes

•A molecular structure or site on the surface or interior of a cell that binds with substances such as hormones, antigens, drugs, or neurotransmitters.

•biochemical – refers to those chemical processes involving human biological function.

•biochemical – A chemical that occurs naturally in an organism, or an identical substance that has been made artificially.


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