Origin of biochemistry
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Examples from the Web for biochemistry
On leaving the Navy, Shulgin returned to Berkeley, where he earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry.The Week in Death: Alexander Shulgrin, Who Synthesized the Drug Ecstasy
June 7, 2014
But, as I've said, with no false modesty, I'm no slouch in my field of biochemistry.Revenge
"You know what you can do with your physiology and biochemistry," Bowman said succinctly.Contamination Crew
Alan Edward Nourse
Biochemistry came into being and, with Liebig as foster-parent, grew into modern Physiology.
Manure spreaders and tree sprayers, reflective of advances in biochemistry, also survived.
From odorless garlic to tofu smelling of pork chops, everything is within the possibility of biochemistry.The Civilization of Illiteracy
- the study of the chemical compounds, reactions, etc, occurring in living organisms
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Word Origin and History for biochemistry
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- The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms.
- The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance.
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- The scientific study of the chemical composition of living matter and of the chemical processes that go on in living organisms.
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