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 (kē′mō-tăk-sŏn′ə-mē, kĕm′ō-)
The classification of organisms based on differences at the biochemical level, as in the amino acid sequences of common proteins.

che′mo·tax′o·nom′ic (-tăk′sə-nŏm′ĭk) adj.
che′mo·tax′o·nom′i·cal·ly adv.
che′mo·tax·on′o·mist n.


of or relating to chemotaxonomy
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The chemotaxonomic and ethnobotanic properties of the C.
Chemotaxonomic value of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in southern Brazil Senecio (Senecioneae: Asteraceae).
123) See generally Karl W Hillig & Paul G Mahlberg, "A Chemotaxonomic Analysis of Cannabinoid Variation in Cannabis (Cannabaceae)" (2004) 91:6 American J Botany 966 ("plants with relatively high levels of THC were.
Based on these various concepts, the classification or taxonomy includes the classification of monothetic, polithetic classification, chemotaxonomic classification, and molecular classification.
Epicuticular waxes from Solanum nigrum complex: chemotaxonomic implications.
Fourteen different phytoplankton pigments of chemotaxonomic importance were detected by absorbance at 440nm using an Agilent variable wavelength detector (Mantoura & Llewellyn, 1983).
Their topics include the biodiversity and chemotaxonomic significance of specialized metabolites, the biosynthesis and role of Salicaceae salicylates, the biosynthesis and regulation of plant volatiles and their functional roles in ecosystem interaction and global environmental changes.
y-butyrolactones carboxylated at carbon-3), it is of interest to explore the chemotaxonomic distribution of paraconic acid mixtures in cetrarioid lichens.
Studies on chemotaxonomic criteria indicated that each Fusarium species has a specific profile of secondary metabolite.