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The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.

cy′to·chem′i·cal (-kĕm′ĭ-kəl) adj.


(Biochemistry) the chemistry of living cells
ˌcytoˈchemical adj


(ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri)

the branch of cell biology dealing with the detection of cell constituents by means of biochemical analysis and visualization techniques.
cy`to•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj.


the branch of cytology that deals with the chemistry of living cells. — cytochemical, adj.
See also: Cells


The branch of chemistry that deals with the study of cells.
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A cytochemical and ultrastructural study of acute myelomonocytic leukemia exhibiting the pseudo-Chediak-Higashi anomaly of leukemia and "splinter-type" Auer rods.
Morphology, cytochemical features and membrane phenotype of HLADR+ interstitial cells in the human pancreas.
Ultrastructural and cytochemical aspects of silicon-mediated rice blast resistance.
Cytochemical studies of changes induced in cellular materials by ionizing radiations.
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Cytochemical location of urease in the cell wall of two different lichen phycobionts.
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The specific interaction of biomolecules underlies cytochemical methods such as immunocytochemistry (antigens and antibodies) and in situ hybridization (complementary nucleic acid sequences).