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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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Flow cytometry (FCM) is the primary method for blast immunophenotyping in clinical practice, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) and enzyme cytochemistry (EC) also contribute in some cases.
Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry 1999; 47(12): 1495-505.
In cytochemistry, both peroxidase and esterase are of value.
1989: Microanatomy and cytochemistry of the gastro-respiratory tract of an air-breathing cobitid sh, Lepidocephalichthys guntea.
Immunogold cytochemistry identifies specialized membrane domains for monocarboxylate transport in the central nervous system.
Induction of systemic resistance to Pythium damping-off in cucumber plants by benzothiadiazole: ultrastructure and cytochemistry of the host response.
The diagnosis and classification of acute leukaemia is based on a multidisciplinary approach which includes the morphology, cytochemistry, immunophenotyping, karyotyping and molecular genetic analysis.
Hughes, "Chondroitin sulfate sulfation motifs as putative biomarkers for isolation of articular cartilage progenitor cells," Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, vol.
Cornish, "Use of human vascular tissue microarrays for measurement of advanced glycation endproducts," Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, vol.
The cytochemistry of both forms of M3 shows characteristic strong positivity for peroxidase or Sudan Black B and for chloroacetate esterase.