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en·zy·mol·o·gy

 (ĕn′zə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of science that deals with the biochemical nature and activity of enzymes.

en′zy·mol′o·gist n.

enzymology

(ˌɛnzaɪˈmɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the branch of science concerned with the study of enzymes
enzymological adj
ˌenzyˈmologist n

en•zy•mol•o•gy

(ˌɛn zaɪˈmɒl ə dʒi, -zɪ-)

n.
the branch of biology that deals with the chemistry, biochemistry, and effects of enzymes.
[1895–1900]
en`zy•mol′o•gist, n.

enzymology

the branch of biochemistry that studies enzym es. Also called zymology.enzymologist, n.
See also: Fermentation
the branch of biology that studies fermentation and enzymes. Also called zymology.enzymologist, n.enzymologie, enzymological, adj.
See also: Biology
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Noun1.enzymology - the branch of biochemistry dealing with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
Translations

en·zy·mol·o·gy

n. enzimología, estudio de las enzimas.
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Its values increase or decrease along with positive or negative changes in several growth and yield attributes, as well as the physiological, biochemical and enzymological activities in the plant.
Enzymological manipulations (calcium-depletion, a range of chloride-depletion methods and anion replacements, NH3- and NO-binding, and combinations of these treatments) will be applied to PSII cores and these will be characterized by both EPR and optical methods.
Cell death has been classified according to morphological appearance, enzymological criteria, functional aspects or immunological characteristics.