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bi·o·chem·is·try

 (bī′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
1. The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms; biological chemistry; physiological chemistry.
2. The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance: viral biochemistry.

bi′o·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj. & n.
bi′o·chem′i·cal·ly adv.
bi′o·chem′ist n.

biochemistry

(ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the study of the chemical compounds, reactions, etc, occurring in living organisms
ˌbioˈchemical, biochemic adj
ˌbioˈchemically adv
ˌbioˈchemist n

bi•o•chem•is•try

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri)

n.
the scientific study of the chemical substances and processes of living matter.
[1880–85]
bi`o•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj., n.
bi`o•chem′ic, adj.
bi`o•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
bi`o•chem′ist, n.

bi·o·chem·is·try

(bī′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
The scientific study of the chemical composition of living matter and of the chemical processes that go on in living organisms.

biochemistry

the study of the chemical processes that take place in living organisms. — biochemist, n. — biochemical, adj.
See also: Life

biochemistry

Study of the chemistry of life processes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organismsbiochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
antagonism - (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
agonist - (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction
sequenator, sequencer - (chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer
enzymology - the branch of biochemistry dealing with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes
zymology, zymurgy - the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
organic chemistry - the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
precursor - a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
cutin - (biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids
adenine, A - (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA
adenosine - (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
ribonucleic acid, RNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"
nucleic acid - (biochemistry) any of various macromolecules composed of nucleotide chains that are vital constituents of all living cells
cytochrome - (biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principal biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)
coenzyme Q, ubiquinone - any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
transcribe - convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
exergonic - (biochemistry) of a process accompanied by the release of energy; "diffusion is an exergonic process"
endergonic - (biochemistry) of a process accompanied by or requiring the absorption of energy; the products of the process are of greater free energy than the reactants; "photosynthesis is an endergonic process"
Translations
كِيمِياء حَيَوِيَّةكيمياء حَيَوِيَّه
биохимия
biochemie
biokemi
biokeemia
biokemia
biokemija
biokémia
biokimia
lífefnafræîi
生化学
생화학
biochemijabiochemikasbiocheminis
bioķīmijabioķīmijas-
biochimie
biochémia
biokemija
biokemi
ชีวเคมี
biyokimyabiokimya
hóa sinh

biochemistry

[ˈbaɪəʊˈkemɪstrɪ] Nbioquímica f

biochemistry

[ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstri] nbiochimie f

biochemistry

[ˈbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ] nbiochimica

biochemistry

(baiəˈkemistri) noun
the chemistry of living things. He is studying the biochemistry of the blood; (also adjective) a biochemistry lecture.
ˌbioˈchemical (-mikəl) adjective
ˌbioˈchemist noun

biochemistry

كِيمِياء حَيَوِيَّة biochemie biokemi Biochemie βιοχημεία bioquímica biokemia biochimie biokemija biochimica 生化学 생화학 biochemie biokjemi biochemia bioquímica биохимия biokemi ชีวเคมี biyokimya hóa sinh 生物化学

bi·o·chem·is·try

n. bioquímica, ciencia que estudia los organismos vivos.

biochemistry

n bioquímica
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