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The branch of science that deals with the chemical composition of the cells and tissues of the body.

his′to·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
his′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.


(Biochemistry) the chemistry of tissues, such as liver and bone, often studied with the aid of a microscope
ˌhistoˈchemical adj


(ˌhɪs təˈkɛm ə stri)

the study of the chemical components of cellular and subcellular tissue.
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Tissue sections of 5-8 mm thickness were cut and utilized for utilized for various histological and histochemical staining methods like Haematoxylin Eosin (H&E) method, Masson's trichrome method, Verhoeff's Elastic stain, Periodic Acid-Schiff reaction for neutral mucopolysaccharides, Sudan Black B for fats (Singh & Sulochana, 1996) and Gomori's method for reticular fibres (Spencer & Bancroft).
Anatomical, histological and histochemical adaptations of the avian alimentary canal to their food habits.
Pepper fruits from 70 plants were collected randomly 25, 40, 55, 70, 85, and 100 days after anthesis (DAA) for histochemical analyses.
Histochemical analysis revealed the pigment of pseudomelanosis to be mainly iron sulfide, exhibiting unpredictable staining patterns, hypothesized to be secondary to varying sulfur content and iron oxidation.
In the present study, some histochemical features of goblet cells of the intestine of convict cichlid (A.
2002) described the anatomy of the midgut of Rltinocriciis padbergi (Spirobolida) by means of histological and histochemical analysis, and Camargo-Mathias et al.
Molecular cytogenetics, Immunohistochemistry and histochemical stains play a major role in determining the exact underlying pathology of various paediatric haematological malignancies.
The analysis of independent transgenic lines using histochemical GUS staining method indicated that the CbCOR15a promoter sequences from -305 to -149, CbCOR15b promoter sequences from -207 to -128 is as necessary for gene expression of low temperature regulated.
The purpose of the present work was to document, mainly with histochemical procedures, the progression of oxidative stress in the liver of rats induced by a MCD diet lasting for 1 to 4 weeks, taking as reference the liver of rats submitted to a control diet, isocaloric with MCD diet, but containing methionine and choline.
Pathologists address common and not so common childhood diseases that can be diagnosed by biopsy, emphasizing the differential diagnoss and use of special tchniqes such as histochemical and immunohistochemical stains, electron microscopic examination, and molecular tests that one needs to do on limited samples.
Looking into the importance of cold laser therapy in treatment of wounds, present study was undertaken to evaluate the biostimulatory efficacy of cold laser therapy in treatment of clinical wounds in calves with the objective to compare the efficacy of cold laser irradiation on various histological and histochemical constituents of healing tissue.
Bio-and histochemical evidence suggests a pivotal role of central and peripheral inflammation in its aetiopathology, linked to the production of free radicals.