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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.
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(Biochemistry) biochem using histochemical methods, or from a histochemical point of view
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Among the holometabolous, the Diptera: Cecidomyiidae and Hymenoptera: Cynipidae induce the most diverse galls (Espirito-Santo & Fernandes, 2007), which are histologically and histochemically peculiar (Wells, 1920; Rohfritsch, 1992; Harris, 1994; Stone & Schonrogge, 2003; Ferreira & Isaias, 2014).
The most recent MeierRuge modified criteria (Table 2) are based solely on the proportion of "giant submucosal ganglia," defined as more than 8 ganglion cells per ganglion in a 15-[micro]m-thick frozen section that has been stained histochemically for LDH to highlight mature and immature ganglion cells.
Tissue myeloperoxidase (MPO) activity is commonly used to express an estimation of tissue neutrophil accumulation in tissues with inflammation, because a positive correlation was shown to exist between the biochemically measured MPO activity and histochemically determined neutrophil infiltration.
Elastic fiber accumulation was detected in the alveolar septum and air spaces with the histochemically applied orcein stain [Figures 2 and 3].
Although dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine have been histochemically identified and quantitatively measured in the crustacean nervous system (for review, see Fingerman et al., 1994), only have a few studies reported CA levels in response to a particular stressor.
It can also be histochemically detected in the epithelium of the endocervix and endometrium.
Histochemically, positive staining with Alcian blue was observed in myxomatous stroma (Figure 1e).
In a study of male rats, a great reduction in the activity of 3[beta]-HSD and testosterone levels was demonstrated histochemically in the testes of zinc-deficient rats compared to both control and zinc-supplemented ones.
In 1976, Tavassoli identified two histochemically distinct types of MAT by performic acid-Schiff staining (PFAS).
The pigment granules of control slides were bleached by the treatment with potassium permanganate-acid oxalic and hydrogen peroxide, which identified the pigment histochemically as melanin.