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Chemistry that deals with minute quantities of materials, frequently less than one milligram in mass or one milliliter in volume.

mi′cro·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
mi′cro·chem′ist n.


(Chemistry) chemical experimentation with minute quantities of material
ˌmicroˈchemical adj
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10 microchemistry kits for performing organic syntheses.
Combined use of otolith microchemistry and morphometry as indicators of the habitat of the silverside (Odontesthes bonariensis) in a freshwaterestuarine environment.
otolith microchemistry, stable isotope analysis, and genetic methods), however, have proven quite useful in estimating connectivity, and there is accumulating evidence that larvae rarely reach their full dispersal potential (Marko 2004, Cowen et al.
Further, freshwater-resident Arctic char have been confirmed in the Brock River system through the use of otolith microchemistry (Roux et al.
Microfluidic technologies have found many applications in fields such as medical diagnostics, biotechnology and microchemistry [1], Many of the devices used in these fields contain various micro-sized features which have geometries such as channels, pillars, wells, ridges, and arrays of features, the dimensions of which are orders of magnitude smaller than the structured surface area [2], The successful development of such devices is highly dependent on manufacturing technologies which can help replicate microfeatures reliably and economically in mass production.
Response of otolith microchemistry to environmental variations experienced by larval and juvenile Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus).
It can also analyze the microchemistry of your samples and present the data in 3-D.
Norman Halden from the University of Manitoba developed the technique offish otolith microchemistry and the Yukon Research Centre, Access Consulting Group, and Na-cho Nyak Dun First Nation applied it on fish from the Keno Hill mining district.
Relationship between otolith microstructure microchemistry and early life history events in Dover sole Microstomus pacificus.
1982), Macro and microchemistry, School Science Review, 64, 377-379.
Through an approach dubbed "nanomaterials by design," Sisson and coprincipal investigators Diran Apelian, Alcoa-Howmet Professor of Mechanical Engineering at WPI and director of the university's Metal Processing Institute (MPI), along with Makhlouf Makhlouf, director the MPI's Aluminum Casting Research Center, are using a variety of modeling techniques in concert with laboratory studies to predict the microstructure and microchemistry of new alloys.
I tell young people that the new technologies of computing, telecommunication, optical detection and microchemistry actually empower the amateur to do things that only professionals could do before.