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Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Biochemistry emerged as a separate discipline when scientists combined biology with organic, inorganic, or physical chemistry and began to study such topics as how living things obtain energy from food, the chemical basis of heredity, and what fundamental changes occur in disease. Biochemistry includes the sciences of molecular biology; immunochemistry; neurochemistry; and bioinorganic, bioorganic, and biophysical chemistry.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-11-10 12:09:55
Description Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Biochemistry emerged as a separate discipline when scientists combined biology with organic, inorganic, or physical chemistry and began to study such topics as how living things obtain energy from food, the chemical basis of heredity, and what fundamental changes occur in disease. Biochemistry includes the sciences of molecular biology; immunochemistry; neurochemistry; and bioinorganic, bioorganic, and biophysical chemistry.
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Source American Chemical Society
Keyword Molecular biology, Immunochemistry, Neurochemistry, Bioinorganic, Bioorganic, Biophysical chemistry
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-11-10 12:05:25
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-13 16:24:27
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-11-10 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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