from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms; biological chemistry; physiological chemistry.
- n. The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance: viral biochemistry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism
- n. The chemical characteristics of a particular living organism
- n. The biochemical activity associated with a particular chemical or condition
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The chemistry of living organisms; the chemistry of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The chemical study of living matter; also, physiological chemistry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
MR: When you had your hardcore band, was that while you were studying for your Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University Of Gothenburg?
She has a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Chicago and works as a researcher for a large drug company outside Princeton, but much like her mother before her, it's a rare day when she speaks in anything but platitudesall those exhausted phrases and hand-me-down ideas that cram the dump sites of contemporary wisdom.
The second Nobel Prize for discoveries in biochemistry came in
I threw away my beret, stopped frequenting coffee houses, and graduated with a B.S. in biochemistry, for which they say I have great potential.
I graduated with a degree in biochemistry and took a year off.
It just seems to me that so much progress is being made by people with PhDs in biochemistry, or whatnot.
Ironically, for someone who is a graduate in biochemistry, he abhors molecular gastronomy.
If you have ever wondered why farmers need a college degree, or even a Ph.D. in biochemistry, it didn 't take long to figure out.
Buchner's work was important for several reasons: first, it discounted long held and popular vitalistic theories that considered cellular processes as fundamentally different from other principles of chemistry; second, it introduced a methodology that would allow scientists to break down biochemical processes into their individual steps; and, finally, the discovery of cell-free fermentation had opened the doors to one of the most important concepts in biochemistry
His high marks in biochemistry and his ace flying abilities got him accepted very quickly by NASA.