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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The classification of organisms based on differences at the biochemical level, as in the amino acid sequences of common proteins.

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  • noun biochemistry, genetics the classification or taxonomy of organisms based on differences and similarities in biochemistry, especially on differences in amino acid sequence in proteins that the organisms have in common

Etymologies

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chemo- +‎ taxonomy

Examples

  • GENEST, K. and SAHASRABUDHE, M.R. (1966) Alkaloids and lipids of Ipomea, Rivea, and Convolvulus and their application to chemotaxonomy.

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