Definitions

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  • noun The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.

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  • noun biochemistry the biochemistry of cells, especially that of the macromolecules responsible for cell structure and function

Etymologies

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cyto- +‎ chemistry

Examples

  • Representative immune cytochemistry staining of spheroids structures, grown for 9 or 14 days in Matrigel, using antibodies against the basal-lamina component laminin beta 1 (LAMB1), and the mesenchymal markers vimentin (VIM), and fibronectin (FN).

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  • Thirdly, streptavidin can be covalently labelled with fluorochromes and used directly in fluoro-cytochemistry staining.

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  • New TSA ™ Plus biotin kits - increasing sensitivity of histo - and cytochemistry as much as 10 to 20 times.

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