biochemistry biochemistry  /ˌbaɪ oʊ ˈkɛ mə stri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry

Usage(s):

  1. There is much research behind visualization and emotional changes, as it has been shown that positive thoughts have an impact on the brain's biochemistry.
  2. The overlap of mental and physical boosts makes sense, given the biochemistry that's in play when your body is massaged.
  3. But advances in genetics and biochemistry have given researchers new tools to search for biological clues to criminality.

News

  1. Hearing loss clue uncovered

    ( University of Melbourne ) Researchers from the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Melbourne and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University have discovered how hearing loss in humans is caused by a certain genetic mutation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Stiletto suspect charged in professor’s death

    The woman accused of killing a UH professor with her stiletto has been charged with murder and appeared in court Monday. Alf Stefan Andersson, 59, a research professor in the Biology and Biochemistry Department, was found dead Sunday morning in a high-rise on Hermann Drive near Jackson Street in the museum district. Investigators say Ana Trujillo, [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Cougar

  3. UH professor found stabbed to death with stiletto

    A woman is accused of stabbing a UH professor to death in an upscale apartment using a high-heeled stiletto shoe. Stefan Andersson, 59, a research professor in the Biology and Biochemistry Department, was found dead Sunday morning in a high-rise on Hermann Drive near Jackson Street in the museum district. “The University of Houston community [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Cougar

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Quotes

  1. "We are all suffering from the effects of the pseudo-biochemistry that's peddled by food manufacturers," says Pollan. "Nobody really knows what an anti-oxidant does, but we're sold this line that they are good for us, so instead of eating...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Michael Pollan Source: Irish Independent

  2. "I am very proud to receive the Otto Warburg Medal of the GBM. I also appreciate QIAGEN's commitment to furthering research in biochemistry and molecular biology by sponsoring this prize," said Dr. Lindquist.
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Susan Lindquist Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "It's a basic science like embryology and biochemistry and all the rest," added Nesse. "We insist on students learning many of these basic sciences not because doctors need embryology everyday in the clinic, but because we want them to...
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Randolph M. Nesse Source: Science Daily (press release)

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