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  Biochemistry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life, a bridge between biology and chemistry that studies how complex chemical reactions give rise to life.
Biochemistry is the study of the structure and function of cellular components, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and other biomolecules.
Biochemistry is the study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biochemistry   (2737 words)

 VC2: Careers: Biochemistry
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´s  application to other fields and its focus on improving the quality of our lives means that laboratory research is guided by strict guidelines.
www.chemistry.org /portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=vc2\3wk\wk3_bioc.html   (1207 words)

 Books by Donald and Judith Voet
Biochemistry is an established science and it seems straight forward to write an introductory textbook that covers the essence of the field.
Biochemistry is, however, very much alive and growing at a tremendous pace fueled by progress in protein chemistry, molecular biology, structural studies, and cell biology.
Biochemistry is an established science and it seems strait forward to write a textbook that covers the essence of the field.
www.whatislife.com /reviews/voet.htm   (874 words)

 University of Toronto Biochemistry - Department
The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto is a modern, research-intensive enterprise within the Faculty of Medicine.
Biochemistry occupies a central place in the life sciences and encompasses traditional disciplines such as molecular biology and cell biology and newer areas such as bioinformatics.
If you are interested in undergraduate studies in biochemistry, considering graduate or post-doctoral training or interested in any aspect of biochemistry, you can contact the Department at biochemistry@utoronto.ca.
biochemistry.utoronto.ca /department   (406 words)

 Biochemistry Fact Sheet
Biochemistry is concerned with the chemistry of the materials fundamental to life and contributes toward the understanding of the structure and functioning of all organisms.
Because of the rapid advances in the areas of biotechnology, molecular biology and genetic engineering, biochemistry is an exciting area for study and research.
Employment opportunities for biochemists are found in colleges in the chemistry, biochemistry and biological sciences departments; in medical schools, hospitals, research institutes, and government research laboratories; and in other health, energy, environment and agricultural research programs.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/sci_math/biochem.shtml   (925 words)

 Biochemistry Option at Caltech
Biochemistry has been established as an interdisciplinary program at the interface of biology and chemistry that seeks to understand the chemistry of life.
The basic building block of life is the cell; the intellectual focus of modern biochemistry is to understand how individualparts interact to give cells their wide spectrum of functions.
In particular, biochemistry addresses the principles through which the individual components of cells combine in an orderly self association to produce their form, their function and their dynamic behavior.
www.its.caltech.edu /~biochem   (130 words)

 Biochemistry, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences, UCD
Biochemistry currently employs 11 full-time academic staff with research interests in a broad range of areas.
Courses are available in all major areas of biochemistry and our graduates typically continue to pursue successful careers in research, industry or teaching.
How to find us: The Biochemistry staff are housed in the UCD Conway Institute at the Belfield Campus in Dublin 4.
www.ucd.ie /biochem   (334 words)

But perhaps what we do best is engage students in the excitement of discovery by involving them, from their earliest years, in the process of doing science--posing hypotheses and designing experiments to test them.
Still others use their undergraduate biochemistry degrees to find jobs in biotechnology, food science, pharmaceuticals, or to pursue opportunities with nonprofit research organizations or government agencies.
Whether they continue in science or not, students have found the biochemistry major to be an excellent pathway for developing critical thinking skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.
www.lclark.edu /COLLEGE/DEPAR/BIOC   (744 words)

 Biochemistry at WSU
Biochemistry is the study of life on the molecular level.
It combines approaches from chemistry, physics, and biology to study the fundamental mechanisms of living things and is the central discipline of the molecular biosciences and their biomedical applications.
Biochemistry majors are eligible for scholarships offered by the College of Sciences and the School of Molecular Biosciences.
academics.wsu.edu /fields/study.asp?ID=BIO_C   (528 words)

 Biochemistry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Introduction : The Department of Biochemistry is a member of the Faculty of Science, but is located in and affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine.
Biochemistry is taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level to students from a range of different disciplines.
The Department of Biochemistry has a strong postgraduate programme, with biannual intake of 15 MSc in Biotechnology students, 9 students registered for an M.Phil and 14 students registered for a D.Phil.
www.uz.ac.zw /science/biochemistry   (116 words)

 NUI Galway, Department of Biochemistry
Reseach into biochemistry drives medical research into diseases ranging from cancer to AIDS to cystic fibrosis to malaria and biochemistry has been at the core of the biotechnology revolution.
There has never been a better time to study biochemistry.A career in biochemistry can go in many directions: medical or veterinary research, pharmaceutical R and D, forensic science, food science and technology are among the potential areas in which biochemistry graduates find employment.
Biochemistry is a relatively new discipline, being introduced as a separate subject at NUI, Galway in 1963, and celebrated the 30th anniversary of the first honours graduates in 1997.
www.nuigalway.ie /bio   (270 words)

 Biochemistry [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry taking place in living organisms, especially the structure and function of their chemical components, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and small molecules present in cells.
Since then, biochemistry has advanced, especially since the mid-20th century, with the development of new techniques such as chromatography, X-ray diffraction, radioisotopic labelling, and electron microscopy.
noun: biochemistry = the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry.
www.kosmoi.com /Life/Biology/Biochemistry   (402 words)

 Biochemistry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
As a biochemistry major at USP, you'll analyze living organisms at the most fundamental, molecular level that relates metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity.
These may include biochemistry, bioinformatics, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, virology, or courses such as instrumental analysis that provide the skills needed to utilize sophisticated instrumentation to investigate complex biological phenomena.
The biochemistry major is also excellent preparation for our pre-med track, which includes the basic courses required for admission to medical school, normally completed in the first two years of the program.
www.usip.edu /majors/biochemistry.shtml   (1110 words)

 Biochemistry Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
It was thought that only living beings could produce the molecules of life (from other, previously existing biomolecules).
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Biochemistry
The main article for this category is Biochemistry.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Biochemistry   (2321 words)

 Biochemistry -- College -- Drew University
Students interested in biochemistry may complete programs leading to an interdisciplinary major in biochemistry, a chemistry major with an emphasis in biochemistry, or a minor in biochemistry, all of which draw from offerings in the departments of biology and chemistry.
The interdisciplinary major in biochemistry investigates the chemistry of biological systems and chemical reactions within cells by using contemporary methods of biochemical analysis and molecular biology.
The minor in biochemistry is appropriate for students who major in biology or neuroscience.
www.drew.edu /cla/depts/display.php?dept=bchm   (170 words)

 Chem4Kids.com: Biochemistry
Biochemists have to understand both the living world and the chemical world to be the best at their jobs.
The key thing to remember is that biochemistry is the chemistry of the living world.
Biochemistry is not about the cells or the organisms.
www.chem4kids.com /files/bio_intro.html   (240 words)

Survey of basic principles of biochemistry and molecular biology, emphasizing broad understanding of chemical events in living systems in terms of metabolism and structure-function relationships of biologically important molecules.
Biochemistry and molecular biology (with quiz sections) for undergraduate students in molecular and cellular biology, for biochemistry majors, and graduate students in other science departments.
Discussion of latest techniques for the use of plants to concentrate heavy metals in the soil and of plants and plant-bacteria combinations to detoxify various organic contaminants.
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/bioch.html   (825 words)

 Department of Biochemistry | Welcome
Biochemistry is a department within the Faculty of Science dealing with the study of chemical processes associated with living organisms.
Biochemists use concepts of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, microbiology, and genetics to unravel the complex puzzles of life.
Emails with empty subject lines will most likely be deleted as spam as will emails that simply say "hi", "hello", "request" or other such terms that are commonly found in spam.
www.mun.ca /biochem/about_us   (135 words)

 Biochemistry, UBC
The Department of Biochemistry was founded on July 1, 1950 to conduct research and teach the biochemistry portion of the newly-created medical school curriculum at the University of British Columbia.
In 1992, it was renamed The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to reflect the expanding nature of teaching and research carried out by its faculty members.
The Biochemistry 530 student seminar course is held weekly during the academic year.
www.biochem.ubc.ca   (734 words)

 Amazon.com: Biochemistry: Books: Robert, Jr. Roskoski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Biochemistry textbook for medical students on the fundamental principles of biochemistry.
I had the pleasure of using Biochemistry by Roskoski in a graduate level biochemistry course.
Also, it is one of the only biochemistry books I have seen to have a chapter that discusses aspects of cancer and proto-oncogenes, as well as the classical biochemical pathways.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0721651747?v=glance   (694 words)

 BUBL LINK: Biochemistry
Bi-weekly journal including original research in molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer research, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, plant biology, structural biology and virology.
Computer tutorials which allow medical students and other health science students to assess their knowledge of biochemistry and related disciplines and to test their ability to use this knowledge in simplified clinical settings.
Weekly journal which publishes papers based on original research, judged according to their originality and scientific importance to the areas of biochemistry and molecular biology.
bubl.ac.uk /link/b/biochemistry.htm   (944 words)

 UofU Biochemistry - Home Page
The Department of Biochemistry is a vigorous group of scientists and trainees dedicated to the expansion and transmission of knowledge about the biological world.
Our research trainees receive a solid grounding in the fundamentals of biology and biochemistry and experience with contemporary approaches to problems of significant current interest.
Those interested in pursuing doctoral studies in biochemistry should apply directly to one of two interdepartmental programs: Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry.
www.biochem.utah.edu   (217 words)

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