- The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, enzymes, etc., often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods. SYN: histochemistry.
* * *1) microscopical biochemistry2) the chemistry of cellscy·to·chem·i·cal -'kem-i-kəl adjcy·to·chem·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē advcy·to·chem·ist -'kem-əst n
* * *n.the study of chemical compounds and their activities in living cells.
* * *cy·to·chem·is·try (si″to-kemґis-tre) [cyto- + chemistry] the study of the locations, structural relationships, and interactions of cellular constituents by means of methods such as electron microscopy, cell fractionation, and immunochemical techniques.
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