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Descriptor English: Biochemistry
Descriptor Spanish: Bioquímica
Descriptor Portuguese: Bioquímica
Descriptor French: Biochimie
Tree number(s): H01.158.201
H01.181.122
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001671
Scope note: The study of the composition, chemical structures, and chemical reactions of living things.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use BIOCHEMICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for chemical processes and reactions of biological systems
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: BIOCHEM
DeCS ID: 1695
Unique ID: D001671
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Biochemistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0002508
Scope note The study of the composition, chemical structures, and chemical reactions of living things.
Preferred term Biochemistry



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