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cytochemistry

 [si″to-kem´is-tre]
the identification and localization of the different chemical compounds and their activities within the cell.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē),
The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, and enzymes, often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.
Synonym(s): histochemistry

cytochemistry

/cy·to·chem·is·try/ (-kem´is-tre) the identification and localization of the different chemical compounds and their activities within the cell.

cytochemistry

(sī′tō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.

cy′to·chem′i·cal (-kĕm′ĭ-kəl) adj.

cytochemistry

[-kem′istrē]
the study of the various chemicals within a living cell and their actions and functions.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē)
The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, and enzymes, often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.
Synonym(s): histochemistry.

cytochemistry

1. The chemistry of cells.
2. An analysis of the chemical composition of cell components by staining properties and other means.

cytochemistry

the identification and localization of the different chemical compounds and their activities within the cell.
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Aside from the recent cytological studies in several species of spiders from Taiwan (Chen 1999) and the quantitative determination of genome sizes for 115 species of spiders by image analysis densitometry (Gregory & Shorthouse 2003), there have been few general studies of arachnid cytochemistry since the early reports by Millot (1926, 1949) on the histophysiology of many different types of cells from several species of spiders and the reports on the cytochemistry of silk glands of mygalomorph spiders by Palmer et al.
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