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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

(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.

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.
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To classify leukaemias and subtype acute leukaemias with the help of cytochemistry according to French American British (FAB) Classification.
However, studies are indicative of failure of most of categories of FAB system in delineating significant disease groups based on morphology and cytochemistry in terms of survival of patients.21
Flowcytometry has become an indispensable tool in diagnosing acute leukemias, in conjunction with morphology, cytochemistry and cytogenetic analysis.
Mucicarmine cytochemistry staining was also performed on histology sections.
De Caro, "Spexin expression in normal rat tissues," The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, vol.
Wolfe, "Multidirectional differentiation in neuroendocrine neoplasms," Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, vol.
Flow cytometry (FCM) is the primary method for blast immunophenotyping in clinical practice, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) and enzyme cytochemistry (EC) also contribute in some cases.
In cytochemistry, both peroxidase and esterase are of value.
Induction of systemic resistance to Pythium damping-off in cucumber plants by benzothiadiazole: ultrastructure and cytochemistry of the host response.
Asher, "Computerized morphometric analysis of pathological prion protein deposition in scrapie-infected hamster brain," Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, vol.
Hale, "Optimization of single- and dual-color immunofluorescence protocols for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded archival tissues," Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, vol.