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Biochemistry or biological chemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. A sub-discipline of both chemistry and biology, biochemistry may be divided into three fields: structural biology, enzymology, and metabolism. Over the last decades of the 20th century, biochemistry has become successful at explaining living processes through these three disciplines. Almost all areas of the life sciences are being uncovered and developed through biochemical methodology and research. Biochemistry focuses on understanding the chemical basis which allows biological molecules to give rise to the processes that occur within living cells and between cells, in turn relating greatly to the understanding of tissues and organs as well as organism structure and function. Biochemistry is closely related to molecular biology, the study of the molecular mechanisms of biological phenomena.

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Organizations relating to Biochemistry

International Proteolysis Society / Prague, Czechia / Est. 1999
International Society on Metabolic Eye Diseases / Est. 1971
International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis / Est. 1985
Latin American Federation of Nutritional Therapy, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism / Guayaquil, Ecuador / Est. 1988
International Society of Pteridinology / Innsbruck, Austria
International Research Group on Biochemistry of Exercise / Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Est. 1968
Metabolic Syndrome Institute / Est. 2003
International Metabolic Engineering Society / New York NY, USA
International Foundation for Biosynthesis / Heiden, Switzerland / Est. 2001
International Bone and Mineral Society / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1980
Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine / Alexandria NSW, Australia / Est. 1961
Institute of Cardiometabolism And Nutrition / Paris, France
European School of Molecular Medicine / Milan, Italy / Est. 2001
Andean Federation for Pharmacy and Biochemistry / Est. 1935
World Association of Veterinary Physiologists, Pharmacologists, Biochemists and Toxicologists / Saint-Hyacinthe QC, Canada / Est. 1973
International Committee on Proteolysis
International Committee for Biochemistry
International Society for Phosphoinositide Metabolism and Signalling / Sendai, Japan
South American Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Federación de Centroamérica y el Caribe de Obesidad y Metabolismo / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 2007
Society for Moleculture / Sainte-Foy QC, Canada
International Symposium on Clinical Enzymology / Verona, Italy
ESF Network on Insect-Plant Interactions / Est. 1990
Latin American Metabolic Information Network / Mexico City, Mexico
Scuola Internazionale di Malattie Cardiovascolari e Metaboliche / Est. 1998
Latin American Network for Research on Bioactive Natural Compounds / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1993
Biochemistry Commission of IUBS
International Biodegradable Products Institute / New York NY, USA
Physiological and Biochemical Society of Southern Africa / Pretoria, South Africa
International Society of Myochemistry
European Immunocytochemistry Club
Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry / Vladivostok, Russia / Est. 1964
Société pour l'étude des troubles de la digestion et du métabolisme
Heineken Foundation / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1963
Joint IUPAC-IUBMB-IUPAB Committee on Biothermodynamics
International Academy Metabology / Las Cruces NM, USA / Est. 1971
International Symposium on Microbial Sulfur Metabolism / Est. 2006
Joint Glycobiology Meeting
International Conference on Heterocycles in Bioorganic Chemistry / Est. 1980
International Conference on Oxygen Binding and Sensing Proteins
Asian Conference on Plant-Microbe Symbiosis and Nitrogen Fixation / Est. 2010
Nordic Metabolomics Society / Est. 2017
European Galactosaemia Society / Son en Breugel, Netherlands / Est. 1997
tRNA Conference / Est. 1969
International Conference on Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology / Est. 2018
International Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome and Pregnancy
European Society for Photobiology / Liverpool, UK / Est. 1986
European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1980
International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism / Est. 1976
Asia-Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Society / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2004

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World Problems relating to Biochemistry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Diseases of metabolism
Plastic pollution
Lysosomal storage diseases
Bioterrorism
Mucopolysaccharide diseases
Fatty acid oxidation disorders

Action Strategies relating to Biochemistry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Practising industrial ecology
Biodiversity prospecting
Reducing amount of plastic waste
Practicing clinical biochemistry
Standardizing biochemistry
Correcting metabolism disorders
Using biodegradable resources
Reducing inborn errors of metabolism
Studying metabolic disease
Correcting metabolic disturbances in animals
Studying metabolic diseases in animals
Controlling use of biochemical weapons technology
Studying hereditary metabolic diseases
Developing clinical biochemistry
Developing biochemistry
Using biochemistry
Encouraging use of biochemical weapons technology

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