Biochemistry encompasses every aspect of the scientific investigation of molecules found in living cells- their chemical nature, physical properties, mutual interactions and biological function.

Recent developments in the subject, especially in the study of proteins and nucleic acids allied to genetic and protein engineering, have enormous scope for human benefit and this is reflected in the growing industrial importance of biotechnology.

Biochemistry is an integral component of modern medicine and has numerous applications in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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