Biochemistry vs Chemotaxonomy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between biochemistry and chemotaxonomy

is that biochemistry is (uncountable) the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism while chemotaxonomy is (biochemistry|genetics) the classification or taxonomy of organisms based on differences and similarities in biochemistry, especially on differences in amino acid sequence in proteins that the organisms have in common.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

biochemistry

Noun

  • (uncountable) The chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism
  • I want to study biochemistry .
  • (countable) The chemical characteristics of a particular living organism
  • The biochemistries of fungal and bacterial cells are quite distinct.
  • (countable) The biochemical activity associated with a particular chemical or condition
  • Our study compared the biochemistries of epilepsy and Parkinson's.
    The biochemistry of NO differs from that of NO2.

    chemotaxonomy

    English

    Noun

  • (biochemistry, genetics) the classification or taxonomy of organisms based on differences and similarities in biochemistry, especially on differences in amino acid sequence in proteins that the organisms have in common