microchemistry


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microchemistry

chemical experimentation with minute quantities of material

microchemistry

[¦mī·krō′kem·ə·strē]
(biochemistry)
The chemistry of individual cells and minute organisms.
(chemistry)
The study of chemical reactions, using small quantities of materials, frequently less than 1 milligram or 1 milliliter, and often requiring special small apparatus and microscopical observation.
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For example, results of otolith microchemistry indicate that Hornaday and Brock River anadromous char are strikingly similar in ecology and life history traits (e.
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Population structure of sympatric anadromous and nonanadromous Oneorhynchus mykiss: evidence from spawning surveys and otolith microchemistry.
1990 Use of otolith microchemistry to distinguish the progeny of sympatric anadromous and non-anadromous salmonids.
Researchers used a technique called otolith microchemistry, which involved examining changes in chemical composition in the otoliths (small ear stones) along a "timeline" that represents a fish's life.
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This chapter mentions many of the types of studies that I missed in the rest of the text: telemetry, otolith microchemistry, metapopulation dynamics and inter-estuarine movements, stable isotope analyses, trophic cascades and biotic interactions, behavioral variability within species (e.
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