enzymology

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enzymology

[‚en·zə′mäl·ə·jē]
(biochemistry)
A branch of science dealing with the chemical nature, biological activity, and biological significance of enzymes.
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Using polymer chemists and enzymologists to develop CrystaLean, instead of starch chemists who normally want to avoid crystallinity at all costs, we converted crystallinity into an opportunity.
Enzymologists and cell culture specialists are needed in many areas of biotechnology research and production.
In addition, in the mid- to late 1970s, one of the best enzymologists I have ever known, Dave Dietzler, joined our division, and it was hard to avoid his love of enzymology.
The Canadian team of organic chemists and enzymologists developed drug design motifs, and pursued preparative chemistry, enzymology, molecular biology, and tissue culture studies that were interfaced with biological assays and pharmacokinetic studies carried out in Syntex, Palo Alto, CA.
However, the enzymologists of the NPAC/NB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature, in their authoritative Recommendation 1972 (12), although abandoning the "unit of enzyme" (U), for "katal" (kat), [3] preferred the term for the kind-of-quantity 'enzymic activity'.
It's a dream-come-true for enzymologists and molecular biologists who have always wanted a way to tailor their tools to particular tasks," says Szybalski.