Biochemistry – History

DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION FOR BIOCHEMISTRY
Biochemistry is the science which enquires into the chemical constitution of living mater and the chemical processes by which the maintenance of life is accomplished in organisms. It furnishes the basic knowledge necessary for work in both the molecular and the cellular aspects of modern biology, hence it is now widely recognized that an understanding of biochemical principles is vital for anybody wishing to proceed advanced study in most areas of modern biology as well as in the pure and the applied aspects of the life sciences.