Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

ma_audet at alcor.concordia.ca ma_audet at alcor.concordia.ca
Thu Jan 16 19:19:07 EST 1997


On Sat, 4 Jan 1997, Chris Myers wrote:

> Could someone please explain to me the differences between Biochemistry
> and Molecular Biology?
> 
> Thank You
> 
> 

Hey Chris,

It's a funny that you ask this question because this is the field that I  
am majoring in in university.  Actually the major is Biochemistry and 
Molecular Biology.

Ok, let's get down to business.  Biochemistry is the study of the 
chemistry of living systems.  Example, studying the molecular structure 
(3-D arrangement of molecules in an atom) of a plant.  Molecular biology 
on the other hand is studying systems ie: animals, plants, protists 
etc... at the molecular level.

Well, that's the best I can do since I'm only in first year.

I hope I helped.

Melanie :)



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