My Career In Biochemistry

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Biochemistry is about life at the molecular level. My major is biochemistry. Therefore, I can say I am interested in biochemistry. I chose biochemistry as my major because I was interested in both Chemistry and Biology. I used to think that Biochemistry is a study which is in between Biology and Chemistry when I was a high school student. I thought the fact that the biochemistry students study the chemical processes in living organisms fulfill my interest for both fields. Biochemistry is a practical discipline that it is one of crucial areas of science for explain the origin of life and its subsequent evolution. There are many biochemistry sub fields such as eukaryotic cells, bacteria, mitochondria, nucleus, viruses, ribosome, proteins, lipid …show more content…
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins saying:” As a progressive discipline belongs to the present century. From the experimental physiologists of the last century it obtained a charter, and, from a few pioneers of its own, a promise of success; but for the furtherance of its essential aim that century left it but a small inheritance of facts and methods. By its essential or ultimate aim, I myself mean an adequate and acceptable description of molecular dynamics in living cells and tissues.” And the other proverb was John Jacob Abel saying, “As soon as we touch the complex processes that go on in a living thing, be it plant or animal, we are at once forced to use the methods of this science, chemistry. No longer will the microscope, the kymograph, the scalpel avail for the complete solution of the problem, for the further analysis of these phenomenal which are in flux and flow, the investigator must associate himself with those who have labored in fields where molecules and atoms, rather than multicellular tissues or even unicellular organisms, are the units of study.” In addition, Archibald Garrod said, “Nor can it be supposed that the diversity of chemical structure and process stops at the boundary of the species, and that within that boundary, which has no real finality, rigid uniformity reigns. Such a conception is at variance with any evolutionary conception of the nature and origin of species. The existence of chemical individuality follows of necessity from that of chemical specificity, but we should expect the differences between individuals to be still more subtle and difficult of detection. Indications of their existence are seen, even in man, in the various tints of skin, hair, and eyes, and in the quantitative differences in those portions of the end products of metabolism which are endogenous and are not affected by diet, such as recent researches have reveals in increasing numbers. Even those

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