Chemotaxonomy (from chemistry and taxonomy), also called chemosystematics, is the attempt to classify and identify organisms (originally plants), according to demonstrable differences and similarities in their biochemical compositions. The compounds studied in most of the cases are mostly proteins, amino acids and peptides
John Griffith Vaughan was one of the pioneers of chemotaxonomy.
Effect of Freshwater Influx on Phytoplankton in the Mandovi Estuary (Goa, India) during Monsoon Season: Chemotaxonomy
Mar 01, 2013; ABSTRACTThe Mandovi estuary is a prominent water body that runs along the west coast of India. It forms an estuarine network with...
Perspectives on Chemotaxonomy: Molecular Data Confirm the Existence of Two Morphologically Distinct Species within a Chemically Defined Lepraria caesiella (Stereocaulaceae)
Mar 01, 2012; ABSTRACT Lepraria caesiella as currently circumscribed includes two sets of populations with different thallus morphologies. The...